The Hakuba Valley
Located in the beautiful Japanese Alps, Hakuba Valley is a world renowned outdoor destination. With 10 epic ski resorts, amazing hiking and mountain biking, Hakuba is a world class destination. This is where you want to be for the winter!!
Who Is Events Hakuba
Events Hakuba is a marketing company located in Hakuba, Japan. We improve the visitor experience in the Hakuba Valley by providing pertinent event and activity information to current and prospective guests. We are active on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Tumbler and run the Events Hakuba website.
Do You Fit the Bill?
Events Hakuba is seeking a creative and driven Content and Social media intern to join our small team. We have a great Valley to promote and we are looking for the right skier or rider to help spread the word! You must possess superior written and verbal communication skills in English and Japanese and have an in-depth knowledge of social marketing.
Responsibilities will include
- Visit and ski/board all resorts and generate content for all social media platforms
- Attend Events in Hakuba as a representative of Events Hakuba in order to create engaging content for the website and social media platforms
- Website Content Management
- Writing and posting blog articles
- Social Media Posting and creation
- Working within our content management system you will support the development of social media posts based on provided deadlines and schedules
- Support distribution of print advertising throughout the valley
Education, skills & knowledge requirements
Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Marketing, New Media, Journalism or Public Relations (preferred, not required)
- Must have a valid working visa (or be able to apply for a working holiday visa)
- Must have a valid Japanese or International driving licence
- The ability to write and communicate in both English and Japanese
- Impeccable communication skills
- The ability to produce a variety of different content to support communications and marketing efforts using different media (written, photography, videography)
- Excellent knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, YouTube and other social media best practices
- Computer skills: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Publisher, basic HTML, WordPress
- Ability to work a flexible schedule
- Desire to be a part of a dynamic mountain community and have fun!
**Physical Requirements : Intermediate/Advanced ski/snowboard skills – being on the mountain is vital for this role.
- Free Accommodation (not including meals)
- Hakuba Valley Season Pass
- Personal Vehicle
- Fuel Allowance
- Japanese Data sim card
- Freedom to choose your own hours
- Lots of ski/riding time
- Submit your CV with a cover letter
- Submit a 2 minute video as to why you are the perfect candidate for the job