Jobs at Snowboard Addiction

Winter 2014/2015

We are always interested in hearing from potential interns and filmer/editors 

General Manager - Everything dude, Marketing/Sales/Web Guru

Snowboard Addiction is currently searching for new General Manager.
Interviewing mid-late October 2014 with an immediate start.
The position is basically the assistant to Nev Lapwood the owner of Snowboard Addiction.
It involves all types of activities related to running a small snowboard company including:

  • Web development (specifically front end web development using Shopify)
  • Design
  • Sales
  • Marketing
  • Video editing
  • Product development
  • Customer service
  • Managing interns

Skills needed:

  • Being a technical wizard is a big help
  • Web development and graphic design skills
  • Strong sales and marketing ability and confidence in sales
  • Prefer snowboarders

Previous GM:
My previous GM was a front end web-developer. I found his skills particularly useful especially with regards to developing the website, SEO, video diagrams, product design and branding. Our website is built on the Shopify platform. An advanced knowledge of web design using Shopify is a major asset.

Hours:
Starting with 20 hours per week with the potential to go full time especially over winter.

Flexibility:
We are an extremely flexible place to work. Our typical office hours at 3pm - 7pm Monday to Friday. This is the perfect job if you live in Whistler and never want to miss another pow day. If you need to take a week off for a last minute snowboard trip we can usually always make this work.

Location:
Our office is in Creekside.

Wage:
Snowboard Addiction is an extremely small company and a lifestyle based business. We are extremely flexible and an awesome place to work but the wages aren't amazing. Pretty much in line with most other jobs in Whistler but a way better place to work. The starting wage is between $12-$15/hour depending on your skills and experience. Most of the previous general managers have been on $15 or $16/hour after 6 months working here.
If you are really awesome and can help build revenue and profit in the company then you will rewarded adequately and tied into a bonus schedule if you stay long term.

Next Step:
Email: info@snowboardaddiction.com

Do not delay! Appropriate applications will be called in for an interview and the most appropriate applicant will be chosen to start approximately October 20th - 25th.
Good Luck!

 

Internships

Internships are in Whistler, Canada and are generally 6 months, 20-40 hours per week. Internships are only available during winter from November until April. We are flexible with hours and the length of internships. You will learn to practically apply skills and gain immense knowledge and experience of how a small snowboard company works and a strong reference for your resume.

Internships available:

  • Filming/Editing
  • Marketing
  • Design/front end development
  • Snowboard Coaching/creating tutorials

The internships are unpaid.
Read this blog to see a first hand perspective of what it's like to be an intern (click here)

If you're interested in a internship to gain skills within the snowboard industry, email your resume to: info@snowboardaddiction.com
If available please include links to any samples of previous work. For example youtube/vimeo links for a film intern.
We will then arrange a time for a skype interview.
The cut off date for applying for an internship is June 1st, for the following winter. Successful applicants will be notified by July 1st.

 

Filmer/Editors

We hire experienced filming and editing professionals each year on a contract basis to produce our videos. Email info@snowboardaddiction.com if you want to be on our list of filmer/editor contractors.

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