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Inbound Sales Representative - Travel & Leisure - Winter Seasonal
Vail Resorts | Slc, Utah
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Inbound Sales Representative - Travel & Leisure - Winter Seasonal - Salt Lake City, Utah

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 50 most innovative companies as named by Fast Company, and re-imagine the mountain resort experience with us.

Welcome to Vail Resorts. 

Start Your Career Opportunity of a Lifetime at Vail Resorts: As an Inbound Sales Representative you will book customized vacation experiences for the guests of Vail Resorts’ renowned mountain resorts via inbound calls from the comfort of your home. Inbound calls from our guests interested in booking an Experience of a Lifetime at one of our world-class mountain resorts will be received by the At Home Sales Agent. Each call presents you with the opportunity to create an epic vacation experience and receive commission as you build it. This is an ideal opportunity for the self-motivated and enthusiastic individual who wants a career at the largest mountain destination company in the travel and hospitality industry.

Get Non-Traditional Perks, Benefits and Flexibility:  

  • Work from the comfort of your own home. No commute and more flexibility.
  • Inbound calls only – no cold calling.
  • Receive a complimentary season ski pass for you and dependent family members to ski or snowboard at all of Vail Resorts’ owned and operated resorts.
  • Receive discounts on lodging, retail, food and beverage and transportation at some resorts.
  • Work 6 or 7 months out of the year, and receive traditional benefits, such as health insurance and 401K.
  • This is a Winter Seasonal position with an hourly base pay PLUS commissions. The average total compensation is $15/hr. Last year, top performers earned over $20/hour!

Develop Your Career Path: To assure Sales Representatives are well versed and knowledgeable of Vail Resorts’ different resorts and experiences, team members will have the opportunity to participate in job-specific training that includes virtual and onsite property and activity tours.

Job Qualifications

  • Minimum six months' experience working in a sales capacity with performance metrics/goals with the ability to work well with people, overcome objectives, and sell products or services.
  • Must live in the Salt Lake City or Park City area in Utah, with the ability to attend three weeks of initial onsite training including up to three overnight stays in resort during a three-week period.
  • Computer proficiency, including ability to easily and efficiently navigate and toggle between multiple screens, talk and type simultaneously, and troubleshoot basic computer issues.
  • Excellent communication and active listening skills, including the ability to speak, read and write fluently in English.
  • High school diploma or equivalent degree.

Preferred Skills

  • Minimum six months’ experience in the travel agent industry
  • Experience working on a base salary plus commission compensation structure
  • Prior experience working from home
  • Past virtual training experience, which required the completion of self-paced modules
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree
  • A passion for skiing/snowboarding or familiarity with Vail Resorts’ mountain resorts
  • Vacation planning experience a plus
  • Candidates who are proficient in Spanish will receive additional compensation for this desirable skill!

Technical Job Requirements:

Vail Resorts is pleased to provide some of the technical hardware equipment required to perform this role including virtual desktop terminal, keyboard and mouse, second monitor, telephone and headset, webcam, speakers and networking cable.

Final Candidates must provide the following:

  • Dedicated landline (cellular phones, or VoIP phones are not permitted)
  • High-speed wired internet connection (wireless is not permitted)
  • Home office free from background noise and distractions
  • Candidates must be able to confirm that you have current accounts for both landline and wired internet before being considered for a final job offer.

Schedule Requirements:   

This work-at-home position requires that the candidate be available to work 40 hours per week. Overtime may be required during peak business periods such as the month of January. Hours will include weekend hours, evening hours and holidays.

Opportunities Available Include:

  • Full-time, Winter Seasonal position, eight-hour shifts

Training:

After the initial three-weeks of training, ongoing training will be held in a virtual learning environment and completed from the home office. Ongoing coaching will be provided to further develop proficiencies in critical competencies necessary for ongoing success.

Join a team of brave, ambitious and passionate people. Learn more at www.vailresortscareers.com.

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 www.vailresortscareers.com
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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Requisition ID 140671

About Vail Resorts

Company Description

Vail Resorts, Inc. is the premier mountain resort company in the world and a leader in luxury, destination-based travel at iconic locations. Our Company operates in three separate, but highly integrated segments:

Mountain:
Our Mountain segment owns and operates the five premier year-round resorts of Vail, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge and Keystone in Colorado and Heavenly in California and Nevada. Our mountain segment includes lift ticket, ski & snowboard school, dining and retail & rental businesses.

Hospitality:
Vail Resorts Hospitality owns and/or manages a portfolio of luxury hotels under the RockResorts brand, a number of hotels and condominiums located in proximity to our ski resorts, three destination resorts at Grand Teton National Park and six award-winning golf courses.

Real Estate:
Our Real Estate segment, Vail Resorts Development Company, holds, develops, buys and sells real estate in and around our resort communities.

At Vail Resorts, we are focused on expanding and improving our existing resorts, while increasing the scope, diversity and quality of the leisure activities we offer to our guests. Our long-term performance is the result of a well-thought-through approach to the operation, marketing, and development of world-class vacation resorts. A five-pronged business strategy has driven our actions for some years now, and we believe it will create significant value for our shareholders in the future.

 

Mission & Values


Mission:
Our mission is simple. Extraordinary Resorts. Exceptional Experiences.

Our Values:
Our values are based on our mission and align the needs of our five constituents - our guests, our employees, our communities, our environment and our shareholders:

  • Provide an exceptional experience to each of our guests and employees
  • Bring passion, safety and integrity to everything we do
  • Partner with our communities
  • Protect our spectacular natural environment
  • Drive growth in shareholder value

Our Family:
Much more than simply staff members, our employees are truly our family! With more than 15,000 seasonal employees, more than 400 corporate employees, and many more members at our managed properties, each member is key to our collective ability to deliver uncompromising guest service and value to all of our stakeholders. We believe if we take care of our people, they will in turn take care of our guests. In the end, we strive to make every member of our family feel like working for Vail Resorts is an Experience Of A Lifetime!

Working Here

Vail Resorts College Program:
Offers students from all over the world the opportunity to experience a workplace unlike any other, at one of our exceptional resorts and iconic locations in Colorado, California, and Wyoming. This program, for current or recent college graduates, offers positions in Operations, Hospitality, and Administration. Our program goes far beyond the typical college program, to offer you a well-rounded learning experience.

Vail Resorts Internship Program:
The Vail Resorts Internship is more than an academically aligned experience; it is an opportunity to exponentially expand on your academic learning. The program provides students with an opportunity to apply and enhance the education and training they are receiving at the university/college through hands-on training and functional development. Much like a standard internship program, the focus of the program is to expose students to a particular career field, through training and functional projects and tasks. Yet the program takes internship past just the functional experience by exposing students to various corners of the entire organization.

Vail Resorts Management Associates Program:
Excellence is taken to the next level as high caliber recent hospitality graduates participate in the Management Associates Program (MAP). This two-year rotational program aims to challenge and stretch participants to expose their true potential. Participants rotate through various managerial roles at RockResorts, Grand Teton Lodge Company, and Vail Resorts Hospitality. This broad experience exposes trainees to multiple facets of the hospitality division including, but not limited to, Rooms, Food and Beverage, Front Desk, Reservations, as well as other operational areas.

Benefits

  • Free Skiing and Riding with the 5 Mountain Ski Pass
  • On the job training and career training
  • Health Insurance options
  • Affordable employee housing
  • Discounts on outdoor clothing and gear, equipment, meals, activities, hotels, travel and more
  • Additional discounts with local merchants
  • Work with International Clients
  • Great résumé builder
  • Improved Customer Service
  • An unforgettable experience