LAS VEGAS (July, 14 2014) — Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort (LVSSR) announces that it has selected Jim Seely as its new director of marketing. Seely will develop and manage LVSSR’s marketing partnerships, and oversee special events, advertising, social media and public relations.
Reporting directly to Kevin Stickelman, LVSSR’s president and general manager, Seely will manage LVSSR’s marketing team and will work closely with Stickelman to develop the marketing plan for the resort’s $35 million expansion project that is currently underway.
A native of Las Vegas, Seely has been a part of the LVSSR team since 2008. Most recently he held the title of media manager, handling social media, graphic design, digital content and photography as well as marketing initiatives. Prior to his move to marketing, Seely was the supervisor of LVSSR’s Ski & Snowboard School from 2008 to 2011, in charge of scheduling and customer service.
Seely is also a former manager and analyst for the Golden Nugget Hotel & Casino and was a managing owner of Tea-centric, a premium tea and coffeehouse in Las Vegas.
“Jim Seely has long been a great asset to LVSSR,” said Kevin Stickelman, president and general manager of LVSSR. “He has a unique understanding of both ski area marketing and the Las Vegas market. These strengths will drive our continued growth as both a local and destination attraction in Southern Nevada.”
Seely received his bachelor’s degree in Hospitality Administration from the University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) in 1995 followed by a bachelor’s degree in Fine Arts in 2010. Seely is also an accomplished artist and earned the Devos Scholarship in 2008 and 2009 while attending UNLV. He was featured in Vegas Seven Magazine in “The Future of Art” in 2010 and took part in the “Who’s On Board” group exhibition at the Amanda Harris Gallery in 2012. In his free time, Seely enjoys exploring the food scene around Las Vegas and can often be found testing new recipes in the kitchen.
About Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort
Las Vegas Ski & Snowboard Resort (LVSSR) is located approximately one hour from downtown Las Vegas in the Humboldt-Toiyabe National Forest. Established in 1963, LVSSR offers guests 195 acres of terrain, 30 trails that are accessed via three chair lifts and one surface lift and an additional 250 acres of hike-to terrain. LVSSR averages 212 inches of snowfall per year and offers a ski and snowboard school, terrain park, and off-slope amenities include dining, a retail shop and a host of summer activities. For more information, please visit www.skilasvegas.com. Follow LVSSR on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.