Carnival UK

Cunard - Assistant Manager Production - Sound

Carnival UK
Entertainment Jobs
Assistant Cruise Director
May 17, 2023

Recognised throughout the world for our elegance, style and service excellence, we have the opportunity for you to work on our iconic Cunard ships. Our amazing entertainment shows onboard Cunard don’t just happen, we have an incredible team of individuals working hard behind the scenes to provide the best there is to offer to entertain our guests with impressive shows day in, day out. We are looking to attract the very best Assistant Manager Production - Sound to help lead these teams to deliver the West End to the Sea.

Every ship offers new experiences and different types of guest, and every cruise an opportunity to showcase your skills in all things Sound & Audio – no two entertainment programmes will ever sound the same!

In this fantastic role at Cunard you will have the opportunity to deliver all technical aspects of the Sound operation. From designing sound for large theatre shows to exclusive cabarets and musical programmes. Not only that, we believe in allowing everybody the opportunity to stretch themselves and allow them to grow and so you will have the chance to develop your career by deputising for the Production Manager as and when required.

As the Assistant Manager Production - Sound, you will be responsible for ensuring all work is carried out in accordance with the company’s health and safety guidelines and regulations.

Are you someone who can adapt to situations during live productions? Are you able to find practical solutions to every day challenges? Do you work well as part of a team to provide the smoothest and best productions? Are you someone who is reliable and able to deliver the most entertaining and quality shows?

If this all resonates with you, and you have experience of the below then we want to hear from you:

  • Relevant industry qualification in Sound or relevant work experience
  • Digital mixing and processing audio systems in a live environment
  • Working with large digital equipment and production sound designs
  • Operating, maintaining and repairing sound systems
  • Good Health & Safety knowledge within Production and experience working with Risk Assessments
  • Previous experience supervising others desirable

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential and attractive company benefits. Join us on our journey, apply now.

We are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.​​​​​​​

During the recruitment and on boarding process we may not be able to offer an exact start date, but as soon as we do we will let you know and make sure you have plenty of notice and support to get ready for your adventure with us.

Carnival UK require all crew, joining any of our vessels, to be fully vaccinated with a primary series of any WHO approved COVID-19 vaccination as a minimum to ensure you continue to have the best protection against COVID-19, and to protect those around you. COVID-19 vaccines and boosters are proven to be effective at reducing the risk of infection, serious illness, hospitalisation and death from COVID-19 therefore we highly recommend that all crew are fully up to date with all available COVID-19 boosters when eligible.

We will continue to offer COVID-19 booster programmes on board, and during your time on board it will be mandatory for you to attend these clinics to receive a booster vaccination or formally record your refusal of the booster in your medical records. Please note, for all crew who are planned to join a ship visiting Australia during their contract, they are required to be fully vaccinated with a primary series and a WHO Approved booster (preferably MRNA) prior to joining the ship.

We are unable to progress any applications from individuals who will not be fully vaccinated, 14 days prior to joining a ship, at this time and welcome future applications should your vaccination status change.

Language Requirements

Good knowledge of the English language is required.

Carnival UK

Carnival UK

Carnival UK is a market leader in the cruise industry, widely recognised by our famous brands P&O Cruises and Cunard. We operate ships all over the world and provide unforgettable holiday experiences to our guests. At Carnival UK, we are about to go through a huge amount of growth and with 2 new ships on the horizon, Carnival UK has big plans for the future!

P&O Cruises

One of the most recognizable and respected names in travel, market-leading P&O Cruises has been operating for more than 170 years. With seven ships in the fleet, from our family friendly flagship Britannia, to Iona, our newest cruise ship which is the largest ever built for the British market, P&O Cruises creates extraordinary travel experiences. We are expecting Iona's sister ship in 2022.

P&O Cruises offers the most stylish and contemporary destinations including the Caribbean, South America, Scandinavia, Mediterranean, Atlantic Islands and Round the World cruises.


Cunard is an international luxury travel brand offering unparalleled experiences on board the most iconic Ocean Liners in the world; Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria and Queen Elizabeth. Cunard celebrates the freedom to travel and with an incomparable heritage of over 175 years and outstanding White Star Service, Cunard continues to set new standards in ocean travel. Queen Mary 2 provides the only regularly scheduled transatlantic service between New York and Southampton, England. In 2022 our 4th Queen will join our Cunard fleet.

At Carnival UK as part of Carnival Corporation, our highest responsibility and top priorities are to operate safely, to protect the environment, and to be in compliance everywhere we operate in the world. On this foundation, we aspire to deliver unmatched joyful vacations for our Guests, always exceeding their expectations. We are committed to a positive and just corporate culture, based on inclusion and the power of diversity. We operate with integrity, trust and respect for each other - seeking collaboration, candour, openness and transparency at all times. And we intend to be an exemplary corporate citizen leaving the people and the places we touch even better.

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