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Here’s your chance to work for one of the leading snowsports brands in the world!

July 23, 2014 – Denver, CO – Are you obsessed with skiing or snowboarding? Have you always wanted to ride in the famed French Alps? Are you looking to break into the action sports industry? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, APO has a dream job waiting for you!

The Snowide group, which owns the APO and White Doctor brands, is searching for a motivated individual to join their team as a Social Media Intern. This position will last for one year and will be based out of APO’s European headquarters in Annecy, France. Yes, you heard right, you could work in the heart of the French Alps, home to some of the most spectacular ski terrain on the entire planet!

Founded by snowboarding legend Regis Rolland, APO is currently one of the leading snowsports brands in Europe. After creating a loyal customer base across the pond, APO launched its full line of technical outerwear and hardgoods here in the US to much fanfare. In addition, White Doctor is an up and coming ski brand that is catching the attention of industry tastemakers around the world. The Snowide group is offering you the chance to work on the same team as five-time X Games medalist Sammy Carlson and Olympic Slopestyle gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg!

An ideal candidate for the intern position would be passionate about both snowboarding and skiing, have experience with social media, love to travel, and possess a strong desire to work in the action sports industry. Don’t let this once in a lifetime opportunity pass you by! Please submit resumes to info@snowide.com. The internship will start September 1, 2014 at the APO headquarters in Annecy, France.

Job Description:
·      Optimizing social media across all platforms
·      Writing, translating, and proofreading website and social media content
·      Work within the Marketing Department to develop content strategy
·      Promoting the brands during B2B and B2C events
·      Writing snowboard and freeski news stories
·      Editing online video content

Requirements:
·      Passionate about the snowboard and freeski industry
·      Bachelors Degree
·      Familiarity with Office programs: Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and Photoshop
·      Highly motivated and organized
·      Ability to work with minimal supervision.
·      Editorial/writing experience

About APO:
APO was founded in 2003 by Régis Rolland, a snowboard pioneer who has embodied the spirit of board sports since 1984. APO has quickly established itself as a major player in the winter sports industry within the group Snowide*, developing innovative, creative, and progressive designs across its portfolio of winter sports products. In 2008, APO released its first ski collection, becoming the only snowboard brand to diversify into skiing. APO has continued to gain momentum by signing the international ski super-star Sammy Carlson, a five time X-Games medalist with his own line of skis. APO’s pro team is further complimented by Olympic snowboard Slopestyle gold medalist Sage Kotsenburg. www.apo-snow.com