Senior Executive Assistant

Date:  Jun 3, 2024

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts Corporate
Shift Type:  Year Round


Our mission is to create the Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, create the Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We own and operate the most renowned destination resorts in the world as well as regional and local ski areas outside major cities, and connect them all through one unrivaled network. We are looking for ambitious leaders, innovators and creators to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Candidates for year-round positions are reviewed on a rolling basis. Applications will be accepted up to 90 days after the posting date, or until the position is filled (whichever is first).


Job Summary:

Multiple Openings: Hiring two Senior Executive Assistants, one supporting the Chief Marketing Officer (CMO) and one supporting the Chief Information Officer (CIO). The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support to the Executive and their Senior Leadership Team.  The Executive Assistant will play a key role in ensuring the smooth operation of the Executive's office and contribute to the overall efficiency and effectiveness of the department. This position must be committed to completing a wide variety of tasks independently with strong attention to detail, accuracy, and follow-through. This position reports to the Chief of Staff and partners closely with them to design, build, execute, and manage processes to drive efficiency and effectiveness in alignment with company’s and function’s priorities.  



Job Specifications: 

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round 

  • Outlet: Corporate 

  • Other Specifics: On-site  

  • The expected range is  $72,000 - $87,110. Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide poised and resourceful administrative assistance to the Executive and their Senior Leadership Team with a demonstrated ability to accomplish goals and meet deadlines in a fast-paced and complex work environment. 

  • Provide support with scheduling and proactively organizing calendars aligned with the Executive’s priorities, preparing expense reports, and arranging travel. 

  • Collaborate closely with the Chief of Staff to create, establish, implement, and oversee processes that enhance efficiency and effectiveness for the Executive and their Senior Leadership Team.  

  • Demonstrate strong communication skills as a leader in your role and a contributor in a team-driven environment. 

  • Excellent self-management skills: organization, time-management, self-motivation, self-directing, stress management, reliability, and accountability. 

  • Operate with a clear understanding of confidentiality, discretion, and professionalism to build trust with the Executive, Chief of Staff, and Senior Leadership Team.  

  • Possess a high level of detail and accuracy, drive for results, and anticipate business needs before requested. 

  • Establish great working relationships with key stakeholders including the Executive Committee and their assistants. 

  • Create a high level of trust and confidence acting with the utmost professionalism and discretion over the phone, through written communication, and in person to accomplish requests and achieve goals. 

  • Plan and coordinate meetings, Town Halls, and special events. 

  • Maintain comprehensive skills in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, OneNote, Teams, Concur Expense Reporting, and DocuSign. 

  • Demonstrate a strong interest in Vail Resorts' business and the division's specific goals. 


Desired Attributes:

  • Resourceful leader who operates with clear understanding of confidentiality, building trust with Executive to be discrete and professional.
  • Efficient and forward-looking logistician
  • Excellent self-management skills: organization, goal-setting, time-management, self-motivation, self-directing, stress management, reliability and accountability.
  • Possess a strong level of detail and accuracy, follow through, and ability to anticipate business needs before requested from many levels


Job Qualifications:

  • 2+ years' experience supporting a C-Suite executive required. 

  • 5+ years' experience providing support to multiple Vice Presidents as an Administrative Assistant required. 

  • Strong leadership skills: agility, critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, and collaboration. 

  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook) required. 

  • Project management skills preferred  

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required. 

  • Must be a progressive learner, organized, detail oriented, and professional. 

  • Ability to multi-task with shifting priorities in a fast-paced and complex environment. 

  • Must be flexible, resourceful, and demonstrate excellent time management skills. 

  • Strong bias for action 

  • Experience working for a publicly held company preferred. 

  • Possible limited travel to Colorado Mountain Resorts. 


The expected Total Compensation for this role is $72,000 - $87,110. Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

Job Benefits

  • Ski/Mountain Perks! Free passes for employees, employee discounted lift tickets for friends and family AND free ski lessons
  • MORE employee discounts on lodging, food, gear, and mountain shuttles
  • 401(k) Retirement Plan
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Excellent training and professional development

Full Time roles are eligible for the above, plus:

  • Health Insurance; Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, and Vision Insurance plans (for eligible seasonal employees after working 500 hours)
  • Free ski passes for dependents
  • Critical Illness and Accident plans


Vail Resorts offers a ‘Hybrid’ work environment for Broomfield-based roles where employees must live within 50 miles of the Broomfield office and work on-site Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and have flexibility to work off-site on Mondays and Fridays.


Please note that the ability to work in person or off-site, and the particulars related to such work, are subject to change at any time; and, accordingly, the Company reserves the right to change its policies and/or require in-person/in-office work or off-site work at any time in its sole discretion. 


Vail Resorts is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other status protected by applicable law.


Requisition ID  501646
Reference Date: 05/31/2024 
Job Code Function: Executive Support 
Job Type: Hybrid- Broomfield 

Nearest Major Market: Denver