When I asked a friend who has spent a substantial amount of time in the mountains of Alaska what stood out to him about Girdwood, Alaska, his first reply was “it’s beautiful, great skiing, small town, endless outdoor recreation …” I stopped him, “Ok, that is a ski town … but what sets Girdwood, Alaska apart from other ski areas?” and he went off …” undiscovered paradise, unbelievable views, skiing and hiking off the top of the tram, received over 1000 inches of snow in a season more than once, less crowds, 40 miles from a major city with all the modern conveniences you would ever need ….”.
Alyeska Resort is in search of a Sales and Marketing Assistant. As long as I have lived in a ski town, sales and marketing has always been a resort job favorite. This is also an excellent opportunity to start your resort industry career. Looking for a good job in a true ski town? Check this job in Alaska out.
More facts about Girdwood and the Alyeska Resort
Alyeska is located 40 miles south of Anchorage, is Alaska’s premier year-round resort. Tucked amid the Chugach Mountains, it offers world-class skiing and snowboarding with stunning views of the Turnagain Arm.
The 1,400 acres of terrain with 2,500 feet of vertical rise, is serviced by nine lifts including a 60-passenger aerial tramway, and a high-speed lift.
Average snowfall is more than 631 inches mid mountain and 742 inches at the summit annually, In 1997/1998 and 1998/1999 received more than 1,100 inches fall at the top of Mt. Alyeska.
The season begins in Mid-November and goes through April as conditions permit.
and the Pièce de résistance … Employee Housing!
Alyeska Resort has just completed a 20,000 square foot employee housing project named Powder House on 1 December 2007. Powder house will provide employees with affordable, clean and well-maintained housing close to work. It can house up to 120 people. The units are fully furnished to include a kitchen complete with stove, microwave, refrigerator and dishwasher. The accommodations are arranged as two bedroom apartments and 4 bedroom apartments. We welcome family situations as well as singles. Alyeska Resort will attempt to provide housing for employees during their employment on a first come first serve as available basis.