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Cruise Associate Manager - Americas Travel Retail
Thursday 03 May 2018
The Cruise Associate Manager role provides support to the Global Cruise Manager with the strategy, development and execution of cruise line activation. With a focus on training and implementation of various brand concepts, he/she is instrumental in driving the success of the portfolio in both on premise and the retail stores on board the ships.
Under the supervision and guidance of the Global Cruise Manager, this position will assist in creating new cruise concepts that enhance the overall guest experiences at on and off premise.
Manage agencies during the creation of new concepts to fulfill cruise line commitments.
Develop comprehensive brand training plans and provide in-depth brand and program training to on board ship staff.
Drive the implementation of concepts with cruise ships directly to ensure timely implementation along with high standard of execution and success.
Travel to ships to ensure activations are being executed effectively while also identifying new opportunities and reviewing competitive situation.
Work with customers to follow up and implement plans for each of the brands.
Analyze and report on the success of cruise activations and competitive landscape
Knowledge, Skills & Core Competencies Required
Requires a Bachelor’s Degree.
2-3+ years of relevant experience preferred.
Preferred cruise and/or spirits background.
Willing to travel 50% of the time to cruise ships and key destinations in the World.
Strong proficiency with Microsoft Excel skills and PowerPoint is essential with the ability to work with data from multiple data sources for reporting and analysis.
Positive attitude and out-going team player who has a flexible approach to work.
Must be able to work and develop relationships in a cross-functional team.
Must have excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
Strong project management skills, attention to detail and the ability to meet aggressive deadlines and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
Willingness to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to help your team win.
Ability to multi-task and effectively prioritize efforts in a fast-paced, change oriented environment where continuous innovation is required.
Benefits & Perks
100% employer paid premium medical, vision, and dental coverage
401k with company match
Flexible Spending Account
100% employer paid premium long and short term disability
100% employer paid premium life insurance and AD&D insurance
Additional life insurance options
13 Paid Holidays
25 PTO Days
Summer Fridays Program
Employee Assistance Program
Generous employee referral program
Discounts platform access
Paid parental leave
Pretax parking/commuter benefit