Event Planner Jobs at Crew Life@Sea in Cape Town, Western Cape

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Crew Life@Sea company opens jobs for Event Planner positions in the Western Cape region. The type of work we provide is Full-time.

The criteria for the employees we need are having Management and Manufacturing skills with Mid-Senior level experience, as well as employees who are honest, disciplined and responsible.

The estimated salary offered by this company is quite competitive around R 7 900 - R 11 000 (per month). However, the salary can go up or down depending on the company that decides it.

The Headhunters company itself is engaged in Staffing and Recruiting, of course if you are interested in applying for this company, you can register immediately.

Job Information

Company:Crew Life@Sea
Position:Event Planner
Region:Cape Town - Western Cape, Western Cape
Job Function:Management and Manufacturing
Seniority Level:Mid-Senior level
Salary:ZAR 7.880 - ZAR 11.000 per Month
Employment Type:Full-time
Industry:Staffing and Recruiting

Job Description

As an Event Planner for Crew Life at Sea, your primary responsibility will be to assist in organizing and preparing events across Africa to interview cruise ship crew members. These interviews will be conducted on a one-on-one basis by cruise ship acquisition talent interviewers. Additionally, you will be responsible for organizing, booking, and preparing the entire trip from start to finish for over 10 high-end clients.


  • Event Coordination:
    • Collaborate with the recruitment agency and cruise ship acquisition talent interviewers to understand the event requirements, objectives, and timeline.
    • Assist in selecting suitable event venues and locations across Africa that meet the specific needs and preferences of the clients and interviewers.
    • Coordinate and manage event logistics, including transportation, accommodations, catering, and audiovisual equipment.
    • Liaise with vendors, suppliers, and service providers to ensure smooth event operations and timely delivery of services.
    • Develop and maintain event budgets, ensuring cost-effectiveness and adherence to financial guidelines.
  • Travel and Accommodation Arrangements:
    • Plan and arrange travel logistics for the cruise ship crew members, including flights, visas, and transportation to and from event venues.
    • Coordinate with hotels, resorts, or other accommodations to secure suitable and comfortable stays for the clients and interviewers.
    • Ensure all necessary documentation, such as passports and visas, is obtained in a timely manner for the clients and interviewers.
  • Client Management:
    • Serve as the main point of contact for the high-end clients, ensuring clear and effective communication throughout the event planning process.
    • Understand the unique needs and preferences of each client, providing personalized and exceptional service to enhance their experience.
    • Maintain strong relationships with clients, addressing any concerns or issues promptly and professionally.
  • Event Marketing and Promotion:
    • Collaborate with the marketing team to develop event promotional materials and strategies to attract cruise ship crew members to attend the interviews.
    • Utilize various marketing channels, such as social media, email marketing, and industry networks, to reach potential candidates.
    • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of marketing campaigns, making necessary adjustments to optimize results.
  • On-site Event Management:
    • Oversee event set-up, ensuring that all necessary equipment and materials are in place for smooth operations.
    • Coordinate the arrival and check-in process for the clients, interviewers, and cruise ship crew members.
    • Provide on-site support and troubleshoot any issues that may arise during the event.
    • Ensure all participants adhere to the event schedule and guidelines.


  • Proven experience in event planning and coordination, preferably with a focus on high-end or corporate events.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively liaise with clients, vendors, and stakeholders.
  • Attention to detail and a strong sense of professionalism.
  • Knowledge of the cruise ship industry and recruitment processes is an asset.
  • Proficient in event management software and tools.
  • Ability to travel and work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends, as required.

Note: This job description is a general overview of the typical responsibilities and qualifications for an event planner assisting Crew Life at Sea. Specific duties and requirements may vary based on the needs and expectations of the company.


  • Bonus for overtime
  • Gain experience
  • Comfortable work environment

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Company Information

Crew Life@Sea

Crew Life@Sea is a global company dedicated to helping seafarers reach their full potential. With an expansive network of connections and offices around the world, we strive to provide seafarers with the best possible advice and resources. Our mission is to provide them with the support they need to achieve their goals while at sea. We work with experienced experts to provide support for everything from career and technical training to legal counsel and advice. We also make sure our clients have access to the latest technology and the most up-to-date information so they can stay connected, informed, and prepared in their current position and to excel in the future.

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