Do You Want To Work For Snowboard Addiction?

Snowboard Addiction is looking for expert level park riders or professional snowboard coaches to assist with production of our snowboard tutorials! This is the perfect job for someone wanting to make a serious career of Snowboarding. 

Pay: Depends on your experience and commitment. Very strong wages for the right person.

Hours: Part time initially, with the potential to build into a full time position within the company.

Riding requirements: Must be able to stomp double corks in the park with great style and technique. Must be able to spin onto and off jib features with style. For an absolute minimum riding standard, look at the videos from our head coach Nev Lapwood.

Footage: You will be working with our professional filmer and will have access to all the footage for your own needs.

Sponsorship: Potential to be sponsored by Snowboard Addiction for boards.

Email info@snowboardaddiction.com with a link to your riding if available. Attention Saxon Farnworth (Chief Operations Officer).

Have you ever wanted to intern for a Snowboard Company? Have you ever wanted to spend a winter or summer in Whistler, BC? - This is your chance!

Snowboard Addiction is looking for interns to work with us in Whistler, Canada for 4-6 months, 20-40 hours per week for the following:

  • Filming/Editing
  • Marketing/Advertising
  • Graphic Design/Web Design
  • Snowboard Coaching
  • Business Development
  • Product Development

Read this blog to see a first hand perspective of what it's like to be an intern (click here). Internships are available any time of the year. We ideally want people to work and snowboard with us. You will learn to practically apply skills, will snowboard a lot and gain immense knowledge and experience of how a small snowboard company works. We will also throw a strong reference towards your resume and work opportunities are a possibility at the end of your internship.

Internship Details:

- Internships are unpaid.
- 20-40 hours per week.
- 4 - 6 months (anytime of the year).
- Free products upon completion of noticeable work achievements.
- We have the biggest discount on Whistler Blackcomb seasons passes.
- You must arrange your own housing (this is not impossible but can be challenging at the start of winter). Please do not transfer money before seeing your house firsthand (there are scammers online) and please do not email us until you have arranged accommodation.
- Finances - You must have enough finances saved to complete the 4-6 month internship without requiring other work. You are welcome to have another job, but with 40 hours a week already tied up with SA and snowboarding around that, working on top of all this is not advised.

- You must have a valid working visa or already be in Canada on a tourist visa. We do not assist with visa's.


To apply, please email us with a cover letter, resume and sample work. Include the following answers to these questions in your cover letter:

  1. Why are you right person for this internship?
  2. How you are going to improve Snowboard Addiction with your skills?
  3. When can you start?
  4. Where are you currently living?
  5. Do you have accommodation arranged for the duration of your internship?
  6. Are you a Canadian resident or do you have a working holiday visa/tourist visa that will cover you for the duration of your internship?
  7. Do you have adequate finances to help you out during your unpaid internship?
  8. What do you want to learn/gain with us?
  9. What can you bring to this position, ahead of other candidates?
  10. What can Snowboard Addiction improve on?
  11. What does Snowboard Addiction do well?

Email Saxon (COO) at info@snowboardaddiction.com with a cover letter, resume and samples of your work.

Pay:
Depends on your experience and skill sets. Full time opportunity. We are not actively hiring for these positions right now, but if the idea of working in a Management position for Snowboard Addiction intrigues you, read on. If you think this is the right job for you, it may be perfect timing for the both of us so feel free to apply anytime!

Areas Of Employment:


General
- A broad skill set and knowledge of running a business, marketing/advertising, shipping/logistics, customer service/administration, business and product development.

Marketing/Advertising/Graphic Design - Marketing, advertising and sales knowledge and experience.

Shipping/Logistics - Knowledge and experience in shipping and logistics and inventory management.

Customer Service/HR/PR - Knowledge and experience in customer relations and customer service, PR and/or HR.

Must Have:


Prior Management and leadership experience. Highly organized. Leadership by example. Good writing and communication skills. Confident with self management, time management and self motivation.

Other Useful Skills:


- Marketing/Advertising, Graphic Design, Adobe Suite, Customer Service/Administration, Online business experience, Product and Business development skills.
- Whistler/Pemberton/Squamish local is ideal.
- Current visa/residency arranged (not essential but is a bonus)

Primary Role:


We are growing fast, so we are considering applications for full time Manager positions, in a bunch of different areas of our business. A management role would evolve rapidly as our business grows, so we need staff that are open to change, can think big picture and assist us to drive this business into continued success. If you are passionate and a fast learner, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please email us with a cover letter, resume and sample work (if relevant). Include the following answers to these questions in your cover letter:

1. Why are you right person for this position?
2. How you are going to improve Snowboard Addiction with your skills?
3. When can you start?
4. What are your plans for holidays/time off in 2016?
5. What are your plans for holidays/time off in 2017?
6. How long are you have you been living in Whistler? (If you live outside of Whistler/Vancouver - please move here first and get set up - accommodation and working visa's are not something we will assist with)
7. What do you want to learn/gain, working with us?
8. What can you bring to this position, ahead of other candidates?
9. What can Snowboard Addiction improve on?
10. What does Snowboard Addiction do well?

