Associate Editor of PodiumRunner – Boulder, CO

 

Pocket Outdoor Media is looking for a passionate, ambitious, and detailed-oriented self-starter to join the PodiumRunner editorial team as a full-time Associate Editor. The ideal candidate has excellent researching, writing and editing skills, and has a smart, clear voice that can speak to our millions of readers across platforms. The Associate Editor will be responsible for creating and editing content across platforms (digital, social, video), and will report directly to the Editor-in-Chief. This position is full-time in PodiumRunner’s office in Boulder, Colorado.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Pitch, research, write, or edit stories/articles for daily PodiumRunner content
  • Research, curate, edit and update evergreen content from site archive
  • Assist in maintaining editorial calendars (online, social, gear reviews)
  • Perform photo research to supplement content; help schedule and execute original photo and video shoots
  • Assist in managing freelance contributors, invoices, and other administrative tasks as needed
  • Assist in creating weekly and monthly analytics reports for digital and social content as requested
  • Stay abreast on current developments and trends in running, sport science and gear
  • Support the team with content creation during special events, races, and projects, working quickly and diligently in real time
  • Attend and report on events, seminars or conferences on behalf of PodiumRunner as needed

What You’ll Need to Succeed in this Role:

  • 2-4 years of experience in writing/editing, journalism, digital media, or a related field
  • A healthy obsession with running, with an understanding of training principles, personalities, gear and the running culture and lifestyle
  • Knowledge, experience and comfort with digital and social media
  • Knowledge of and ease learning and using publishing and design software such as WordPress, MailChimp and Photoshop
  • An ability to thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative team environment; ability to work both independently and with others
  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills; ability to demonstrate troubleshooting techniques and problem solve with minimal direction
  • Organizational skills ranging from use of time to categorizing content
  • Professionalism and poise when interacting with industry influencers and professional athletes

To Apply
If you are interested in submitting an application, please send your cover letter and resume to jobs@podiumrunner.com

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the results of a pre-employment reference check.