Entertainments Wardrobe Assistant

Entertainment Wardrobe Assistant

Overall scope of the role: 

An opportunity has arisen in our Entertainments Wardrobe Department. The role of the wardrobe assistant will include fittings, alterations, basic making, costume maintenance, laundry, dressing and wig dressing. The Wardrobe team is part of an extensive Entertainments department who work closely with each other to deliver fantastic visual performances and great holiday experiences for our guests. 

Duties & Responsibilities:
•Facilitate costume requirements for all in house, character and touring productions including pre-production, running and post-production.
•Attend and carry out costume fittings with the wardrobe manager.
•Maintain, alter and make costumes as well as wigs and props when required.
•Assist cast both male and female with their costumes and quick changes.
•Setting of costumes in dressing rooms and backstage areas.
•Attend technical, dress and understudy rehearsals and keep a detailed dressing plot, that the wardrobe manager can keep on file should another team member need them.
•Laundry and ironing calls to be completed in a timely manner.
•Recognise where maintenance of costumes is required informing the wardrobe manager at all times.
•Undertake training where required.
•Ensure all equipment and costumes are left in a safe and secure environment.
•General knowledge of health and safety policy in the workplace.
•Supporting the uniform requirements of the entertainments team including the issuing, laundry and maintenance of the Redcoats.

Responsibilities of all Team:
•To complete all Butlin’s training and the Rod Map programme.
•Work towards our goals as part of the entertainments department and resort.

Attributes Essential:
•Excellent sewing skills both by hand and machine.
•Concise fabric knowledge and how to launder.
•A professional approach to working with both men and women in varying states of dress.
•Excellent communication skills both written and verbal.
•The ability to work as part of a team and as an individual.
• The ability to work well under pressure.
•Flexible approach to working including evenings and weekends.

Attributes Desirable 
•Some form of formal training in wardrobe or costume.
•Previous experience in working in a theatre environment.
•A knowledge of character costumes and their construction. 
We think working at Butlin’s is a pretty special place to be and here are just a few of the benefits for working with us:
Resort discounts on food and drink in our retail outlets.
Free use of many of the resort facilities for you, and significantly discounted rate for your friends and family.
Subsidised OFSTED Nursery facilities available on resort
Discounted Bourne Leisure holidays for you, your family and friends
Free parking on resort
Reward and recognition schemes including long service and team member of the month as well as lots of other team incentives.

If you think you have what it takes to come and be part of our team, we’d love to hear from you.

Location

Minehead

Address

Warren Road, Minehead, Somerset TA24 5SH GBR

Division

Butlin's

Employment Status

Full-time

Employment Type

Seasonal

Effective Date

22 July 2021

Expiration Date

5 August 2021