The Theater At Sea website has been created to facilitate recruitment process for TUI Cruises.
TUI Cruises is a company operating luxury cruise ships and its offer is aimed at German market.
We are recruiting candidates for arts and entertainment department on seven cruise ships of Mein Shiff fleet.
We organise casting to assemble theatrical cast of singers, dancers and acrobats. We enrol bands and soloists. We recruit technical teams and production crews.
We provide training ashore and induction training on board.
If you are experienced in the field of entertainment and would like to travel the world – explore our offer.
Picture: Theater show on Mein Schiff 6 ©Matthias Schöffmann
Picture: Mein Schiff 4 in Norwegian Fjords
WORK ON A CRUISER
“Mein Shiff” ships are some of the largest cruisers, traveling between the sea resorts of the world.
Every ship consists of a thousand seats theater, chamber stage, music club, open air stage and numerous bars and restaurants with live music where an excellent entertainment programme is presented on a daily basis.
On every vessel there are around 10 event technicians responsible for sound, light, multimedia and stage. During a contract the entertainment personnel has live-in arrangements, can access most of the guests’ areas and disembark during stay over in harbours.
The most popular cruises take place on the Mediterranean, Caribbean Islands, Asia or Norwegian fjords. Evening working hours allow for sightseeing numerous remarkable sites.
CAMERA & VIDEO TECHNICIAN [CVT]
Camera & Video Technician is responsible for the use/operation, movement and storage of camera and video equipment used on board.
This position requires operating of mobile camera during live TV programs broadcasted from the studio as well as broadcasting stage production shows performed in the theater. The operator works in a team with video switcher and light and sound technicians.
This position also requires filming and post-production of short video clips requested by Entertainment Management. These projects will require setting up basic lighting and recording audio.
The operator liaises with the Broadcast Technician who is responsible for managing content and ensuring smooth video feed to the cabins and screens in common areas.
*Detailed job description will be presented at later stage of recruitment process
Picture: Camera & Video Technician filming a pool party
Picture: Broadcast Center on Mein Schiff 6
Very good command of English language
Good command of German language
Strong technical knowledge of camera technology and video production process
Experience working with wireless audio
Experience working with basic film lighting
Experience working with common video editing and post-production software
Understanding of inner workings of TV studio
Professionalism, creativity, motivation, ability to work under pressure and as part of a team
WHAT WE OFFER
Contract flexibility 3-5 months
Accommodation in a private cabin
Flights and transfer to the ship
Insurance package and medical care on the ship
Possibility of further cooperation and a clear career path
Working in a youthful, international team and the opportunity to see the world
Picture: Theater show on Mein Schiff 1 ©Matthias Schöffmann
Picture: Chamber stage on Mein Schiff 2
Step 1 – APPLICATION FORM
Fill in the application form provided below. Attach your resume and a head shot photo.
Step 2 - INITIAL TELEPHONE INTERVIEW
Our representative will call you for an initial interview. Be prepared for a few technical questions.
Step 3 - INVITATION TO ONLINE INTERVIEW
You will receive an email with an invitation to an online interview with TUI Cruises representatives
Step 4 - ONLINE INTERVIEW
The interviews will be held on April 20th. The hours will be agreed individually. During the interviews, theoretical knowledge will be assessed.
Step 5 – CONTRACT AND INDUCTION TRAINING ON BOARD
Selected candidates will receive proposal for contracts in 2021. After arrival on the ship, for the initial period of the contract new employees work in a buddy system, paired with a person holding the same position.