Jobs

Researcher

Merlin Magic Making

We are Merlin Magic Making and we are part of the magical Merlin Entertainments.

We are currently recruiting for a visual media Researcher based at our offices in London. Fluent in Mandarin and English, you will work on the delivery of world famous Madame Tussauds wax figure projects internationally.

Working as part of a team of Researchers within the Creative Media department, you will be responsible for sourcing visual and written reference to support the production of wax figures and clearing permissions to exhibit media, focussing particularly on attractions within Asia Pacific.

The successful candidate will have a broad knowledge of historical & contemporary Asian culture; good research skills and a strong communication style, along with a thorough understanding of image, footage and music licencing. Adept budget management skills are essential and experience with copy-writing, proof-reading and travel co-ordination is an advantage.

Good knowledge of a variety of media, including photography, filming, digital and 3d imaging and experience of working within a production studio preferred.

We are looking for the following skills and experience:

-          A tenacious, can-do attitude

-          Evidence of excellent attention to detail and ability to work autonomously & in a team

-          Ability to multi-task and maintain a clear head when under pressure

-          Demonstrated experience of budget management

-          Familiarity of the internet as a research tool, online image banks, libraries, galleries and museums is essential - in UK & Asia

-          Demonstrated understanding of image copyright law & experience of media licensing

This is a full time, permanent role, the work hours are 9.00am-5.00pm Monday to Friday (37.5 hours) but the need to be flexible as workload demands is essential.

Alongside a competitive annual salary and 20 days holiday you can look forward to enjoying a great benefits package including a Group Personal Pension Plan, Merlin Magic pass, Employee Assistance Programme, Childcare Vouchers, Life Assurance, 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants, 40% discount online off of LEGO, and much more!

Apply online: http://tinyurl.com/yc5m8wx4

Closing date: 6 August 2018