Boyne Resorts

Regional Chief Operations Officer - Eastern Region

Job Locations US-MI-Petoskey
Posted Date 3 weeks ago(7/15/2021 8:51 AM)
Requisition ID
# of Openings
Boyne Corporate
Position Type
Full-Time Year Round
Year Round
Mountain Operations
Targeted Job Start Date


Boyne Resorts is conducting a search to identify an accomplished leader to serve as the four-season resort company’s Regional Chief Operating Officer – Eastern Region, overseeing operations in Michigan and New England.  The Regional Chief Operating Officer (RCOO) is responsible for direct leadership, administration, coordination, and guidance for the development and implementation of resort-specific seasonal and long-term growth plans and operational strategies to drive goal attainment and continuous enhancement of the guest experience. 


The ideal candidate has broad knowledge of snowsports and resort operations, and multi-resort/resort company management experience.  For a detailed job description, please CLICK HERE.


Team Member Benefits

Beyond employment, Boyne Resorts provides free access to incredible outdoor playgrounds for you and your family, significant discounts on merchandise and services, medical coverage, 401(k) with match, PTO and more.


Company Overview 

Boyne Resorts is a collection of mountain and lakeside resorts, ski areas, and attractions spanning from British Columbia to Maine.  The company owns and operates eleven properties and an outdoor lifestyle equipment/apparel retail division and is one of the largest mountain resort companies in North America.  Headquartered in northern Michigan and led by the Kircher family, Boyne Resorts is united by core values including long-term thinking, excellence in execution, maintaining a positive environment, and developing great people.  Providing unique experiences and helping guests of all ages create enduring memories is its long-standing mission.  The Boyne Resorts family is a diverse group of individuals enthusiastically working together to fulfill the mission.


  • Lead creation of resort-specific short/mid/long- term plans, goals, and objectives and directly monitor operational alignment while overseeing each resort’s 10-year plan, including budgets, timelines, and tracking with ROI projections
  • Serve as a mentor and coordinate with resort general managers the development and implementation of business plans with focus on revenue forecasts, annual operating budget, product pricing, and capital improvement and maintenance budgets
  • Evaluate and regularly report on resort and regional performance by analyzing and interpreting data and metrics, and guide goal-setting exercises focused on continuous improvement of guest and staff satisfaction, and business performance
  • Engage in operations across all divisions/departments including mountain operations, golf, food and beverage, lodging, spa, marketing, human resources, information technology, retail, and real estate sales and development
  • Coordinate and champion companywide and resort-specific initiatives with other C-level executives, divisional leaders, and resort general managers
  • Guide the development of practices and policies which promote a culture of excellence
  • Monitor and evaluate risk management strategies and emergency preparedness programs



  • Broad experience in four-season resort operations – ski/snowsports, golf/summer outdoor recreation, food and beverage, lodging, spa, retail
  • Proven proficiency of planning, business, and financial capabilities
  • Commitment to work a schedule that is driven by the needs of the resort business including a requirement to work additional hours, weekends and holidays as necessary
  • Ability to negotiate agreements and contracts to the benefit of the company
  • Experience in and understanding of managing individually branded resort operations

Additional Qualifications 

  • Minimum of ten years’ leadership experience in the resort, amusement park, large attraction, and/or related industries
  • Extensive management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Passion for skiing/snowboarding and other outdoor recreation
  • Proven recognition as a leader and teammate who exhibits kindness, respect and professionalism in all settings
  • Strong communication skills, clear and concise
  • Strategic thinker with ability to communicate a vision


Work Environment 

A flexible work schedule is necessary.  Maintaining an office at a Boyne Resorts location in northern Michigan or New England is required.  Travel throughout the year to resorts, corporate events, and industry functions is required.


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