Odds are that if you're reading this, you're a skier through and through. And that you've at least wondered what it'd be like to work in the ski industry. Maybe you're even actively looking for a new role. We've had emails and messages from a few brands about opportunities they currently have on offer, so we figured we'd list them all for you to consider:
For Faction the sky is the limit, and correspondingly, they have several jobs on offer from internships all the way up to head of sales development. They also have offices in Verbier, Denver, and Innsbruck, which means you'll be in a great spot to get some turns in too. There are also regional sales roles in BC, Scandinavia and the PNW.
Head Of Sales Development (Denver)
Marketing Manager (Denver)
Digital and E-Commerce Manager (London/Verbier/Innsbruck)
Full details: https://factionskis.com/pages/work-with
Liberty, based in Avon, CO, is one of the older indie brands still left in the game and they have two full-time jobs on offer for the right candidate. And the right candidate is "a team player who loves skiing, living in the mountains, working hard, and being creative."
Inside Sales/Sales Support (Avon, CO)
Graphic Designer (Avon, CO)
Full details: https://libertyskis.com/pages/careers-liberty-2
Perhaps not the most glamorous of ski industry jobs, but JSkis/4Frnt are hiring customer service employees. In their words: "If you are an experienced and passionate skier who is eager to get your foot in the door of the ski industry, then this is the job for you! J and 4FRNT ski companies are looking for Customer Service Representatives responsible for providing accurate, efficient and personalized customer support. This is an amazing opportunity to start a career in the ski industry working with the best in the business.
WARNING: There is no actual skiing involved with this job. You will be sitting at a desk, staring at a screen, typing to random people you do not know 100% of the time."
Another big employer, though not strictly in skiing, Evo have a range of openings at both their stores (Denver/Whistler) and at their HQ in Seattle. You'd be joining a fun team which includes ex-Newschoolers photo editor (and ongoing Journalist team member), Matt Sklar.
Merchandise Planner (Seattle)
Data Engineer (Seattle)
Software Engineer (Seattle)
Full details: https://www.evo.com/job-opportunities
Despite what the many harbingers of doom in the forums would have you think, Newschoolers is going strong and we're always on the lookout for contributors. In particular, we are looking for a regular news contributor to join our journalist team. The ideal candidate someone who is passionate about freeskiing and has strong opinions, along with the writing skills to back them up. We're also open to being told what we're missing, so if we need your skills, tell us why. Feel free to DM me, or drop me an email at email@example.com.