Want to join the Freeskier edit team? We’re hiring!

January 9th, 2013 by

Here is your chance to join the best edit team in the business. Freeskier is actively looking to hire two passionate, creative, hard-working skiers to work with us in Niwot, CO, just outside of Boulder.

This is a small, high-energy, creative environment. You must be motivated by tight deadlines, the creative process and a strong commitment to working as a team. But most of all, you must love skiing.

Job 1: Edit Position

All levels of experience are welcome to apply for our open edit position to write stories, edit, help manage, plan and execute on content both online and for the magazine. We will build the job around the hire, so if the above describes you, apply today.

Job requirements:

- In-depth knowledge of skiing a must, especially big-mountain, backcountry and park/pipe
- BA degree in journalism preferred but not required
- Proven skills and experience in newswriting and copy editing
- Please provide published writing samples

Compensation:

Dependent on experience.

Job 2: Video Production

We are also looking for a full-time, year-round filmer, producer, editor. This person will be responsible for creating high-quality video content in conjunction with our editors including athlete profiles, event coverage, product reviews and resort spotlights, among other things. Person must be confident in all stages of video production, from the filming to online distribution.

Job requirements:

- In-depth knowledge of skiing a must, especially big-mountain, backcountry and park/pipe
- Proven skills and experience in filming, editing, motion graphics and online distribution
- Please provide demo reel or links to recent edits

Compensation:

Dependent on experience.

How to apply:

E-mail your resume, cover letter, clips and answer to the following questions to jobs@freeskier.com. Be sure to put the word “Editor” or “Video Producer” somewhere in the subject line of your e-mail, depending on which job you’re applying for. Please, no phone calls. We will follow up with you individually via email.

Questions: 

  • Name two skiers who appeared on a cover of FREESKIER, Volume 15.
  • Where was the annual SIA Trade Show hosted before its move to Denver?

About Freeskier Magazine:

Freeskier was founded in 1997 by skiers who recognized that skiing was about to embark on a radical evolution and needed a new generation of media to tell that story. Today, Freeskier is not only a leader in ski print media, but also in the digital realm. Freeskier’s website, social media initiatives and mobile apps lead the industry in engagement, participation and content dissemination. We are located in Niwot, CO, outside Boulder, CO.

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