Management & Business Others Marketing and PR Media Others
1 - 2 Years
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam, Dam 20
Amsterdam, NORTH HOLLAND, 1012 NP
Create yourself a more exciting future at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam!
Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories daily? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam!
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is on the lookout for a Studio Artist/Technician to deliver wax figure maintenance to Madame Tussauds' world class standard, in addition to maintaining technical standards across the site.
About the Role
Our studio team focus on maintenance of wax figures including repairs to wax and fiberglass, painting wax, hair styling and preparing and maintaining costumes. You will assist with planned and reactive maintenance throughout the attraction to ensure our fantastic figures are kept pristine and up to standards.
Some of the tasks you will be involved with includes installation of wax figures ensuring the right positioning, lighting and styling meets the approved figure brief, attending wax figure PR events as required which sometimes can be offsite and ensuring the figures are prepared on time and adhere to the Madame Tussauds brand values ad quality standards.
Our brand and figures and very popular and exciting however there are times when the wax figures need repairs due to damage and touching up of their surroundings therefore the role comes with responsibility of re-lamping and lighting systems, painting and wall repairs, carpentry, shipping and receiving as well as exhibit setup and takedown.
This role is a part time role (28 hours per week).
Background and Experience:
Seamstress and costuming experience is critical for this role.
Experience in painting and maintaining wax heads ideally, or experience in relevant industry such as film special effects make up, theatre or fine art.
Relevant fine art or technical arts degree or equivalent training.
Ability to lift, push or pull 50-70 lbs.
Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
You will be an ambassador for the Madame Tussauds brand at celebrity PR event therefore excellent communication skills are required. You must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-task environment and have the ability to work on a small team- team player is a must!
Why join Team Madame Tussauds?
A competitive base salary
Merlin Magic Pass (your ticket to amazing Merlin attractions all over the world which also extends to family and friends)
You will be joining a Global organisation with a multitude of well-loved brands
Opportunities to grow and connect with colleagues across a diverse portfolio of businesses
A company Pension Scheme
A genuine flexible working policy
Up to 25% discount off our commercial areas in all attractions
Employee Assistance Programme
Merlin Entertainments is a global leader in location-based, family entertainment. As one of the world’s largest attraction operators, we create and deliver memorable, immersive brand experiences for our millions of guests. We run some of the best-known names in global leisure including SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, Peppa Pig World of Play and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guests, or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day for all of our guests.
Everyone Matters at Merlin.
At Merlin we welcome the world to our magical attractions and resorts every day and we want to reflect that same multicultural mix inside our business too. We strive to create an inclusive and diverse workplace where people can be themselves, have the same opportunities and thrive together. Because at Merlin, everyone matters! Together, we work to create a workplace where everyone feels valued, no matter their age, race, gender, disability or sexual orientation. Although we understand that we'll always be learning and growing, we aim to be the most inclusive and flexible employer in our industry.