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Technical Production Coordinator, Entertainment

Posted: 13 Jan 2020 Closes: 20 Jan 2020
Southampton Competitive
Permanent & Full-time carnival-uk/20200113121028

An exciting new role has been created as Technical Production Coordinator at the production studio 'The Academy' for P&O Cruises and Cunard. 

The Role

As a shore-based role with one direct report, you will be supporting the Operations Manager and Production Show Manager on the successful planning, pre-production and on-board delivery of all shows across both fleets. 

With experience in leadership and planning, this role will be the overall coordination for the Technical Production department, so you'll look after the day to day schedule in line with the Operations Manager (line manager).  On board roll outs to the fleet will also need to be planned and scheduled, as well as identifying and proactively ensuring your department are performing to standards.

As a key role within the team, you will be called upon as a knowledgeable contact for internal and external stakeholders, which may also include ensuring entertainment partner activity is effectively executed and communicated in our marketing channels.

About You

We are looking for an individual who has experience in technical theatre.  Candidates with experience and understanding of a constantly evolving entertainment product, who have knowledge and/or experience of the holiday market may find this advantageous.  As well as experience or extensive knowledge of :

  • Theme park or multi venue product development experience, knowledge of musical theatre and pop up as well as operational experience within the holiday or cruise industry.
  • Highly creative, with an innovative approach and ability to inspire others.  With an unrelenting focus on our Guest's needs they will have the ability to align the guests needs with our business commercial requirements.  Strong planning and organisational skills are desirable.
  • You will of course also actively promote safe working within your team and encourage safe behaviours.

We take HESS seriously.  You will be expected to lead by example taking care of the health and safety of you and others; reporting near misses, accidents and incidents, and work related ill health conditions with your line manager.  This role will be key to our HESS commitments, as such it will be the appointed shore side risk assessor subject matter expert where you will need to review and approve ship risk assessments. 

This is an absolutely fantastic role to join an excellent, friendly, creative, warm and fun team.  We look forward to meeting you.

About Us

This position has been levelled at a CUK09

Carnival UK is the operating company for P&O Cruises & Cunard. We provide world class cruise holidays and take enormous pride from bringing to life two of the most iconic brands from Britain’s rich seafaring heritage.  That legacy of elegance and style, of beautiful ships, inspiring leadership and guest-obsessed service excellence lives on today, as we evolve ourselves for tomorrow.

Working at Carnival UK means being part of a tight-knit and truly global team made up of friendly, happy, caring people. One of our core organisational values is that we are 'better together' and that’s why we’re working hard to build an inclusive culture. We want to support people to balance their interests and responsibilities outside of work with the demands of their role. That’s why we support flexible working. We welcome applications from everyone. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, race, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

As a growing business we have a big focus on developing skills and continuous learning.  From formal qualification to the life lessons of worldwide travel, we offer our people a broad range of personal and professional development opportunities.  All of our roles give people the chance to stretch themselves and learn from colleagues with a wealth of experience.  As our business grows, we want our people to grow too.  So we’re determined to create opportunities for everyone to drive their development and define their own career path.

Coordinator, Technical Production Job Description  

Carnival UK

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