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Merlin Entertainments is a business built on fun. We're Europe's Number 1 and the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. As you can imagine, running our business calls for a lot of different talents. We love what we do and if you're as serious about fun as we are, rest assured an exciting career awaits.

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Job location: London, UK
Job description:
LEGOLAND Discovery Centres - 6 month FTC
County Hall, London

We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world-famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park. Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us! We require a Global Marketing Executive on a 6 month fixed term contract, based at our office in County Hall, London.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting and thrilling environment, joining the LEGOLAND Discovery Centre global brand team shaping the future of one of the fastest expanding brands in the Merlin Entertainments Group and bringing the playful fun of the LEGO brand to life in an immersive and fun environment. Key responsibilities include:
- Acting as Brand Adviser, working with attraction teams and the wider business to ensure consistent brand communication.
- Supporting launches of new attractions through brand toolkits.
- Developing and delivering brand assets including activity packs, pop badges and factory bricks.
- Consolidating and distributing monthly review of best practice and news from across the estate.
- Working with digital and creative agencies to create impactful templates and content that are brand enhancing.
- Developing and communicating digital best practice guide to support commercial and brand building activity.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…

We are looking for a dynamic brand marketing executive who will champion our brand across the business. Passionate about brand marketing and excited by family attractions and LEGO bricks, you should have the following skills and experience:
- A graduate with marketing experience ideally within leisure or FMCG.
- Confident and collaborative when working with multiple stakeholders including global site teams, the LEGO Group and other IP partners.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Highly organised with an ability to multi-task and maintain an attention to detail.

The Benefits…
Alongside a fun and friendly environment and a competitive annual salary, you can enjoy a great benefits package which includes Pension, Life Assurance, discretionary company bonus, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on Lego. Perhaps the biggest benefits of joining us, however, are the outstanding opportunities for career development across the expanding group.
Competitive
Job location: London, UK
Job description:
We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world-famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park. Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

We require a Digital Business Analyst to join Merlin’s Digital IT team based between our offices in Chessington and London.

This is an excellent opportunity to work in an exciting and thrilling environment. The Digital Business Analyst will act as a conduit to and from the business. Within a project-based role, this individual will be leading work streams and undertaking business, functional and technical analysis to develop and support key projects.

You will:
* Work with the Project Manager and business stakeholders to identify and define the business problem and business case. Be able to express the context of the change within the business strategy and existing change programmes.

* Elicit, validate and consolidate all levels of business requirements, including any significant business rules that will influence the business solution design. This includes the use of appropriate requirements definition techniques and the prioritisation of the requirements in order to gain business value swiftly.

* Collect and validate the non-functional requirements. This includes performance, implementation design, usability, security and audit, and appropriate legislative requirements.

* Lead the definition, evaluation and agreement of the business solution options (collaborating with key stakeholders across the business and technology teams). This may include the evaluation of third party solutions.

* Lead the refinement of the requirements and business solution definition, including acceptance criteria – working closely with the key stakeholders. Manage and communicate the refinement of the requirements.

* Support the IT QA activities by ensuring acceptance criteria are well documented and have the appropriate level of coverage.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…
* Relevant Degree from an accredited University, or proven experience of working in an IT/digital BA capacity.
* Proven experience of implementing complex projects.
* Knowledge and experience of implementing project management processes, methods and tasks.
* Proven experience of BPM and process mapping tools.
* Understanding of IT systems and the ability to understand and review technical documentation, with support from the solution analysts as required.
* Experience in PowerPoint, Excel, Visio and SharePoint.
* You will be a dynamic self-starter able to work on own initiative.
* Great attention to detail coupled with strong task prioritisation; able to effectively manage shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical, interpretative and problem-solving capabilities.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills and collaborates well with all levels of the business.
* Strong presentation/reporting skills – ability to synthesise complex information and communicate it in a concise and compelling manner.
* Diplomatic, patient and approachable with the ability to cope under pressure.
* A can-do attitude and willingness to go the extra mile when required.

The Benefits…
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects – ideal if you’re already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, discretionary company bonus, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.
Competitive
Job description:
We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park. Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

Merlin Entertainments plc is committed to developing destination resorts all over the world, where 50% of the guests who come to visit our parks will stay overnight, either in beautiful themed accommodation on park, or in “partner” accommodation close by.

In the UK, we work closely with a 3rd party vendor to deliver most of the onsite and offsite sales to our attractions. We are now looking for a Commercial Manager (Short Breaks) to manage this relationship effectively, ensuring that our attractions receive the right support to deliver on their short breaks targets. This role is based at our Merlin Business Support office in Chessington, Surrey.

