Working with WinSport means you will be part of creating one of the most unique winter sport institutes in the world. You will be rubbing shoulders with athletes of all levels and disciplines, and you will be working in a world-class facility that showcases exceptional services to support our guests in training and maintaining an active lifestyle. You will thrive and be supported as you discover, develop and excel in your role at WinSport.
What the role is all about:
You are an outgoing and adaptable event and entertainment planner with a passion for excellent guest experience. You are detail oriented, innovative, and an excellent communicator.
The Guest Event and Promotion Specialist position is responsible for the coordination and execution of promotional events for our park guests. This position will work with Marketing, Food & Beverage, and Guest Services to host additional entertainment and activities for our guests throughout the season, building excitement and enticing guests to stay and play longer.
- Oversee the coordination of a variety of events intended to entertain guests and entice them to stay and play at WinSport longer during their visit. - Brainstorm ideas for promotional tactics and events - Schedule, track and workflow all events, activities, and entertainment - Work alongside Marketing, Guest Services, Food & Beverage and - Guest Experience teams to ensure that all events are running correctly & smoothly - Liaising with external suppliers, vendors, entertainers, exhibitors, and other contacts - Organize and manage all events and activities, utilizing other staff support as needed, for the run-up, on-site, and post-event requirements. - Work in conjunction with Marketing for promotion via social media platforms (twitter, Facebook and Instagram) - Complete end-of-event report to include obstacles and opportunities encountered - Other duties as assigned.
Post-secondary education in marketing, communication, public relations or business.
Strong Event Management experience, particularly in organizing public events/entertainment
Strong communication skills both verbal and written.
3+ years’ experience in coordinating or managing events
An out-going, people-oriented personality, based in enthusiasm and adaptability.
Demonstrated skills in planning, organization, and attention to detail.
Ability to take on responsibility and use initiative to prioritize and work effectively, under pressure and to tight deadlines.
Innovative problem-solving skills.
Efficient, consistent team player.
Excellent time management skills.
Knowledge of the local industry and area an asset.
Previous Ski Resort work experience is an asset.
Ability to work evenings and weekends (requires a flexible work schedule).
Ability to work outdoors in adverse weather conditions.
May be required to lift heavy items.
Mix of long periods sitting and standing.
High-stress, fast-paced environment.
What We Can Offer You:
If an unforgettable experience and working alongside an amazing team weren't enough for you, WinSport offers its team members some really great perks; free hill passes, reciprocals at other resorts, food, beverage and retail discounts, and a gym membership, just to name a few things that will make you love it here.
Additional Salary Information: Negotiable based on experience
As Canada's leader in developing and sustaining world-caliber winter sport training facilities, WinSport works hard to give Canadian high performance athletes the ability to become the best in the world and recreational athletes the chance to discover and develop in sport.
WinSport prides itself on hiring the best employees and volunteers to join our team; we are always looking for talented, e...nthusiastic and driven individuals to join our growing organization. WinSport values innovation, teamwork, sportsmanship and excellence in its team and if you are fun-loving, energetic and passionate about people, sports, fitness and providing outstanding customer service, then WinSport is for you!
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