Employment Opportunity

Here is more information about the Digital Media Coordinator employment opportunity at Sun Peaks Resort.

Job Description: Digital Media Coordinator

Department Tourism Sun Peaks
Employment Type Full Time, Year Round
Reports To Destination Marketing Manager
Posting Date August 18, 2014
Closing Date September 7, 2014

Work, Live, and Play

Tourism Sun Peaks (TSP) is a member based association representing over 1500 members. As the Destination Marketing Organisation (DMO) for the mountain resort municipality of Sun Peaks, our mandate is to promote the resort as a desired tourism destination to the world and increase guest visits. We take pride in hosting guests and clients in a spectacular awe-inspiring setting! TSP’s team is made up of marketing/media, sales, events and Central Reservations. 
We’re seeking a passionate and professional individual to join our team, who will contribute knowledge and ideas and be proactive in their role within the Marketing department. This role includes a high level of detail oriented responsibilities, while at the same time requiring the ability to take initiative and offer creative solutions. Reporting to the Manager, Destination Marketing, this position is required to possess an above average understanding of marketing channels including digital, social and traditional.

Your Responsibilities Will Include


Social Media Coordination 
Responsible for:
- maintaining a daily content schedule for social media platforms including, but not limited to, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and YouTube 
- creating content suited for social media communities including written posts, photos and videos 
- creating innovative content and conversation topics to spark engaged dialogue 
- sourcing thought provoking, interesting, and fun third party content that is relevant to the resort and industry and leveraging this content within Sun Peaks’ social platforms
- seeking out user generated content (UGC) to engage with guests, grow Sun Peaks’ content library and integrate it into communication channels, both digital and traditional 
- monitoring conversations and engaging in discussions as a resort representative
- proactively sourcing related online communities to engage in the Sun Peaks experience
- researching and providing insights and suggestions on social media trends and strategies (i.e. contesting, content format, etc)
- implementing social media tracking mechanisms and setting performance goals
- assisting with paid social media advertising campaigns as required
Digital Marketing and Database 
Responsible for: 
- creating and sending bi-weekly e-newsletters to the TSP guest database
- inputting new members into the database as needed
- assisting with weekly reporting on various digital media campaigns

General Marketing Support
- coordinate media prizing for contest giveaways including requests from resort partners, submitting content to media outlets and liaising with prize winners
- assist in promotional street teams and attend consumer travel shows as required
- assist with photography and videography shoots
- assist with budget tracking, expense reports, and invoicing recording and submission to the accounting department

Ideal Candidates

- degree or diploma in marketing, communications, journalism or tourism
- minimum 1 year experience in a marketing, media or tourism related role
- knowledge of and interest in social media platforms
- proactive attitude towards guest and client relations
- proven ability to manage multiple projects and areas of responsibility 
- ability to work with a high level of efficiency in a fast-paced environment
- strong written and oral communication skills, and the ability to articulate and communicate stories
- detail oriented and exceptional organisational skills 
- enjoys working both autonomously and within a team setting 
- professionalism in all aspects of performance and presentation
- a passion and energy for the outdoor and mountain lifestyle
- competency in Microsoft Outlook, Publisher, Word, Excel and Adobe Photoshop
- knowledge of video editing software
- experience using social media in a business capacity
- intermediate or expert level skier or snowboarder
Please submit a résumé  and cover letter by 4PM PST on Sunday, September 7 to:
Christina Antoniak
Manager, Destination Marketing
Tourism Sun Peaks
Only those applicants considered will be contacted. No phone calls. 

Application Process

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