Visit Austin Employment

About Visit Austin

Visit Austin is charged with marketing Austin nationally and internationally as a premier business and leisure destination, thus enriching our community's overall quality of life. Visit Austin devotes itself to promoting all of the things in Austin that people are already talking about. This city has a one-of-a-kind culture and universal appeal, and we want to make sure people know about it.

Our Values:

  • Austin is in our DNA
  • Listening empowers our work
  • We’re all in this together
  • You matter
  • Celebrate wins and learn from losses

Current Job Openings

Sales Coordinator

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Job Title: Sales Coordinator
Department: Convention Sales
Direct Report: Executive Vice President & Vice President of Sales
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, Hourly Position

Please submit your application via LinkedIn.

Summary of Position and Duties:

  • Provide administrative support to members of the Sales team as directed.
  • Respond to incoming inquiries and assist with lead entry in CRM.
  • Assist in developing proposals, site agendas, sales presentations, client amenities, scheduling meetings, event support and preparing managers for business travel.
  • Customer service experience; strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Timely and regular communication with the Sales team regarding project updates and workload.
  • Complete all projects as assigned in a timely manner.
  • Efficient office/clerical skills, expertise in Microsoft Office Suite, Google Suite, and CRM Database Software.
  • General knowledge of Austin and the hospitality industry.
  • Continue to take advantage of training opportunities when possible.
  • Always present yourself in a mature, professional manner when at work or at functions representing the organization. Maintain a professional appearance while representing Visit Austin.
  • Be an active participant in meetings and events as deemed necessary by management, to include but not limited to departmental meetings, staff meetings, industry meetings and events, and partner site visits.
  • Have a good understanding of all policies and procedures of Visit Austin and follow them as appropriate.
  • Perform other duties as required.
  • Evening and weekend work may be required.

Key Qualifications and Skill Sets Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred, related experience may substitute.
  • Important personal traits are the ability to learn quickly, take initiative, work with little supervision.
  • Must be able to take direction from superiors and seek assistance when needed.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously while maintaining quality and accuracy, meet deadlines and be response to emails and voicemails in a timely manner.
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently in a hybrid work environment.
  • Must possess excellent customer service and effective verbal & written communication skills.
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organizational and follow-up skills.
  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Windows & Google Suite environment.

Visit Austin is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply via LinkedIn HERE by October 31, 2023. 

Driver (Part-Time)

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Job Title: Driver
Department: Administration
Direct Report: Director of Services
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt, hourly as needed

Please submit your application via LinkedIn.

Summary of Position and Duties:

  • Must have strong and genuine hospitality skills to provide exemplary customer service.
  • Must possess pride and passion for promoting Austin to visitors.
  • Ability to confidently navigate downtown Austin, multiple routes to the airport, and general knowledge of outlying hotel & resort locations.
  • Adaptable to last minute schedule changes and occasional request to extend hours.
  • Charged with seeing that the vehicle is clean and fueled prior to & after site visits. Vehicle should always be left in presentable condition for the next site. Fuel and carwash expenses will be covered by Visit Austin.
  • Must be punctual, and ready to go at designated pick-up location at least 15 minutes prior to site time.
  • Responsible for loading and unloading guest luggage as well as opening vehicle doors.
  • Attire to include collared shirt, khakis or dark jeans.

Visit Austin is an equal opportunity employer. Please apply via LinkedIn HERE by November 17, 2023. 

Internships

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Internship Opportunities

Visit Austin is seeking interns for the following departments: Marketing, Film & Music; Graphic Design; Sports & Sales; Convention Services; Strategic Alliances and Visit Austin Foundation. Click here to learn more about internships and how to apply.