Cruise Staff

MSC Cruises
Reference:
JB00048
Published:
August 14, 2018
Recruiter:
MSC Cruises
Category:
Entertainment Jobs
Position:
Cruise Staff
Salary:
not specified

JOB POURPOSE

In line with the Cruise Director’s programme and direction, the Entertainer plans and organises daily entertainment activities in order to create a pleasant environment on board, making our guests’ holidays a memorable experience.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Welcomes guests and assists them at all times during the cruise;
  • Promotes entertainment activities; 
  • Organises and presents a varied daytime and evening international entertainment programme (sport, fitness, games, quizzes, shows, galas, etc.);
  • Stages and performs entertainment shows/acts;
  • Actively interacts and socialises with all guests;
  • Handles complaints and queries;
  • Looks after entertainment tools and equipment;
  • Ensures that the content and entertainment activities are professional and non-offensive to the audience.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent English, oral and written and at least in 2 of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese. Any additional language is considered an advantage; 
  • High School graduation certificate
  • Professional certificates are an advantage;
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a professional entertainer (Hotels, Camping, Cruiselines, etc.);
  • Computer literacy;
  • Enthusiastic and creative;
  • Excellent communication skills;
  • Ability to organise and run complex and varied activities with little supervision;
  • At ease with public speaking;
  • STCW certification is compulsory (Basic fire fighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility);
  • A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board. 

VISA REQUIREMENTS

  • Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy.

STCW Certificates

You will need valid STCW certificates to apply for this position. Find an STCW course near you.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

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