Wardrobe Supervisor

Wardrobe Supervisor
The Peel Entertainment Group
Keighley, West Yorkshire
Full Time Permanent

We are recruiting for a motivated and enthusiastic Wardrobe Supervisor to supervise a busy wardrobe department providing costumes for cruise production shows, plays and historical work. Organisational and management skills are essential, as well as computer literacy, budget control and seamstress sewing/alteration abilities essential.

Based at our studios in West 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
  • Knowledge of fabrics and fabric care essential
  • Good sewing skills, ability to measure artistes, fit and alter costumes
  • 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
  • Measuring of artistes
  • Costuming fitting and alteration on board ship
  • Oversee the production and delivery of costumes
  • Supervising the storage, cleaning and repair of costumes
  • Ensuring costumes are ready for fittings and performances
  • Delegate all cleaning lists and other required administration
  • Order and oversee maintenance of footwear
  • Supervise 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

You will have: 

  • A good degree in a costume/fashion or textile related course
  • Experience of working on board cruise ships
  • Be able to demonstrate being able to work on your own to achieve tasks and deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, passionate and driven.
  • Excellent attention to detail
The deadline for application for this position is 10/05/2019
To apply please send your CV and covering letter to Beverley Owens at this email address:

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