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Employment Opportunities

Learn how you can join the Visit Pittsburgh team by viewing our current openings and learning how to apply here.

Communications Coordinator

VisitPITTSBURGH is seeking an individual to plan and host press familiarization tours, write press releases, give presentations to the public, fulfill media information requests, implement social media strategies and enhance public relations and marketing efforts by supporting and coordinating the promotional endeavors and projects of the Marketing Department.

The successful candidate is responsible for ultimately assisting with all aspects of media relations, communications and local awareness, to build regional, national and international media coverage of Pittsburgh as a destination.

Requirements: 

  • A creative self-starter who takes the initiative
  • Excellent project management, organizational, time-management and problem solving skills
  • Strong communication, interpersonal and conflict resolution skills
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously, under tight deadlines, in a rapid-paced workplace environment
  • Attention to fine details
  • Available to work extra hours and attend special events, as assigned
  • Highly tech and social media savvy, with knowledge of social and web content writing as well as blog writing and development 
  • Ability to perform administrative duties, as assigned
  • Seasoned knowledge of MS Office Suite, as well as Adobe and Photoshop

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism or related field or experience
  • Three to five years of relevant professional experience
  • Knowledge of Pittsburgh’s hospitality/tourism industry is strongly preferred
  • Travel by car to local events is required

This full-time, non-exempt position offers a salary commensurate with experience and an outstanding, comprehensive benefit package.

To apply: e-mail letter of interest, two writing samples and resume to the attention of hr@visitpittsburgh.com. No calls please. 

VisitPITTSBURGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  


On-Call - Visitors Services Representative

Welcome Centers at Fifth Avenue Place, David L. Lawrence Convention Center, and Pittsburgh International Airport.

VisitPITTSBURGH is recruiting for on-call representatives at three locations: WELCOME PITTSBURGH Information Center and Gift Shops in Fifth Avenue Place, the David L. Lawrence Convention Center, and the VisitPITTSBURGH Airport Welcome Center.  

  • Pay rate is $11.50/hour, not to exceed 1,000 hours per year. No benefits are provided.
  • Must be willing to work weekdays, weekends, holidays and special events. 
  • No guaranteed work schedule. Transportation to and from work is unpaid.

Requirements:

  • Exceptional customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Extreme patience with the general public, including interactions with customers who may be confused or irritated
  • Able to listen effectively and communicate in a clear and friendly way in an effort to positively resolve conflicts with customers
  • Professional, friendly, courteous and able to perform with grace under pressure
  • Greet visitors as a front-line ambassador with tact, diplomacy and behavior adhering to our Code of Conduct
  • Flexible and ready to execute tasks and duties as assigned, within changing conditions, to meet time deadlines and ensure that goals and objectives are achieved
  • Retail experience, monetary skills and ability to perform cashier duties and complete sales transactions on a Point-of-Sale system is preferred
  • Current knowledge of the Pittsburgh area and a desire to express excitement while relaying pertinent information about the city
  • Computer savvy with ability to navigate the internet and efficiently utilize Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • Ability to lift up to 50 pounds and stand for long periods of time

HOW TO APPLY: Send an email with attached cover letter of interest and resume to our HR Department. No calls, please.

VisitPITTSBURGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


On-Call - Destination Services Department 

VisitPITTSBURGH is recruiting for on-call employees in our Destination Services department.

  • Positions include Registrars, PittsburgHosts, Cashiers and Information Table Clerks.
  • Must be willing to work weekdays, weekends, holidays and special events.
  • Pay rate is $12/hour, not to exceed 1,000 hours per year. No benefits are provided.
  • No guaranteed work schedule. Transportation to and from work is unpaid.

Requirements: 

  • Professional, friendly and courteous
  • Active listener, displaying an upbeat and positive outlook
  • Outstanding customer service, interpersonal and communication skills
  • Prior customer service experience and general knowledge about the city of Pittsburgh and surrounding areas is a plus
  • Ability to effectively convey information to visitors
  • Ability to serve as a front-line ambassador with tact, diplomacy and behavior adhering to our Code of Conduct
  • Flexible and ready to execute tasks and duties as assigned, within changing conditions, to meet time deadlines and ensure that goals and objectives are achieved 
  • Computer savvy with ability to navigate the internet and efficiently utilize Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel 
  • Ability to lift up to 40 pounds and stand or walk for long periods of time

HOW TO APPLY: Send an email with attached cover letter of interest and resume to our HR Department. No calls, please.

VisitPITTSBURGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 


Interested in an internship with VisitPITTSBURGH?

An internship at VisitPITTSBURGH offers a unique and exciting opportunity for undergraduate and graduate interns to explore and experience the inner workings of a destination marketing organization. Internships offer a $20 per day stipend. For more information please review our internship brochure.

As the official TPA of Greater Pittsburgh, VisitPITTSBURGH is an Equal Opportunity Employer, employing professionals in the fields of Convention Sales and Services, marketing, communications, finance, and tourism and cultural heritage. We seek qualified individuals of varied skill sets to fill part-time and full-time career opportunities. VisitPITTSBURGH is a professional workplace environment offering competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.