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Events & Partnership Manager - Year Round

Company: Winter Park Resort
Location: Golden
Posted on: May 12, 2024

Job Description:

Please note, this position is located at Winter Park Resort in Winter Park, CO.

Year Round
Who We Are: At just 67 miles away, Winter Park is the closest major mountain destination to Denver. Don't be fooled by our convenient location, though... you'll feel remotely tucked away in our high-country corner of the Rockies. With easy access to 765,000 acres of public land, Winter Park is home to endless adventures and an unparalleled and unfiltered Colorado experience. Whether you are fulfilling a lifelong dream to work at a ski resort or you are just wanting a change of scene, we have great jobs and an awesome experience waiting for you!

Who We Are Looking For: Winter Park Resort is a place for mountain lovers, adventure seekers, and outdoor explorers. A place to chase new experiences, marvel at the unexpected, and discover the adventure that will keep you coming back for more. Whether you are looking to have your first taste of a winter season in the Rockies or to build a long-term career, we have something for everyone. We work to play... Are you in?

Perks & Benefits: There's more than a free season pass waiting for you! You don't just get a job at Winter Park, you get an experience and a lifestyle. As a member of our team, you'll enjoy a variety of perks and benefits that are available to our year-round and seasonal employees. Some examples include:

  • Free season pass to Winter Park Season and free access to all 17 Alterra Resorts throughout North America.
  • Discounted tickets for your friends & family
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs for eligible employees
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match for all employees
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
  • Generous food & beverage and retail discounts
  • Onsite employee childcare based on availability, discounted equipment rentals and plenty of opportunities for growth, advancement & year-round employment! Don't worry the uniforms are provided!

    ESSENTIAL DUTIES:
    • The Events & Partnerships Manager will primarily be responsible for supporting Winter Park's events and brand partnerships strategies
    • Ideate and strategize with the marketing managers and director to create compelling events to drive resort brand, revenue, and visitation goals
    • Acquisition of multiple new summer and winter third-party events. This includes large, multifaceted, and multiday events such as festivals.
    • Proactively partner with the community to create larger-scale events that drive business for both the resort and community as a whole.
    • Execution of all resort events - summer and winter; including solicitation, development, coordination and attendance for all events.
    • Effectively coordinate and communicate with other departments to execute events.
    • Coordinate with other departments to ensure the production of and updates to all event-related files and materials.
    • Send post-event surveys to guests, gather feedback from marketing and external departments, and relevant Village tenants to create event post-mortems to improve future events.
    • Manage one direct report, an Events Coordinator. Hire and manage on-call events staff as needed.
    • Prepare monthly forecast and variance budget documents for the partnerships and events budgets, and attend accompanying meetings to assist in presenting Sales and Marketing budget details
    • Serve as the primary point of contact for all resort brand partnerships
    • Develop strategies and proposals to leverage brand partnerships that are in line with resort brand and help achieve resort goals
    • Responsible for planning, execution, and reporting for all brand partnership deliverables throughout the year
    • Other duties as assigned.

      This job description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities and is not intended to be an inclusive list of job tasks and expectations. With the evolution of this resort and position, the responsibilities of this position may change.

      EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
      • Bachelor's degree in event management, marketing, or business-related field.
      • 5+ years of experience in events, marketing, or related field required

        QUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILL AND ABILITY REQUIREMENTS:
        • Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office and basic computer functionality required
        • Demonstrated ability to manage projects independently, handle multiple tasks and assignments simultaneously in a fast-paced environment. Ability to work under deadline pressure
        • Self-starter with high energy and desire to have a positive impact on the business and brand
        • Commitment to guest and employee satisfaction
        • Strong sense of ownership and accountability
        • Strong analytical skills and business acumen
        • Resourcefulness in solving problems
        • Strong attention to detail
        • Valid Driver's License and clean motor vehicle record desirable

          TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

          This position does not require regular travel; however, from time to time, travel to industry events and other locations may be required.

          PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORKING CONDITIONS:

          This position may be required to work evenings, weekends and holidays.

          Office Environment:
          • Able to lift, carry, or otherwise move and position a minimum of 20 pounds on an occasional basis.
          • Manual dexterity to operate a computer and other common office equipment on a constant basis.
          • Auditory and visual acuity to operate computers, phones, mobile devices and basic office equipment on a constant basis.
          • Ability to work for extended periods of time sitting, bending, reaching, and speaking on a constant basis.
          • Ability to work for extended periods of time standing, walking, kneeling, pushing and pulling on an occasional basis.
          • Talking and hearing occur continuously in the process of communicating with guests, supervisors and other employees.

            To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily- reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

            WAGE:

            The base salary pay range below represents the low and high end of Winter Park Resort's salary pay range for this position. Actual pay will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Winter Park Resort's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include many region-specific benefits.

            Salary Pay Range: $65,000 - $80,000/year

            OTHER DUTIES AS ASSIGNED:

            This position description is an overview of the scope of responsibilities for the role described above. With the evolution of Winter Park Resort, the responsibilities of this position may change as may the dates associated with many of the tasks. During these times of change, this position requires the flexibility and willingness to accept new responsibilities and potentially transfer others. It will also be the responsibility of any employee of Winter Park Resort to be a positive influence on the transformation of the resort and its associated lines of business.

            AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER:
            Winter Park Resort is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the principles of equal employment opportunity in any term, condition, or privilege of employment. We do not discriminate against applicants or employees on the basis of age, race, sex, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other status protected by state or local law. Winter Park Resort will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities unless doing so would result in an undue hardship to Winter Park Resort. This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training. This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed in this position. I understand that this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

            Application Deadline: Recruiting timelines vary by position, however, all Winter Park Resort positions accept applications for a minimum of 3 business days from the posting date listed above. This position is open and still accepting applications. Associated topics: assistant gm, captain, fire captain, fire chief, fire marshal, general manager, police commander, sergeant, shift supervisor, supervisor

Keywords: Winter Park Resort, Denver , Events & Partnership Manager - Year Round, Executive , Golden, Colorado

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