Senior Fitness Instructor

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the daily operation of the onboard fitness facilities and performing fitness/spa services.
  • Responsible for the daily operation of the sauna and steam rooms. 
  • Provides fitness/spa demonstrations, classes and seminars to guests.
  • Assists Spa Coordinator/Senior Spa Managers to monitor guest reviews and implement new ideas to increase guest interest and participation in gym classes.
  • Assists with the sale of health and beauty products.
  • Administers and takes bookings for all services provided in the fitness/spa areas.
  • Assists with spa stock control and daily stock count as and when requested. 

Essential Requirements (non-negotiable):

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in a similar position onboard or ashore, with at least 2 years of management experience.
  • Strong leadership skills.
  • NVQ Level 3 Gym/Fitness Instructor (or equivalent) with experience in delivering Yoga, Pilates and other classes.
  • Proven knowledge of spa operations and treatments, including basic knowledge of anatomy and physiology. 
  • Energetic, outgoing, friendly and innovative with great communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service and complaints resolution experience.
  • Ability to manage own workload in order to achieve deadlines. 
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

Preferred Experience/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience onboard a cruise ship.
  • Spa treatment certification.


  • Rotations of 5 months onboard/1 month on leave - paid 12 months of the year.
  • Single cabin with private bathroom facilities.