Contributing Writer

Posted on August 16th, 2017

Colorado Ski Country USA
Contributing Writer
Job Description

Colorado Ski Country USA (CSCUSA) is the not-for-profit trade association representing 22 ski areas across Colorado. CSCUSA’s areas of focus include marketing, communications and public policy.
CSCUSA is seeking a Contributing Writer for the 2017-18 ski season. The Contributing Writer will be responsible for researching and writing several pieces of content for the CSCUSA Blog: http://blog.coloradoski.com/.

Primary Responsibilities
• Research and write a total of 14 blog posts for the CSCUSA blog during the 2017-18 ski season. Topics may include skiing, snowboarding, member resorts, and events, among others.

Minimum Required Qualifications
• Current college student in journalism, communications, public relations or a related field.
• Interest in skiing and/or snowboarding.
• Excellent copy-writing and editing skills.
• Must be able to communicate regularly and consistently with CSCUSA staff through email.
• Ability to travel within Colorado.

Compensation:
• In order to fulfill the requirements of the position, the Contributing Writer will receive a CSCUSA Press Pass valid for three days of skiing at 21 CSCUSA member ski resorts.
• This position may also be paid with a small stipend of up to $500 and/or internship or course credit.

To Apply:

Please email your application materials to Darin Evangelista at Darin@coloradoski.com. Include a cover letter, resume and three writing samples.

CSCUSA will consider all qualified applicants on the basis of their resume. Submission of a resume will not necessarily result in an interview. CSCUSA will not respond to telephone inquiries about the status of individual applicants. Candidates selected by CSCUSA for an interview will be contacted via email.