As the main point of contact between our vendor and attractions, you will agree long-term and tactical marketing plans and ensure short breaks performance is measured against pre-agreed budgets and KPIs. You will track performance on a weekly basis, highlighting areas of concern and generally providing subject matter expertise on ecommerce booking platform development, as well as leveraging best practice from other Merlin attractions worldwide.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…
* You will be an experienced and commercial B2C sales professional, ideally with a background in the tourism sector.
* You must be numbers driven and performance oriented with good analytical skills.
* Excellent communication and presentation skills are key and experience in teaching specialist knowledge to a wide and distributed audience would be beneficial.
* You should be able to demonstrate a good understanding of consumer psychology coupled with good marketing and media knowledge.
* You must have a high level of commercial acumen and confidence dealing with all levels of management.
* In addition, you will need to be flexible and willing to visit our attraction teams across the UK.

The Benefits…
We’re growing fast and alongside a fun and friendly environment, we offer a fabulous package and amazing prospects – ideal if you’re already fantastic and can quickly become even better (our magic can help here). Benefits include Pension, Life Assurance, discretionary company bonus, 25 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you and your friends and family free admission to all of our attractions worldwide, as well as 25% discount in our retail shops and restaurants and 40% discount on LEGO.
Competitive
Job description:
Merlin Business Support

We are Merlin Entertainments… The name behind world-famous attractions including LEGOLAND, SEA LIFE, Alton Towers Resort and Thorpe Park. Be a part of the Merlin magic by joining the Merlin Corporate team. We hire and empower smart people who love what they do. Now’s your chance to join us!

We require an Assistant Customer Service Manager to join the Customer Service Centre Team based at MBS in Chessington.

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate, customer focussed individual who is the “voice of the customer”. This role requires the individual to be open-minded when dealing with difficult situations whilst having the ability to support an outstanding customer service team.

We are looking for the following skills and experience…

* The ideal candidate will have a passion for delivering an outstanding customer experience. This is an ideal role for someone looking to develop their skills in the world of customer service.
* Previous management experience in a customer focussed industry is an advantage.
* Have the ability to stay calm and level-headed when dealing with difficult situations.
* Have an excellent command of oral and written English.
* A good organiser of time, and enjoy working in a team environment.

The Benefits…
Alongside a competitive annual salary, you can look forward to a great benefits package which includes Group Personal Pension Plan, non-contractual bonus, Life Assurance, 20 days’ holiday and, of course, a Merlin Magic Pass which gives you free admission to all of our attractions worldwide. Perhaps the biggest benefits of joining us, however, are the outstanding opportunities for career development.
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Job location: Japan
Job description:
'Accelerate' Graduate Programme Business Management and Marketing (Japan)

Ready to Accelerate your career? At Merlin Entertainments plc we run many of the world’s most popular attractions – LEGOLAND®, Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE to name a few – and we are growing and opening new attractions every year. The Accelerate Graduate programme is focused on giving you all the skills you will need to make an attraction a great success. With exciting roles, professional training, a vast support network and career progression available on a global scale, Merlin is the ideal place to kick-start your career. So if you are looking for fast-track development in an exciting global company, this is where the magic starts…

The Programme
You can expect a fun, challenging and unique opportunity to work at top-rated attractions worldwide in order to deliver excellent customer experiences. The programme consists of three six-month placements, with each placement based at a different Merlin site. The placements are agreed between yourself and the Graduate Manager to ensure you are exposed to a variety of functions and locations within Merlin. The Accelerate programme offers all the experience you will need to progress to a senior position within Merlin in the future.

Business Management
If you’re a bright, entrepreneurial graduate with the confidence to lead others and run your own department then this is the programme for you. For those who shine, there are plenty of opportunities to take leadership positions around the world. You will gain experience and skills in commercial, strategic, operational and leadership functions in placements which are based across the Merlin business. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the day-to-day operations within the attraction and you could also be managing a team to deliver excellent customer service. On the Business Management track, each placement will give you all the business and people management skills you will need to move into leadership.

Every placement is unique and you will be exposed to exciting projects and face interesting challenges. You can expect to find yourself working in a number of different functions including; rides, retail, food & beverage and admissions, to name a few, allowing you to learn which environment brings out the best in you. In each placement, you will be part of a team which aims to deliver the very best experiences for our customers.

After the programme, the options you can take in order to fast-track your career are limitless, and there are many opportunities that you can seize in order to get you closer to your dream job. Subsequently previous graduates have gone on to secure roles such as Rides Operations Manager, Sales Floor Manager and Duty Manager. Further down the line, the opportunities to progress are endless and you could be applying for a senior management position or to run your own attraction.

Marketing
The Marketing programme is focused on giving you all the skills you will need to make a great attraction a commercial success. If you possess the vision and drive to launch your creativity and passion into marketing projects for some of the most exciting brands in the world, this is the programme for you. You will gain experience and skills in areas such as brand, PR, promotions, trade, events and marketing strategies, in placements which are based across the global Merlin business.

Every placement is unique and you will be exposed to exciting projects and face interesting challenges. You can expect to find yourself working in a number of different marketing functions, allowing you to learn which environment brings out the best in you. Responsibilities vary greatly too, for example; tasks could include promoting business to local trade, pitching to new agencies, handling budgets for a new launch, and managing marketing material for the launch of an attraction. In each placement, you will be part of a team which aims to deliver the very best experiences for our customers.

