Boyne Resorts

  • Snow Reporter

    Job Locations US-WA-Snoqualmie Pass
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/2/2019 8:30 PM)
    Requisition ID
    # of Openings
    Summit at Snoqualmie
    Position Type
    Seasonal Full-Time or Part-Time
    Targeted Job Start Date
  • Overview

    The Snow Reporter is responsible for timely internal and external communication of mountain weather, snow conditions, and operation status; including lift, run, Nordic, and terrain park status throughout each day. The Snow Reporter also assists with all facets of the Marketing Department. This position delivers messaging via The Summit’s website, social media, email, phone lines & mobile platforms, on-mountain signage, and all identified third party channels/websites of various marketing events, communications, and deliverables. Snow Reporter works closely with Digital Marketing Manager to deliver relevant messages and media to Summit guests. Additionally the reporter will assist in all facets of Marketing Department objectives. Involves work within a team environment including: resort management, Grooming Department, Park crew, Nordic Department, Ski Patrol, and Lift Operations, in addition to the Marketing team including Group Sales and Events.

    The Snow Reporter also helps nurture Summit culture, excitement for each day, community, industry relationships, grassroots relations and general stoke. Person takes initiative to get any and all tasks completed accurately, proficiently, and in a timely manner.

    Position will often work early morning schedule such as 5am-2pm or afternoon 12pm-6pm.


    The following statements are intended as general illustrations of the work in this classification and are not all-inclusive of the specific position.

    • Reports snow/mountain conditions, trail & lift, Nordic, and Terrain Park status in an accurate and timely manner up to six days per week.
    • Creates, publishes, and contributes to all Summit social media, as well as assists with web and email updates.
    • Assists with event production at the resort as well as distributes event promotion materials.
    • Provides the voice of The Summit and embodies the on-site persona of The Summit
    • Assists department in carrying out various daily Marketing tasks that support resort objectives & guest expectations.
    • Keeps current in industry best practices and recommends new programs/practices/initiatives that can be applied and/or implemented within the organization.
    • Must be willing to maintain a flexible schedule and adapt to different situations or schedules.


    • Success With The Guest - Creates a positive impression for our guests. Genuinely welcomes the guest: smiles, makes eye contact, engages the guest in conversation and thanks them for their patronage. Understands our guests at a high level.
    • Work Performance and Job Knowledge - Accuracy, attention to detail, volume of work produced and speed in which it is completed. Such knowledge may be gained from education, experience, training and the ability to adapt to new situations.
    • Teamwork - Upbeat and dependable. Demonstrates the ability to cooperate, communicate and work as a team player with co-workers, supervisors, and outside contacts.
    • Professionalism - Acts professionally and is respectful of others. Adherence to all uniform & grooming standards.
    • Attendance/Punctuality - Communicates absences and schedule changes in a timely manner.  Promptness in reporting to work and adherence to break and lunch schedules.
    • Safety - Demonstrates safety consciousness with guests, resort and co-workers.  Attends safety meetings and adheres to safety codes and procedures


    • Must display excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
    • Dedicated to providing exceptional customer service.
    • Must have the ability to communicate clearly & relate with snow sports enthusiasts in a meaningful manner.
    • Must have excellent ski or snowboard skills, must be advanced level or higher.
    • Must understand basic mathematics and must have excellent reasoning and analytical abilities.
    • Demonstrates understanding of snow types and weather as it relates to skiing and snowboarding conditions.
    • Must show demonstrated attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to act quickly & effectively on opportunities.
    • Working knowledge of Photoshop/Lightroom desired.
    • Must be competent with Microsoft Office products.
    • Must be familiar and comfortable in the use of web applications and common social media platforms.
    • Must have excellent organization skills, be able to prioritize effectively and meet required deadlines with a high degree of accuracy.

    Bachelor's Degree in Marketing/Communications or equally relevant degree preferred; a minimum of 1 year relevant work experience in ski resort industry, guest relations, communications, or relevant marketing role is required in absence of a degree.


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