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Senior Executive Assistant

Date:  Jan 13, 2022

Broomfield, CO, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round

We offer a variety of professional career opportunities at our corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado. Our corporate headquarters team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more about positions at our corporate office. Visit www.vailresortscareers.com 


As of Nov. 15, 2021, Vail Resorts will be requiring all employees across North America to be vaccinated for COVID-19.


Join us now and receive an end-of-season bonus!


Job Summary:

The Senior Executive Assistant is responsible for providing comprehensive administrative support to the Senior Vice President of Retail and Hospitality and Senior Leadership Teams, including VP & COO of Retail & Rental, the VP of Operations Retail & Rental, the VP of Retail Product, VP of Hospitality Operations and the VP of Group Sales. This position must be committed to completing a wide variety of tasks independently with strong attention to detail, accuracy and follow-through. This position is expected to understand the Senior Vice President’s schedule and priorities, and support him in maximizing time and focus through forward-thinking partnership. Vail Resorts has a leadership-focused culture. This position will participate in leadership reflections and discussions, and business strategy meetings with the Senior Vice President and his direct reports.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Provide poised and resourceful administrative assistance to the Senior Vice President and Senior Leadership Teams; accomplish goals and meet deadlines in a fast paced work environment.
  • Possess excellent self-management skills: organization, goal-setting, time-management, self-motivation, self-directing, stress management, reliability and accountability.
  • Be a leader in the role and a contributor in a team-driven environment.
  • Possess a level of detail and accuracy, drive for results, and have the ability to anticipate business needs before requested. Be forward-planning.
  • Support strategic projects and project management duties as required (e.g., developing PowerPoint presentations, memos, and communication plans).
  • Maintain calendars, coordinate meetings, prepare expense reports, and arrange travel.
  • Schedule and coordinate reoccurring meetings and special events (e.g., town halls, SLTs, offsites), providing technical support, creating agendas, taking and distributing notes, and tracking action items.
  • 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.
  • Demonstrate a strong interest in Vail Resorts’ business and the division’s specific goals.
  • Become a super-user with the company’s administrative systems: Concur, Coupa, MS Teams, Mountain Money and SuccessFactors.
  • Provide prompt and efficient customer service and information to guests, clients, business associates and employees over the phone and in person.
  • Establish strong working relationships with key stakeholders including the executive committee and their assistants.
  • Follow and be an example setter of company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain divisional org charts and detailed divisional employee contact spreadsheet.
  • Provide personal support, as needed, for the Senior Vice President.


Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 2+ years’ experience supporting a C-Suite executive preferred.
  • 5+ years’ experience providing support to multiple executives preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills required.
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook) required.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Teams, SharePoint, Adobe Acrobat DC, DocuSign, and OneNote.
  • Strong critical thinking, problem solving, teamwork, collaboration and leadership skills.
  • Must be a progressive learner, organized, detail oriented, and professional.
  • Ability to multi-task with shifting priorities in a fast paced environment. Must be flexible, resourceful, and demonstrate excellent time management skills.
  • Experience working for a publically-held company preferred.
  • Experience in project management a plus.



 The budgeted range starts at $67,000 - $81,150.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.

The perks include a free ski pass, and a set of benefits including... 

  • Medical, Dental, Vision insurance, and a 401(k) retirement plan  
  • Hourly employees are generally eligible for accrued Paid Time Off (PTO), Extra Time Off (ETO) and Sick Time.  Salaried employees are generally eligible for Flexible Time Off (FTO) 
  • Paid Parental Leave for eligible mothers and fathers  
  • Healthcare & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts  
  • Life, AD&D, and disability insurance 


Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts.  As a community of adventurers and discoverers, Vail Resorts delivers an experience of a lifetime to our guests and our employees. Our team is made whole by the brave, passionate individuals who ambitiously push boundaries and challenge the status quo. Whether you’re looking for seasonal work or the career of a lifetime, join us today to reach your peak. 

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 389790

Nearest Major Market: Denver