Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Makeup
Shakespeare’s Globe is looking for a Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Makeup to join our Theatre & Performance Department.
hakespeare’s Globe is currently seeking a Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Makeup to join our Theatre & Performance Department.
The Deputy Head of Wigs, Hair and Makeup supports the smooth running of the department, deputising for the Head of department as needed. This role liaises with key members of the production department to help ensure the smooth handover from the design and rehearsal process to running Wigs, Hair and Makeup requirements for our productions. They play a key role in managing and achieving the day-to-day activities of the department, keeping on top of the scheduling of personnel and running requirements of the department.
This role is offered as a part-time post as part of a job share arrangement, with 16 hours per week to be worked across Fridays and Saturdays. Due to the nature of the role, it must be worked onsite at London’s Bankside and it sometimes requires evening working (agreed in advance wherever possible).
The successful candidate will have good relevant experience in a Wigs, Hair and Makeup department in a professional theatre and have the confidence to manage this key department in a busy repertory system. They will have demonstrable competence in Wigs, Hair and Makeup, including hands on experience of working with a range of materials and an open attitude to the challenges of working with new products. The right person for this role will be able to communicate clearly and collaborate with team members and other departments, with the ability to be both proactive and reactive within their work. The Globe is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and anti-racism and implementing them throughout our work, so we ask all colleagues to have a personal commitment to this too.