Costume Production Assistant - Stoke-on-Trent

Recruiter
Alton Towers Theme Park
Location
Stoke-on-Trent
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 Jun 2019
Closes
28 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Costume Production Assistant Alton Towers Resort, Farley Ln; Alton Stoke-on-Trent, STAFFORDSHIRE, ST1 4DB United Kingdom We are the Alton Towers Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments! We are currently recruiting for a Costume Production Assistant to join us at the Alton Towers Resort, the UK's only attraction that specialises in making Britain happy! In this role the Costume department is responsible for the production and maintenance of a variety of costumes for venues across the Resort. You will put your garment production/ maintenance skills to good use on a daily basis, providing costumes for performers from scratch or adapting existing outfits. You will help to organise and arrange costumes in the stores for maintenance and hiring.We are looking for the following skills and experience: Your skills on a sewing machine will be second to none! An understanding of design briefs and garment construction is also something you will use regularly in this role. Good communication skills are essential in this role, as is being used to working in an environment that can be quite pressured. You may also be asked to undertake monotonous, repetitive tasks - so a high level of self-motivation is key. The role is based around a flexible, guaranteed hours contract, on a fixed term basis starting around June to November 4th, and will include weekends and bank holidays as required.Alongside a competitive hourly rate of GBP8.71 per hour and 28 days holiday (pro rata) you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic Pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 4% discount online on Lego, and much more! Merlin Entertainments is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and expects all employees to share this commitment