The Canadian Association of Snowboard Instructors (CASI) is a member-based, professional not-for-profit society serving as the certification body for snowboard instruction in Canada. Our mission is to inspire the world’s best snowboard instruction. Our vision is to be the global leaders in instructor education, innovation and professional development that is synonymous with a thriving, diverse and accessible snow sports industry.

The role of the Communications Coordinator

The Communications Coordinator plans, coordinates, and implements all major communications activities of CASI. The position reports directly to the Executive Director and would be responsible for all day-to-day communications activities of the organization, including but not limited to website content, e-newsletter development, social media and other forms of digital media, along with media relations. The position supports the technical, business and operational activities of the Association and is vital to the deployment of the Three Trails of Excellence strategic plan of CASI, including a strong emphasis on communications with members, instructors, technical leaders, resort owners, contractors, and snow school operators across the country.

Major responsibilities

The Communications Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day management of our social media channels and regular updates, blogs and other posts to our website, including a calendar of special events. The timely, accurate and consistent delivery of the e-newsletter of CASI is another ongoing responsibility of the Communications Coordinator, which works with the Executive Director and staff team in preparing the Annual Report of CASI and any other digital resources developed to promote the technical programs and certification levels of CASI.

Key skill sets

As the ideal candidate to serve CASI as Communications Coordinator, you are a highly-collaborative, innovative professional who is a self-starter and has strong inter-personal skills. You are adept at writing, research, information-gathering and fact-checking. You are savvy in the areas of digital, social and video communications. Your critical thinking helps CASI function as efficiently and effectively as possible.

You have a minimum of 2 years of communications experience and the ability to communicate in both official languages. You have formal training in a related discipline (public relations, writing, marketing & communications, business administration, etc.) or a combination of training and experience. Experience with the Canadian sport and snow sports system is an asset, and a passion for snowboarding and snow sports is essential. Previous experience reporting to, or working with, a Board of Directors is an important consideration.

This is a part time position (approx. 20-24 hours per week) with potential for growth for the right individual. To apply to be our Communications Coordinator, please submit your resume, references and salary expectations to Jeff Chandler, Executive Director ( with “Communications Coordinator” in the subject line of your e-mail. Submission deadline is Friday, May 19, at 5 p.m. Pacific Time.

CASI-ACMS encourages applications from all qualified candidates. We thank all applicants for their interest in this position, however, only those selected for interviews will be contacted.