Chief Holiday Officer Submission

Holiday lights at sunset

Apply NowBe The Del's Chief Holiday Officer

Immerse yourself in the magic of a seaside holiday with this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. Hotel del Coronado is searching for a skilled visual storyteller to become The Del's Chief Holiday Officer for the 2023 season.

Thank you for your interest. The application period has ended as of 9am on September 26, 2023.

Finalists will be contacted in the coming weeks for a virtual interview. The person selected as the Chief Holiday Officer will be notified by October 18, 2023.

The Position*

  • 3-WEEK RESIDENCY: Stay at The Del for three weeks from November 20 to December 11, 2023, to create captivating photos and videos of the resort's holiday experiences. You and a guest will be provided complimentary accommodations throughout the resort, including the luxurious residential-style villas at Shore House and Beach Village. Your work will be featured on The Del's social media, website, and advertising.
  • COMPENSATION: $3,500 payment + Daily $250 food and beverage stipend + Travel expenses
  • HOLIDAY EXPERIENCES: Experience the best of Holidays at The Del with hosted experiences including our famous Skating by the Sea, Frostbite Lounge, Thanksgiving Dinner, Beachside Igloos, and more. Plus you'll get behind-the-scenes access to uncover The Del's rich holiday history.


To be considered for this role, you'll need:

  • Professional photography and videography skills
  • Strong social media experience, particularly with video storytelling through Instagram Reels
  • Ability to align with Hotel del Coronado's brand guidelines
  • Ability to work independently
  • Passion for Hotel del Coronado and holiday experiences strongly preferred

*Only complete applications with a professional portfolio will be considered. U.S.-based applicants only. Additional terms and conditions apply. The selected individual will be required to sign an Independent Contractor Services Agreement prior to the residency start date.

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