Ski Area Operations

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Full Time / Year Round

Communicate and publicize Mount Snow to the general public through the media and to generate publicity for Mount Snow Resort through all available media on a regular and professional basis. To act as company spokesperson. ~~• Ensure that all Communications meet Mount Snow’s expectations for professionalism and standards. Be accessible to media and sensitive to their requests. Establish a good working relationship with the local and regional editorial staffs as well as ski writers from the vertical press. Host visiting press and maintain an updated media email list. Pitch and host fam tours to horizontal and vertical press. Grow the network of media contacts in an effort to earn publicity beyond standard ski, snowboard, mountain bike and sports channels. Maintain good community relations by representing Mount Snow at local events and social gatherings. Stay on top of local issues and reinforce the resort’s role in the community support. Highlight success stories concerning staff and their achievements. Supervise the Snow Reporting staff and maintain the resort’s “Truth in Snow Reporting” initiative by monitoring the accuracy and timeliness of snow reports. Hire, train and monitor performance of staff.

QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor's degree in journalism, communication or other appropriate discipline, plus 3-5 years of relevant experience in resort communications, public relations, journalism, or a combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills are acquired.
-Excellent technical public relations/news writing and editing skills
-Broad base of general knowledge and skills related to public relations and communications.
-Excellent speaking skills, and ability to conduct effective interviews both in front of the camera and behind it.
-Excellent interpersonal communication skills.
-Good planning, administrative and organizational skills.
-Ability to represent the company to and deal effectively with the media and a wide variety of outside organizations in a public relations capacity.
-Knowledge of the travel and sports media.
-Previous ski industry experience desirable
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