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Casual Wardrobe Assistant, Hampshire Cultural Trust


Hampshire Wardrobe is a bespoke, professional costume hire service operated by Hampshire Cultural Trust. The costume collection ranges from vintage garments and historical reproductions to high-quality fancy dress, and is valued by private hirers, and media and theatre producers alike.

We wish to recruit a Casual Wardrobe Assistant to support the day to day operations of Hampshire Wardrobe and help to deliver a high quality customer experience.  In this role you will support staff with customer appointments, apply a variety of washing and cleaning methods to process returned costumes and use hand and machine sewing skills to make repairs and alterations.

This role will appeal to someone who is excited by historical and vintage clothing and who enjoys working in a fast-paced, customer focussed team environment.  You will have excellent communication and customer service skills, demonstrable practical hand and machine sewing skills and a good understanding of the care required to ensure the maintenance of our collection.

If you have the required experience and qualities please visit our website for further information and to apply for this exciting role:

Closing date for applications:             Wednesday 21st November 2018

Interview date:                                    Thursday 29th November 2018

About the trust

Hampshire Cultural Trust was established in 2014 to promote Hampshire as a great cultural county, and our vision is to be renowned for creating world-class cultural experiences that enrich and transform lives. We manage and support 26 arts and museums attractions across Hampshire and deliver county-wide outreach programmes that bring great culture to local communities. We also deliver a diverse range of wider social impact initiatives targeted at those who are most vulnerable or disadvantaged and who would not usually have access to arts and culture.

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