Cruise Director (13095) - Norwegian Cruise Line Corporation Ltd
Norwegian Cruise Line Corporation Ltd
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Norway, Philippines, United States,
Cruise Ship, Hotel Management, Management,
Ship Type
Cruise Ship,
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description

Cruise Director (13095)

Ref No : MO-015314

At Norwegian Cruise Line, we know our future success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best talent. We are seeking individuals that are passionate about hospitality and being their personal best. We are a dedicated, passionate team, all driven by the spirit of determination and innovation and as you learn more about our company, we think you will agree that there is no better time than now to become a member of the Norwegian Cruise Line family.



Norwegian Cruise Line is the innovator in cruise travel with a 50-year history of breaking the boundaries of traditional cruising, most notably with the introduction of Freestyle Cruising which revolutionized the industry by giving guests more freedom and flexibility to design their ideal cruise vacation. Norwegian operates a total of 14 purpose-built Freestyle Cruising ships, providing guests the opportunity to enjoy a relaxed, resort style cruise vacation on some of the newest and most contemporary ships at sea. Recently, the line was named “World’s Leading Large Ship Cruise Line" for the fourth consecutive year by the World Travel Awards. In the summer of 2017, we will launch our 15th ship, Norwegian Joy, sailing exclusively in China;



  • The Cruise Director is the leader of the Entertainment Department, managing diverse team members, impacting guest satisfaction using personality, talent, and language ability to communicate and entertain, from small to large social events and on the main stage.
  • Working with the Hotel Director and the onboard division heads, the Cruise Director is responsible for creating, developing, implementing, and supervising of all guest activities and entertainment onboard the ship. Must be able to incorporate company policies while encouraging and modeling a spirit of teamwork and harmony in the division. Cruise Director must also assist in promoting all revenue areas.
  • The Cruise Director is responsible for the programming and scheduling of all the entertainment, recreational and social activities.  He/she establishes and maintains the standard of the social environment onboard.
  • It is the responsibility of the Cruise Director to help promote and market all onboard revenue areas through announcements, the Freestyle Daily and TV programming, following brand and company guidelines.
  • It is his/her responsibility to ensure that each member on his/her staff effectively executes their specific responsibilities in a manner that portrays the integrity and directives of the company.
  • It is the responsibility of the Cruise Director to effectively perform in the capacity of master of ceremonies, and to continually train his/her staff to improve their stage work and social capabilities.
  • It is the responsibility of the Cruise Director to control, monitor and justify all entries against his/her budget, with the assistance of the Assistant Cruise Director.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or as directed. The omission of specific duties does not preclude the supervisor from assigning duties that are logically related to the position



  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in a hospitality related discipline is required. 
  • Must be able to plan, program and implement new entertainment activities
  • Minimum of five to seven years previous shipboard management or supervisory experience including social, recreational and entertainment activities is required.
  • One year experience in budget planning and accounting procedures is required. 
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in typing and computer software skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Stage experience and “stage presence” a must.



  • While performing the essential functions of this job, all team members are required to stand; walk long distances on the ship; use hands to touch, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk, hear, taste and smell.  All vessel positions require repetitive motion of bending, climbing, going up and down stairs and lifting more than 25 pounds.  This job requires specific vision abilities to include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • All team members must be physically able to participate in emergency life saving procedures and drills. All vessel positions require full use and range of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency including the lowering of lifeboats. 
  • Work within different temperature changes—indoors to outdoors.
  • Able to pass basic safety course.
  • This is a minimal description of duties. Other work requirements may be necessary and assigned as business or maritime law dictates.



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Norwegian Cruise Line Holdings Ltd. is a diversified cruise operator of leading global cruise lines spanning market segments from contemporary to luxury under the brands Norwegian Cruise Line®, Oceania Cruises® and Regent Seven Seas Cruises®.

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