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November 19, 2021

The Disc Jockey (DJ) is responsible for the musical entertainment in the nightclub of all guests and assisting with bar promotions in the nightclub onboard the ship.

  • Assists in leading any of the scheduled social, entertainment or recreational activities, insuring that each event takes place promptly as scheduled.
  • Responsible for setting the appropriate atmosphere through the use of pre-recorded music for any assigned activities, with specific responsibilities in the nightclub.
  • Maintain, store, and keep accurate/updated inventory of all musical CDs and supplies.
  • Manages the training process of all new Disc Jockeys.
  • Each Disc Jockey must have the ability to serve as an effective Master of Ceremonies.
  • Each Disc Jockey must have the ability to work as a team member in cooperation with other Cruise Staff members, as well as with all other shipboard departments.
  • It is the responsibility of the Disc Jockey to be accessible and approachable with the guests. He/she must be capable of being a patient listener while making the guests feels at home.
  • Assist with private parties and functions.
  • Assist with any guest requests.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position.
  • Must be familiar with the Safety and Environmental Protection Policy and the SEMS, and carry out the policies and procedures appropriate for his/her position.


  • Minimum of two years’ experience as a disc jockey in various entertainment venues is required.
  • Minimum of two years’ experience serving as a Master of Ceremonies is required.
  • Basic to Intermediate ability to read, write and effectively communicate in English is required; and other languages are preferred.
  • Minimum of one year basic experience with mixing old and current music and the ability to mix for dancing is required.


  • Extrovert, quick and critical thinker, witty, personable, and articulate.
  • Must be service-oriented and have the ability to take direction.
  • Passionate about hospitality and customer service driven
  • Must have a professional appearance and good hygiene
  • Respect for all co-workers and guests
  • Pride in your work by creating positive energy, excitement and fun
  • Able to work 7 days a week
  • Demonstrate positive behaviors; smiling, being polite and courteous
  • Able to develop a camaraderie with team members
  • Ability to live in close quarters, share limited space with other cabin-mates
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