Email Saxon (COO) at  info@snowboardaddiction.com with a cover letter, resume and samples of your work.

Pay:
Depends on your experience and skill sets. Full time opportunity. We are not actively hiring for these positions right now, but if the idea of working in a Management position for Snowboard Addiction intrigues you, read on. If you think this is the right job for you, it may be perfect timing for the both of us so feel free to apply anytime!

Areas Of Employment:


General
- A broad skill set and knowledge of running a business, marketing/advertising, shipping/logistics, customer service/administration, business and product development.

Marketing - Marketing, advertising and sales knowledge and experience.

Shipping/Logistics - Knowledge and experience in shipping and logistics and inventory management.

Customer Service/HR/PR - Knowledge and experience in customer relations and customer service, PR and/or HR.

Must Have:


Prior Management and leadership experience. Highly organized. Leadership by example. Good writing and communication skills. Confident with self management, time management and self motivation.

Other Useful Skills:


- Marketing/Advertising, Graphic Design, Adobe Suite, Customer Service/Administration, Online business experience, Product and Business development skills.
- Whistler/Pemberton/Squamish local is ideal.
- Current visa/residency arranged (not essential but is a bonus)

Primary Role:


We are growing fast, so we are considering applications for full time Manager positions, in a bunch of different areas of our business. A management role would evolve rapidly as our business grows, so we need staff that are open to change, can think big picture and assist us to drive this business into continued success. If you are passionate and a fast learner, we would love to hear from you.

To apply, please email us with a cover letter, resume and sample work (if relevant). Include the following answers to these questions in your cover letter:

1. Why are you right person for this position?
2. How you are going to improve Snowboard Addiction with your skills?
3. When can you start?
4. What are your plans for holidays/time off in 2016?
5. What are your plans for holidays/time off in 2017?
6. How long are you have you been living in Whistler?  (If you live outside of Whistler/Vancouver - please move here first and get set up - accommodation and working visa's are not something we will assist with)
7. What do you want to learn/gain, working with us?
8. What can you bring to this position, ahead of other candidates?
9. What can Snowboard Addiction improve on?
10. What does Snowboard Addiction do well?

Email Saxon (COO) at  info@snowboardaddiction.com with a cover letter, resume and samples of your work.

Pay:

Depends on your experience, skills and equipment. Part time or on call position for summer 2016, with the potential for a full time position for this 2016/17 winter and beyond.

Must Have:

Your own camera and experience filming extreme sports such as skateboarding, snowboarding or skiing. Include examples of your work in your application (essential for consideration). Samples must be of high quality, showcasing your filming/editing skills and thorough attention to detail.

Other Useful Skills:

- Marketing/Advertising, Graphic Design, Adobe Suite, Customer Service.
- Passionate about filming/editing/photography.
- Hiring a Whistler/Pemberton/Squamish local is ideal.
- Current visa/residency arranged (not essential but is a bonus).

Primary Role:

During winter, this position is primarily filming and editing snowboard tutorials and promotional ads. During other times of the year, the role includes the production of various product videos and potentially some other work within the business. The ideal candidate would have an interest in marketing/advertising/graphic design and happy to be involved in daily customer service and administration duties, to fill hours where filming is not always needed. Our filmer during the last year was a skier. This was very efficient for on mountain filming, but we would accept anyone with snowboard/ski experience for the position.

To apply, please email us with a cover letter, resume and sample work. Include the following answers to these questions in your cover letter:

1. Why are you right person for this position?
2. How you are going to improve Snowboard Addiction with your skills?
3. When can you start?
4. What are your plans for holidays/time off in 2016?
5. What are your plans for holidays/time off in 2017?
6. How long are you living in Whistler?  (If you live outside of Whistler/Vancouver - please move here first and get set up - accommodation and working visa's are not something we will assist with)
7. What do you want to learn/gain with us?
8. Why should we chose you ahead of other candidates?
9. What can Snowboard Addiction improve on?
10. What does Snowboard Addiction do well?


Email Saxon Farnworth (COO) at info@snowboardaddiction.com with a cover letter, resume and samples of your work.

*Please allow up to 5 working days before hearing a response regarding your application.