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Be part of the Breckenridge Tourism Office! Breckenridge Tourism Office works to enhance and promote the unique character and experience of Breckenridge as a world-renowned destination resort and to represent, serve and perpetuate the common interest and character of its membership and community.

Current Job Openings:

Public Relations Director/Manager

$40,000 – $80,000 Annual DOE | Excellent Benefits including Health/Dental/Vision Insurance, 401k, PTO | EOE

POSITION SUMMARY: Implementing media relations strategies and tactics that maximize the right coverage at the right time for Breckenridge in print, broadcast, online, social media and other media opportunities on an international, national and regional level. The Breckenridge Tourism Office PR Director/Manager counsels and collaborates closely between cross-functional community partners to ensure Breckenridge is continually regarded as the top year-round travel destination and ideal mountain community.

REQUIREMENTS: 2-4 years of experience including strong writing skills and knowledge of social media. Strong understanding of the Breckenridge community and businesses is required. Tourism, destination and/or travel PR and marketing experience is required. Prior media relations experience and contacts, and public policy experience. Strong people and computer skills a must. Spokesperson experience are required (crisis and public policy).

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create and implement a comprehensive strategic media relations plan for Breckenridge as a top travel destination. Communication Director takes into account the additional strategies and messages of other major players (BSR, CTO, TOB, etc.) to enhancing the destination reputation and increase its visibility through travel, hospitality and business news.
  • Nurtures a positive company reputation for the Breckenridge Tourism Office.
  • Establish and maintain positive and productive professional relationships with media/ influencers — local, regional, national and international. This includes hosting strategic press trips, pitching stories, responding to media inquiries, hosting media events, etc.
  • Maintain Breckenridge Ski Resort, Town of Breckenridge, Colorado Tourism Office and industry organization partnerships.
  • Create press materials and contribute to marketing and communications plans, annual reports, etc.
  • Act as a spokesperson for broadcast opportunities.
  • Coordinates crisis communication efforts with CEO, Director of Marketing, PR agency and relevant internal/external contacts
  • Participate and help lead a destination-wide crisis communication plan. Provide guidance and collaborate closely between cross-functional partners (BSR, TOB, police, fire, etc.) to ensure alignment on talking points and communication plans.
  • Work closely Town of Breckenridge, Breckenridge Ski Resort and Breckenridge Creative Arts to develop media-worthy narratives.
  • Ensure Breckenridge Tourism Office sales, special events, marketing, community services departments messages are cohesive.
  • Manage and provide clear direction for domestic and international PR agencies.
  • Strength in building compelling written and visual narratives, and tailoring those narratives to engage and delight various audiences.
  • Serve as a primary media contact responsible for responding to media inquiries and requests.
  • Cultivate and manage relationships with key local influencers and community partners that contribute to the media guide program.
  • Monitor and report media coverage; align with industry best practices.
  • Ensure CEO/President is abreast of media trends and narratives affecting Breckenridge as a destination.
  • Other duties as assigned.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in public relations, marketing, communications or journalism preferred. Experience developing multiple types of content across a variety of media
  • Able to meet daily deadlines under pressure effectively with simultaneous multiple tasks; Excellent writing, editing and proofreading skills
  • Results-oriented. Strong communication skills. Excellent eye for details.
  • Strong project management skills, including scheduling and meeting deadlines
  • Strong presentation and interpersonal skills, with the ability to motivate and drive collaboration with other departments and stakeholders
  • Aware of trends, monitoring competitors, aware of emerging platforms

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to BTO Accounting Manager

 

Breckenridge Welcome Center Information Specialist

$16/hr | One Part-Time & One Full-Time Position Available | Benefits Offered

PRIMARY FUNCTION: Welcome Center Information Specialists are primarily responsible for providing exceptional guest service while consulting with visitors and locals on the activities and services available in Breckenridge. Ideal candidate would demonstrate an outgoing, helpful attitude and possess a personal interest in travel and tourism. The position requires an ability to navigate multiple online and software systems, excellent communication skills, and a team-minded attitude.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITES:

  • Provides excellent service to every resident and guest who enters the Breckenridge Welcome Center, striving to use our 5 service standards in all interactions.
  • Possesses a genuine interest in Breckenridge and displays willingness to try its many activities
  • Responds to guest inquiries (walk-in, telephone, email) in a courteous, consistent, and timely manner
  • Ability to understand and master multiple software and online reservation systems
  • Punctual and thorough in completing opening and closing procedures
  • Maintains daily log on visitor engagements
  • Represents the BTO and the community in a professional and enthusiastic manner at all times
  • Maintains a clean and organized work place, abiding by all Public Health guidelines
  • Engaged communicator who understands the importance of
  • Eagerly books reservations for activities and lodging
  • Other duties and special projects as assigned

SKILLS:

  • Knowledge of Breckenridge retail, restaurants, and activities
  • Computer savvy, able to navigate multiple software and online systems
  • Guest service oriented, with an ability to treat each guest as an individual
  • Highly motivated, team player, and able to manage multiple demands
  • Proven outstanding organizational skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to BTO Accounting Manager

 

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