Contract Analyst

Date:  Nov 11, 2023

Remote, Remote, US

Company:  Vail Resorts
Shift Type:  Year Round


As a leading mountain resort operator with over 40 resorts in sixteen states and four countries. We exist to create an Experience of a Lifetime for our employees, so they can, in turn, provide and Experience of a Lifetime for our guests. We are looking for leaders, innovators, creators, and ambitious professionals to join our talented team. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you!


Many of our Corporate function teams can now live and work in any of the states in which Vail Resorts currently operates* – enabling flexible remote work alongside a commitment to building and maintaining strong culture both in person and virtually. If you’re ready to pursue your fullest potential, we want to get to know you. Find your purpose with us at


Job Summary:

The Contracts Analyst works as a key member of a dedicated contracts team with responsibility for drafting, reviewing and negotiating a wide variety of commercial contracts related to the operations of the Company’s corporate, mountain and hospitality divisions.  This will include contracts for construction, purchases of goods, services and equipment, special events, software licensing, marketing, consulting arrangements, and hospitality bookings. The Contracts Analyst also leads or assists in the development of standard contract forms, manages configuration and use of the Company’s contracts management system, trains employees on contracting issues and procedures, and leads other special projects as needed. 


Job Specifications:

  • Outlet: Corporate / Remote
  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Year Round / Full Time
  • The budgeted range starts at $52,800 - $73,830.  Actual pay will be adjusted based on experience.


Job Responsibilities:

  • Review, draft, negotiate and analyze a wide variety of commercial agreements
  • Interpret and explain contractual terms, conditions, rights and obligations to business staff and convey Legal Department recommendations with respect to contractual provisions
  • Manage the configuration and use of the Company’s contract management system
  • Identify areas for process improvement and assist in developing best practices for contracting across the Company, including drafting and updating form agreements and contracting provisions
  • Lead projects related to implementation and use of technology to facilitate efficient development of contracts for internal clients
  • Work collaboratively and professionally with all members of the Legal Department, business unit staff, and outside third parties
  • Execute on direction set by in-house attorneys and Legal Department leadership
  • Adhere to and support standards and goals of Vail Resorts and the Legal Department
  • Other duties as assigned, including management of special projects


Job Requirements:


  • BS/BA from accredited college or university with a degree in business management, paralegal studies or a related field, or equivalent work experience 
  • 3+ years experience in a corporate or law firm setting working on contracts or transactions
  • Experience with contracts management software 
  • Clear and concise oral and written English language communication skills 


  • Paralegal certificate, Certified Commercial Contracts Manager (CCCM) certification or equivalent experience 
  • Project management experience in the contracts department of a corporate legal department or experience implementing contract or document management systems
  • High level of proficiency with MS Word, including redlining features; Excel and Power Point proficiency 
  • Strong critical thinking and issue spotting skills
  • Ability to work under high pressure conditions and prioritize multiple assignments efficiently, effectively and professionally
  • Strong interpersonal skills and customer service orientation
  • Detail-oriented, strong organizational and time management skills, with a high degree of follow-through



The expected Total Compensation for this role is $52,800 - $73,830.  Individual compensation decisions are based on a variety of factors.

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) 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.  At Vail Resorts, 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.  

*Remote work is currently permitted from British Columbia and the 16 U.S. states in which we currently operate. This includes: California, Colorado, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Hampshire, New York, Nevada, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Utah, Vermont, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Please note that the ability to work remotely, 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 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  497950
Reference Date: 09/13/2023 
Job Code Function: Contracts