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The Royal Yacht Britannia is an award-winning five-star visitor attraction and exclusive evening events venue in Edinburgh which employs more than 150 staff. The former floating palace of Her Majesty The Queen, Britannia welcomes over 380,000 visitors a year from around the world, and hosts 100 evening events.

Led by Chief Executive, Bob Downie, Britannia provides an exceptional experience for visitors. This dedication to excellence has led to The Royal Yacht being rated as Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction for 12 years running and being featured in TripAdvisor’s UK Top 10 attractions for the last five years. Britannia is also proud to hold the Green Tourism Gold Award.

Join the team

The 150-strong team on board is committed to the same standards of excellence that were expected when Britannia was in service. There is a wide range of roles on the ship, including visitor experience, maintenance, marketing, retail, hospitality, housekeeping, accountancy and human resources.

Current vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following positions:

Bar Manager - Fingal


Bartender - Fingal


Night Manager- Fingal

Shop Supervisor


Please see the photos below for an insight into the variety of roles we have at Britannia.


Visitor Assistant



Sales Assistant

Galley Team

Equal Opportunities

The Royal Yacht Britannia is an equal opportunities employer. If you require any assistance or reasonable adjustments to enable you to participate in the recruitment process, please let us know.

By Email:

By Post:
The Royal Yacht Britannia
Ocean Drive

By Telephone:
0131 555 8800

We also accept text relay calls.

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