Marketing

Why You Will Love Working for Our Division

  • Team Environment - A chance to meet and work with interesting people from around the world and build lifelong friendships..
  • Leadership - A dedicated support team that focuses on YOUR needs.
  • Growth - Utilize your skills while building new ones. Gain confidence and valuable experience.
  • Variety – Every day offers new experiences.
  • Social - The most fun you will ever have at work and after work.

Calendar:
For our Marketing department we offer 2 practicums a year for a 3 month period from:

  • January to April
  • May to August

Visit our current postings

Applications and Interviews:
 
Marketing  internships are paid and will provide accommodation at a discounted rate for the term of the internship
 
For summer internship we typically accept applications in March and for winter internship we typically accept applications in September.
 
If you were to be selected, we would offer you an interview either in person or over the phone as we understand that you might not be in Whistler at the time of the interviews.
 

Practicum Offer and Conditions:

These practicums are only open to students who are currently enrolled at a recognized Canadian post-secondary institution who require this placement to complete their program.

If you are offered a practicum you will be working full time from 30-40 hours a week.

Then Whistler Blackcomb will require the following information to hire you:

Work Permit (if applicable)

  • Social Insurance Number
  • Criminal Record Check (if applicable)
  • Photo Identification (Government issued, i.e., passport, driver's license, etc.)

What are the perks at Whistler Blackcomb?

Seasons Pass

  • As long as you remain an intern in good standing with Whistler Blackcomb you will have a season pass to access the mountains.

Retail

  • 25% off at all Whistler Blackcomb retail locations. (Please note that the discount percentage is off the full retail price of the item. No Staff Discount will be given on top of the sale price of an item.) List of WB Retail Shops »

Winter Rentals

  • 25% off rentals before 11am.
  • 50% off rentals after 11am (except during peak periods such as Christmas, President's Week, Spring Break and Easter - it will just be 25% during the holiday periods)
  • 25% off repairs with odd specials at 50% off
  • 20% off at Tuning Centres ~Ski service is $25 and snowboard is $30 (could be more depending on damage)

Food & Beverage
  • 50% off at all market style restaurants. (For on Mountain restaurants discount applies all day when on shift or when not at work all day except between 12-1:30pm)
  • 20% discount at Merlin's, Dusty's and GLC seven days a week (not including liquor)

Snow School
  • Free group lessons available when space allows in the right ability level
  • 20% discount on all Ski School Programs such as: Dave Murray Camps, Private Lessons, Ski Esprit, Roxy Camps, Extremely Canadian and Telemark Lessons.

Marketing Internship

Our mission at Whistler Blackcomb is to continually strive to exceed our Guest’s expectations and to create memories for our guests and staff as the best mountain experience again and again…

Position Status: Paid Internship $10.25/hour :(Full-time workload 30-40 hours/week). This position comes with a pass allowing unlimited skiing and riding at Whistler Blackcomb

Summary:

As a member of the Whistler Blackcomb Marketing department you will report directly to the Marketing Services Supervisor as well as work closely with other team members to obtain hands-on experience working on various marketing projects as we implement initiatives for the 2013-2014 winter season. 

Duties:

  • Assistance to the Marketing Services Supervisor and other marketing Coordinators with the implementation of marketing initiatives including research, direct marketing, advertising and collateral
  • Administer and maintain the production filing, sample binders, brochure cabinet and media files
  • Assist in proof reading of all marketing and advertising projects
  • Fill in for marketing staff during vacation time, completing projects that pre-determined deadlines
  • Other projects to be determined

Qualifications:
  • Minimum 1 year experience in the marketing & sales/communication industry (preferred but not essential)
  • Understanding of Whistler Blackcomb Products & Services and passionate towards the industry
  • Current enrollment in a marketing program at a post-secondary institution
  • Thorough knowledge of the Internet medium and proficient with Microsoft Office suite.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Must be organized and be able to manage a variety of projects
  • Must work well in a fast-paced, challenging environment with minimal supervision and be self motivated.
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, be mature and well-groomed
  • Demonstrate our core values: Safety First, Striving to be the best, and showing that We Care
  • Satisfactory criminal record check
  • Previous Whistler Blackcomb experience an asset.

