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The luxurious Celebration hotel is nestled lakeside in Celebration

Career Opportunities

 

 

All career opportunities are listed below. 

Experience Kissimmee is currently recruiting for a Research Coordinator. This role will be primarily responsible for assisting in preparing research reports and presentations and supporting the Director of Research for successful completion of research projects.  

This Research Coordinator will telecommute and work some days at Experience Kissimmee’s office in Celebration and some days from home.  In addition, in-person meetings will be required at various locations throughout Kissimmee and Osceola County; therefore, candidates are expected to live in Central Florida. Possession of a valid Florida’s driver’s license and a clean 3-year motor vehicle report is required.   

 

Below are the responsibilities of the position.

  • Assist in preparing research for diverse audiences utilizing data from various sources. 
  • Assist in preparing presentations for Board of Directors meetings, Tourist Development Council meetings and other meetings.  
  • Monitor and assist with regular updates of internal dashboards.  
  • Receive requests from internal Experience Kissimmee departments and/or external partners route to Director and/or reply with appropriate information. 
  • Conduct and prepare descriptive analyses and visualizations as requested. 
  • Responsible for in-person/virtual meeting set up. This includes reserving meeting space, reserving company Zoom links, requesting technical assistance if needed for presentations, ordering food and beverage, preparing meeting materials, taking minutes, as well as tearing down following the meeting. 
  • Work within project management tool to submit requests for Marketing creative support and/or Experience Kissimmee website updates on behalf of the department. Closely monitor request lifecycle and update Director on project status.   
  • Prepare travel authorizations as needed on behalf of the Director of Research (with estimates of travel, hotel, per diems) and routes for approval.  
  • Assist with department financial transactions including requesting approvals, processing invoices for payment, budgeting, and preparing financial reports. 
  • Perform duties as assigned. 

 

Required Education and Experience 

  • Minimum bachelor’s degree in Tourism, Hospitality, Business Analytics, or related fields and a minimum of 1-2 years of related experience. Will substitute experience for education. 
  • Advanced proficiency in MS Office suite; knowledge of descriptive analyses and visualization tools is required (such as Tableau, Power BI, etc.) 
  • Must be curious, open to learning new tools, organized and detail-oriented person. 
  • Requires strong customer relations skills, communication skills, both verbal and written, organizational skills, and the ability to work with confidential documents. 
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, monitor and achieve deadlines under pressure. 
  • Must be a self-motivated, team player with high energy and a great attitude. 

 

Qualified applicants should submit a resume to Heidi Velasquez, Human Resources Generalist, at [email protected].  

Experience Kissimmee is currently seeking a Videographer. This role executes field-based video production, including filming, editing, sound mixing, and compression output of a wide range of products that benefit and promote the destination while motivating the intent to travel. 

This Videographer will telecommute and work some days at Experience Kissimmee’s office in Celebration, some days from home and some days from various locations throughout Central Florida capturing content. Therefore, candidates are expected to live in Central Florida. Possession of a valid Florida driver’s license and a clean 3-year motor vehicle report is required.

 

Below are some major responsibilities of the position:

  • Capture and edit video content for a wide range of uses. 
  • Provide creative advice and video content strategies that encourage consumer appreciation for the destination and its tourism industry partner.
  • Collaborate with the Content Studio team on overall brand video ideation and style that helps define the brand voice for the organization.
  • Review footage, make editorial decisions, rough cuts, audio adjustments, color corrections, or insert computer graphics and special effects in accordance with the overall production concept.
  • Transport and operate all portable video and audio equipment and provide limited troubleshooting and maintenance of field production equipment.
  • Upload video assets (all videos/video footage) to the video asset library in a timely manner and per the established cataloging/storage guidelines.  Also assist with equipment management and inventory.
  • Request and collect video and photo assets from industry partners throughout the Central Florida area.
  • Provide video support to internal teams for specific sales and/or communications programs.
  • Explore and experience the destination with the intention of finding new and unique stores to tell in/about the destination.

 

Required Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, digital media, telecommunication, video production and/or completion of a certificate program in television production from an accredited technical institute.
  • Minimum 2 years combined experience in video production, video editing, and developing content for marketing/social media initiatives.
  • High level of competency in all areas of video production, including lighting, sound, motion graphics, color correction and publishing.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite, specifically PowerPoint, Word, and Excel.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite, primarily Premier Pro, After Effects and Photoshop. 
  • Proficiency in the use of industry-standard videography equipment.
  • Must have some knowledge of social media video production standards for various platforms.
  • Must have ability to work well in a cross-functional team environment while maintaining a positive attitude.
  • Requires the ability to understand and communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and achieve deadlines under pressure both effectively and efficiently.
  • Passion and excitement about Kissimmee and Osceola County’s tourism, activities, attractions, and brand message.

 

Qualified applicants should submit a resume to Heidi Velasquez, Human Resources Representative, at [email protected].

Experience Kissimmee provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability/handicap, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected classification under applicable federal, state, and local laws.  

Experience Kissimmee complies with applicable laws governing non-discrimination in employment. This EEO policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfers, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.