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Shopping Presenters at Sea

Live the Luxury Lifestyle. Work in a Destination Paradise.

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Shopping Presenter at Sea onboard some of the world’s most popular cruise lines including Disney, Norwegian, Holland America, Costa Cruises and more.

Our Shopping Presenters live the luxury lifestyle, combining their drive for success and income, with their love of travel & adventure.  As head of their own Revenue Department, Shopping Presenters promote luxury brands and retailers in the Caribbean, Mexico, Hawaii & Alaska, host live and televised presentations, seminars and events, conduct one-on-one consultations and help our guests with all port shopping needs.

This is an exciting, fast-paced and lucrative position for performance-driven entrepreneurs with a competitive edge and a passion for sales, people and luxury.  If you have a talent for persuasion, speaking to large groups or one-on-one, self-motivated, engaging, driven – this is the job for you!  Contracts are 6 months at a time and couples are welcome to apply as a sales team.

Required Skills and Experience:

Self-motivated Energetic Confident
Flexible Creative Well-Spoken
Independent Organized Approachable
Outgoing Sales-Oriented Professional
Reliable Personable Credible

For immediate consideration, please apply as follows:

1.   Become familiar with the role, the company:

Visit the PPI GROUP for information on the company, the role and the life of a Shopping Presenter at Sea

 2.  Prepare your Cover Letter & Resume

In your cover letter tell us why you’d like to join our team and why we should hire you, summarizing what experience you bring to the table.  Be sure to include any sales achievements and accolades.  

3.   Record a 3-4 minute Audition Video

Begin with a 30-second introduction as to who you are and why we should hire you. Then choose a product you’re passionate about (jewelry, fashion, accessories, etc) and deliver your most persuasive presentation and sales pitch. Your video should be no longer than 4 minutes and should compel us to buy the product you’re promoting.  Make it memorable!

Videos do not have to be professional-grade, but we must be able to clearly see and hear you from just below your waist, to just above your head.

4.   Upload your Video to YouTube

Upload your audition video to YouTube and adjust privacy settings to ensure we can view it.   For easy upload instructions from computer & mobile platforms:  https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/57407?hl=en

5.   Submit all Materials Together

In the next page submit:

1.  Cover Letter

2.  Resume

3.  Audition Video link

4.  Any additional material, links or reels/videos you feel best represent your skills. 

To submit your info, click HERE

Contracts

  • Port & Shopping Presenters are independent contractors

Requirements to Sign on Board

  • Valid passport
  • C1/D Seaman’s Visa for Non-U.S. and non-Canadian citizens, Seaman’s Book (if required); cost to be reimbursed by PPI
  • $1,000 cash available and/or a valid credit card (in the event money is needed to cover incidental expenses during the first few weeks of employment)
  • Complete cruise line physical (specific cruise lines forms provided by PPI Group)
  • Wardrobe of basic business attire and formal wear
  • Previous cruise line employees or concessionaires must obtain written consent from your company before leaving the previous position

Living Conditions

  • Single crew cabin accommodations
  • Cabins are generally compact, but comfortable
  • Room and board (including meals) is provided free of charge
  • Access to gyms, multiple dining options, laundry, and crew lounges

Recommended

  • Laptop (PC or Mac) computer capable of playing PowerPoint/Keynote presentations
  • Video camera with memory stick and a tripod

Please include a link to your demo and resume.

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