Job Details

ITV Studios
Job title
Head of Department
North East 
Postcode of work
Closing date
28 Feb 2018 
Experience required
5+ years 
Working days
Additional days
Date posted
08 Feb 2018
itv studios

Head of Costume, Emmerdale

We are currently looking to recruit a new Head of Costume for our prestigious, award-winning, continuing drama – Emmerdale.

The Head of Costume is responsible for ensuring all costume requirements for Emmerdale are met in line with the Producer’s creative vision, taking into account production and financial considerations.

The role plays a fundamental part in leading the Costume team, ensuring that the department functions both effectively and efficiently, supporting a complex and busy production schedule and being responsible for motivating, retaining and developing talent. On a day to day basis you will be leading a costume production team of approximately 40 staff/freelancers which consists of both office based and production teams.

The Head of Costume must have considerable experience of Costume Design within television, especially contemporary drama serials including stunt work. You must have experience of managing, motivating and leading a team with positive results, strong interpersonal skills with an ability to draw on a range of styles to deal with different issues and a diverse range of people. You will also have proven budget management skills. Knowledge of IT systems, iPads and google drive would be an advantage.

An understanding of the Health and Safety requirements relating to both Costume and television production is required, due to the nature of the role and production, absolute confidentiality is essential.

Closing date for applications: Wednesday 28th February 2018
We continue to work hard to make meaningful changes to make sure ITV continues to welcome diversity, celebrate individuality and support an inclusive working environment.

Emmerdale is proud to be an Albert Accredited Sustainable Production. With environmental sustainability at the core of everything we do both on and off screen an awareness or qualification in carbon literacy would be advantageous. Should you be successful in your application there may be a chance to receive this training.


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