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Entertainer (Seasonal)

Wicksteed Park have exciting new opportunities for entertainers. This position engages and inspires as part of a team to deliver the park’s entertainments proposition. Our entertainment team delivers an outstanding guest experience and will work closely under the direction of the entertainment manager. We are looking for the right people who will bring our park alive. Our aim is to drive the customer experience with entertainment through live theatre shows, character work, street shows and delight visitors in the park by creating extra sparkle, every day!

Wicksteed Park is much more than an amusement park. The park was officially opened in 1921 by Charles Wicksteed as part of his vision to inspire and encourage play to improve the health and well-being of families. Wicksteed Park offers over 147 acres of beautiful heritage green space and exciting rides and amusements which attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year to play and explore its beautiful grounds.

Your main role per day will be to perform in our original Wicky Bear and friends shows. In between shows the team will deliver street performances, meet and greets with Wicky Bear and adding any extra sparkle required, to give our guests the best possible experience.

Collaboration is a value of Wicksteed Park and all roles may be required to work additional or varied responsibilities to meet the needs of the business.

Requirements

  • Confident singers preferred
  • Ability to perform basic choreography
  • Special skills (Juggling, gymnastics, play instrument) is an added bonus (please bring to audition)
  • Willingness to wear our Wicky Bear mascot costume
  • Energetic and fun-loving people essential
  • Team players are a must!

This is a key role in delivering our brand to all visitors to the park, you should demonstrate excellent problem-solving abilities and be a strong team player. Working as an entertainer you will work flexibly in line with our entertainment plan which will include every weekend starting 10th September 2022 through to 30 October including half term and then every weekend from 3rd December to 11th December and then 17th December to 24th December.

You’ll be performing in the Wicky bear and friends shows on the weekends, a Halloween show during October half term and our Christmas event during December.

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