Vail Resorts Director of Relationship Marketing in Broomfield, Colorado

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.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. Reach Your Peak.


Reporting to the Vice President of Relationship Marketing, this role will help manage the Email, SMS, and Push Marketing functions and teams, with a strong emphasis on email marketing technology, mobile makreting best practices, cutting edge capabilities, email development, quality assurance, campaign management, and deployment while developing and leading a team of strategic marketers within the Customer Relationship Marketing division of the Corporate Marketing team.


  • Work as the expert within Vail Resorts to implement email marketing campaigns, including pass sales, resort, hospitality, retail and reservation, and automated lifecycle campaigns to drive sales, cross-sell, and up-sell.

  • Use in depth marketing industry knowledge and gain a deep understanding of internal business goals to develop impactful contact strategy, email content, segmentation schemes, and cross-channel strategy while maintaining industry best practices including browser/client/mobile compatibility, personalization of subject lines, use of images, gif, video, and more.

  • Manage and optimize the design, content, layout, customer segmentation and messaging strategies while leading a team of email specialists responsible for the building and deploying marketing communications.

  • Serve as a key partner and resource expert for brand, division, resort, and corporate marketing leadership to ensure integration of relationship marketing into strategic and traditional marketing plans across all lines of business. Continually build the relationship with all partners and consumers of the email functional area across the enterprise.

  • Implement an enterprise-wide segmentation schema and contact strategy, putting the guest at the center of the contact strategy.

  • Effectively create and interpret campaign results distilling this knowledge into solutions that improve enterprise wide marketing campaign performance, including email channel specific improvements as well improvements to overall strategy and impact ROI and bottom line results.

  • Successfully launch a holistic mobile marketing program for SMS and Push Notifications that supports our primary and secondary line of business objectives of repeat visitation, guest retention, and cross-sell/up-sell.

  • Provide specialized expertise for the marketing discipline across email engagement, marketing automation, journey-based trigger communications, dynamic content from multiple data points, email content enhancements, list-building, database management, deliverability, data integrity, and CAN-SPAM/CASL/GDPR compliance.

  • Possess a strong sense of self-awareness and convey and exemplify the Vail Resorts standard of leadership. Strong focus on leadership development of self and team. Be consistently focused on unlocking the potential of their employees.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related degree

  • 8+ years experience in Email Marketing, CRM, or Marketing Operations

  • Experience with: Microsoft Office (including Excel and PowerPoint), HTML, CSS, Omniture, Exact Target, Adobe Marketing Cloud, Marketing Automation Software.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Communications or a related degree required

  • 8+ years experience in Email or CRM Marketing position required.

  • 5+ years experience managing and developing marketing teams of 8 or more employees.

  • Strong understanding of B2C email marketing strategy & tactics required; preferably in hospitality, travel, or ski company

  • Track record of developing data-driven campaigns resulting in solid business results is necessary

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office (including Excel and PowerPoint)

  • Experience with Marketing Automation Platforms

  • Experience with email marketing tools required

  • Experience building and executing email campaigns

  • Deep understanding of marketing databases/campaign management tools

  • Ability to articulate and champion email marketing best practices

  • Excellent project management skills

  • Experience managing direct reports with a focus on leadership and career development

Preferred skills:

  • Management of cross-functional relationships, especially with IT

  • Experience with matrixed organizations.

  • Managed external vendor relationships

  • Deep experience with Email service platforms and customer data platforms.

  • Database Analytics skills (SQL, R, etc).

  • Ability to read and interpret financial and analytical reports

We offer a variety of career opportunities at our world-class resorts and corporate headquarters near Boulder, Colorado in fields like Finance & Accounting, Human Resources, Information Technology, Legal, Public Affairs & Sustainability, Marketing, Sales & Communications and more. Our corporate team shares both a passion for the outdoors and a drive to re-imagine the mountain resort experience around the world. Learn more at

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.


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