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Showband f/m/d


TUI Cruises is delighting German cruise fans with its growing fleet. In addition to our state-of-the-art 1000-seat theatre, we also offer entertainment for the broadest of tastes, as well as a varied cultural programme, in the smaller venues, such as the Klanghaus or the Schaubühne.

Come and join us on board and become part of our first-class entertainment crew!


  • The cover band is responsible for performing a various and catching dance program.
  • Creating new music program in cooperation with artists from our theater ensemble and our musical leader on board
  • Repertoire: international Top 40, dance music etc.
  • Accompanying solo programs, pool parties and other events on board.
  • On-board employees may also be required to perform service functions at any of the various service venues throughout the ship.
  • Employees are expected to conduct themselves in a professional and courteous manner at all times. This applies to physical and verbal interaction with guests or fellow crew members in any area where such interaction could arise.
  • Assuming host duties when dealing with passengers
  • Actively integrating into the on-board community and attending Entertainment
  • Department meetings and other team meetings.
  • Handling all company property with care (employees are liable in the event of negligence)
  • Observing all on-board formalities 


Qualifications and professional experience

  • Musical qualifications (knowledge of a range of styles, sight reading and ability to grasp new information quickly is desirable)
  • big repertoire of varied music styles
  • Experience as a cover band (preferably on board of a cruise ship)
  • Knowledge of English (spoken and written)
  • Clear understanding of service and customer focus


Personal requirements

  • Flexible (e.g. able to deal with last-minute changes to plans)
  • Able to perceive guest mood
  • Integrity
  • Confident, impeccable manner with guests
  • Able to communicate well with guests
  • Team player
  • Able to work under pressure
  • Well-groomed appearance



What we offer:

  • An exciting workplace in an international environment with the opportunity to discover the world at the same time
  • Organizing and assuming the costs for the journey to and from the ship
  • Providing the necessary safety training free-of-charge directly on board (if your home country is not subject to any other provision)


Benefits on board / during the term of the contract:


  • Free food and board in the crew area
  • Free-of-charge cleaning for the on board provided uniform / work clothing
  • Health and accident insurance
  • Generous crew areas (varies depending on the ship): crew sun deck, crew coffee lounge, crew bar, crew mess, crew gym
  • During your free time, the possibility to spend time in the guest areas and the option to use the guest gym at given times
  • Possibility to use guest restaurants
  • Attractive crew conditions for spa facilities, hairdresser, shops
  • Organized crew excursions, crew events and much more…
  • The sea chefs Journey: training, coaching and mentoring, cross-training program in consultation. Further information
  • flexible long-term employment coordination possible
  • term of engagement 3-5 months aboard
  • offer of a follow up contract if occupational aptitude is given
  • competitive payment

Please understand that we do not return application documents sent by post.

If you have not found a suitable position in our range of offers, we are pleased to receive your speculative application.

If you have not found a suitable position in our range of offers, we would be pleased to receive your speculative application.