Boyne Resorts

  • Director of Marketing and Branding

    Job Locations US-MT-Big Sky
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(1/7/2020 11:41 AM)
    Requisition ID
    2020-6943
    # of Openings
    1
    Resort
    Big Sky Resort
    Position Type
    Full-Time Year Round
    Targeted Job Start Date
    2/15/2020
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Big Sky is one of the fastest growing resorts in North America and is a partner in both The Mountain Collective as well as the Ikon pass products. As the Director of Marketing and Branding you will be responsible for leading and developing the resort marketing teams as they implement innovative strategies that will build our brand, increase revenue and foster respect among our employees and guests.  Our ideal candidate possesses tremendous communication and leadership skills, with proven success in traditional and innovative marketing across the broad spectrum of today’s channels.  We are looking for a passionate, ground-breaking leader with strategic, creative and financial acumen as well as a strong business intellect to take our organization to the next level.

     

    Big Sky is a member of a family of mountain resorts and properties with unique and distinctive personalities throughout North America.  For skiers, golfers and travelers, Big Sky offers experiences with soul and character.  Quality, attention to detail and individuality are hallmarks of our brand.  Guests experience Big Sky as a stellar one-of-a-kind resort—not a homogenized franchise.

     

    The Director of Marketing will support Boyne Resorts’ Core Values—Develop Great People, Have Passion, Be Innovative, Think Long Term, Excellence in Execution—while developing a best-in-class resort marketing team.  Moving the team toward data driven decision making. Continue to drive Big Sky Resort’s mission statement of consistently creating exceptional experiences for our guests.

     

    You will be successful in this position if you can:

    • Be a mentor: provide guidance, support and education to Marketing team members  “Coach, develop great people…recruit the best talent”
    • Work with the senior management team at Big Sky to develop and implement strategic goals that relate to the resort
    • Deliver on marketing KPI’s, analyze and share with senior management and allow for the tracking of successes and progress
    • Guide development of revenue and pricing strategies:  work with the Marketing team at the resort to build and execute marketing plans as well as implement key marketing program to grow guest base.
    • Understand and implement trends and emerging technologies that provide the ability to engage targeted audiences

    Responsibilities

    This position will report directly to the President / General Manager of Big Sky Resort and the CMO of Boyne Resorts as well as being a key member of the Big Sky senior management team. The Director of Marketing will oversee, guide, develop, and measure the marketing team at Big Sky Resort. 

     

    This person will work closely with these teams in defining the marketing strategies necessary to support the resort’s overall business plan and long-term direction.  The position provides oversight, expertise and leadership in marketing for Big Sky to ensure that each is executing in close coordination with Operations, Revenue Management, and Sales at a high level of efficiency and productivity.  Responsibilities also include the strategy, development and implementation of innovative programs and communications that result in sustainable growth across the company.

     

    • Build strong functional and collaborative relationships with the Big Sky senior team, and other department heads to ensure an environment of cooperation and an openness to new or innovative ideas and programs
    • Develop and Oversee marketing budget both seasonally and annually
    • Develop CRM initiatives that include increasing size, depth and usability of current and future resort database
    • Lead the development of analytics for marketing programs
    • Brand Management: be an active and strong guardian of Big Sky’s brand(s), working with the Boyne CMO to ensure a smooth transition from brand development to brand management

    Qualifications

    • A minimum of ten years of marketing in the ski resort or related industries
    • Experience in pricing and product development along with yield management skills
    • Experience in CRM, Marketing Automation and Digital marketing
    • Knowledge of Salesforce CRM and Marketing Cloud
    • Data driven Critical thinker
    • Working understanding of consumer segmentation, personas, behavior and trends as related to resort industry
    • Strong communication skills, clear and concise
    • Management, organizational and interpersonal skills
    • Strategic and innovative thinker with ability to communicate a vision and drive results
    • Strong problem solving skills
    • Persuasive influencer
    • Self-assured and results oriented

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