Employment at Nevis Range

Employment at Nevis Range

Nevis Range is a very practical, hands-on company with a lively outdoor atmosphere. Staff are recruited largely on their foreseeable potential and adaptability. Working conditions and level of business are governed almost entirely by the weather and the seasons, demanding an unusual level of flexibility of all Nevis Range staff.

The number of employees varies from a core staff of 50 who work all year round to 100 at the height of a busy winter season. The key qualities that we look for in our staff are adaptability, resilience to harsh weather, passion for the outdoors, team spirit, good customer care skills and a sense of humour!! Seasonal employees include ski lift operators, groomer drivers, ski & board instructors, ski hire technicians and catering staff.

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Other Useful Information

Accommodation
Nevis Range Development Company does not offer staff accommodation however most seasonal staff find accommodation quite easily in Fort William or the surrounding areas. If you do experience difficulties we can recommend certain local establishments who offer short-term accommodation until you can find something more permanent.

Uniform
All staff are provided with a uniform that is appropriate for the requirements of their particular job.

Training
If you are successful in your application you will be given an induction on arrival and specific training that is appropriate to your position within the company. Nevis Range has been accredited with the Investors in People Standard since the inception of the scheme.

Employee Benefits
All full-time staff receive a season pass, which allows access to the uplift facilities at Nevis Range and the other four ski areas in Scotland. Part-time staff receive a discounted price ticket, which offers the same benefits. Some local outdoor retail establishments offer discounts for full and part time staff.

Gaelic Language Plan
Nevis Range is presently in the process of implementing a Gaelic Language Plan in partnership with Bord na Gaidhlig.

Current Vacancies


Please note before applying

  1. You must be legally entitled to work in the UK
  2. You must be able to travel, at your own expense, to Nevis Range, Fort William for the interview process
  3. PLEASE adhere to the specific instructions for the particular job that you are applying for ie Nevis Range employment application form (which must be completed in full) - or current CV - and covering letter. Download the Nevis Range employment application form in word or as a pdf
  4. If you have any employment related questions please contact 01397 705825 or email jobs@nevisrange.co.uk
  5. Closing dates are final and we strongly recommend that you apply for a position as soon as you see it to avoid missing out on the opportunity.

 

Marketing Officer

Closing Date:  Sun 3 Sep 2017
Pay: 17,500

Here’s your chance to join our amazing Marketing Team at Nevis Range … from weddings to World Cups, from diggers to digital; you could be part of the team!

We deliver a wide range of marketing activities, for gondola, snowsports, mountain biking, ropes course, functions, restaurant and cafe bar, to a range of markets including tourists, mountain bikers, skiers & boarders, travel trade, groups, schools corporate etc.  We’re also involved in organising events and dealing with group & function enquiries.  Plus, there’s also involvement with day-to-day operations to support the wider business, which could be 1 day per week or more at busy times.

Primary Tasks

  • Marketing - Deliver a range of marketing activities across the business activities.
  • Control expenditure against budgets.
  • Liaise with suppliers e.g. designers, printer, sign makers
  • PR - write press releases, editorial, and liaise with journalists
  • Research - carry out market research, collate results and prepare reports
  • Events - Organise & run small events and contribute towards larger events
  • Operational duties - selling tickets, cashing up, dealing with telephone & eMail enquiries

Knowledge & Skills Required

  • Marketing experience
  • Experience of content creation for online, including words, photography & video
  • Experience in using a graphics design package
  • Team player, organised & reliable, and the ability to manage own workload
  • A customer focus and a confident networker
  • Interest in snowsports / outdoor activities
  • Driving license essential

Desirable

  • Relevant degree or similar qualification, or,
  • 3 years’ experience of working in sales or marketing (or similar) in a tourism, leisure or activity (or similar) environment

Benefits: Skiing, boarding and mountain biking, free/subsidised food, staff uniform
Term: Full Time Permanent
Hours: 40 hours per week, 5 days out of 7 days, i.e. including weekends

How to Apply

  • Please complete the standard Nevis Range application form and send it along with your CV and a letter outlining how you meet the requirements of the job to marketing@nevisrange.co.uk by Sunday 3 September 2017.
  • Applicants will be invited to present a short presentation about how Nevis Range could develop its marketing activities. Interviews will be held week commencing 11 September 2017.
  • If you have any questions contact Heather on 01397 705825 or marketing@nevisrange.co.uk.