Work with us!

We’re always on the lookout for talented people to join our team. We recruit throughout the year and are often looking for friendly and dynamic people to work alongside our highly skilled and knowledgeable team. From tour guides to retail assistants, maintenance crew to marketing support, we have various positions available.

If you are interested in working for Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, please get in touch, or keep an eye on our website and social media pages for job updates.

We’ve got actors and history buffs. Science fans and hospitality pros. We don’t mind what your background is, as long as you’re a natural-born chatterbox who loves meeting new people. We welcome thousands of people from all over the world each year and offer every single guest an exceptional, five-star experience. If you can also speak languages other than English – even better!

In return, we give you top-class training, excellent career opportunities and a friendly working environment. We want to be the kind of place people are proud to work at.

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions are proud to be accredited as a Living Wage Employer. The real Living Wage is the only UK wage rate calculated according to the costs of living.

5 star award success, Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

We are currently recruiting full-time Guides for the busy summer months. The job of a Guide at Camera Obscura is an interesting and varied one. You will be working in the exhibition spaces to ensure our visitors are getting the most out of their visit.

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Based at Camera Obscura & World of Illusions, Edinburgh, the Assistant Technical Manager role is an exciting new role providing support both to the Technical Manager and the rest of the team.

The Assistant Technical Manager will work closely with the Technical Manager and maintenance team; maintaining and improving the safety, quality and functionality of the building, exhibits and visitor experience.

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