Manager, Costume Entertainment

Date: Aug 4, 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!

POSITION: Manager, Costume Entertainment

 

REPORT TO: Director of Costuming

 

BASIC FUNCTION: Responsible for all entertainment related costumes involved in any type of shows and meet and greets throughout the park.

 

 

 

 

 

SPECIFIC DUTIES, RESPONSIBILITIES AND AUTHORITIES

 

  • The Manager, Costume Entertainment is responsible for all entertainment costuming including supervising cosmetology. 
    • S/he will manage a team of costumers and work closely with suppliers/vendors to supervise the costume production cycle from start to finish.
    • Identify ongoing costume improvement to improve cast comfort and production/maintenance efficiency
    • Manage costume production budget and source new vendors and suppliers when required; continually evaluate the costume inventory level for all parties and develop costume replacement plans in a timely fashion
    • Train cast members and supporting teams in the proper wear of all garments, including mascots. 
    • They will work closely with various teams to strike optimal business balance from multiple perspectives - creative, safety, distribution, maintenance, and financial and document all costume history from design through completion with relevant notes.

 

  • 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 Guests and fellow Cast & Crew in order to support the company vision, core values and brand promise.
    • To represent and promote indoor and outdoor theme parks 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.
    • To enforce attraction rules and provide crowd control in a friendly manner throughout the areas as necessary in order to ensure the Guest's safety and enjoyable experience.

 

  • 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

  • Post-secondary Degree, preferably in theatre costuming

EXPERIENCE

  • Minimum eight years in costume design or development, with at least 3 years managerial position
  • Previous experience in show operations together with strong background in practical techniques, machinery, and hand sewing skills

 

ABILITIES

  • Confidence in speaking, reading and writing English essential.
  • Solid knowledge in pattern making and textile construction
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to be able to interact with all levels of stakeholders
  • Outstanding leadership and management skills

 

APTITUDES

  • Malay and Mandarin speaking, reading and writing skills helpful.
  • Information Technology literate with good documentation skills
  • Basic knowledge of wig and make up design

 

INTEREST

 

CIRCUMSTANCES

  • This position is based both in the costume workroom area, costume distribution area, and around the park.  It is expected the manager will actively watch entertainment offerings on a daily and weekly basis.  The manager may be requested to fulfill duty manager position when required and work a varied schedule due to operational needs.

 

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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