After the programme, the options you can take in order to fast-track your career are limitless, and there are many opportunities that you can seize in order to get you closer to your dream job. Subsequently previous graduates have gone on to secure roles such as Global Marketing Executive, Trade Sales Executive, Marketing Manager and Junior Brand Manager.

About You
With Merlin Entertainments plc rapidly growing and opening new attractions every year we want creative minds, natural leaders and innovative thinkers to drive our business forward. We are looking for future leaders with customer focus, commercial nous, drive, determination and the strength of character to challenge the status quo. Flexibility, mobility and the willingness to embrace change are vital too, as your placements – and your future career – could take you to Europe, Asia, Australia or the USA. As this is a global programme, we are looking for those who have the eligibility to work in Japan and a minimum of a Bachelor Degree Classification 2:1 (or equivalent international qualification).

To Apply
The Accelerate Graduate Programme commences in September 2019.

Please click on the "apply online" button to complete your application for the programme.

Please note that Merlin Entertainments plc is a global business and English language skills are essential. You will therefore be required to complete the application process in English.
Competitive
Job location: Shanghai, China
Job description:
'Accelerate' Graduate Programme Business Management and Marketing (China)

Ready to Accelerate your career? At Merlin Entertainments plc we run many of the world’s most popular attractions – LEGOLAND®, Madame Tussauds and SEA LIFE to name a few – and we are growing and opening new attractions every year. The Accelerate Graduate programme is focused on giving you all the skills you will need to make an attraction a great success. With exciting roles, professional training, a vast support network and career progression available on a global scale, Merlin is the ideal place to kick-start your career. So if you are looking for fast-track development in an exciting global company, this is where the magic starts…

The Programme
You can expect a fun, challenging and unique opportunity to work at top-rated attractions worldwide in order to deliver excellent customer experiences. The programme consists of three six-month placements, with each placement based at a different Merlin site. The placements are agreed between yourself and the Graduate Manager to ensure you are exposed to a variety of functions and locations within Merlin. The Accelerate programme offers all the experience you will need to progress to a senior position within Merlin in the future.

Business Management
If you’re a bright, entrepreneurial graduate with the confidence to lead others and run your own department then this is the programme for you. For those who shine, there are plenty of opportunities to take leadership positions around the world. You will gain experience and skills in commercial, strategic, operational and leadership functions in placements which are based across the Merlin business. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the day-to-day operations within the attraction and you could also be managing a team to deliver excellent customer service. On the Business Management track, each placement will give you all the business and people management skills you will need to move into leadership.

Every placement is unique and you will be exposed to exciting projects and face interesting challenges. You can expect to find yourself working in a number of different functions including; rides, retail, food & beverage and admissions, to name a few, allowing you to learn which environment brings out the best in you. In each placement, you will be part of a team which aims to deliver the very best experiences for our customers.

After the programme, the options you can take in order to fast-track your career are limitless, and there are many opportunities that you can seize in order to get you closer to your dream job. Subsequently previous graduates have gone on to secure roles such as Rides Operations Manager, Sales Floor Manager and Duty Manager. Further down the line, the opportunities to progress are endless and you could be applying for a senior management position or to run your own attraction.

Marketing
The Marketing programme is focused on giving you all the skills you will need to make a great attraction a commercial success. If you possess the vision and drive to launch your creativity and passion into marketing projects for some of the most exciting brands in the world, this is the programme for you. You will gain experience and skills in areas such as brand, PR, promotions, trade, events and marketing strategies, in placements which are based across the global Merlin business.

Every placement is unique and you will be exposed to exciting projects and face interesting challenges. You can expect to find yourself working in a number of different marketing functions, allowing you to learn which environment brings out the best in you. Responsibilities vary greatly too, for example; tasks could include promoting business to local trade, pitching to new agencies, handling budgets for a new launch, and managing marketing material for the launch of an attraction. In each placement, you will be part of a team which aims to deliver the very best experiences for our customers.

After the programme, the options you can take in order to fast-track your career are limitless, and there are many opportunities that you can seize in order to get you closer to your dream job. Subsequently, previous graduates have gone on to secure roles such as Global Marketing Executive, Trade Sales Executive, Marketing Manager and Junior Brand Manager.

About You
With Merlin Entertainments plc rapidly growing and opening new attractions every year we want creative minds, natural leaders and innovative thinkers to drive our business forward. We are looking for future leaders with customer focus, commercial nous, drive, determination and the strength of character to challenge the status quo. Flexibility, mobility and the willingness to embrace change are vital too, as your placements – and your future career – could take you to Europe, Asia, Australia or the USA. As this is a global programme, we are looking for those who have the eligibility to work in Mainland China and a minimum of a Bachelor Degree Classification 2:1 (or equivalent international qualification).

To Apply
The Accelerate Graduate Programme commences in September 2019.

Please click on the "apply online" button to complete your application for the programme.

Please note that Merlin Entertainments plc is a global business and English language skills are essential. You will, therefore, be required to complete the application process in English.
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