Harding Retail is one of the largest onboard retailers, with a portfolio that includes over 250 shops on around 20 different cruise line brands. Those brands include Carnival Cruise Line, P&O Cruises, Princess Cruises, Cunard Line, Oceania Cruises, Regent Seven Seas Cruises, Virgin Voyages, Hurtigruten, Fred Olsen Cruises, Marella Cruises, Norwegian Cruise Line, P&O Australia, Ritz Carlton, Saga Cruises, Scenic, Seabourn, Viking Cruises, Virgin Voyages and others.
Harding Retail hires creative, energetic and passionate people and they provide on-going training and development, offering opportunities for career progression.
The size of their shops varies greatly. Some ships have one shop with one manager whilst their larger ships can have more than 16 shops with teams of 30+ colleagues. Harding recruits Sales Assistants, Assistant Managers and Managers. Sales Assistant positions include Liquor Specialist, Luxury Sales Consultant, Cosmetician/Perfumist, Premium Watch Specialist, and Jewelry Sales Specialist.
Managers oversee the sales, operations, personnel and merchandising of the stores. They train, counsel and motivate colleagues. They are responsible for planning and marketing promotional events, inventories and all administrative functions. They also process shipments, display all merchandise based on presentation guidelines and implement visual directives.
Sales Assistants play a big part in ensuring the shops meet sales targets and by providing the customers with an outstanding level of customer service – which means identifying their needs and responding to them quickly.
To apply for a shipboard position, visit the Harding Retail website and apply online.
Website: Harding Retail
Updated: November 4, 2021