Disc Jockey in CocoCay, Berry Islands, Bahamas at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.

Date Posted: 7/17/2019

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Job Description

Disc Jockey

Perfect opportunities begin at Perfect Day!

Combine your experience and sense of adventure by joining our exciting team of employees in CocoCay, Bahamas. Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd. is pleased to offer a competitive compensation & benefits package, and excellent career development opportunities, each offering unique ways to explore the world.

Position Summary:

Hosts and participates in Island recreational, entertainment and social programs geared towards adults and families, with a main focus on producing a mixture of dance music for a variety of categories such as, but not limited to, local Bahamian music, soca, island music, reggae, classic top 40, dance oriented rock, Latin, classic disco, and classic rock to ensure guest entertainment to encourage revenue opportunities. Work with Cruise staff to entertain small and large groups of guests throughout their time on the island. Each island employee may be required to perform all functions in various venues around the island.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • In accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s philosophy of the Royal Way, each employee conducts oneself in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This consists of physical and verbal interactions with guests or fellow island/shipboard employees and/or in the presence of guest contact and crew areas.
  • Maintains continual interaction with the guests. Hosts and participates in adult and family recreational programs and activities.
  • Participates in the island entertainment program by providing fun island themed or generic/requested music for events, theme parties or to activate a specific island location or venue.
  • Participates and assists in hosting various Entertainment Activities including but not limited to: Family Activities, themed/ dance parties, welcome beach party, farewell island party, farewell island waves by creating an atmosphere welcome to guests of all ages.
  • Participates in embarkation and debarkation of the island by greeting or de-greeting, disseminating information, and directing or escorting guests.
  • Socializes with guests throughout the island at all times in accordance with Royal Caribbean International’s Royal Way Standards. Visits guest venues at specified times to converse with as many guests as possible in the time allotted.
  • May serve as master of ceremonies in various areas around the island. Operates music equipment to produce a mixture of dance music for a variety of categories such as, but not limited to, local Bahamian music, soca, island music, reggae, classic top 40, dance oriented rock, Latin, classic disco, and classic rock.
  • Motivates the audience and maintains an awareness of the demographics and their reaction to the selections being played. Makes adjustments to capture their attention.
  • Assist with technical equipment set ups for theme parties, music sets, themed island events as needed. Attends mandatory rehearsals as required.
  • Assembles and disassembles pre and post activity props and equipment. Returns items to storage area on the island.
  • Maintains up-to-date musical inventory for a variety of categories such as, but not limited to, local Bahamian music, soca, island music, reggae, classic top 40, dance oriented rock, Latin, classic disco, and classic rock. Maintains and supervises music playing equipment.
  • Attends meetings, training activities, courses and all other work-related activities as required on the island.
  • Performs related duties as required. This position description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the island employee occupying this position. Island/Shipboard employees will be required to perform any other job-related duties assigned by their supervisor or management.

 

Job Requirements

Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 2 years professional Disc Jockey experience with the ability to motivate an audience based on their demographics.
  • Master of ceremonies or professional entertainment experience with resorts, cruise lines, entertainment or recreational industries preferred.
  • Extensive knowledge of variety of music categories such as, but not limited to, classic top 40, dance oriented rock, Latin, classic disco, reggae, and classic rock.
  • Knowledge of current music trends.
  • Ability to operate a variety of music audio and lighting equipment.
  • Completion of high school or basic education equivalency required.
  • Ability to provide basic instruction to a large group of people.
  • Ability to utilize customer service skills by exercising authority and discretion to satisfy guests in a manner consistent with Royal Caribbean International’s Royal Way Standards.
  • Working knowledge of computers, internet access, and the ability to navigate within a variety of software basic packages.
  • Completion of high school or basic education equivalency required.

Language Requirements:

  • Ability to speak English clearly, distinctly and cordially with guests.
  • Ability to read and write English in order to understand and interpret written procedures. This includes the ability to give and receive instructions in written and verbal forms and to effectively present information and respond to questions from guests, supervisors and co-workers.
  • Ability to speak additional languages such as Spanish, French, Portuguese or German preferred.

Physical Demands:

  • All island employees must be physically able to participate in emergency lifesaving procedures and drills.
  • Full use/range of motion of arms and legs as well as full visual, verbal and hearing abilities are required to receive and give instructions in the event of an emergency.
  • Must be able to stand in the sun and endure external elements during work assignment.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; talk or hear.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Ability to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

Work Environment:

  • Outdoors may be required to walk in extreme humid and hot conditions.

Join us at Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd., where great vacations begin with great employees!

It is the policy of the Company to ensure equal employment and promotion opportunity to qualified candidates without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, sexuality, gender identity or expression, marital status, or any other characteristic protected by law. RCL and each of its subsidiaries prohibit and will not tolerate discrimination or harassment.

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