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Coral Expeditions is Australia’s pioneering cruise line with a 34 year history of innovation and high quality marine operations.  We operate a fleet of 3 Australian flagged small ships operating to the highest standards of safety and hospitality.  The company is headquartered in Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland, and offers a friendly, challenging and very rewarding environment to work in. The scenery is quite nice too!

Group Marketing Manager

Group Marketing Manager

Coral Expeditions is Australia’s Pioneering Expedition cruise line with over 34 years history of innovative and high quality marine operations.  We currently operate a fleet of 3 Australian flagged small expedition ships with an additional new vessel joining the fleet in April 2019.  Our guests come largely from Australia and we have a growing clientele from key western global markets including North America, UK, Europe and NZ.  Our renowned itineraries include The Kimberley, the Great Barrier Reef, Cape York and Arnhem Land, Tasmania, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific and The Indonesian Islands. 

Summary:

Coral Expeditions, Australia’s leading small ship cruise line, has a 34 year history of innovation in expedition cruising.  To manage the market and fleet growth, it is now is looking for an ambitious, digitally savvy marketing professional who can make a mark by growing our brand and distribution network globally.

Purpose:

The Manager, Group Marketing is responsible for promoting the Coral Expeditions brand and product across domestic and international markets, with a view to achieving annual revenue targets.  Our clientele is spread across Australia, New Zealand, UK and Europe and North America.  As a strategist, he/she devises innovative approaches to global advertising and marketing, building on our reputation as Australia’s pioneering cruise line.  This includes working with our external design, advertising and digital and  partners to manage marketing and communications programmes and will act as the guardian of our brand.  As a tactician, he/she administers our annual advertising budget across a diverse portfolio of itineraries and destinations, working closely with the National and International Sales and Distribution Managers on wholesaler and travel trade relationships, and other promotional activities.  As a leader he/she  manages, develops and nurtures the Marketing Executive and the Brand Communications Executive team members.

As a senior manager, the Manager, Group Marketing is a member of Coral Expeditions’ Management Council.

The position is suitable for an accomplished marketing professional who wishes to build a career in a small but growing company living in a tropical location.  Our work environment is informal, collaborative and action-oriented. Our product is aspirational, immersive and renowned for excellence. Our clientele are adventurous, discerning and loyal to our brand.

Essential criteria for candidates:

• At least 8 years of professional experience, with at least 3 years as leader of a consumer marketing function in an Australian company
• Track record of innovation and dynamism
• Experience in the travel industry desirable, but not essential
• An affinity for design and creative communication
• Comfortable with data and financial / ROI analytics
• Experience with digital marketing
• Comfortable in a small company environment
• Well-developed technical and admin skills – able to prepare advanced reports and presentations.

This position is a full-time salary position which is open to candidates based in Australia who hold Australian residency, with substantial Australian work experience.

Please e-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@coralexpeditions.com

As we screen all applicants and select candidates whose qualifications and experience meet our needs, we will carefully consider your application during the initial screening and will contact you if you are selected to continue in the recruitment process. We wish you every success!

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Cruise Attendant

Cruise Attendant

Coral Expeditions is Australia’s pioneering cruise line with a 34-year history of innovation and high quality marine operations.  We operate a fleet of 3 Australian flagged small ships with a new ship adding to our fleet in 2019.

Our ships operate to the highest standards of safety and hospitality.  The company is headquartered in Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland.

Our guests come largely from Australia with a growing clientele from key western global markets including North America, UK, Europe and NZ.  Our itineraries include The Kimberley, the Great Barrier Reef, Cape York and Arnhem Land, Tasmania, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific and The Indonesian Islands. To support the build out of our company, we are now looking for expressions of interest from experienced Cruise Attendants to join our growing team.

Cruise Attendant placements will be in February, March and April 2019, and we are looking for a well presented, bright attitude, team orientated individuals to join our onboard Hospitality team!

Responsibilities include:

–    Food and beverage service
–    Housekeeping
–    Kitchen hand

As representatives of Coral Expeditions, you will have a passion for creating a memorable and quality experience for our Guests and meet the above criteria, as well as;

Minimum Criteria:

–    Be available to spend up to 6 weeks away at sea
–    Have proven hospitality experience
–    Be an Australian citizen or permanent resident
–    Hold a current passport with at least 12 months validity
–    First Aid Certificate and CPR
–    QLD Responsible Service of Alcohol, MSIC card, ASSB
–    AMSA endorsed Certificate of Safe training/STCW95

Additional Skills, Qualities and Attributes:

–    Punctual, reliable, hardworking
–    Strong interpersonal and communication skills
–    Mature with excellent personal presentation

Applicants who meet the minimum criteria are invited to email a covering letter and current CV to careers@coralexpeditions.com

First and Second Engineers

First and Second Engineers

Coral Expeditions is Australia’s pioneering cruise line with a 34-year history of innovation and high quality marine operations.  We operate a fleet of 3 Australian flagged small ships with a new ship joining our Fleet in 2019. Our ships operate to the highest standards of safety and hospitality.

Our guests come largely from Australia with a growing clientele from key western global markets including North America, UK, Europe and NZ.  Our itineraries include The Kimberley, the Great Barrier Reef, Cape York and Arnhem Land, Tasmania, Papua New Guinea, South Pacific and The Indonesian Islands.

To support the expansion of Coral Expeditions we are engaging in expressions of interest for Engineers.  Placements will be in February, March and April 2019, and we are looking for well presented, bright attitude, team orientated individuals to join our onboard deck team!

Responsibilities include:

–    Planned maintenance and services to manufacturers recommendations and   survey requirements
–    Upkeep of workbooks/records
–    Review the Weekly/monthly maintenance work list in the scheduled and unscheduled work requirements and identify hazards.
–    Main and auxiliary engine lube oil consumption and main engine running hours for planned maintenance.
–    The testing of all mechanical safety devices as fitted.
–    Condition monitoring of propulsion plant
–    Maintenance of firefighting equipment and safety gear
–    Bunkering of fuel and oil as required
–    Comply with oil pollution regulations and maintain the oil record book
–    Comply with all regulations lSM codes of conduct and standard
–    Hotel defects attended to in a timely manner

The minimum requirements are:

–    AMSA Medical
–    AMSA endorsed STCW95 (CoST)
–    MSIC Card
–    AMSA Medical
–    ASSB
–    First Aid OR Medical Care on Ships & CPR
–    AMSA Engineer Watch Keeper or AMSA Engineer Class 2
–    Passenger Ship training

Rosters will require a commitment of up to 6 weeks duration whilst operating on extended coastal and overseas voyages.

If this is the exciting career opportunity you are seeking, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to careers@coralexpeditions.com

Expressions of interest are always welcome for the following positions:

Note: Our crew are required to have Australian qualifications and work authorisation.


Cruise Attendant

Chef

Mate

General Purpose Hand (GPH)

Guest Lecturer

Assistant Purser

Purser

If you would like to send us your expression of interest for any positions listed above, please submit your resume accompanied by a cover-letter to careers@coralexpeditions.com