Destination Coordinator Italy

  • Destination Management
  • Remote job

Destination Coordinator Italy

Job description

About us

Smiler is the world’s first on the spot photography marketplace that brings photographers and consumers together at touristic hotspots and other leisure locations to capture valuable memories in high quality - for everyone, everywhere. Smiler is globally one of the most ambitious and fastest growing scaleu-ps to achieve global scale in lightning speed. 

What you will be doing in this role

We are growing one of the biggest, diverse and international photography communities in the world. This is an exciting and varied role where you get to meet a lot of people (online and offline). The Destination Coordinator is arranging photographer meetups and scheduling photographers for the most exciting venues and events around the world. You’ll be building loyal relationships with photographers in your target region.

About your team
We are a team of passionate people, who truly see the value in Smiler. So far, we’ve got an international base, with several different nationalities. We are learning from each other and together we make the biggest impact possible. We have lots in common - the most important thing being: we all love to smile, and we’re all avid travellers who see opportunity in places you wouldn’t necessarily immediately see. That’s also why we believe in working anywhere. We celebrate our adventurous travel passion by giving the freedom to work wherever you want. Made up of industry experts from all walks of life, you’ll be able to learn and teach. We want you for your expertise and insights. This is a team effort. Within the Smiler organization you are part of the Supply side. Within the Destination Team you are working closely together with Destination Managers and your colleague Destination Coordinators. You are reporting directly to the Destination Team Lead.

Job requirements

Your key responsibilities

  • You’ll be the face of Smiler towards a regional part of our community of photographers. By welcoming them, building relationships, onboarding them, organizing events with them and more.

  • You will be the person to go on your assigned destinations with anything related to photographers knowledge and schedule

  • Smiler is a multi-sided marketplace with photographers and venues worldwide. You’ll be promoting a positive community feel within each city by organising regular social meet-ups (virtual and/or face to face), managing group chats and sharing Smiler’s core values and initiating gamification

  • Photographer onboarding: ensuring a smooth and effortless onboarding experience for the photographer to get them activated straight after they’ve signed up

  • You will come up with creative ideas to improve photographer onboarding and will work with the team to implement these

  • After commercial teams have signed a new venue or other leisure location, you will be teaming up with the Destination Manager and the BDM’s for onboarding the client and start getting photographers excited for the new opportunity

  • Planning and managing available hotspots. Scheduling in photographers, offering support via Intercom

  • Being part of the city-rollout and other project teams to grow around the world

  • You will keep up to date photographer payment tracking, that can vary depending on the payment model chosen

What you are able to bring to the table

  • You speak and write English and Italian fluently - if you are based in Italy even better! But we consider people from around Europe with a great background

  • You are a motivator with great communication skills: professional, friendly, empathetic, approachable, energetic and playful. Being a people's person you easily make connections with people from different backgrounds.

  • You’ll blow us away with your strong organizational skills and previous experience in planning and scheduling in a fast-paced startup environment.

  • Teamwork mindset by building and maintaining strong relationships and motivating others to achieve the common goal.

  • Unstoppable motivation to create the biggest social photographer community in the world.

  • You can handle early stage startups that comes with creating and building processes and focussing on small improvements every step of the way.

Does this sound like that challenge you’re looking for?

Apply by clicking the apply button, fill in the online form, attach your CV and make a short (selfie) video to explain why you are the best hire for this role. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at

Here’s what happens after you send your application:

You’ll receive an email confirmation confirming our hiring department has received your application. And an update will follow as to what the next stage of this adventure will be for you.

More information on our website and about why photographers and venues are enthusiastically joining Smiler.