Partain Named Snowbird Communications Coordinator

Snowbird, Utah – Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort has named Julia Partain to the position of Communications Coordinator. Partain will assist Snowbird Public Relations Director Laura Schaffer in the creation of press materials, hosting local, national and international media and facilitating press coverage of Snowbird’s year-round schedule of events.

“We are delighted to have Julia working with the media,” said Snowbird Director of Marketing Dave Fields. “Her strong knowledge of Snowbird and enthusiasm for local recreation will be a great benefit to the resort’s marketing efforts.”

Partain worked most recently as an administrative assistant to the Marketing and Group Sales departments of Snowbird. By assisting different departments, Partain brings a wide-range of Snowbird knowledge to the Public Relations department.

Prior to joining Snowbird, Partain, a 2004 graduate of the University of Utah, worked at Alta Ski Area as a front office administrative assistant. There she increased her knowledge of Little Cottonwood Canyon, its history, terrain and all it has to offer.

“Having grown up in Salt Lake, I have been very lucky to ski in Little Cottonwood Canyon,” said Partain. “Now I feel very privileged to be able to work in and spread the word about this remarkable place.”

Located 29 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport, Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort is North America’s most accessible year-round resort. Snowbird averages 500 inches of annual snowfall and offers luxurious accommodations, fine and casual dining, off-slope activities, meetings and conferences.

Snowbird remains open for skiing and snowboarding on weekends through July 4, conditions permitting. For more information, go to www.snowbird.com .

For more information, contact Laura Schaffer at lschaffer@snowbird.com/(801) 933-2047 or Julia Partain at jpartain@snowbird.com/(801) 933-2040.