Excite Recruitment

An Awesome Senior Fitness Instructor Role On A Marvellous Cruise Line

Excite Recruitment
Sport & Fitness Jobs
Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
January 9, 2022

Hi and hope you are well and having a SUPER DAY!

I am DELIGHTED to share with you a NEW OPPORTUNITY which is really EXCITING. I hope you don’t mind me sharing the OPENING, I just wanted to ensure you DON’T MISS OUT!

Here are the GREAT bits:

  • Role: Senior Fitness Instructor
  • Company: An AWESOME 4* Cruise Line team, sailing the globe! (not Steiner or Canyon Ranch)
  • Duties: Managing the gym function on the ship
  • Working with a great team of up to 4; including the Spa Manager, you and a few massage therapist
  • Responsible for the daily operation of the gym.
  • Start date: Soon!
  • Reports to: Shipboard Spa Manager
  • Ship: I’ll share this with you on application
  • Website: Super stylish, shared on application
  • Required: Valid STCW’s from a shoreside training centre plus a Seaman’s’ book too
  • Tattoos: If you have any tattoos, please tell me!
  • Rotation: 5/1 rotation
  • Flights: Free of charge by the host company
  • Berthing: Single cabin
  • Benefits: Officer privileges
  • Salary: Euro €1350 /$1500US / £1150UK paid 12 months of the year = $24,000US per annum YES FULL VACATION PAY!
  • Note: This is NOT a retainer salary like some other firms offer. This is a guaranteed basic wage
  • Bonus: Retail potential – 2% commission on services in £, 5% commission on retail in £ and $5USA per day extra when they reach target. Commission and tips paid onboard. $20USD for union membership


  • You will have recently worked at sea in a Spa – maybe with Steiner, Canyon Ranch, SeaDream or similar as a Fitness Instructor
  • You will be a skilled and working Fitness Instructor with relevant certificates and references
  • You will be available to start a new opportunity in a few weeks’ time; so will most likely be currently shore-based
  • You will most likely have STCW Certificates (but if not, it’s not a deal-breaker)
  • Your CV will have all of your current and up to date contact details on, including your SKYPE ID and telephone number
  • You will be SPARKLING in personality

The Super Role Overview

  • Responsible for the daily operation of Fitness facilities on board and performing Fitness / Spa services.
  • Provide aerobics demonstrations and classes to guests.
  • Assist Spa Coordinator / Senior Spa Managers in monitoring guests’ reviews and in implementing new ideas to increase guest interest in gym classes.
  • Assist in sale of health and beauty products.
  • Provides Fitness / Spa demonstrations and seminars.
  • Responsible for the daily operation of Sauna and Steam rooms.
  • Administers and takes bookings for all services provided in the Fitness / Spa areas.
  • Assists Senior Spa Manager / Spa Manager with stock control in Spa department.
  • Assists with daily stock count requested by Accounts Manager.

If you think you are the perfect match for this awesome job, please PRESS APPLY and send your professional CV through to me. Thank you.

Please kindly note: Due to the volume of applications, if you aren’t contacted within 72 hours of your submission, sadly this would infer you have been unsuccessful with your application on this occasion – Sorry. However, please review our company website to check out whether we have any other matching roles, and connect to our company on Linked In to be kept in the loop for the new opportunities – thanks. Good luck with your application!

Sending good wishes to you. Stay safe and well.

Best wishes, Russ and the Excite Recruitment Team

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