• Event Manager

    Vail Resorts Avon, CO 81620

    Job #2271983500

  • Come work and play in the mountains! Whether it's your first time seeing snow or you were born on the slopes, joining our team means discovering (or re-discovering!) a passion for the outdoors while building lifelong connections with teammates and guests from around the world.

    With 40+ resorts across 3 continents, you can join our team for a season or stay to build a career. From day one, you'll receive some of the highest compensation rates in the industry, free Epic pass(es) along with free ski and snowboard lessons, 40% retail discounts, the chance to grow through Epic Service - our leading training and development program, and wellness benefits to fuel your success.

    Join us to create your Experience of a Lifetime!

    Job Benefits

    • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons

    • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, mountain shuttles AND during the summer on bike haul, golf and other activities

    • 401(k) Retirement Plan

    • Employee Assistance Program

    • Excellent training and professional development

    • Referral Program

    Seasonal Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

    • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (after eligible employees work 500 hours)

    • Free ski passes for dependents

    • Critical Illness and Accident plans

    Job Specifications:

    • Housing: Not Available

    • Outlet: Beaver Creek

    • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round

    • The budgeted range starts at $45,000 - $55,250. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

    Job Summary:

    Beaver Creek Resort Company (BCRC) events will perpetuate the vision of Beaver Creek Resort being the number one luxury family resort in the world. This will be accomplished through offering rarefied experiences to guests through world class and engaging events, activities, and animations in Beaver Creek Village, during both peak and off peak season.

    The primary responsibility of the Events Manager is to oversee and execute events, entertainment and attractions as assigned by the Director of Events and Sponsorship. In support of the Beaver Creek position as a luxury family resort, the Events Manager will oversee the Resort's signature events, daily activations and other programming, plus conceptualize new and unique offerings as needed.

    The manager will coordinate all efforts with other Beaver Creek departments, third-party vendors, volunteers, other team members, government and quasi-government entities, other resort businesses and community groups. Objectives for each event will be clearly defined and success will be measured by accomplishment of these objectives as well as feedback from guests, other team members, event surveys, supervisors and stakeholders.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Oversee the planning and execution of Beaver Creek's special events, entertainment, and activities both off and on mountain during both peak season and off peak season as assigned by Director of Events and Sponsorship, with specific focus on family-friendly offerings

    • Oversee and maintain event objectives, documents, punch lists, budgets and timelines, event books for historical reference

    • Clear and effective communication with all other Beaver Creek departments, third-party vendors, volunteers, other team members, government and quasi-government entities, other resort businesses and community groups

    • Schedule and lead planning meetings with all involved parties and stakeholders

    • Overall management (or effective delegation of management) of all support staff needed to execute event

    • Maintain compliance with state and local zoning regulations, liquor laws and health department regulations

    • Coordinate participation of venues and lodging properties restaurants and chefs as needed

    • Assist with marketing efforts in concert with BCRC, BC Marketing, and BC PR

    • Assist in general office tasks

    • Other duties as assigned

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree or higher - required

    • Previous marketing and special events experience - required

    • Previous experience working with luxury brand/product and production of large-scale festivals and family friendly events - preferred

    • Outstanding work ethic. Must be willing to work late and odd hours, weekends and holiday

    • Must be able to work manual labor and work through the elements (rain, snow or shine)

    • Leadership and good judgment. We are looking for someone who is capable of leading a diverse group of people to a common end result

    • Excellent teamwork skills. As indicated, the successful Events Manager must be able to create a team out of a diverse group of people and motivate these people to give their very best to the common goal. Developing camaraderie, rapport and respect are key

    • Excellent organization skills. Being detail oriented and very organized is essential to the success of any event. Our events are very multifaceted, and the event organizers must have every aspect planned well in advance as well as maintain ability to be nimble

    • Excellent computer skills

    • Excellent communication skills

    • Positive attitude

    The budgeted range starts at $45,000 - $55,250. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

    Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.

    Requisition ID 456807

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