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Additions to the EOW Crew!


Additions to the EOW Team!

Edinburgh Open Workshop (EOW) is an innovative, creative co-working space, offering membership based,  Pay-As-You-Go access to workshop facilities, machinery, power tools, hand tools, workbenches, fabrication  space, textile bays and long-term resident maker space, studios, and office space. A not-for-profit social  enterprise that is expanding, we are Edinburgh’s only open-access workshop, supporting a community of over  300 hobbyist and professional makers, designers, and creatives. We are a unique business, one of a kind in Edinburgh. Our Members range from hobbyists tinkering on small  home projects to corporates designing and manufacturing for niche markets with everything in between.  

EOW has a small, close-knit, and dedicated team and we’re looking for friendly, smart and motivated folks to join us!


Marketing & Development Manager
Location: Edinburgh, Leith
Contract: Part-Time, Permanent
Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 3rd March 

Do you believe that all creative business deserves to thrive? Can you communicate the importance and the  impact of creative learning and its vital role in the creative sector to funders and stakeholders? Do you  combine excellent organisational and communication skills with an ability to think creatively? If so, then this  could be the roe for you! 

The Role: We believe in supporting creative business and the creative economy; at the heart of that is a drive to make  creativity and creative learning accessible to all. We are looking for a collaborative and creative Marketing & Development Manager to join our small close-knit team as we expand. You will champion the work of EOW and of its membership body. You are an experienced Project Manager, energetic and dedicated, well versed in the art of grant finding and grant writing. An excellent communicator  and relationship driven; you have extensive knowledge of the creative sector, its joys and its challenges and  ideas for making the best of both. The goal is to drive sustainable growth, increasing the breadth and depth of  the support services we offer, forging strong relationships with members, the public and our stakeholders. 

For for details, and to apply, see the full Job Advert – Marketing & Development Manager.


Workshop Manager
Location: Edinburgh, Leith
Contract: Full Time, Permanent 
Closing Date: Midday Wednesday 3rd March 

We are looking for a Workshop Manager to take operational responsibility of our growing, shared-access  workshop. The post-holder will be interacting with people, and looking after machines, so candidates must  have great people skills as well as technical know-how.  

The Role: You will be the first point of contact for potential new members, conducting tours of the building and answering initial enquiries. You will be available to our customers on the workshop floor, answering their  technical queries, and assisting them to access machines safely by assessing their skills, and arranging teaching  and additional support for them where needed. EOW is setting up an Apprenticeship scheme. The Apprentice will report to the Workshop Manager. We would  like candidates with experience in mentoring or have led classes or workshops, but we can provide training for  suitable candidates. 

For for details, and to apply, see the full Job Advert – Workshop Manager

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