After the success of the first 'cool ski industry jobs' article, more brands reached out about the great jobs they have on offer. And since more than a few of you were inspired to hit me up about our own openings and I can only assume plenty applied to other doubtless roles too. I'd call that a success, so we're going to make this into an irregular but ongoing series. Here are a handful more great opportunities, and hey, maybe one of these is your dream role.
Do you have what it takes to design skis or gear for one of the biggest brands on the planet? If so, this really is a dream job.
Role: Design Engineer - Seattle, WA
From them: "Primary responsibility is contributing to the engineering development of our skis. Execute all phases of the development cycle from concept to production support to achieve quality, delivery, cost and innovation goals."
More details: https://www.k2sports.com/careers/design-engineer-ski
Role: Product Line Manager (Apparel/Bags/Accessories)
From them: "The Product Line Manager researches the market, creates the product line plans, guides product development, and achieves financial targets to ensure the growth and health of our business. This position will manage the Apparel, Packs, Bags, Accessories, and POP product lines for most of our brands."
One for those of you stuck in the summer rain in Blighty, Planks Clothing is THE brand supporting British skiers. And they have an opening in E-commerce. They'll also have numerous jobs working in their stores in the Alps this coming season, so keep an eye out for those if you're looking for an escape!
Role: Ecommerce Trading Manager: https://www.planksclothing.com/pages/ecommerce-trading-manager
Fancy joining a small brand pushing the boundaries? RENOUN Skis are looking for an experienced Brand/Marketing Director to help grow the brand.
Role: Brand/ Marketing Director - Burlington, Vermont
From them: "If you are digitally-savvy, have marketing experience in the ski/outdoor industry, understand branding, efficient & effective at managing others, work quickly and are disciplined to follow through with your goals, email us at email@example.com
This is a multi-faceted and demanding role. You will be asked to work long, hard hours and you will miss many delicious powder days. You will also have a hand at shaping the future of a fast-growing international brand and the ability to shift the trajectory of the ski industry as a whole."
More details: https://renoun.com/pages/careers
Looking for an internship? 686 have some great ones on offer.
"We are seeking out a skilled Graphic Design Intern and a Marketing Intern to join our team at our headquarters in South Los Angeles for the coming months. Those who can receive college credit for their internships and live around the Los Angeles area will go to the front of the line. Please send your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject header: Marketing Internship or Graphic Design Internship depending on your desired field. What are you waiting for?"
These are just a few more selected roles, but there's plenty out there. For example, Ski Boot Fitting, Inc is looking for new fitters in Vail for example. Atomic have several jobs going at their main base in Altenmarkt, Austria. Happy hunting.