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Kynren
Competitive
Job location: Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and maximising all streams of revenue, through the development of B2C and B2B ticket sales channels and developing merchandise and corporate sponsorship opportunities while optimising engagement and integrating Kynren within the local community.
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Eleven Arches is looking for a Director of Marketing & Communications to join the team as the show moves into its third season, and the development of a new daytime theme park begins.

Eleven Arches is the production company behind ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, the spectacular open air live action show in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. A registered charity, Eleven Arches aims to establish Bishop Auckland as an international tourist destination, a new engine for economic growth, with Kynren and a future historical theme park at its heart.

The Director of Marketing and Communications is responsible for developing and maximising all streams of revenue, through the development of B2C and B2B ticket sales channels and developing merchandise and corporate sponsorship opportunities while optimising engagement and integrating Kynren within the local community. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be responsible for orchestrating and driving the overall marketing strategy and leading the team to deliver consistent communications and collateral in line with the marketing plan as we develop new sales channels and optimising the customer booking journey. Leading a team of staff and agencies, you will also be responsible for the development and protection of the Eleven Arches and Kynren brands. Click here to download the full job description.

The role affords the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show, and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter by clicking on ‘apply’.
Kynren
Competitive
Job location: Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Eleven Arches is looking for a Head of Marketing & Business Development to join the team as the show moves into its third season, and the development of a new daytime theme park begins.

Eleven Arches is the production company behind ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, the spectacular open-air live action show in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. A registered charity, Eleven Arches aims to establish Bishop Auckland as an international tourist destination, a new engine for economic growth, with Kynren and a future historical theme park at its heart.

We are looking for an experienced marketing professional to drive the strategic development of our sales channels - trade, partnership and consumer - and deliver the marketing plan to achieve our sales objective. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will be responsible for the day-to-day running of all marketing operations, building the presence and profile of Kynren and Eleven Arches in the North East, nationally and internationally, building relationships with the travel industry and developing programmes and packages to help us broaden the reach and appeal of Kynren to new and growing audiences. You will also work closely with the communities, councils, organisations and businesses in Bishop Auckland, County Durham and the North East to develop their collaboration with and support for Kynren. Click here to download the full job description.

The role affords the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show, and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter by clicking on ‘apply’.
Kynren
Competitive
Job location: Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Eleven Arches is looking for an Associate Producer to join the team as the show moves into its third season, and the development of a new daytime theme park begins.

Eleven Arches is the production company behind ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, the spectacular open air live action show in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. A registered charity, Eleven Arches aims to establish Bishop Auckland as an international tourist destination, a new engine for economic growth, with Kynren and a future historical theme park at its heart. Acting as a hub and support the Creative Director, the Producer and Executive Producer in co-ordinating all activities undertaken by various departments within the organisation, you will ensure that deadlines are met and that preparations for the show run smoothly. This project management role is pivotal in enabling the creative team to concentrate on the creative aspects, and head of departments to deliver on their respective mandates. Click here to download the full job description.

The role affords the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show, and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter by clicking on ‘apply’.
Kynren
Competitive
Job location: Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Eleven Arches is looking for a Stage Manager to join the team as the show moves into its third season, and the development of a new daytime theme park begins.

Eleven Arches is the production company behind ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, the spectacular open air live action show in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. A registered charity, Eleven Arches aims to establish Bishop Auckland as an international tourist destination, a new engine for economic growth, with Kynren and a future historical theme park at its heart.

You will be instrumental in assisting the Creative Director and the Creative & Production Team to deliver the best possible performances of Kynren from the start to the close of each season. In addition to being involved in the technical and creative aspects of the production, this role also involves leading the cast and crew during rehearsals and throughout the performance season. Click here to download the full job description.

The role affords the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show, and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter by clicking on ‘apply’.
Kynren
Competitive
Job location: Bishop Auckland, United Kingdom
Only 2 days left to apply!
Job description:
Eleven Arches is looking for a Head of Communications to join the team as the show moves into its third season, and the development of a new daytime theme park begins.

Eleven Arches is the production company behind ‘Kynren – an epic tale of England’, the spectacular open air live action show in Bishop Auckland, County Durham. A registered charity, Eleven Arches aims to establish Bishop Auckland as an international tourist destination, a new engine for economic growth, with Kynren and a future historical theme park at its heart.

We are looking for an experienced communications professional who will be instrumental in creating PR opportunities and engineering engaging content. If you have journalistic tendencies, an ear for good story and flair for great copy, this role could be ideal for you. Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Communications, you will drive Eleven Arches’ communications through social media and public relations, and be closely involved in the delivery of our marketing plan, crafting compelling copy, generating ideas and content for use across traditional, digital and social media and internal communications, and shaping our Ambassadors and Outreach Programme. Click here to download the full job description.

