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Cruise ship social hostess

Social Hostess Job Description and Duties:

- Socializes, welcomes guests contributes to social events and functions taking place throughout the ship

- Introduces the captain and the other senior officers to passengers during the Welcome Aboard party

- Hosts Captain's Circle (repeat cruisers) party as well as dinner tables and other activities

- Host various trivia games, quizzes, Name That Tune game and other guest activities

- Sends out invitations for special events and parties to guests staterooms

- Participates in crew and passenger safety drills

- Assists with induction of new crew

- Acts as a Master of Ceremonies during special events and evening shows

Social Hostess Job Requirements:

  • Over 21 years of age

  • Previous experience in a similar role (shipboard experience is preferred)

  • Strong management skills and ability to work in a multicultural environment

  • Excellent verbal and written command of the English language, knowledge of another language(s) is a plus

  • Superior customer service, teambuilding and conflict resolution skills

  • Excellent communication, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal skills

Social Hostess Salary Range:

$2600 - 3800 U.S. per month depending on the cruise line. Possibilities for promotion to Assistant Cruise Director position.


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