Employment Opportunity

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

Job Description: Events Coordinator

Department Marketing & Events
Employment Type Full time, Year Round
Reports To Events Manager
Working Hours TBD
Posting Date August 29, 2018
Closing Date September 30, 2018

Work, Live, and Play

Sun Peaks Resort has proven to be one of the highest levels of guest service providers within the resort industry. We can promise you a memorable and gainful working experience within our high volume and challenging work environments. Sun Peaks Resort LLP has many benefits to offer our winter seasonal employees including:
•Winter Alpine and Nordic Employee Pass
•Summer Lift Employee Pass and Golf Membership
•Reciprocal Pass Program
•Comprehensive Health Benefits Program
•RRSP and Company Matching Program
•Staff Recognition Events
•Company-wide discounts, including Food and Beverage, Retail and Sports School
•Staff Housing, available to those 19 years +
•Network and interact with our diverse culture

Your Responsibilities Will Include

This position requires a significant amount of physical labor and outdoor work in a mountain environment. Administrative and office tasks are also a key secondary component of the role. 

Ideal Candidates

  • Post-secondary education in tourism, hospitality, event management or a related field 
  • Previous work experience in coordinating outdoor events, races or activities 
  • Experience in recreation or tourism industry
  • Experience in and knowledge of mountain resort industry an asset
  • Equivalent combination of education and work experience may be considered
  • Be willing and able to work a flexible schedule as required
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Must understand the value of creating and maintaining a sense of urgency and working under pressure
  • Valid driver’s license required
  • Experience operating snowmobiles, ATV’s and hauling trailers a definite asset 
  • Computer literacy required (MS Office, MS Excel, Outlook)

Preferred Attributes:

  • Must be comfortable with consistent physical labor (able to lift 50-70lbs) 
  • Must be capable of consistently working outside in variable weather conditions
  • Organized, efficient, and dependable
  • Must be able to communicate well with others and work as a team
  • Audio visual knowledge and experience 

Application Process

If you are interested in applying for this position, please click the 'Apply' button below to submit your resume and any other required documentation. Please note that only those who are selected for an interview will be contacted.