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Senior Strategy Analyst

Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc.
Remote friendly
Worldwide
Year Round

AUTHENTICITY | EMPOWERMENT | COLLABORATION | PURPOSE

Alterra Mountain Company is a family of 17 iconic year-round resorts, the world’s largest heli-skiing operation, and Ikon Pass - the premier ski and snowboard season pass offering access to more than 50 iconic mountain destinations around the world.

Headquartered in Denver, Colorado and born out of a shared love of the mountains and adventure, the company has brought together some of the world’s most aspirational brands, including: Steamboat and Winter Park in Colorado; Palisades Tahoe, Mammoth Mountain, June Mountain, Big Bear Mountain Resort and Snow Valley in California; Stratton Mountain and Sugarbush Resort in Vermont; Snowshoe Mountain in West Virginia; Tremblant in Quebec and Blue Mountain in Ontario, Canada; Crystal Mountain in Washington; Schweitzer in Idaho; Deer Valley Resort and Solitude Mountain Resort in Utah; and CMH Heli-Skiing & Summer Adventures in British Columbia. Also included in the portfolio is Alpine Aerotech, a worldwide helicopter support and maintenance service center in British Columbia, Canada, Aspenware, the ski industry leader in technology services and e-commerce, and Ski Butlers, the global leader in ski and snowboard rental delivery.

A career with Alterra Mountain Company is more than what you do today; it’s being part of creating a community rooted in the spirit of the mountains, united by a passion for adventure, and celebrating the legendary adventures and enduring memories that mountains bring to everyone.

BESIDES WORKING SOMEWHERE AWESOME, WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

  • Free Ikon Pass for all eligible employees, with additional free skiing + riding privileges across the family of Alterra Mountain Company resorts for all eligible employees and their dependents
  • Discounted skiing + riding for friends and family of eligible employees across the family of Alterra Mountain Company Resorts
  • Flexible Time Off (FTO) and Paid Time Off (PTO) policies for eligible employees to rest, relax and recharge
  • Generous discounts on outdoor gear, apparel, rental cars, etc.
  • Medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, short term & long-term disability insurance, EAP, HSAs, FSAs, and more
  • 401(k) plan with generous company match
  • Discounted tuition with partner online university for all Alterra Mountain Company employees to further their education
  • Paid parental leave of up to 6 weeks for eligible employees
  • Commuter benefits (Denver employees only)
  • Flexible/hybrid workplace policy empowering employees to work from home while encouraging regular in-person collaboration in our dog-friendly company headquarters office located in Denver’s RiNo Art District neighborhood

For information on Alterra Mountain Company’s Social Responsibility work including our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion actions, please see our webpage at www.alterramtnco.com/social-responsibility.  Among other resources, Alterra has Employee Resource Groups to support the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of color), disability, LGBTQIA2S+, and women communities within our workforce.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

TEAM SUMMARY

The Strategy and Business Operations team, in coordination with the President and CEO, serves as an internal consulting resource for the Alterra executive team in addition to overseeing key corporate initiatives, including Alterra’s annual and multiyear planning efforts.
 

POSITION SUMMARY

The Sr Analyst is responsible for supporting the work of the Strategy team, driven by Alterra’s President and CEO. The team is responsible for driving the long-term growth strategy of the business, including our individual owned and operated resorts, the Ikon pass, our ancillary lines of business the and technology that underpins it all. The role involves assessing high impact initiatives across Alterra’s global business that contribute to strategic objectives and putting in place measures to help implement such initiatives. The individual must be highly analytical, can view the business from a number of different levels, can interact effectively with all levels of management including C-level executives within the organization, and work with stakeholders to identify and implement new opportunities to grow the business. The individual will distill data and key metrics into insights that will help shape the future of the company. In short – this role is responsible for measuring, interpreting, and providing context to our data—so that we can actually do something about it.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES

  • Assist in all aspects of strategy and analytics including but not limited to customer segmentation and analysis, market sizing and segmentation, new opportunity identification, brand analysis, modeling/sensitivity analysis to support strategic options, competitive intelligence, KPI development and implementation

  • Conduct hands on modeling/advanced analytics retrieving, compiling, and analyzing large volumes of data from disparate databases into distilled, actionable information needed by senior leadership to answer critical questions

  • Support cross functional initiatives to drive actions as a result of business insights (the expectation is that you can not only analyze data, but also effectively communicate the underlying story and help see your recommendations through to execution)

  • Determine viability of new business opportunities through rigorous quantitative analysis (new products, partnerships, joint ventures, etc.)