Outcome:
  • Experience in office environment and understanding of workflow between colleagues.
  • Experience with work flow processes with agency/vendor contacts.
  • Brief writing and project communication processes.
  • Understanding of branding and communication consistency across all channels.
  • Knowledge of project life cycle.
  • Knowledge of resort tourism industry and competitors.

Our Partners

Using state-of-the-art technology, TELUS unleashes the power of the internet to deliver the best solutions to Canadians at home, in the workplace and on the move.

Coca-Cola offers the world's favourite beverage brand to Whistler Blackcomb guests as a part or their memorable resort experience. As the cold drink sponsor at Whistler Blackcomb, Coca-Cola brings more than ice-cold refreshment.

Glacier Fresh Beer.Brewed in the mountain town of Creston, British Columbia, Kokanee beer is famous for it’s cool, crisp glacier-fresh taste. Kokanee is enjoyed by outdoor enthusiasts from coast to coast in Canada.

Since 1995, GMC has been the Official Vehicle of Whistler Blackcomb. GMC trucks and SUVs give you the performance, engineering and technology to get you, your family and friends and all their gear to and from the mountain any time of the year.

Monster Energy

At Monster all our guys walk the walk in action sports, punk rock music, partying, hangin’ with the girls, and living life on the edge. Monster is way more than an energy drink. Led by our athletes, musicians, employees, distributors and fans, Monster is a lifestyle in a can.

Nintendo

Nintendo is the worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, most recently the Wii U™ and the Nintendo 3DS™. It is responsible for the creation of industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™ and Zelda™.

Smirnoff

Smirnoff is proud to be the vodka sponsor of Whistler Blackcomb. From extraordinary event experiences, to the latest in Music, Nightlife and extraordinary Cocktails. The world's best cocktails start with Smirnoff.

Samsung

Samsung Canada is proud to be the official electronics partner and preferred supplier of Whistler Blackcomb. As a world leader in digital technology, Samsung Canada enables Whistler Blackcomb to enhance the resort experience in new and innovative ways.

The Globe and Mail, Canada's National Newspaper, daily offers unparalleled national, international and business reporting, analysis and commentary to all the guests and patrons of Whistler Blackcomb.

American Express is the official Card of Whistler Blackcomb. The sponsorship program brings unique offers, purchase incentives and rewards for American Express® Cardmembers. ®,™: Used by Amex Bank of Canada under license from American Express

GoPro makes the world’s best selling and most versatile cameras, enabling people to capture immersive and engaging footage of themselves during their favorite activities.


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Jackson Triggs

Our name represents a long-standing tradition of producing premium wines from Canada and around the world; it is your guarantee of outstanding quality and an uncompromising commitment to making great wine. We’ve got a wine for that.

Arc'teryx

Arc’teryx Equipment is a technical high-performance outerwear and equipment company based in North Vancouver, Canada. Our relentless commitment to design, craftsmanship and performance delivers the Arc’teryx experience.

Icebreaker

As the official base layer and sock provider of Whistler Blackcomb, Icebreaker Merino Clothing is proud to bring warmth, comfort and style on the slopes to the resort visitors. Created by nature in New Zealand’s rugged Southern Alps to manage extremes of heat and cold, Icebreaker merino breathes to prevent overheating, regulates temperature, resists odour and dries in a flash.

Gore-Tex

W.L. Gore & Associates, the makers of GORE-TEX® products, is proud to be the official technical fabric sponsor of Whistler Blackcomb. GORE-TEX® products are wearable weather protection that keeps you dry and comfortable from head to toe in any kind of weather.

Avis

Avis Car Rental and its subsidiaries operate one of the world's best-known car rental brands with approximately 5,200 locations in more than 165 countries.

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