Freeskier is actively looking for a seasonal assistant editor for the months of June to December. The main responsibility of this position is to write about ski gear. This includes communicating with industry product managers to learn about new gear being offered, getting the gear into the office and reviewing it. Though most writing will be done for Freeskier.com, this position will also assist the other editors in writing about gear for the magazine (and assisting with other odds and ends).
– write daily online articles/reviews about the newest gear in skiing
– organize the ordering, storage, and return of gear with industry product managers
– write and monitor a weekly gear-specific e-newsletter
– assist editors in other tasks, both online and for the magazine
– travel to tradeshows, ski tests, and other product-centric events
– must be a proficient writer (clips required)
– must have a passion for skiing, specifically ski gear
– must be supremely organized
– must want to work with a group of young, die hard skiers in a fast-paced environment
– should be the type of person who geeks out on new ski technology
– should have at least a basic understanding of html
– photography experience a bonus
– shop work is a bonus
– this is a 40-hour-a-week, in-office position (Boulder, CO)
– entry-level salary, paid on an hourly basis
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.
How to apply:
E-mail your resume, cover letter and answer to the following question to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, no phone calls. We will follow up with applicants the week of April 30.
What do the Armada JJ, Rossignol S7 and K2 Kung Fujas all have in common?
a) They all came out in 2011.
b) They're all made in California.
c) None of them have received an Editor's Pick in Freeskier.
d) They all have reverse camber in the tip and tail, traditional under foot.
e) They all have reverse sidecut under foot, traditional in the tip and tail.
f) They're all made of magic.