Director of Marketing

Now hiring: Director of Marketing

As the Director of Marketing for Gibbons Whistler, you will oversee the marketing campaigns and strategies for a multitude of brands, products and experiences. This includes, but not limited to: overall Gibbons Whistler brand; Après Pass Membership Program; Foon Skis; Deep Cove Brewing & Distilling; Gibbons Beverage Company; Gibbons Festival & Events; the Spa at the Westin; Gibbons Life; plus over 12 hospitality venues throughout the Sea to Sky.

The ideal candidate is a strong leader that is well-versed on many digital platforms, upcoming trends and larger markets. They love working with purpose-led businesses to bring their stories to life, have a desire for growth and thrive in a fast-paced environment. The thought of marketing new products and experiences excites them and they are passionate about integrating these offerings throughout the customer journey (both digital and in person).

At Gibbons Whistler, our core purpose is to make people happy. We do this by living through our values which are:

  • Have fun
  • Encourage trust
  • Show Kindness
  • Act like an owner
  • Hustle

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES OF THE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING:

  • Create new and innovative ideas that propel the Gibbons flywheel forward with a focus on our four North stars: Team Happiness, Guest Happiness, Revenue Happiness, and Profit Happiness.
  • Build strong, genuine network connections and sustainable relationships with key influencers, brands and leaders within mountain culture.
  • Develop, prioritize and lead the execution of marketing strategies to support high-growth businesses.
  • Oversee and develop the current team, while building out a structure for the overall department. Source, hire, train and manage a team of Marketing Managers who display the Gibbons values and are content experts in their field. Provide day-to-day leadership, support and guidance not only to the marketing team but to the wider company.
  • Ensure digital and social media content is consistent with overall company objectives and optimizes the guest experience.
  • Lead the development of narrative, campaigns and communication themes for the annual marketing plan that consists of 365 days of programming.
  • Compile and share market insights (consumer, competitors) with the team to inform drive strategic decisions.
  • Infuse Gibbons brands, products and experiences, into the local, regional and global marketplace ensuring consistent tone and personality.
  • Maintain a strong understanding of target demographics and consumers in various global markets, thus forming the basis of creative and innovative marketing campaigns.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • 6+ years marketing experience – preferably for brand/product management, sports/events, culture marketing and/or experiential marketing.
  • Strong, inspirational leader with a minimum of 5 years of people management experience and a proven track record motivating, developing and leading teams.
  • Proven ability to articulate vision and strategy in a way that inspires and motivates a team while focusing on achieving business targets.
  • Strong understanding and connection to mountain culture within the region and ability to see how it plays a part on a larger global scale.
  • Strong organizational, planning and project management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, orally and written and the ability to adapt the tone to a multitude of brand personalities.
  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment and work with a wide array of teams while managing multiple complex priorities with demanding timeframes.

Please send your resume and covering letter to jobs@gibbonswhistler.com