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Everyday we aim to provide a high quality, dynamic and authentic mountain playground where locals and tourists can escape, have fun, learn and challenge themselves, embracing the outdoors and key elements of BC culture. Our friendly and informative staff will help guests to create enduring memories based on remarkable experiences.

Job Title: Manager, Communications

Location: North Vancouver

Department: Marketing & Communications

Reports to: Director, Marketing and Communications

Role Status: Full time permanent.

Grouse Mountain offers a challenging and enjoyable work environment with a world of career opportunity. Our team is dedicated to Grouse Mountain's renowned excellence and its continued growth as Vancouver's premier mountain resort. In exchange for employee excellence, we offer a professional atmosphere, fantastic growth opportunities, unlimited outdoor recreation (including skiing and snowboarding) an inspiring setting and many unique employee privileges.

The Role

We are looking for a detailed, confident, and enthusiastic individual to drive public relations and social media for Grouse Mountain. You will be the primary spokesperson for Grouse Mountain, closely interacting with senior management as you develop and manage all aspects of our public relations and social media strategy. You are passionate about all that our beautiful mountaintop environment has to offer and will take great pride in showcasing Grouse Mountain to a variety of external and internal audiences.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Devise and implement corporate public relations strategies to support proactive and reactive situations
  • Prepare and issue media releases, story starters, external communications & internal communications
  • Act as primary spokesperson and liaison for print, electronic, broadcast, and news media
  • Track all media coverage and social media analytics and prepares monthly summary reports
  • Lead on ongoing copywriting, proofing and editing of corporate documents
  • Post and monitor social media channels. This could include capturing or coordinating photos, videos, graphics, Instagrams and more
  • Work with Content Creator on content development
  • Maintain effective internal communications to ensure that all relevant company functions are kept informed of marketing objective
  • Other duties as directed
Qualifications, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:
  • Post-secondary background in communications/digital marketing/media relations/journalism or other
  • Minimum 5 years' experience in related field, preferably in a management capacity
  • Experience as media spokesperson preferred
  • Exceptional grasp of the English language and excellent written communication skills that provide the ability to tailor writing style to appropriately match audience and brand voice
  • Outstanding public speaking skills
  • Ability to work flexible hours/on-call
  • Considerable experience with social media channels and back end analytic and posting tools
  • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Ability to network and build strong internal and external relationships
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to think and act strategically
  • Capacity to work under pressure while delivering content to align with the Grouse Mountain brand
  • Passionate about an active outdoor lifestyle including snow sports and hiking
  • Innovative. Nature-Loving. Safe. Passionate. Inspiring. Real. Entrepreneurial.

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