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.

5 star award success, Camera Obscura & World of Illusions

We are currently recruiting full/part-time Guides to start in August. 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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Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is a VisitScotland 5-Star rated visitor attraction in Edinburgh city centre, with camera obscura, rooftop terrace and five floors of interactive optical illusions.  We are currently seeking a reliable person to clean outside of opening hours, with the possibility of daytime shifts at peak times.

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