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Open positions at VISIT PHILADELPHIA®

VISIT PHILADELPHIA® is our name and our mission. As the region’s official tourism marketing agency, we build Greater Philadelphia’s image, drive visitation and boost the economy. For more information about our work, please go to visitphilly.com/about.

Below are the following positions open at Visit Philadelphia:

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Research Analyst

Position:


The Research Analyst will analyze and disseminate data, track and report on industry trends and coordinate projects for VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s in-house research department.


The primary areas of responsibility for this position are as follows:


Research Department Functions

  • Data Analysis: Examine available data sets, develop and share insights to help marketing efforts under the direction of the Research Director. These include:
    • Survey data
    • Hotel industry data
    • Credit Card data
    • Attraction attendance data
    • Web & social analytics
    • Publicly available reports
    • Employ data tracking tools as they emerge and evolve
  • Survey Projects: Coordinate the writing, deployment and analysis of VISIT PHILADELPHIA survey projects under the supervision of the Research Director.
  • Departmental Research: Assist the Research Director in developing and executing internal research methods to help each department examine strategic questions and maximize efficiency. Includes working closely with other department staff to provide strategy and analysis to working with data tools.
    Support the Vice President of Research and Industry Relations & Research on special and ongoing projects.
  • Research Requests: Fulfill internal and public research related questions posed to VISIT PHILADELPHIA.
  • Report Production: Assist in the production of reports for research (including writing, graphing, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Industry Data: Monitor trends on the tourism industry, other tourism destinations, marketing and other.
  • Vendor Relationships: Manages relationships with research vendors to ensure deliverables are on time and are of high-quality.
  • Visitphilly.com/Research: Manage content and ensure that Research section of website remains up to date.
  • Fact-Checking: Work with all VISIT PHILADELPHIA departments to ensure that numbers are accurately reported.
  • Administrative Tasks: data entry, payment forms, printing materials, etc. as required by the Research department.

Support Corporate/Stakeholder Efforts

  • Corporate/Stakeholder Content: Assist in gathering of information for and production of reports, whitepapers, presentations, talking points and emails relevant to corporate communication pieces.
  • Board Affairs: Assist in assembling documents and presentations to provide information and answer requests from Board members.
  • Internal & External Presentations: Develop and eventually give research presentations for internal and external groups. Assist other departments in developing presentations for the CEO and staff members.
  • Organizing Information: Maintain “key documents” to allow executive team to access key information easily.
  • Executive Meetings: Attend weekly meetings, brainstorms and retreats as needed. Content Functions.

Qualifications

  • At least two years experiences in market research or relevant industry.
  • Excellent skills in data processing, analysis and reporting. This includes building and maintaining databases, graphing data, creating slides and narrative documents that clearly communicate the insights.
  • Highly capable and interested in learning new data tools and software.
  • Advanced capabilities in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Ability to think strategically and translate data into actionable recommendations.
  • Ability to take ownership over projects and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with different teams and independently.
  • Organized, detail oriented and excellent time management skills.
  • Flexible with changing priorities.
  • Demonstrated interest in the hospitality/tourism industry desired.

Educational Requirements

  • BA or BS

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: jobs@visitphilly.com. VISIT PHILADELPHIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Thank you for your interest.

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Administrative Assistant

Position:


A pivotal, primarily administrative position in VISIT PHILADELPHIA’s Visitor Appeal department, the Administrative Assistant is responsible for keeping the department running smoothly, working directly with the Vice President of Visitor Appeal. This position will focus on researching, tracking and implementing projects to help VISIT PHILADELPHIA achieve the goal of stronger relations with consumer-facing stakeholders. In addition, the Administrative Assistant will assist the Visual Assets team with administrative responsibilities and shooting photography.


The primary areas of responsibility for this position are as follows:


  • Prepare handouts and agendas for meetings.
  • Attend meetings that relate to visitor appeal; take notes.
  • Create timeline for every project and be responsible for completion by intended date.
  • Communicate with partner until project is completed.
  • Work closely with other departments for seamless execution of projects.
  • Maintain and grow a database of consumer-facing stakeholders.
  • “Cold call” to engage additional businesses with VISIT PHILADELPHIA.
  • Support the Vice President of Visitor Appeal in implementing a monthly communication strategy with consumer-facing stakeholders.
  • Attend evening and weekend events as needed.
  • Collect and distribute collateral material.
  • Prepare invoices for payment in a timely manner.
  • Reconcile monthly credit card bills.
  • Work with the Visual Assets Coordinator to set up photo shoots, secure models and handle the logistics of photo shoots, as needed.
  • Maintain model and freelancer databases.
  • Shoot photos as needed.

Qualifications

In order to perform the essential functions of this position a candidate must possess exemplary communication skills (written and verbal). The candidate must be self-motivated, creative, fearless and love Philadelphia. They must also possess:

  • Photography background
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Good relationship skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to learn new computer skills
  • Flexibility and ability to adapt to change
  • Be able to work well in a team setting
  • Tremendous listening skills
  • Ability to establish priorities and meet deadlines

Educational Requirements

  • BA or BS

Please send a cover letter, resume and salary requirements to: jobs@visitphilly.com. VISIT PHILADELPHIA is an Equal Opportunity Employer that encourages candidates of all backgrounds to apply. Thank you for your interest.

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