Executive Producer, Director Creative Services Hello! Destination Management is a destination management company serving meeting planners in many of the country’s most popular destinations. We are here to serve our clients and their guests in every way that we can. We are the collaborators, event planners, logistics coordinators, innovators, creators, and dreamers who do what we love with a passion to please. OPTIMAL CANDIDATE: Here is a rare opportunity to join the premier creative department within the number one Destination Management Company. As an Executive Producer / Director of Creative you will lead the team the creative team as it continually strives to over-deliver on client expectations. Hello! specializes in Destination Management Services as well as the design and production of special events. We are looking for a career-minded individual who thrives in a fast-paced, high-energy work environment where excellence is the norm and who excels in business built on relationships. The successful, diplomatic team player will be innovative and able to apply creativity and imagination to proactive problem solving and decision making. They will possess 3-5 years’ leadership / management event planning/sales experience as well as the ability to perform in a diverse environment with focus on customer service. Overall, this position requires attention to detail, organization, precise oral and written communication, multi-tasking, meeting/exceeding deadlines, cooperation, teamwork, creativity, ability to work independently as well as collaboratively with co-workers and clients, a polished demeanor and resourcefulness. Knowledge of Orlando and area resources (Props, Décor, production, linen, entertainment, etc.) and local geography, hotels and locations is a plus! WORK HOURS: The position does not have a specific work hour requirement. Rather, the workload is tremendous, unpredictable and seasonal. During our busy season, January through May, we typically work a minimum of 50 hours a week, including some nights and weekends. EXPERERIENCE: 3 years minimum leadership success SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS: Intermediate to advanced experience with Microsoft Office applications required. P&L accountability and/or contract-managed service experience is a MUST. Negotiation Ability to Manage and oversee special events ensuring revenue, profitability RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING: Receive all RFP’s- review, distribute, or return to Sales Teams with direction. Assist with internal sales development, AE improvement, “Creative Selling” of other products (ex. off property “up sale”) Follow up on pending proposals Attend weekly sales meeting Vendor relations Sets and ensures vendor standards/procedures Periodic buying review, set buying strategy with Vice President Resolves all conflicts Facilitates all negotiations – non- program related Maintain resort specific guidelines Approve all new product development (everyone participates but submits to Director) Direct routine sales tools, new product and/or training for teams via sales meetings with the assistance of VP Create proposals, self-assigned as Director Once “proposed”, maintain contact with Sales team until contracted Produce/Operate events (including draft of production schedules), as often as possible produce those she proposes Reconcile P&L’s (BILLING REVIEW) Maintain Calendar of Events Review and set training standards for training of new coordinators, account and ops managers Continuous education: Certification program Assist with internal sales development, AE improvement, “Creative Selling” of other products (ex. off property “up sale”) COMPENSATION: Compensation is salary plus progressive commission/bonus structure This position offers a base salary, plus commission. The company provides laptop, mileage reimbursement, cell phone reimbursement, health benefits and a 401K program. If you are looking for a unique and challenging position that will let you flex your creative muscles, send us your resume today!