Events Coordinator

  • Whitewater Ski Resort
  • Front-line
    • Full Time | 
    • Seasonal
  • 602 Lake Street Nelson, Nelson
  • 1 position available
  • Accessible Employer: No
  • Open to International applicants with valid Canadian Work permits: Yes
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Posted on July 8, 2024

Job Description


Job Title: Events Coordinator
Location: Whitewater Ski Resort
Department: Indoor Operations
Reports to: Brand Director
Employment Status/Type: Seasonal Full-Time (August – April)
Compensation: $18.50 – $19.50 (DOE) alongside further employee perks and benefits.

Under the direction and supervision of the Brand Director, the Events Coordinator’s primary role is to maintain Whitewater’s strong brand presence through the execution and coordination of Whitewater’s key events with support from the Sales & Marketing team. As an employee of the Resort your mandate is to ensure our guests, working partners, and sponsors receive the best level of service, leaving them with a long-lasting, positively memorable experience of Whitewater.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for event planning and social media, a keen eye for detail, and a love for outdoor and mountain sports. This role involves supporting the Brand Director in the implementation and execution of the Resort’s strategic marketing plan, overseeing all aspects of event planning and execution, as well as managing our social media presence to engage our community and promote our brand.

The Events Coordinator’s typical workweek is Thursday to Monday, and this role is expected to be on-mountain throughout the winter operating season. There may be some weeks where this schedule is shifted to allow for the Sales & Marketing team to have a constant presence on the hill.

Act as a Brand Ambassador of Whitewater Ski Resort;
Champion a sustainable approach in daily operations, planning, and development;
Embrace, promote, and follow Whitewater’s mission statement and values;
Execute all of the Resort events with the oversight of the Brand Director and in coordination with the other members of the Sales & Marketing team;
Event administration including budget management, development, logistics, publicity, and advertising;
Oversee event setup, operations, and breakdown;
Work with the Brand Director to execute the annual strategic marketing plan in order to attract potential customers and help educate all existing customers on various programs and happenings at Whitewater;
Coordinate with vendors, sponsors, and partners to ensure successful event execution;
Ensure all events comply with safety regulations and resort policies;
Collect and analyze feedback to continually improve future events;
Inform content creation and event listings before, during, and after events;
Monitor and respond to social media interactions to build a strong online community;
Ensure communication is consistent between the Sales & Marketing team and all other departments and to ensure a seamless guest experiences;
Organization and execution of staff functions and gatherings to build internal stakeholder engagement. Working closely with the HR department to execute internal event schedules;
Act as an information resource; you must be familiar with Whitewater and Nelson products, policies, and procedures;
Provide support with media and public relations as required;
Perform other related duties, tasks, and responsibilities as required from time to time.

Responsibilities & Qualifications

Proven experience organizing and executing events is required;
Basic experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Canva, and/or other editing software is required;
A degree/diploma in Marketing or event management is an asset;
Intermediate to advanced experience in photography or film is an asset.

Excellent organizational and multitasking skills;
Exceptional communication and guest service skills;
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment;
Capable of working under pressure and meeting tight deadlines;
Creative and innovative mindset with a passion for outdoor and mountain sports;
Effective communication with senior management, supervisors, and other industry professionals;
Able to respond quickly in a dynamic and changing environment;
Skiing or snowboarding at an advanced or above ability level;
Must be willing to travel to the mountain and work weekends and holidays as required.


18.50 - 19.50

Job Application Process

Please apply directly to Whitewater’s website.

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