Studio Supervisor – Merlin Entertainments – Blackpool

Merlin Entertainments

Studio Supervisor

Madame Tussauds Blackpool, 87-89 Promenade
Blackpool, LANCASHIRE, FY1 4BJ
United Kingdom

Fancy taking a leading role in the ULTIMATE fame experience. Truly immerse yourself with celebrities and taste the life of the rich and famous, through a combination of our historic artistic methods (that date back centuries, by the way), immersive sets and pioneering modern tech.

Our talent agents are scouting for a Studio Supervisor to manage this phenomenal department at Madame Tussauds Blackpool.

What we are looking for

Experience in some of the following areas: theming, moulding, sculpting, art finishing, hairdressing, Hair styling; modern to period experience, make-up, wardrobe, and overall figure presentation

Some experience with paints, oils & acrylics, with ability to read, adhere and able to practically interpret exactly to a brand approved brief

Sculpting / Moulding: Fibreglass / Laminating / Ability to work on both figure detail and theming alike (desirable but training can be provided)

Experience of managing teams or a keen interest and willingness to develop

Pro-active approach to figure maintenance and up-dating records

Attention to detail that strives for perfection and the ability to multi-task and dynamically manage workflow

If the above sounds like you then what are you waiting for? Come on in, it’s your time to shine!

In this unique role you’ll be involved in delivering in-house projects to brief, and from time to time supporting exciting Marketing and PR activity. Delivering figures, if required, for external PR events and functions on time, completed and maintained to a high standard. Figures can weigh up to 30kg, so you’ll assist in helping to move these. The Studio is a vibrant, friendly, and welcoming space where you’ll feel like a superstar.

No two days are the same here, working with the Head of Operations and Regional Studio Manager, you’ll maintain and deliver a comprehensive wax figure and theming maintenance schedule and people rota. You’ll also ensure the attraction is world class ready for operation daily and your team fully briefed on their responsibilities. As many of our practical techniques are unique to the Madame Tussauds brand, in-house training and development will be given.

This is a permanent, full-time role, working 5 days out of 7. Our attractions are open daily, therefore full availability is needed, including weekend, bank holidays and peak periods.

What’s in it for you

Alongside a truly unique environment we also offer:

Salary of £27,000 per annum

Merlin Magic pass allowing your friends and family to visit our attractions

Employee Assistance Programme

Life Assurance

40% online LEGO discount and 25% discount in retail and food

Access to an exclusive employee discount website and much more

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. 

If you have any questions or if you require any assistance, because of a disability or medical condition, please contact us by email at [email protected] and one of the team will get back to you as soon as possible.

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