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.

Scroll to the bottom of this page to see our current vacancies. 

5 star award success, Camera Obscura & World of Illusions
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.

 

 

Living Wage Employer

 

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.

We are looking for dynamic, customer focused team members with relevant sales-oriented experience in a fast-moving retail environment. Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is a VisitScotland 5-Star rated visitor attraction consisting of Camera Obscura presentations, Rooftop Terrace, exhibitions, reception area and shop. 

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We are seeking a reliable, friendly person to join our dynamic, fun cleaning team. We are looking for evening cover, alongside weekend availability, working between 10pm-8am.

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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.

This is an integral, wide-ranging role assisting the Technical Manager in every aspect of managing the Maintenance department, including supporting the team and liaising on development planning and project management.

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This job is primarily about helping to maintain high standards of presentation and safety internally and externally for our many visitors. You will be responsible for maintaining all exhibits, lights and effects in full working order. You will also be involved in prototyping and building new exhibits. 

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This job is primarily about helping to maintain high standards of presentation and safety internally and externally for our many visitors. You will be responsible for maintaining all exhibits, lights and effects in full working order. You will also be involved in prototyping and building new exhibits. 

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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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