Employment Opportunities

WVBBTS Director of Communications and Alumni Relations

 

Goal: Develop and deliver a comprehensive, effective and strategic communication plan. Cultivate an alumni network. Integrate with club, potentially through coaching role.

Challenge: Initiate contact with as many alumni as possible. Create sustainable and effective communication strategy for all layers of constituents (current academy athlete families, current club families, alumni club and academy families and external constituents.

Primary tasks: Communications

  • In collaboration with the Executive Director, create a comprehensive communication plan, including
  • calendar cycles targeting current families (both club and academy); alumni; alumni families; and the wider ski community
  • Support a variety of constituents in sharing their stories of involvement with BBTS
  • Ensure that WVA/BBTS athletes many myriad achievements (academic, athletic, cultural and community) are widely broadcast to support Development and Enrollment goals
  • Write, edit, and share press releases, emails, social media posts, website updates, and publications on behalf of the organization
  • Actively seek new channels to tell the BBTS story
  • Manage club membership
  • Manage club and academy apparel

 

Primary tasks: Alumni Relations

  • Establish and build useful, organized, and accessible constituent list including alumni
  • Effectively utilize a variety of social media to encourage alumni engagement
  • Integrate with current WVA/BBTS families and athletes, and participate in programming in order to genuinely engage alumni with knowledge and experience
  • Be an enthusiastic and effective spokesperson on behalf of the entire WVA/BBTS organization
  • Support Development efforts through events, targeted asks, and logistical support

 

Desired and Necessary Skills and Experience

  • Extremely strong written and oral communication
  • Familiarity with, and sincere interest in, competitive snowsport culture
  • Highly organized
  • Experience and facility with a variety of social media
  • Ability to work creatively and independently to achieve a Much of this position will be new, and the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to invent a roadmap to success
  • Proactive, optimistic and autonomous personality; willingness to try new things
  • Facility with data and data systems
  • Willingness to travel to offsite races

 

Interested parties should submit a cover letter and resume to Tory Amorello, WVBBTS/SEF Exectuive Director at tamorello@wvbbts.org.