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Wardrobe Assistant

Date Added
08 December 2021
Birmingham Rep
£19,266 per year (assistant 3); pro-rata if part-time
Job Specification
The Wardrobe Assistant is a key role in the wardrobe department; working to support the team in the making, sourcing and maintenance of costumes. 
Main duties and responsibilities 
o Assisting on making and sourcing of costume and accessories 
o Maintaining and repairing costumes 
o Assistant in carrying out costume measurement and fittings wherever rehearsals are located 
o Maintenance of costume during performance runs and as required; including laundry calls 
o Maintenance of wardrobe department equipment and stock 
o Contribution of proposals for the improvement of the wardrobe department and its processes 
o To maintain standards of quality in all areas of work 
o To ensure excellent communication between departments and teams 
o To actively contribute to the running of the wardrobe department 
Person specification 
You must have 
If you do not demonstrate that you meet all these criteria you may not be shortlisted. 
• Experience in costume maintenance 
• Experience in dressing 
• Positive, proactive, self motivated and flexible approach 
• Genuine interest in the Arts 
• Ability to manage time effectively 
• Ability to work alone or as part of a team 
• Ability to cope with physically demanding work 
• Ability to carry out work under pressure and maintain good humour and diplomacy 
It’d be great if you had 
If we need to choose between candidates who meet the essential criteria, we may take these factors into account. 
• Experience of costume construction 
• Experience of working in a producing theatre or similar environment 
• First Aid Certificate 
• Full Clean Driving License 
Terms & Conditions 
Wardrobe Assistant 
Period of work 
This is a permanent contract, subject to successful completion of a probationary period of three months. 
£19,266 per year (assistant 3); pro-rata if part-time. 
39 hours per week 
Some evening and weekend work will be required. 
We don’t encourage or expect over time, however, in the event that over time is worked, this may be taken as time off in lieu to be agreed in advance with your line manager. 
20 days per year plus public holidays/25 days, plus bank holidays 
The holiday year runs from 1 September to 31 August each year. 
Notice period 
The notice period will be 12 weeks 
Application Details
To apply for this post please go to our website and complete the online application process. 
We accept alternative forms of application such as audio or video. Please use this job description and the application form on our website to provide up to 5 minutes of content as your supporting statement. 
If you would like to request any adjustments to enable you to apply for this post or to fully participate in an interview, please contact 
The deadline for receipt of applications is 25th January at MIDDAY. 
If shortlisted for interview you will hear from us by 28th January. 
Interviews will be held on 3rd February. 
There’s no such thing as perfection… 
At the REP we don’t expect or look for the ‘perfect candidate’, instead we look for people who can positively contribute to our team. In return you will be given support, encouragement and all the right conditions to grow, succeed and be your best. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace where difference is a strength and every unique voice and skill is recognised and valued. 
For us, recruitment is more than a match against a job description, it’s about feeling excited to come to work every day and being proud of who you work with and for. We believe The REP is for everyone, so however you identify, whatever your background, if you feel excited about this role then we urge you to please apply. 
It’s important to us that The REP reflects the communities we serve and therefore we particularly welcome applicants from the global majority and D/deaf & disabled communities as these groups are not as well represented as we want them to be. We want our REP to be culturally informed and accessible to all, so we encourage you to celebrate and share your own cultural experience and knowledge of our city proudly in your application. 
We guarantee to interview anyone from these under-represented groups whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence (or could with reasonable support), as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 
Closing Date
25 January 2022
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