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Updated 2024-03-01
Activated 2024-03-01

Japanese Speaking Host/ess (Seasonal Contract)

  • Employer
  • Entry Level
  • No Industry Experience Required
  • Overseas Business
  • International Team
  • Company Language is English
  • English Language Skills
  • International Transfer
  • Foreign Affiliated Company
  • No Specific Experience Required
  • Overseas Business Trips
  • No Experience Required
Company Name

Carnival UK

Job Type
Carnival UK
Planning/Marketing/PR - Event Planner/Management
Hospitality Business Specialists - Travel Industry Related
Education/Training/Language Specialist - Translator
Industry Tourism/Hotels, Lodging/Restaurant, Food Services
Location Europe United Kingdom Southampton

Job Description Recognised throughout the world for our elegance, style and service excellence, we have the opportunity for you to work on our iconic Cunard ships. We are offering an exciting opportunity for Japanese speaking Receptionists to join our teams onboard. Join us and begin your new career with Cunard.

Are you a charismatic person who loves organising and hosting events? Do you thrive on interacting with guests and colleagues alike? Are you able to communicate clearly in English and Japanese – both written and verbal? Are you someone who enjoys providing top quality service? This may be the perfect role for you!

We are looking for Japanese speaking Host/ess to join Queen Elizabeth for her 2024 deployment in Japan. This will be on a flexible based contract.

■Key Responsibilities of a Japanese International Host/ess:
Managing and hosting events on board to our international guests
Written and verbal translation of Menus, daily programmes and announcements
Working with all departments, including the medical department to translate medical information
Develop and maintain professional relationships with guests
Escort International guests on tours and provide translation.

It takes great passion and real dedication to maintain our position at the top. That’s why people are at the heart of our journey delivering the highest standards to our valued customers. With support to help you reach your potential and attractive company benefits. Join us on our journey, apply now.

We are working hard to build a flexible and inclusive culture. As part of our culture difference is valued and our people can be themselves. We welcome applications from everyone because inclusivity is at the heart of everything we do. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, marriage & civil partnership and pregnancy & maternity.

During the recruitment and on boarding process we may not be able to offer an exact start date, but as soon as we do we will let you know and make sure you have plenty of notice and support to get ready for your adventure with us.
Company Info As a market leader in the cruise industry, Cunard sails spectacular ships all over the world. Join us and you’ll discover that working at sea is more than just a job. It’s a way of life. During your Cunard career you could explore all four corners of the world, visiting destinations from Alaska to Japan, and more than 70 countries in between. Explore new cultures, meet incredible new friends, and gain experiences that will stay with you for a lifetime.
Working Hours 8-10 hours 7 days a week
<Application conditions>
・Demonstrated experience in a fast paced customer facing role
・Previous host/ess experience is desirable
・Previous event planning experience is desirable
・Good command of written and spoken English
・Translating medical information between English & Japanese
・Presenting or hosting in both English & Japanese
・Translating documents between English & Japanese

Crew are recommended to be up-to-date with their COVID-19 vaccinations prior to joining a ship, if available.
English Level Business Conversation Level (TOEIC 735-860)
Japanese Level Fluent(JLPT Level 1 or N1)
Chinese Level None
Salary Depends on experience   
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Sport Facilities
Relaxation Facilities
Company Housing
Education/ Training
Job Contract
Seasonal contract
Usually 6 months onboard, with 2 months off
Nearest Station Worldwide

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