Entertainments Scenic Production Manager

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Merlin Entertainments

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We are the Alton Towers Resort and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments!

Alton Towers Resort, part of the magical Merlin Entertainments Group, is home to the UK’s favourite Theme Park and offers an amazing combination of rides, attractions, shows & themed accommodation for thrill-seekers, families and kids of all ages! The UK's only attraction that specializes in making Britain happy, we are currently recruiting a Scenic Design & Construction Manager to join our team.  Instrumental to making memorable experiences on a daily basis. Working at Britain’s greatest escape is an exhilarating experience in itself and full of remarkable challenges!


This is an excellent opportunity to be part of our Entertainments Team within our fantastical resort.  We're looking for an Entertainments Scenic Production Manager


You will be responsible for the management and production of designs, technical drawings, procurement, construction and the maintenance of the sets and props for all resort entertainment.

Taking a creative role in planning and production of all aspects of the resort entertainment.

Ensure all work undertaken, workshops, storage venues, installations/de-rigs and entertainments areas are run and maintained safely, in accordance to codes, best practice, legislation and guidelines. Ensure that Health and Safety procedures and legislation are followed at all times.


You'll liaise closely with other members of the team to ensure that creative vision is realised and maintained at all times.


We are looking for the following skills and experience in\:

Design and technical drawing skills

Stage/Set installations in a team leader role

People management experience

Understanding of health and safety in this particular industry

Project management experience including budgets and scheduling 

Strong practical knowledge of scenic carpentry, prop making & scenic art and the materials/techniques associated with these specialisms.

Photoshop/ Illustrator



Microsoft Office

Creative problem solving

Experience with CAD/CAM software such as ArtCam, Vectric etc. for producing plans for CNC machines would be desirable.

IPAF/PASMA Qualifications desirable


This role is a permanent contract based on 40 hours a week and will include weekends and bank holidays as required. Specifics to be discussed at interview.

Alongside a competitive salary and 28 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic Pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online on Lego, and much more!



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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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As soon as possible

Merlin Entertainments

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