Please read and acknowledge the information below regarding the position and audition process. Minimal age for this position is 18.
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OVERVIEW: The primary role of a Fun Squad (Activity Host) intern is to assist the Cruise Director on a daily basis to create a fun and entertaining environment for our guests. The position will concentrate primarily on developing microphone skills and crowd management while providing a basic foundation of office and management knowledge.
RESPONSIBILITIES: The Fun Squad intern’s job responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following activities:
Host, assist and observe basic non-revenue and revenue generating activities.
Socialize with guests at different events throughout the ship.
Perform alongside other entertainment team members as assigned.
Be a reliable source of contact and information for our guests.
Assist with show watch and crowd control.
Demonstrate commitment to Carnival Service Values.
Maintain a friendly and positive guest service/hospitality while on and off duty.
Communicate with others and work in a team or independently.
Ensure uniform policy, the Carnival Look and good hygiene is being followed at all times.
Actively participate in assigned activities including, but not limited to trainings, drills, safety briefings, “Port Manning”, meetings and performances, as required.
Possess an enthusiastic attitude and approach.
Applicable experience as an emcee or host for weddings, hotels, resorts, cruise ships, and similar venues is preferred.
The ability to interact effectively and make connections with people of different age groups.
The ability to extend beyond a host into an entertainer.
The motivation to go above and beyond for our guests.
The ability to cross-promote activities and events.
Natural ability to communicate with others and work in a team or independently.
Demonstrate a clean and professional appearance.
Fluent proficiency in English.
Strong improvisational skills.
Strong microphone skills.
Be open to flexible working hours; starting early mornings, up to 10 hours a day.
Be able to adapt to the immediate or unforeseen challenges in the industry.
Be able to work in a fast paced environment.
Applicable theatre background/knowledge is preferred.
Be able to execute basic office and management tasks.
Computer proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.
Room and board included at no additional cost to the student.
All travel expenses from and to your nearest major airport are covered by Carnival Cruise Line (CCL)
Cost of the Pre-Employment Medical Examination (PEME) and background screening will be covered by CCL.
Professional and personal development opportunities offered through the crew training center on ship.
Be currently enrolled
and attending an accredited college/university.
Have a minimum cumulative 3.0 cumulative GPA out of a 4.0 scale.
Be at least a second semester junior returning
to school or a graduating senior earning academic credit.
Be at least 21 years of age or older by the start of the internship program.
Have a U.S. passport. or be able to obtain one by the internship offer date.
Have involvement in extracurricular activities that preferably demonstrate event hosting, microphone skills or stage experience within the past two years.
Pass all of Carnival Cruise Line’s pre-employment background check and medical requirements.
Resume outlining previous employment, education and hosting or related experience in PDF or Word Doc format.
Two reference letters (PDF or Word Doc format):
Faculty reference; must be within your field of study.
Supervisor reference; past or present for a position of relative experience.
Academic transcript (either an official or unofficial version)
Optional: Link to demo reel(s) that demonstrate skills as an emcee/host including:
Demonstration of microphone skills, on/off stage.
Demonstrate ability to provide high energy and fun entertainment.
Demonstrate stage personality.
Interaction with audience.
Optional: If you do not have videos of past stage performances please create a video demonstrating the skills mentioned above.
When submitting resume, reference letters and all other additional documents, upload each file separately, the system won't allow you to upload all files at once.
If submitting demo reel add link(s) to the "Additional Comments" section.
Deadline to apply is Monday, February 27, 2017
FUN SQUAD INTERNSHIP / ONLINE JOB APPLICATION
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