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Visitation Analytics Senior Analyst

Date:  Sep 22, 2022

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:

Vail Resorts is looking to hire a Senior Analyst, Visitation Analytics. The Visitation Analytics team sits within Vail Resorts’ Analytics and Insights capability. The team leverages Vail Resorts’ proprietary data to generate insights about guest visitation behavior that drive value for the business. The team informs strategic decisions across the enterprise and is a key partner to many stakeholders, including Resort Marketing and Finance. This role is responsible for strategic and financial analyses to support revenue growth strategies, forecasting, and performance insights.


This individual should demonstrate ambition, business acumen, and emotional intelligence. In this role you will be required to analyze large data sets and provide insights with actionable and concise recommendations. You will also be expected to demonstrate learning agility and drive to take on new topics or projects. 


Job Specifications:

  • Shift & Schedule Availability: Full Time / Year Round
  • Outlet: Corporate
  • Other Specifics: Remote


Job Responsibilities:

  • [Performance Analysis & Reporting] Design and develop reporting for executive and Marketing stakeholders; leverage reporting to generate business performance insights
  • [Strategic Analysis] Analyze historical data and evolving trends to support strategic planning; this may include, for example, identifying and sizing opportunities to grow and retain guests
  • [Presentation] Communicate conclusions and recommendations in a clear, concise fashion to stakeholders
  • [Prioritization] Communicate frequently and effectively with your manager to prioritize projects across a wide range of initiatives and stakeholders


Why this role is special:

  • Vail Resorts is at the forefront of the Travel and Tourism industry – redefining the ski industry in the 21st century
  • Leveraging analytics is a core pillar of Vail Resorts’ strategy moving forward – a critical driver of our success leading to a strong willingness to invest
  • We are a data-driven business with a proprietary guest database unmatched by any other company in the industry – a great foundation for building out advanced analytics
  • Direct exposure to leaders of the business – a unique opportunity to team with our business leadership to reimagine analytics
  • All the free skiing / riding you and your dependents can handle – free Epic passes, discounted lodging and retail


Job Requirements:


  • Very strong quantitative and analytical skills with demonstrated success in analytical or financial roles
    • Minimum 2-4 years previous experience in analytics, consulting, finance, or other similar field
  • Demonstrated success wrangling, querying, curating, and deriving insights from large datasets
    • Experience with analytic tools/software such as SQL or Snowflake
    • Experience with data visualization and dashboard development (Tableau or similar)
    • Advanced skills with MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated strength in written and verbal communication, adjusting message to audience
  • Excellent interpersonal and relationship management skills, with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Strong organization and time management skills. Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously and coordinate across multiple functions within an organization



  • Experience with programming languages like Python or R, or data analysis tools like Alteryx, SPSS, or Knime
  • Project management experience
  • Experience with basic predictive modeling (regressions, random forest models, etc.)
  • Experience with relational database management / maintenance


The budgeted range starts at $74,100 - $96,465 + annual bonus.  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.  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 476728