RWS Global

Sound Technician

RWS Global
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Sound Technician
14 March 2023

About ted

Here at ted we produce award winning productions performed nightly onboard our client’s cruise ships that sail all over the world. These shows simply would not go on without our hard working teams of technical staff that work behind the scenes to deliver those spectacular moments and raise the experience for the millions of guests who watch them every year.

About the role

We are recruiting experienced Sound Technicians to join our technical teams at sea!

The Sound Technician will support the entertainment department in operating and maintaining all audio equipment on board the ship to the highest standards.

As the Technician responsible for the sound equipment in the theatre, the ship’s main entertainment venue, you will be operating the audio and AV systems for our production shows and live entertainment programme on a nightly basis.

You will work with the latest technology & equipment to support the delivery of the programme. You will also be responsible, together with the stage team, for the set-up of the band equipment and the strike and build of the theatre sets related to each of the productions.

Skills and experience

For this role, you must have proven experience of mixing live sound in a theatre environment for a minimum of two years. Knowledge of QLab, DANTE, and working with timecode is essential. You must be confident in mixing audio for 8-10 live vocalists along with a live band, multi-track playback and in ear monitoring.

You also need to be experienced in enforcing H&S procedures, technical operation of production shows and working as part of a ship wide team.

Previous sea-going experience is desirable.

Contract information

The contract period for this role is up to 9 months with competitive pay, all meals and single occupancy cabin.

All applicants must be fully vaccinated, hold valid STCW certification (or be willing to obtain these) as well as an ENG1 or PEME seafarer medical certificate.

So, if you are an experienced Sound Technician looking for your next career move then we’d love to hear from you.

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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RWS Global

RWS Global

Built upon more than 120 years of combined expertise from its subsidiaries, RWS Global launched in 2023 as an industry-leading team of four powerhouse companies — RWS, ted, JRA and ARC. Together, they form the world’s largest producer of live experiences. Headquartered in New York City, London and Cincinnati, RWS Global provides ideation, design, technical, casting and operation services to create extraordinary entertainment, live events, exhibits, destinations, décor and brand attractions.

On land, at sea and everywhere in between, RWS Global produces over one million live moments every day. RWS Global employs a diverse team of world-class designers, creators, producers and more, including the casting and recruitment of over 8,000 performers and technicians annually. RWS Studios, located in New York City and London, comprises over 100,000 combined square feet of creative and meeting spaces, a costume shop, rehearsal studios, performer housing, fully equipped casting studios, acoustically treated music rooms and more.

RWS Global's subsidiaries include RWS, the leader in live moments by bringing to life unforgettable in-person experiences; ted, Europe's largest leisure entertainment experience company; JRA, an award-winning creative studio specializing in master planning, design and project management and ARC, providing casting for theatre, film, TV and commercials. Together, RWS Global’s companies have served an impressive roster of clients that includes Apple, Azamara, The Coca-Cola Company, Crayola, Europa-Park Resort, Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, The FRIENDS™ Experience by Original X Productions, Hard Rock Resorts, Hershey Entertainment & Resorts, Holland America Line, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts, Lionsgate, Marella Cruises, MSC Cruises, Roompot, Six Flags, Space Center Houston, TUI Group, Vera Wang, Warner Bros., Disney’s The Lion King on Broadway, Chicago the Musical, Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes and many more. For more information, visit

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