Thursday, September 30, 2010

Shore Excursions Manager

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Celebrity Cruises is looking for inspired global professionals who believe in success through commitment and pride to join our expanding family. As an industry leader in service and innovation, we provide a working environment that fosters career growth and development for our onboard team members. With a fleet of innovative cruise ships, each offering guests a premium vacation experience, there are almost countless opportunities to join us at sea. Join our team today as Shore Excursions Manager

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Responsible for the operation of the shipboard Shore Excursion program.
  • Must have a clear understanding of revenue and ratings goals for the department, and how to achieve them.
  • Maintains an inventory of available tours on a cruise-by-cruise basis.  Updates computer system accordingly.
  • Supervises, coaches, and evaluates the Assistant Shore Excursion Manager and other staff members
  • Prepares tour information sheet and drop-off forms. 
  • Provides and delivers tour talk to audience. 
  • Maintains tour sales budgeted figures.
  • Maintains shipboard shore excursion video.  Rewrites scripts when necessary.  Works with Video Programmers/Broadcast Manager to shoot footage as needed.
  • Manages the Shore Excursion desk including guest services regarding tour sales, refund issues, and general port and ship information.
  • Generates revenue reports and Manager's information reports including notable events that happen during the cruise.
  • Meets with Tour Operators in the ports.  Reviews past and future progress. 
  • Inspects new excursions in ports, and monitors tours on a rotating basis in order to constantly review quality control.
  • Financial responsibilities for budget, expenses and/or achievement of revenue targets including the successful identification of expense reduction through cost control.
  • Mentors, develops and provides on-the-job training to his/her staff to strengthen their current performance and prepare for future advancement.

Job requirements

  • Minimum of two years experience Managing a Shore Excursion program on a large passenger ship.
  • Knowledge of ports and tours is required.
  • Ability to hit sales targets.  Sales background is beneficial.
  • Excellent public speaking and public relations skills.
  • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests and crew.
  • Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures.
  • Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, Italian or German preferred.
  • Very strong communication, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal skills.
  • Superior customer service, teambuilding and conflict resolution skills.
  • Strong planning, coaching, organizing, staffing, controlling, and evaluating skills.
  • Intermediate computer software skills required.
  • Possess a good understanding of numbering flow "Debits/Credits", adjusting entries and corrections.
  • All shipboard employees must be physically able to participate in emergency life saving procedures and drills.

Because of the high volume of responses, only those who meet our qualifications will receive a response.

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Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Junior Cruise Ship Photographer

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Want to build a fantastic career with one of the world's largest onboard Photo Concessionaire? Want more than just a job? We are looking for ambitious, motivated photographers to work for IMAGE. IMAGE employs more than 500 staff members to work onboard over 48 ships located in multiple locations around the world. We operate on eight lines including industry recognized leaders such as Royal Caribbean, Celebrity, Norwegian, and Cunard.

We hire Junior Photographers and we TRAIN you to become Business Managers. The experience gained while working with IMAGE will provide you with enough knowledge, experience, and savings, to open your own business or studio once you have committed to working for IMAGE.

Successful candidates will be flown to Miami for a full week of training which is provided by IMAGE at no expense to the staff.

All IMAGE staff must:

  • Have 2 or more years of photography experience
  • Live and work onboard a cruise ship for 6-8 months
  • Pass a full medical exam
  • Meet the requirements of our pre-employment testing and interviewing
  • Purchase a personal Nikon SLR camera body at cost from IMAGE once onboard
  • No visible tattoos
  • To work on a Cruise ship you have to over 21 years of age.

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Saturday, September 25, 2010

Casino Dealer

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At Royal Caribbean International, we believe that great vacations begin with great employees!  As a leader in the cruise line industry, RCI is continuously expanding and seeking dynamic, energetic, experienced professionals to join our team.  With our innovative fleet of twenty-one ships visiting five continents, each offering adventurous ways to explore the globe, this could be a great opportunity to let your career set sail with us.

Forget Las Vegas and let Royal Caribbean make the entire world your playground. Join our dynamic team as a Dealer aboard the most exciting floating casinos and resorts in the world. Deal Blackjack in Macau, Roulette in Monaco, or Caribbean Stud in Cancun and interact with guests from every corner of the world. If you are done gambling with your future, we have a jackpot position for you. Remember, working at Royal Caribbean is more than a job, it's a career!  

Minimum Requirements:

  • Proof of completion of Gaming Board and/or Commission approved dealer school or international equivalency  
  • Two years dealer experience conducting Blackjack, Dice, American Roulette, Caribbean Stud Poker and various other casino games  
  • Ability to rapidly discern the numbers on dice, cards, wheels, etc. and determine the outcome of the game  
  • Ability to communicate tactfully with guests, department heads and shipboard employees to resolve problems  
  • Ability to stand for an extended period of time  
  • Ability to read, write and speak English clearly and distinctly 
  • All international applicants must have the ability to obtain C1/D1 visa  (and other relevant visas) when applicable  
  • Must meet all physical requirements, including the ability to participate in emergency life-saving drills and required training  

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Sunday, September 19, 2010

Cruise Ship Photographer

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Ship Photographers / Retail

You must be over 21 years old in excellent health, and be prepared to travel the world aboard a Luxury Cruise Ship!!

This dynamic team provides complete shipboard photography services which include guest photography, portraiture, guest film processing and onboard retail sales of photography equipment and accessories.


Formal training in Photography / Videography / Retail or professional experience is preferable, but not essential. Must be friendly, helpful, honest and project a professional image.


Job offer is subject to a successful medical,visa application and Police Check.

This will be a rolling contract of 8 months on 6 weeks off and then 6 to 8 months on and so on.


Manchester, UK 2010 date to be confirmed


Please e-mail your CV

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Tuesday, September 7, 2010

Pastry Trainee onboard a 6* luxury cruise ship-Cruise Jobs

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We are offering a 6 month traineeship, exclusively in the Pastry section of a 6* Cruise ship.

The trainee will be exposed to all aspects of the pastry department, involved in breads, chocolate, pulled sugar, desserts, afternoon tea, ice cream, speciality cakes and much more.

Candidates will require a culinary diploma from a recognised school as well as having completed specialist pastry courses.

The salary for the placement will be discussed at time of interview.  

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Friday, September 3, 2010

Cruise Staff-Cruise Jobs

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The Seven Seas Group and SSG Evropa form a dedicated team of recruitment professionals with nearly 20 years of experience in the cruising industry. We are currently seeking motivated, energetic and flexible candidates to work onboard leading cruise liners. If you possess excellent communication, great customer service skills and have some experience in the related field then please send your up to date resume with a short motivation letter to

Cruisestaff hosts and participates in shipboard recreational, entertainment and social programs geared towards adults and families. Serves as master of ceremonies to motivate, inform and entertain small and large groups of guests. Ideal candidate speaks besides English at least one other major language

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