The role affords the successful candidate the opportunity to be involved in inspiring, ambitious and unique project, working in a fast-moving, unpredictable, high-octane environment that accompanies the production of a world-class show, and comes with a competitive salary and benefits package, commensurate with experience.

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter by clicking on ‘apply’.
Madame Tussauds
Competitive
Job location: New York, NY, United States
Job description:
Merlin Entertainments. Serious About Fun!

Do you have the Magic in you to create memorable experiences all for the love of fun? Do you wish to cast a spell of laughter and enjoyment to the people around you? Want to join a team that creates smiles and memories globally on a daily basis? Then you have the magic to be Team Merlin at our Northeast Attractions!

About The Role
Please Note: This role is based at Madame Tussauds New York in Times Square but will manage the finances of our Northeast attractions.

You will be in the middle of the magic, supporting the strategic business objectives of our exciting and dynamic attractions by providing quality management information and maintaining efficient and effective financial controls in a customer focused environment.

You will provide a positive financial control environment, business support and oversight to the Northeast Region of our Midway North America attractions and support the Regional General Manager and Midway North America Finance Director in exceeding EBITDA targets and maximizing the return on capital investment.

*Relocation available within the US.

Responsibilities:
- Support the senior management team by attending region-level business reviews and providing effective analysis to ensure effective decision-making and a clear picture of what is driving performance in terms of volume, yield, and cost base, working capital and capital expenditure.
- Ensure the regional Finance team meets all financial reporting deadlines and assist General Managers in delivering the financial targets of their attractions.
- Maintain strict balance sheet control to ensure the accuracy of Regional reported EBITDA.
- Establish and maintain a culture of strict cost control to ensure a cost ring-fencing plan is in place.
- Champion the Regional Control Environment; seek continual improvement to maintain Group standards. Deliver pass scores in Group Internal Audit visits. Coordinate North East Profit Protection strategy with the Divisional Profit Protection Manager
- Develop and deliver Capital Plans, Business Plans, Annual Budgets, and Forecasts in line with the planning cycle.
- Ensures compliance of Health, Safety & Security within the workplace and in line with the Group Policy (HS001).
- Oversee the preparation of Regional management accounts for each entity ensuring submission to Group according to the reporting timetable.
- Perform monthly balance sheet review for all balance sheet accounts
- Review the monthly business review documents and prepare FD commentary for each attraction.
- Along with the attraction General Managers review all capital applications to ensure best return on capital investment.
- Ensure post investment appraisals are completed on all major projects, the results of which can be used to drive future projects.
- Daily responsibility to directly / indirectly manage up to 15 exempt and non-exempt employees, including management of employment issues including performance feedback

About You
- Bachelor's degree in Accounting and/or Finance. CPA/CMA or similar certification required.
- Minimum of 5-7 years of strong financial and management reporting, preferably in hospitality and/or tourism industry.
- At least 2 years of experience in management of teams, including assisting in training and development of team members.
- Experience with general ledger functions and month-end/year-end close processes, journal entries, internal controls, and external audits.
- Experience in budgeting, financial modeling, and analyzing data in order to identify trends, issues, or exceptions to drive improvement.
- Strong computer skills. Ability to utilize standard software applications to include MS Office suite and advance excel skills.
- Excellent knowledge of accounting software.
- Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and multi-task as necessary.

About The Benefits
In return you will find a competitive salary and benefits package (including a medical, vision, dental, life insurance and 401(k) matching plan offering), share program opportunities, and benefit from free entry to all of our Merlin attractions which also extend to family and friends. In addition, you can expect continued growth of joining an exciting, global organization.

About Us
LEGOLAND Discovery Center is just like jumping into a giant box of LEGO® bricks with an abundance of all things LEGO-tastic! With two exciting LEGO rides, MINILAND featuring the iconic landmarks of the USA, a 4D cinema complete with three films, themed LEGO play and building zones, there are simply more LEGO bricks under one roof than you could ever imagine.

Merlin Entertainments, plc is a business built on fun. We are the world's second-largest visitor attraction operator. We operate over 100 attractions, eight hotels and three holiday villages in 22 countries across four continents and we run some of the best known names in global leisure. These include the likes of SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, the Eye brand, and LEGOLAND. Whether you are serving delicious food, working in the office, maintaining the attractions, entertaining guest or operating rides, the objective is to provide a truly memorable experience and a great day out for all members of the family.

We offer flexible opportunities, in a totally unique environment. We know this is a great place to work, but don’t just take our word for it, click on ‘apply’.
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