Monday, February 7, 2011

Merchandise Host & Hostess positions with Disney Cruise Line

A Disney Merchandise Host or Hostess sets up and sell merchandise in fixed and mobile retail locations onboard the ship and Castaway Cay.  They also clean the merchandise locations continuously, stock shelves regularly to ensure full displays, ensure a clean, efficient, neatly organized stock room and maintain the crew store.

You will earn a weekly salary competitive in the cruise industry and be paid in US dollars every other week. Overtime is paid at an hourly rate for all hours worked over 70 and not exceeding 94. While on contract, Disney Cruise Line (DCL) will provide medical care, as well as your flights to and from the ship.

You will share a small yet functional cabin with 1 or 2 crew members (of the same gender) possibly from another culture. Cabins are complete with a TV/DVD player, wireless Internet at a reduced rate, a personal lockable storage space and beverage cooler. Phone service is available in cabin, in port and via a pre-paid cellular service. DCL provides room, board and meals.

The ideal candidate is someone who has two years recent experience in a retail or sales setting, knowledge of duty-free sales and a strong desire to exceed Guest expectations and sales goals. 

Also, in order to work for DCL in any position, you must be 21 years of age or older, and
  • Conversant in English.
  • Willing to commit to at least a 6-month contract.
  • Able to work a 7-day, 70-hour week with limited time-off during your contract.
  • Experienced in the job you are applying for, with at least 2 years recent and related job experience, but not necessarily with a cruise line.
  • Flexible with your work schedule, job duties and job locations. 
  • Willing to share a cabin.
How to apply: 
If you live in Canada,
Cast-A-Way Cruise & Resort Hiring Agency
3551 St. Charles Blvd, Suite 218
Kirkland, Quebec H9H 3C4
Phone: 514-694-1194 / Fax: 514-694-9606

If you have a permanent address is the United States and are seeking employment in the below listed jobs, please send your resume to with Subject: Your Last Name, Merchandise Host / Hostess

If you do not have a permanent address in the United States, please click the region of the map where you reside and locate a DCL hiring partner nearest you.  

Remember to visit for help with your resume and cover letter.