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 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.
Picture: Chamber Stage "Schaubühne" on Mein Schiff 2
SOUND & LIGHT TECHNICIAN (SLT)
Sound & Light Technician is responsible for running shows on chamber stage. The venue hosts extensive entertainment programme including concerts, comedy shows, acrobatic performances and live TV.
This position requires control of sound, lighting and basic multimedia during events and is responsible for handling all technical equipment used on stage.
System configuration allows the operator to control multiple devices from a single console. We use DiGiCo SD11 for sound and MA Lighting control systems.
The operator liaises with the venue manager who is responsible for the smooth operation of the shows and provides support to FOH over the intercom system.
*Detailed job description and equipment list will be presented at later stage of recruitment process
Picture: FOH in "Schaubühne"
Very good command of English language (understanding of German will be a big asset)
Very good knowledge of event technology with main focus on sound
Experience working in a similar position
Good knowledge of common audio DAW systems (primarily: Ableton Live) and digital mixing consoles
Good knowledge and experience handling wireless microphone systems
Familiarity with products from grandMA family and essential lights programming skills
Professionalism, motivation, punctuality and ability to work as part of a team
WHAT WE OFFER
Attractive salary starting at 2.300 EUR/month
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: Chamber stage "STUDIO" on Mein Schiff 6
Picture: FOH in "Studio" ©Marcel Schmidt
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 carried out by video call. 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. 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.