GARDNERVILLE, Nev. (KRNV & MyNews4.com) -- The Carson Valley Visitors Authority is looking for one horse savvy woman to become the “Carson Valley Rider.”
Launched in 2012, the “Rugged. Relaxed. Reachable.” campaign plays upon the area’s gateway status as a tourism outfitter for the region. From Topaz Lake and the Pine Nut Mountains to the Tahoe Rim Trail, Carson Valley is looking for a storyteller to bring it all together.
The job recruitment video can be found here
Carson Valley Rider Qualifications:
•A woman aged 25 to 45, who exudes country confidence with an urban edge
•Must be able to keep a horse between you and the ground. Rodeo skills not necessary, but, we wouldn’t turn you away either.
•Enthusiastic about trying new activities and open to adventure
•Comfortable, convincing and charming in front of a camera
•Real, authentic and friendly
•Not afraid to get your hands dirty
The Visitors Authority isn’t looking for a decathlete, just someone who can embody the authentic Carson Valley experience. The winning candidate will show the world what Carson Valley has to offer via a series of videos, riding her horse to various attractions, activities and events to demonstrate the unique diversity and appeal of the area.
Interested applicants can apply by submitting a 3-5 minute personal video on why they should be the Carson Valley Rider. The application period is Sept. 4 – Oct. 4, 2013. The finalist will receive an all-expense paid outfitted adventure weekend in the Carson Valley for herself and a guest.
The rider will be compensated with a “salary of real experiences” from participating sponsors like 1862 David Walley’s Hot Springs Resort & Spa, the Carson Valley Inn, Topaz Lodge and Casino, Soaring NV, area ski resorts and J.T. Basque Bar & Dining Room.
She will be featured in videos and promotions filmed on location throughout the Carson Valley through October 2014.
For more information, visit http://www.visitcarsonvalley.org/