Jobs with Backcountry Magazine

Digital Editor – Height of Land Publications

Height of Land, publisher of Alpinist and Backcountry Magazines, is currently seeking a digital editor for Alpinist.com and BackcountryMagazine.com. Likely candidates will be deadline-oriented and very well organized with strong writing skills and a passion for climbing and backcountry skiing or snowboarding.

Job Description:

The Digital Editor reports to and works closely with the editorial staffs of each publication and will work daily on tasks that include:

  • Writing for Alpinist.com and BackcountryMagazine.com.
  • Building and posting articles and newsletters for each website.
  • Contributing to creative output and long-term content planning for each website.
  • Promoting Alpinist and Backcountry brands and print products through respective digital platforms.
  • Interacting with Alpinist and Backcountry audiences through social media.
  • Assisting in print-related projects as necessary, including but not limited to writing, researching, proofing, copyediting and fact checking.

Qualifications/Requirements:

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • A bachelor’s degree in journalism or related field with 1+ years editorial experience.
  • Knowledge of and interest in backcountry skiing/snowboarding and climbing.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to work daily within a creative team.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, excellent time management and a commitment to quality.
  • Proficiency in: Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Dreamweaver (or similar), WordPress, Google Analytics and all social media platforms.

This entry-level position is based in our Jeffersonville, Vt. office.

How to Apply:

Please submit cover letter, resume and writing samples and salary requirements to gwen[at]alpinist[dot]com.

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