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MINICLUB ANIMATOR

Accommodation - Shared use

Assigned Mess - Staff Mess

Salary $1340

Contract duration - 7 months

MINICLUB ANIMATOR

Accommodation - Shared use

Assigned Mess - Staff Mess

Salary $1340

Contract duration - 7 months

Description

Accommodation - Shared use

Assigned Mess - Staff Mess

Salary $1340

Contract duration - 7 months

Main Function

To perform individually and as part of the Entertainment team to entertain and to socialize with Guests, specifically children and teenagers throughout the cruise.

Qualifications

Proven skilled and high level of experience in children’s entertainment activities and games.

Demonstrated ability to entertain, communicate and socialize with children of all nationalities.

Wide knowledge of indoor & outdoor sports, events and games with specific application to children.

Good geographic knowledge of the Cruise Area operated by the ship for which position applies.

Above average skills in tactful, diplomatic crisis and problem handling

High degree of oral, written communication and negotiation skills

Proven ability to work in a harmonious productive team environment.

Certificates

  • National Seaman's Book
  • Basic Safety Training Certificate including Swimming & Rowing
  • Security Awareness Training for all seafarers
  • Training of Passenger Ship Personnel
  • Medical certificate including Mental Health and Drug & Alcohol Test
  • Vaccination certificates (Covid-19, Yellow fever, MMRV)
  • Fluent in oral and written English (working & Safety language of the Company)
  • Ability to speak, read and write in Italian is a major benefit and may be a requirement.
  • Ability to speak, read and write in any major other languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Russian, Chinese etc.) is considered a major advantage that could eventually influence the selection for some positions.
  • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Mini Club Chief Animator in all entertainment activities and games in lounges, on deck and in ports where appropriate, and ashore (beach landings etc). These activities include, but are not limited to:
  • Games by or in children’s swimming pools.

    Tournaments and sports activities (using prescribed standard procedures where these exist).

    Planning, organizing and implementing activities during port calls to allow parents to participate in excursions.

    Dining with children in the Lido buffet and assisting children with meal choices where applicable.

    Games and activities in lounges where permitted.

    Cultural activities

    Mimes, plays, concerts and other performances as directed by the Children’s Coordinator.

    Table games and close-up activities

    Quizzes, talent shows, and other Guest-involvement activities

    Workshops of graphic or body expression, dance classes, arts and crafts, language lessons, etc.

  • Prepare all material required for scheduled activities, and return all said material to specified storage areas after any such performance or activity.
  • Be on station at the point of performance at least 15 minutes.
  • Advertise by socializing and circulating with Guests at all opportunities to involve them in these activities, taking great care at all times to ensure that nobody is embarrassed or forced into taking part in activities if they resent any such involvement.
  • Socialize with Guests at all times, giving special attention to the very young, the very old, any disadvantaged persons, Guests traveling alone, or Guests of minority languages where involvement may be difficult.
  • Dance with Guests
  • Listen to requests and comments of Guests, taking positive action to remedy any problems by reporting any problems advised by Guests to the Cruise Director.
  • Stimulate and help to create a social atmosphere amongst the Guests.
  • Participate in all meetings of the entertainment team as required by the Cruise director or the Children’s coordinator.
  • Report continuously about his/her job and activities to the Children’s coordinator.
  • Help other members of the entertainment team with language or translation if this becomes necessary.
  • Provide general assistance as required by the cruise Director at all performances. These duties may include, but are not limited to:
  • Monitoring door access

    Assistance for performers

    Taking part in performances

    Guiding Guests

  • Assist and cooperate as required at Beach landings and ports where tendering may require support for children.
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