Entertainment Staff Production

Position Summary:

The Entertainment Staff – Production is a member of the technical team responsible for the daily operation of the vessels alternative entertainment venues. This includes set up, operation, and tear down of all AV equipment including but not limited to sound desks, amps, speakers, microphones, cables, lighting equipment, projectors, screens, accessories, et cetera used in the vessels alternative entertainment lounges. The Entertainment Staff as a whole are responsible for supporting and carrying out all production technical elements required to run the on board live music program, Celebrity Life Activities, Production Theme Events, themed parties, game shows, group events, and more. In addition to the duties related to alternative entertainment venues, the Entertainment Staff are required to assist the Entertainment Operators in the main theatre with follow spot operation, assist backstage during cast production shows, and stage resets as required by the Stage & Production Manager and the Head Entertainment Operator.


The Entertainment Staff – Production is a member of the overall Entertainment Staff team, with a focus in production management. In addition to the duties listed above, the Entertainment Staff – Production works closely with the Production Manager B and the Stage & Production Manager and should actively learn and shadow their roles. This includes learning and assisting with creating the daily schedules for the AV department, learning performance management strategies, assisting with the coordination of sound checks and rehearsals in the alternative entertainment lounges, assisting backstage during production shows, and assisting with key administrative duties such as turnaround reports, berthing manager, and emergency planning.

Employees may be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management. All duties and responsibilities are to be performed in accordance with the Company's Safety, Quality and Environmental standards


·         Bachelor’s degree in theatre (stage or production management) from an accredited university or equivalent experience is required.

·         Minimum 3 years’ experience in technical entertainment or theatrical settings, including stage management, production management, stage hand, or backstage work experience is required.

·         General knowledge and interest in the processes of a stage manager or production manager.

·         Basic knowledge of sound systems set up, operation, and troubleshooting is required.

·         Working knowledge of computers (Windows and Mac) and connecting to external devices such as projectors and TV screens, and relevant troubleshooting.

·         Excellent communications and interpersonal skills.

·         Ability to work positively and cooperatively in a diverse team environment to meet overall established timeframes.

·         Ability to communicate tactfully with coworkers and other shipboard employees to resolve problems and negotiate resolutions.

·         Able to work well in a fast-paced environment and adapt well to sudden changes.


Core Competencies:

·         Ability to take ownership of problems and creatively find solutions without always being specifically instructed.

·         Able to find an effect way of organizing and prioritizing work, ensuring you always act as a role model.

·         Ability to communicate clearly with supervisors and coworkers to address and solve technical issues that arise within the Entertainment Technical division.

·         Work using a team approach rather than an individual effort towards reaching common goals.