Photographer

MSC Cruises
Reference:
JB00071
Published:
May 15, 2018
Recruiter:
MSC Cruises
Category:
Photography Jobs
Position:
Photographer
Salary:
not specified

JOB POURPOSE

Under the direction of the Photo Manager, the Photographer takes quality photographs and portraits of guests on board and/or during excursions whilst providing superior customer service in order to maximise sales of photographs and photo equipment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Takes high quality pictures and portraits;
  • Adapts the photo offers to customers’ requests;
  • Organises the on board photo gallery and lockers keeping the photo boutique layout attractive and tidy, in line with MSC Cruises guidelines;
  • Monitors levels of stock and properly stores delivered products in a timely manner;
  • Prepares and takes care of professional equipment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

  • Fluent in English, oral and written and in at least 2 of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese. Any of other language is considered an advantage;
  • High School certificate; 
  • Professional certificates preferred but not essential;
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a photographer;
  • Previous experience on a cruise ship is an advantage;
  • Computer literacy, knowledge of Photoshop and other professional photo editing softwares;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Excellent communication skills and sales orientation;
  • Ability to work in a team, unsupervised or with little supervision;
  • 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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