The UAE is reported to have 5 theme parks under development at present including 3 parks within the major Dubai Parks and Resorts development: motiongate™ Dubai, Bollywood Parks™ Dubai and LEGOLAND® Dubai (2016); IMG Worlds of Adventure (2016); and Warner Bros. (2018) on Abu Dhabi’s Yas Island.
Opening to the public this year, Dubai Parks & Resorts (October 2016) will feature “over 100 attractions” including the world’s first Bollywood theme-park, a shopping destination (RIVERLAND™ Dubai), a LEGOLAND® theme park and water park, motiongate™ Dubai, a theme park developed in conjunction with three of the largest and most successful motion picture studios in Hollywood – DreamWorks Animation, Sony Pictures Studios and Lionsgate – and much more. The major new theme park resort is looking for 1000s of members of staff, highlight positions include over 400 experienced performers needed for its ‘Entertainment Cast’ including “Bollywood performers to hip hop dancers, actors to celebrity look-a-likes”.
When IMG Worlds of Adventure opens in 2016, it will be the world’s largest indoor theme park. Based around 4 main ‘zones’ – two of which represent the famous Cartoon Network and MARVEL brands, and the others: “IMG Boulevard” and “Lost Valley – Dinosaur Adventure” are original IMG Group concepts. With the capacity to cater to 20,000 visitors a day, IMG is also looking for 1000s of new staff.
With both Dubai Parks & Resorts and IMG Worlds of Adventure HIRING NOW, here is my pick of some of the most exciting new roles currently advertised:
ENTERTAINMENT CAST (VARIOUS) – DUBAI PARKS & RESORTS (AUDITIONS INFO)
SENIOR MANAGER (F&B) – DUBAI PARKS & RESORTS (APPLY)
ASSISTANT MANAGER (ATTRACTIONS) – DUBAI PARKS & RESORTS (APPLY)
ENTERTAINMENT CO-ORDINATOR – DUBAI PARKS & RESORTS (APPLY)
SUPERVISOR (COSTUME & WARDROBE) – DUBAI PARKS & RESORTS (APPLY)
VISUAL MERCHANDISER – IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE (APPLY)
CHEF DE PARTIE – IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE (APPLY)
JUNIOR PROGRAMMER – IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE (APPLY)
ASSISTANT DIRECTOR OF SALES (TRAVELS & TRADE) – IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE (APPLY)
DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS EXCELLENCE – IMG WORLDS OF ADVENTURE (APPLY)