The Video Operator is in charge of managing the onboard video services and facilities. The Video Operator is in charge of shooting videos of guests on several occasions and locations both on board and/or shore side, according to the schedule planned by the Photo Manager. They will provide superior customer service while ensuring high standard of sales at all times.

• Follows the directions, instructions and schedules given by the Photo Manager;

• Achieves and exceeds the targets set by the Company;

• Persuades guests in a friendly and effective manner;

• Shoots, edits ,produces and sells videos for the guests;

• Develops high-end videos and cutting-edge video content to create an attractive product;

• Shoots and edits videos, short and long-form, and creates different video presentation formats;

• Ensures a constant high level of service;

• Perform all aspects of video production, including but not limited to: transports and sets up lighting, camera, audio equipment and on-camera scene/set for field shoots;

• Cleans and organizes the Video Gallery and lockers;

• Performs merchandise loading and inventory under the Manager’s supervision;

• Prepares and takes good care of the video equipment;

• Ensures that materials, machines and equipment are always in good working conditions


(skills, competencies, experience)

• Fluent in English, oral and written and in at least 2 of the following languages: German, Italian, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian, Chinese. Any of other language is considered an advantage;

• High School graduate;

• Diploma in Videography courses is highly desirable;

• At least 2 years’ experience as a Video Operator;

• Previous experience on a cruise ship is an advantage;

• Sound knowledge of video techniques, editing and post-production processes and softwares;

• In-depth knowledge of various video codes and formats;•Good knowledge of the main machines and tools (Monitors, Cameras, TV set, Video projectors, Video mixers, Switching matrix);

• Capable of setting up field and studio lighting for single and multi-camera shoots, audio recording and monitoring equipment;

• Environment where this job was carried out (e.g. hotel, banking, etc);

• Computer literacy, knowledge of Edius and Premiere on Windows PC and other professional video editing softwares;

• Strong communication and organization skills;

• Able of managing a high volume of work;

• Able of working in a team to meet common goals;

• Strongly persuasive;

• STCW95 certification is compulsory (Basic fire fighting, personal survival techniques, elementary first aid, personal security and social responsibility);

• A recognised medical certification is required before starting to work on board.

• Possess a valid passport and when possible a seaman book copy.