  • Develop recommendations and clearly communicate results of analysis to senior management

  • Collaborate with internal / external customers to develop initiatives that drive growth

  • Perform internal, ad hoc analysis of key strategic initiatives across multiple departments (e.g. marketing deals, subscription products, partnerships, etc.)

  • Assist with company-wide reporting to senior executives and Corporate headquarters both on an ad hoc and regular basis (including quarterly business reviews, Board meetings, and annual budgeting/strategic planning process)

  • Manage multiple initiatives at once and prioritize based on business needs and urgency

  • Generate actionable insights and contribute to efforts that drive outsize results at the company.

TRAVEL REQUIRED:

Yes  

Travel required 10% of time

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Technical Skills/Competencies

  • Bachelor's Degree from a top-tier university or honors program

  • 3+ years of Management Consulting experience required

  • 4+ years of work experience, preferably in a top-tier strategy consulting firm or corporate strategy group

  • Strong problem solving and issue resolution skills

  • Ability to develop full presentations that are insightful and actionable

  • Commitment to developing expertise on how decisions are made across different part of the organization

  • Ability to develop trusted repeated relationships across the organization

  • Outstanding communication, attention to detail and organizational skills

  • Assertive yet professional demeanor, persistence and willing to lead the way

  • Desire to help create a fun and productive culture, leveraging Alterra’s focus on winter sports and outdoor adventure

Behavioral Skills/Competencies

  • Business Driver: The team you will be a part of is in charge of driving the business forward, delivering incremental revenue and profit

  • Problem Solver: At our core, we are a hospitality company, in the business of providing our guests an effortless and enjoyable experience. This is something that extends deep into our culture.  Wanting to help others not only creates a more pleasant corporate environment, but also helps maintain our tradition of serving others.

  • Analytics Expert: An experienced strategist will have the critical ability to turn insights into business building ideas. They will help us create value for our guests, employees and shareholders

  • Persuasive Storyteller: You will be working on analytics that will be presented to Alterra leaders across all functions, from resort operators to corporate leaders. Translating and simplifying the data into true insights that will drive business strategy and change third party behavior is essential.

  • Sprinter and Marathon Runner: We are lean and move fast, months of contemplation aren't a luxury we can afford. But we aim to build long-term, sustainable approaches to limit rework and obsolescence.

  • Cross functional team player: We value transparency and helping one another. It's how we roll. There is no ''me'' culture. Communication across the entire team will lead to greater individual success.

  • Strategic thinker: The Strategy team is responsible for identifying, analyzing and communicating long term opportunities. You'll need to be able to think big!

  • Tech Enthusiast: While we're currently thought of as a mountain company, Alterra strives to offer the most technologically advanced outdoor experience there is.

The base salary range below represents the low and high end of the Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. salary range for this position. Actual salaries will vary and may be above or below the range based on various factors including but not limited to experience, education, training, location, merit system, quantity or quality of production, responsibilities, and regular and/or necessary travel. The range listed is just one component of Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc.’s total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include short-term and long-term incentives and many region-specific benefits.

Denver area base salary range: $100,000 - $140,000 per year

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, talk, see, hear, and operate a computer and other office productivity machinery.

WORKING CONDITIONS

Indoor/Outdoor: While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be exposed to harsh and varying outside weather conditions.

Hazardous Materials/Noise: The noise level in the work place is usually moderate.

This job description is not an exhaustive list of all functions and responsibilities that an employee may be required to perform in this position. Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates reserve the right to modify, increase, decrease, suspend, and or eliminate any of the essential duties and/or the position in its entirety.

This job description is not an express or implied contract, guarantee, promise, or covenant of employment for any set term or duration, or for termination only for cause.

Employment with Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. or any of its affiliates is “at will” meaning either party may terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause and with or without notice.

This position is located in Colorado, and the work is primarily in Denver, CO and, as such, employment in this position is subject to the labor and employment laws of the state of Colorado.

Application Deadline: Recruiting timelines vary by position, however, all Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. positions accept applications for a minimum of 5 business days from the posting date listed above. This position is open and still accepting applications.

Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers and maintain drug-free workplaces. All employees and candidates are reminded that Alterra Mtn Co Shared Services Inc. and its affiliates adhere to all applicable labor and employment laws, and State, County, and City-specific labor and employment regulations, where applicable.