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Brand Equity Manager

Date: Jun 13, 2019

Location: Keystone, CO, US

Company: Vail Resorts

Reach Your Peak at Vail Resorts. You're someone who pushes boundaries and challenges the status quo. You're brave, ambitious and passionate in everything you do. And we want you on our team. Pursue your fullest potential and never settle in the quest to deliver extraordinary guest service. Join one of the world's most innovative companies and re-imagine a mountain resort experience with us. Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.

Keystone is The Mountain of Youth.

It's where kids of all ages discover the magic of playing in the mountains and where grownups discover that deep down, they're still kids too.


The Manager, Brand Equity is responsible for building and stewarding the Keystone brand as well as directing all efforts involved in the content and creative aspects of making the Keystone brand come to life.


This person will essentially be the voice of the brand, and will direct and contract agencies, vendors and other partners (internal and external) to ensure the brand’s voice, guidelines and all aspects of the brand ladder back up to clearly defined brand guidelines. This includes the Keystone guest service brand, taking the brand positioning down to employees and making it actionable.


The brand manager will contract and direct third parties as needed in order to develop the assets needed to fulfill the resort’s content and creative needs to represent the brand in the global marketplace, as well as direct production of diversified messaging and differentiated content and creative in order to deliver personalized and targeted messaging to varying audiences.


Additionally this position will direct creation of seasonal campaigns, style guides, and various other executions of how the brand is represented across all mediums.


The ideal candidate must have strong experience in brand development, with a strong background in creative and content creation and storytelling.


The position incorporates a critical set of responsibilities covering a wide range of creative asset development needed for brand assets in digital / video / print / web / CRM / collateral / signage and various other executions.


The ideal candidate must be good communicator that is able to give and take positive feedback, as well as effectively collaborate with various stakeholders and prioritize workflow. He/she will have will have their hands in many different types of projects and be responsible for delivering results on-time in a very fast-paced environment. Flexibility and a positive attitude are crucial, as well as the ability to delegate and direct third party vendors, contractors and partners to fulfill all the creative asset needs of the resort.


Responsibilites include, but are not limited to:


  • Develop brand strategy and evolution of the resort brand, as well as seasonal campaigns
  • Oversee development of an annual Creative and Content production plan
  • Direct schedule, track KPIs, direct creative fulfillment from vendors and optimize to performance
  • Direct fulfillment of all needs for creative and content marketing assets, including, but not limited to: digital banner ads, landing pages, blog posts, social media, CRM campaigns, printed collateral, signage, and more
  • Direct and negotiate all creative agency relationships, as well as establish a resource network of content / creative vendors and contractors
  • Communicate performance metrics with stakeholders on analytics of creative performance
  • Direct evolution of brand guidelines and communicate to stakeholders to ensure on-brand executions
  • Provide day to day oversight of Sr. Specialist and Content Specialist
  • Partner with the marketing team on various other elements of fulfilling on overall marketing strategy and execution




  • Four-year college degree required. Emphasis in marketing, business and/or communications preferred
  • Minimum five years of marketing / content / creative work experience. Brand marketing experience is a must.
  • Supervisory experience
  • Word, Excel, Preferred Creative / Content design skillsets for various applications
  • Excellent eye for creative design
  • High degree of organization, attention to details and level of professional conduct. Self-starter, ambitious and multi-tasker

We’re looking for team members who are passionate about their work and the world around them, who take pride in ensuring our guests receive the best possible service and who bring a sense of self and fun to all they do. Life at 9,280 feet in the sky is a little different. With our crisp Rocky Mountain air and boundless options for adventure and exploration, you can join a community who loves where they live and loves what they do. Keystone will be your home away from home; a place where friendliness, an eye for detail and unmatched guest service is the foundation of our Culture. Come join our team – where A Mountain of Possibilities awaits.

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 163739

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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