Wardrobe Manager

Wardrobe Manager
The Peel Entertainment Group
Pinetum, Broughton Hall, Skipton. BD23 3AE


Summary of role:         To supervise and manage a busy wardrobe department providing costumes for cruise production shows, plays and historical work. Exceptional organisational and management skills essential, including computer literacy, budget control and seamstress sewing/alteration abilities.

Reporting to:                Head of Creative

Place of Work:            Keighley, West Yorkshire and on board ships when required

Working Hours:            40 hours per week but will be required to work additional.  Unsocial hours when necessary and sign 48 hr waiver

Based at our studios in Yorkshire, the role involves regular overseas travel and the flexibility to work unsocial hours.

Key tasks and responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with Show Directors & Choreographers regarding costume requirements
  • Ordering, commissioning and purchase of costumes and accessories
  • Liaising with suppliers, manufacturers, costume designers and makers
  • Manage the department budget control
  • Manage the wardrobe team and allocation of tasks
  • Approve and submit invoices for payment
  • Measuring of artistes
  • Costuming fitting and alteration on board ship
  • Oversee the production and delivery of costumes
  • Responsibility for the storage, cleaning and repair of costumes
  • Ensuring costumes are ready for fittings and performances
  • Delegate all cleaning lists and other required administration
  • Oversee the washing and ironing of costumes as necessary
  • Sewing skills for alterations
  • Order and oversee maintenance of footwear
  • Responsibility for the packing and preparing costumes for transportation including printing labels and producing packing lists and invoices
  • Checking costumes, labelling, photographing and returning to storage
  • Undertaking regular stock checks, photographing and listing descriptions of costumes
  • Attend dress-runs and take notes as required
  • Performing any other duties which may be appropriate to the position

Please submit your CV and cover letter by email preferred to careers@peelentertainment.com or contact Katie Pickles on 01756 796176

The deadline for application for this position is 30/06/2016
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Katie Pickles at this email address:

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