Director of Entertainment

Date: May 7, 2022

Location: Genting Highlands, Pahang, MY

Genting Malaysia Berhad

 

Genting Malaysia is a leading multinational conglomerate that is principally involved in the leisure and hospitality business, covering theme parks, casinos, hotels, seaside resorts and entertainment venues in Malaysia, the UK, and the US. It is one of the largest listed companies in Malaysia.

 

With over 50 years of experience and milestones, Genting Malaysia is currently expanding and transforming Resorts World Genting into the leading tourism and entertainment hub via the Genting Integrated Resort Transformation Plan. Under this plan, flagship projects include Skytropolis Indoor Theme Park, the outdoor theme park - Genting SkyWorlds - and the adjacent shopping complex - SkyAvenue, which houses some of the most prestigious lifestyle brands from around the world.  The plaza also features a state-of-the-art cable car system, which connects SkyAvenue to the mid-hill Genting Highlands Premium Outlets, carrying up to 3,600 passengers per hour per way.

If you are searching for a dynamic career full of exciting growth opportunities; look no further and join us today!

SPECIFIC DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES

 

  • The Director of Entertainment is responsible for all Live Entertainment deliverables. S/He requires to have in depth knowledge of Intellectual Property, Theme Park Live Entertainment Operation management, Events & Production experience. Responsible for the management of all Live Entertainment standards, standard operating procedures & leadership of Live Entertainment department.  Work closely with partners and vendors making sure all entertainment offerings are approved and all brand guidelines are followed within the park.
    • Leads the overall department strategy, creative and operational vision, ensuring that both daily and long-term operations align with the brand.
    • Team building: ensuring that all department managers have the right tools and support with which to succeed
    • Current on all industry trends, technologies and applications, able to incorporate such technologies to ensure entertainment programming is up-to-date and forward thinking
    • Knowledgeable of all entertainment forms, mediums and their application
    • Able to lead the design and implementation of guest service excellence initiatives through all entertainment offerings, personnel and experiences.

 

  • Learning & Growth
    • To attend training and development programs in order to promote personal and career growth.
    • To engage and participate in the daily briefing programs.
    • To participate in assigned On-The-Job training, demonstrating competence, completing assignments and applying SOP's, new skills and standards back in the workplace.

 

  • Process Quality
    • To comply with company standards at all times in order to drive and improve business excellence.
    • To understand, follow and enforce all standard operating procedures in order to exceed the operational requirements and ensure Guests receive the highest standards of quality and service at all times.
    • To help achieve department and company objectives, action plans and key performance indicators.
    • To enforce and adhere to all Malaysian laws, Health, Safety & Environmental policies, industry and company rules and regulations, reporting and safety concerns or incidents to management in order to minimise risk and maintain a clean, safe and hygienic environment for all Guest, Cast & Crew.
    • To manage emergency situations that may arise in order to minimize possible damage, loss or injury to any Guests, Cast & Crew or Company property.

 

  • Guest & Market
    • To display a friendly, helpful and cheerful attitude while communicating effectively with our Guests and fellow Cast & Crew in order to support the company vision, core values and brand promise.
    • To represent and promote Genting Malaysia in a positive manner at all times in order to maintain a professional brand image to all concerned stakeholders.
    • To listen actively to our Guest feedback, request and concerns in order to take action in an ethical, effective and timely manner to exceed their expectations.

 

  • Financial Results
    • To maintain building, facilities, equipment and supplies in order to minimise damage, reduce waste and control costs.
    • To actively seek and implement cost saving programs in order provide positive financial results.

 

 

JOB SPECIFICATION – POSITION

ATTAINMENT

  • B.A. in Performing Arts, with Production & Technical emphasis highly desirable

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum of 5 years of Executive Management experience in managing Theme Park Live Entertainment Operations.
  • Minimum of 10 years Live Entertainment experience

 

ABILITIES

  • Extensive Intellectual Property experience required and proven ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast, rapid changing environment
  • Solid knowledge in Live Entertainment and production shows.
  • Strong Leadership & Business Acument skills

 

APTITUDES

  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.  Additional language skills a plus.
  • Experience of budgeting, cost analysis, construction, event planning, contracting & negotiating with third party vendors experience would be an added advantage

 

INTEREST

 

CIRCUMSTANCES

  • This position is based both in the office and around the park.  It is expected the manager will actively watch entertainment offerings on a daily and weekly basis. Take notes on each performance and correct any potential problems. The manager may be requested to fulfil duty manager position when required and work a varied schedule due to operational needs. CD might be asked to work on different days of the week and weekends. On special holiday seasons CD is requested to work.

 

PHYSICAL / APPEARANCE

 

 

 

                            

Be part of an exciting history-in-the-making, help shape the future with us. This is a golden opportunity for you to establish a strong foundation for a great career within the company. Apply now!


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