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PROGRAM PUBLISHER

Venues - Hotel

Accommodation - Shared use

Assigned Mess - Staff Mess

Contract duration - 7 months

PROGRAM PUBLISHER

Venues - Hotel

Accommodation - Shared use

Assigned Mess - Staff Mess

Contract duration - 7 months

Description

Venues - Hotel

Accommodation - Shared use

Assigned Mess - Staff Mess

Contract duration - 7 months

Main Function

Editing and translation of the ship’s Daily Program and Daily Specials.

On smart ships, being the link between on-board departments and the multi-media team: the Program Publisher is in charge of sharing with the multi-media team all the materials / inputs required to create the digital version of the Daily Program and Daily Specials

Qualifications

High School Graduated

Fluent in oral and written English (working & Safety language of the Company).

Ability to speak, read and write in any major other languages (German, Spanish, Portuguese, French, etc.) is considered a major advantage that could eventually influence the selection for some positions.

Skilful level of experience in the publishing field or successful background in a similar position with this or other cruise company (or resort).

Documented and demonstrated work-literacy in Publisher, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Documented and demonstrated ability with graphic software, including Abode CS (Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign)

Ability to use integration programs which link text programs with graphic programs.

Qualified and proven language translation skills between Italian and English, and at least one other major European language.

Ability to work in a Windows-based environment using desktop (or laptop) PC’s.

Ability to operate (if required) a multi- production printing machine (Risograph type) either in stand-alone or direct interface configuration (between computer and printer).

Adaptability- flexibility

Self Confidence

To be a team player

To be problem solving oriented

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)
  • MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Edit the Daily Program and the Daily Specials in all the common languages on board according to the canvas, by using the Company-selected computer software.
  • The content must be taken always from up-to-date xls ‘Database’ file. The Program Publisher, depending on the ship, is in charge of producing following versions:
  • - (for Smart Ships only) Version for digital upload

    - Version for printing

  • To produce the Daily Planner, the Program Publisher has to follow:
  • - If she is working on a Smart Ship, the Daily Planner Production forSmart Ships Standard Procedure 24.00.02

    - For all the other ships, the Daily Program and Daily Specials production Standard Procedure 24.00.03

  • Edit the Embarkation and Disembarkation flyers in all languages available on board, according to the canvas, by using the company-selected computer software.
  • Prepare in approved format a literally-precise copy of the Cruise Planning Documents, for approval by the Cruise Director for the Entertainment activities contents, and then for presentation to the Hotel Director for final general approval.
  • Depending on the ship, Program Publisher is in charge of producing following versions:
  • - (for Smart Ships only) Version for digital upload – In case in translated versions one / more words are changed, Program Publisher and International Host Hostesses are in charge of highlighting the changes to share them with the multi-media team

    - Version for printingFinal Check

  • Ensure that all dates, time, venues and descriptions in all Daily Programs and Daily Specials are identical, and that no program favours any nationality of Passengers because of special layout or design.
  • For Chinese Itinerary, the Program Publisher is responsible of ensuring the presence of the right QR codes on the on board paper materials.
  • She/he has to check, by using the MSC for Me App, that QR codes are working properly. If not, she/he must liaise with the Multi-media team to have the QR codes updated. This can be done with any smartphone device.
  • Every document produced by the Program Publisher must be approved either by the Cruise Director or by the Hotel Director Deliver to Printer and upload 8. Deliver the final version of Cruise Planning Documents to:
  • - the Ship’s nominated Bellboy, to guarantee printing and delivery of the documents on time to the Program Holders and the planned guests cabins

    - (for Smart Ships only and only for Daily Program and Daily Special) the multi-media manager, warning him that final files have been saved in the shared folder, to allow the upload in the Content Management System done by the technicians

  • Always use the standard graphic resource and standard text, as per the Daily Program and Daily Specials Database, approved by the Company.
  • Never vary these graphics or text standards in any way.
  • Ensure to be always working on the latest and updated version of the Cruise Planning Documents Database. Ensure that all the involved departments receive and implement this latest version.
  • The user of this document is responsible to ensure it is the latest version MSC Standard Procedures Manual ©
  • Save a day-to-day Cruise Planning Documents in the shared folder linked to MSC CTD, in order for the corporate office to supervise the editing and contents.
  • Save a copy of the Cruise Planning Documents and other information materials in the external hard disk for backup purpose.
  • Maintain the integrity of computer and any software used in conjunction with the preparation of the Daily Program and Daily Specials.
  • After receiving information on itinerary change by Hotel Director, Program Publisher will pass the communication to the Multi-media Manager to update destination information on the CMS so that it is timely published on all digital channels
  • Maintain exclusive access to the Program Publisher computer.
  • Ensure that no “foreign” or illegal software are installed or downloaded onto the computer’s hard drive.
  • Train the new personnel to work in this position Feedback Handling
  • Collect feedback about activities contained in the Master Cruise Plan Paper Requirements
  • Monitor paper and toner consumption for production and report to Cruise Director. On a cruise basis, make the requisition in FCMMS for paper for Daily program and Daily Specials and toners
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