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An exciting opportunity to be part of ITV Continuing Drama North has arisen.
Coronation Street are looking for a Make Up Assistants with solid demonstrable experience and an understanding of the importance to maintain a ‘look’ throughout filming and to apply makeup and dress/style hair as appropriate. You must possess Hairdressing Skills including Cutting and the ability to collaborate closely with other departments.
You will be approachable, enthusiastic and willing to assist others in what is a fast-paced, exciting environment and have the ability to communicate positively with the entire production team, working closely with a team of Makeup Supervisors and Makeup Assistants. You will have gained the necessary experience and people management skills to be able to stand in as Supervisor as and when required, demonstrated by a strong credit list in Film and or TV Drama.
We will look to you to have experience working with scripts and schedules in order to discern make-up requirements in conjunction with our makeup supervisors. You will have a keen eye for detail and proactively assist in the care and cleanliness of our makeup equipment, wigs and hairpieces. Confidentiality, discretion and tact are a must for this role and you will build up good communication skills with a range of artistes, maintaining complete confidentiality at all times.
Our successful candidate will be a fully qualified Makeup Assistant with experience of working within a television environment. You will be highly organised, have excellent presentation and communication skills, work effectively as part of a team whilst remaining calm and efficient under pressure to meet tight deadlines.
You must be up to date with new makeup methods and material, have an up to date knowledge and understanding of SFX and injuries etc and in addition, you will possess good IT skills.
Punctuality and reliability is key and a willingness to work long hours when necessary.
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