Careers
ArtWave is the world’s most innovative art experience.
We’re a tech and media company based in NYC. We’re passionate about art, tech, travel, innovation, and helping our clients.
Overview:

Live on a cruise ship, see the world, have a lot of fun -- and if you’re great at closing deals, there’s terrific earning potential. You need to have outstanding customer service skills, an eye for details, comfort with technology and have an incredible entrepreneurial spirit. Worked on cruise ships before? Great. If not, but you’re a closer, we’ll teach you working and living on ships.

Why us?

We value you, we respect you, and everything we do is based on integrity. We want you to have fun and do well financially. We support your success. We built proprietary tech. We work with the world’s best art and artists. Cruise ships are the ultimate gallery -- passengers time have time to learn, the desire for a souvenir of their vacation and will look to you to help them.

You?

Resourceful. Hard-working. Persistent. Honest. Positive. Optimistic. Intelligent Kind. Friendly. Fun. Love people. Love travel. Critical thinker. Self-motivated. Computer proficient (especially Apple). Successful in all you do. Able to lift 50lbs -- some art is heavy. Able to live on a ship 4-months at a time. By the way, you can do this with your partner -and we’re the ability to speak multiple languages (particularly Italian, French, Spanish and German) is a huge plus.

What gets you the gig?

Show you’re serious about a career that will give you incredible life experience. In return, you get:

  • Respect, appreciation and the opportunity to earn a great living
  • World travel with meals and accommodations included
  • Art education and sales experience
  • Mentoring, coaching and learning from some of the world’s greatest art and business experts
  • Career guidance and skills you can use in any industry

Primary Responsibilities:

Gallery Oversight

  • Manage the appearance of the art gallery and art displays throughout ship
  • Maintain accurate records of all inventory and have a complete understanding of all respective pricing structures.
  • Receive and offload all art and prepare for delivery
  • Complete all required shipboard and shore-side documentation
  • Run the onboard art printing program (make prints onboard)

Sales

  • Oversee all sales and activities related to art onboard
  • Constantly learn and improve professional selling skills in order to effectively market the art program
  • Collaborate with other onboard departments to create cross-promotions
  • Actively promote the art program with exhibitions, presentations and other marketing tools
  • Report sales information, after each cruise, to cruise line shore side management and ArtWave management
  • Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including:
    • sales calls, presentations
    • closed sales
    • follow-up activities
  • Motivated by weekly targets and sales
  • Auction art at live events – we’ll train you how

Management

  • Manage a team of part-time art assistants, with a collaborative and team-focused approach
  • Train and work with art assistants to present professional art events
  • Confident to network with other shipboard staff and passengers

Customer Service

  • Be an ambassador for ArtWave with courtesy, respect, professionalism and integrity at all times.
  • Liaise with visiting world-renowned artists
  • Interact with cruise guests and build a professional rapport with them
  • Liaise with ArtWave management for all onboard marketing including stateroom television, the daily newsletter, flyers, social media, etc.

Additional Duties

  • All maritime required duties including Crew Drills, Passenger Drills and In-Port Manning (subject to the Cruise Line’s discretion)
  • Abide by all ship rules including the Privilege Grid, which is subject to change at the discretion of the Cruise Line
  • Shipboard management may require other job-related duties in conjunction with the above

- ArtWave is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Overview:

Art Ambassadors love art. They went to art school and/or they're artists. This great job teaches you about the business of art. You'll sail the world on amazing cruise ships. You'll have a chance to create art. Can you draw someone's portrait on an iPad? Can you paint live in front of an audience? You'll create unique art gallery experiences, you'll move art around to create better displays and be involved in art auctions. You'll learn how to build an art brand, and work with our social media and video production teams.

Live on a cruise ship, see the world and have a lot of fun. Worked on cruise ships before? Great. If not, but you have huge artistic talent and want to work in the art business -- and travel -- we’ll teach you the field.

Why us?

We value you, we respect you, and everything we do is based on integrity. We want you to have fun and do well financially. We support your success. We built proprietary tech. We work with the world’s best art and artists. Cruise ships are the ultimate gallery -- passengers time have time to learn, the desire for a souvenir of their vacation and will look to you to help them.

You?

Artistically brilliant. Resourceful. Hard-working. Persistent. Intelligent. Honest. Positive. Optimistic. Kind. Friendly. Fun. Love people. Love travel. Critical thinker. Self-motivated. Computer proficient (especially Apple). Successful in all you do. Able to lift 50lbs -- some art is heavy. Able to live on a ship 4-months at a time. We’d love it if you can speak multiple languages (like Italian, French, Spanish, German).

What gets you the gig?

Show you’re serious about a career that will give you incredible life experience. In return, you get:

  • Respect, appreciation and the opportunity to earn a great living
  • World travel with meals and accommodations included
  • Art education and sales experience
  • Mentoring, coaching and learning from some of the world’s greatest art and business experts
  • Career guidance and skills you can use in any industry

Primary Responsibilities:

Art Creation

  • Draw portraits (iPad, sketchpad)
  • Run the onboard art printing program (make prints onboard)
  • Paint live and entertain the guests
  • Collaborate with and assist the visiting world-renowned Artists in Residence
  • Post the best stuff on our social media

Sales

  • Work with the Art Specialist and help with all sales and activities related to art onboard
  • Constantly learn and improve professional selling skills in order to effectively market the art program.
  • Collaborate with other onboard departments to create cross-promotions
  • Actively promote the art program with exhibitions, presentations and other marketing tools
  • Report sales information, after each cruise, to cruise line shore side management and ArtWave management
  • Document all sales and inventory transactions for each cruise
  • Maintain accurate records of all sales and prospecting activities including:
    • sales calls, presentations
    • closed sales
    • follow-up activities.
  • Motivated by weekly targets and sales
  • Assist at art auction live events

Gallery Oversight

  • Manage the appearance of the art gallery and art displays throughout ship
  • Maintain accurate records of all inventory and have a complete understanding of all respective pricing structures.
  • Receive and offload all art and prepare for delivery
  • Complete all required shipboard and shore-side documentation

Customer Service

  • Be an ambassador for ArtWave with courtesy, respect, professionalism and integrity at all times.
  • Interact with cruise guests and build a professional rapport with them
  • Liaise with ArtWave management for all onboard marketing including stateroom television, the daily newsletter, flyers, social media, etc.

Additional Duties

  • All maritime required duties including Crew Drills, Passenger Drills and In-Port Manning (subject to the Cruise Line’s discretion)
  • Abide by all ship rules including the Privilege Grid, which is subject to change at the discretion of the Cruise Line
  • Shipboard management may require other job-related duties in conjunction with the above

- ArtWave is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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