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Youth and Family Partnerships Manager (Hybrid)

Location: Miami
Posted on: March 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThe Youth & Family Partnerships Manager serves as the main point of contact for new and existing partners and must ensure each brand is authentically represented through all efforts - onboard activations, marketing initiatives, sub-department collaborations, retail developments, interactive hardware features, promotional content, and more. The mission of this manager is to research, propose, and secure new child, teen and family partnerships that align with the Carnival Cruise Line brand to enhance the guest experience and entice new and repeat cruisers to choose Carnival. The manager is also responsible for continuing to reimagine current partnership offerings to keep repeat guests engaged and entertained. The Youth & Family Partnerships Manager oversees all creative development and new activations, as well as ensures quality control of existing partnership offerings through sailings and ship visits. This position requires an abundance of creativity, an understanding of licensing agreements and contracts, knowledge of intellectual property and branding, as well as a passion for working with kids, teens, and families. - JOB FUNCTIONS:

  • Develop, refine, and continuously enhance the company's existing partnerships -for children, teens, and families to keep offerings fresh and exciting. This manager will be responsible for researching and proposing new onboard activations, determining rollout schedule, establishing programming guidelines, setting activity cadence, creating training materials, building supply lists, proposing giveaways, creating promotional content, partnering with other departments (retail, food operations, photo, etc.) and developing branding and logos as needed. Elements of each partnership should be reimagined annually, at a minimum, to keep experiences exciting for repeat guests.
  • Research and propose new child, teen and family partnerships to continue to solidify the company's presence as America's Family Cruise Line. Seek out and attend licensing expos, networking events, and entertainment and youth related trade shows to stay updated about current youth, teen, and family interests. Set meetings with potential new partners and create influential marketing materials to highlight the benefits of partnering together. Build an understanding of the current offerings, guest expectations, and areas of opportunity to create a partnership strategy that works well with current partners and maximizes the company's exposure to families. Assist with negotiations and licensing agreements. Create and develop all onboard activations and programs, plan roll outs and ship installations, build brand guidelines for shipboard and shoreside team, collaborate with marketing team to establish announcement plan, social media strategy and website content, partner with internal departments as needed.
  • Serve as main point of contact for all youth and family partners; connect monthly and quarterly to share insights and provide experience updates. Submit all requests and approvals through proper channels for IP usage, new developments, onboard events, retail creations, and more. Schedule, host, and coordinate all details for annual partnership meetings.
  • Ensure quality control of all new and established partnership offerings through ship sailings, audits, and virtual meetings. Serve as a resource to the onboard teams and share guidance and feedback. Solicit and compile input from staff to continually improve activities.
  • Manage partnership financial and project budgets including licensing payments, creative fees, consultants, hardware designs, and supplies. Code and pay applicable invoices in timely manner and according to contract obligations.
  • Analyze data and guest feedback across fleet, sharing with broader team as appropriate, and develop and implement action plans to address common themes tied to partnership operations.
  • Work closely with Fleet Youth Directors to manage promotions and development plans for leaders; ensure ship scheduling and promotions reflect performance. REQUIREMENTS:
    • Performs other duties as assigned.
    • Complies with all policies and standards. QUALIFICATIONS: Education: - Bachelor's Degree required, Master's Degree Preferred Major: - Marketing, Communications, Business, or Hospitality Management Experience: -
      • 5+ years of relevant work experience.
      • Experience developing and managing partnerships, especially youth or entertainment related collaborations.
      • Experience working with and creating activations for children, teens, and families.
      • Marketing experience desirable. Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
        • KSAs
        • Proficient in Microsoft Office (OneDrive, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel)
        • Create polished presentation materials
        • Prioritize and manage multiple projects at any one time
        • Manage demanding timelines and implementation schedules
        • Possess strong communication skills and leadership experience
        • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, in English, with all levels of staff and management
        • A sense of urgency and the ability to meet deadlines
        • Creative thinker and solutions oriented, a self-starter and high level of initiative
        • Able to work independently
        • Must be creative and possess an understanding of licensing agreements, contracts, intellectual property, and branding #LI-TM1 #LI-Hybrid The range for this role's base salary is $80,000 - $110,000. - Offers to select candidates will be made on a fair and equitable basis, taking into account specific job-related skills and experience. - At Carnival, your total rewards package is much more than your base salary. All non-sales roles participate in an annual cash bonus program, while sales roles have an incentive plan. -Management roles are also eligible for an additional vesting equity plan. - -Plus, Carnival provides comprehensive and innovative benefits to meet your needs, including:
          • Health Benefits:
            • Cost-effective medical, dental and vision plans
            • Employee Assistance Program and other mental health resources
            • Additional programs include company paid term life insurance and disability coverage.
            • Financial Benefits:
              • 401(k) plan that includes a company match.
              • Employee Stock Purchase plan
              • Paid Time Off
                • Holidays - All full-time and part-time with benefits employees receive days off for 7 company-wide holidays, plus an additional floating holiday to be taken at the employee's discretion.
                • Vacation Time - All full-time employees at the manager and below level start with 14 days/year; director and above level start with 19 days/year. - Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 84 hours/year. - All employees gain additional vacation time with further tenure.
                • Sick Time - All full-time employees receive 80 hours of sick time each year. - Part-time with benefits employees receive time off based on the number of hours they work, with a minimum of 60 hours each year. -
                • Other Benefits
                  • Complementary stand-by cruises, employee discounts on confirmed cruises, plus special rates for family and friends.
                  • Personal and professional learning and development resources including tuition reimbursement.
                  • On-site preschool program, wellness center, and health clinic at our Miami campus. About Us In addition to other duties/functions, this position requires full commitment and support for promoting ethical and compliant culture. More specifically, this position requires integrity, honesty, and respectful treatment of others, as well as a willingness to speak up when they see misconduct or have concerns. Carnival Cruise Line is the most popular cruise brand in North America and operates a fleet of ships designed to foster exceptionally safe, fun and memorable vacation experiences at an outstanding value. Our employees have a responsibility to be accountable for all actions. We consider the environment in all aspects of our business and have a responsibility to put safety and sustainability first. We live and share a positive attitude which is based on fostering an environment of inclusion, trust, a willingness to listen, openness and integrity. Doing this helps us to achieve our ultimate goal, which is to include FUN in everything we do! Speaking of fun, we are officially certified as a Great Place to Work aboard our ships as well as in our global corporate headquarters! Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis of sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical orsensory disability, or any other classification protected by applicable local, state, federal, and/or international law. - - - - -

Keywords: CARNIVAL CRUISE LINES, Miami , Youth and Family Partnerships Manager (Hybrid), Executive , Miami, Florida

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