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Corporate Development Account Representative

Nature Of Work /Job Description: Under general guidance from the Director of Corporate Development, the NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority is looking for a responsible person to carry out daily activities of the corporate development office which include:  the sales, solicitation and servicing of local and regional sponsorships for activities, events, venue signage and program advertising sales;  working closely with the Corporate Development Program Coordinator with the responsibility of assisting in the planning,  logistics and implementation of corporate programs;  overseeing various local trade agreements, administering the  day to day business of the corporate development department and processing of accounts payable and receivable.  Additional duties and special projects may be assigned by the Director of Corporate Development. 


Minimum Qualifications/Job Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field or 4 years of working experience in sports marketing, business, sales, and/or event administration.  Candidate must be energetic, self-motivated, and well organized; proficient in setting, executing and achieving marketing and sales strategies and servicing goals; delivering on sponsor/constituent expectations; and leading/executing all aspects of event marketing. Must demonstrate an ability to communicate accurately and effectively, both in writing and orally, presenting a high standard of professionalism.  Must possess the ability to work effectively with top management, both internally and externally and work well with a diverse group of individuals and companies from corporate to associations. Knowledge of the Olympic movement, winter sports, and the Lake Placid sports venues is desired.  Candidate must have excellent computer skills and be literate in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Powerpoint and Publisher.   Job will require additional night and weekend hours.
Salary: Management/Confidential Grade 15 – Department Representative, in the ORDA Management/Confidential program, with an annual salary of $35,303.00.  An excellent benefits package is offered that includes: health, dental and life insurance; New York State Retirement System  - Tier 6 and optional participation in the New York State Deferred Compensation Plan; vacation, sick leave, five (5) personal days annually, and twelve (12)  paid holidays annually.

Interested candidates may send a cover letter and resume no later than Monday, June 15, 2015 to:

Jeff Potter
Director of Corporate Development
NYS Olympic Regional Development Authority
2634 Main Street, Olympic Center
Lake Placid, NY 12946
Fax: 518-523-8768 or Email:






Full-Time Year Round
Customer Experience Representative


The Olympic Regional Development Authority is seeking a Customer Experience Representative to work in its Corporate Offices located in Lake Placid, New York.  This person will work in ORDA’s marketing department and will often be the first professional point of contact for ORDA guests. As such, s/he must have a strong knowledge of ORDA and the Olympic movement.  Regular responsibilities include greeting and engaging customers both in person and over the phone, responding to e-mails, data entry, processing invoices, and the general overall appearance and presentation of the welcoming area.  This person will also provide administrative support to the various offices found in the Olympic Center.


Minimum Qualifications: Minimum of two years progressive experience in an administrative support role and/or customer service role.  Associates Degree in Marketing or related field desired, but not required.  Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel & Publisher) and have a valid New York Driver’s License.  Ability to represent the organization in a professional and informed manner is a must.


Compensation: This is a Management / Confidential position with an entry rate of $27399/yr. The Olympic Authority offers an excellent benefit package including paid leave, health, dental, vision, and participation in the New York State Retirement System.


Interested candidates should forward their letter of interest and resume to:


Patty Clark, Marketing Program Manager
Olympic Regional Development Authority
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, New York 12946









The Olympic Sports Complex and Olympic Jumping Complex are accepting applications for:

Lift Attendants

Lift Attendants are responsible for operating and maintaining a single ski lift and assisting customers getting on and off lifts.  They are also responsible for safety and preparing daily reports.  All positions are full-time (40 hrs per week) seasonal jobs with potential for year-round employment.

Qualifications and Wage: The successful candidates will be at least 18 years if age and physically able to perform the essential functions of the job.  Starting rates range from $9.67/hr to $11.22/hr depending on nature of duties.


Summer Tubing Attendant

The Summer Tubing Attendant is a member of the team responsible for the day to day implementation of ORDA’s “Extreme Tubing” program.  As such, this person will interact with participants in the program ensuring an excellent guest experience.

Qualifications and Wage: The successful candidate will have strong people skills and a strong knowledge of the safe administration of a recreational activity. They must be physically able to perform the essential functions of the job. Starts at $11.22/hr

For further information and application forms, contact –


Rebecca Dayton
Olympic Sports Complex
2634 Main Street
Lake Placid, NY 12946






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