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(Nick Kelley)

Managing Video Producer

We’re looking for a managing video producer to help Outside reach a bigger, more diverse, more engaged audience through a wide variety of visual storytelling.

You’ll manage our three-person video team while collaborating closely with our editors and audience development team. Your charge will be to create and execute big-picture video strategy. Relying on your editing, producing, and management expertise, as well as your familiarity with analytics, you’ll create a yearlong video calendar with monthly play goals to match. You’ll approach each day with a hunger to give Outside’s video channel a strong voice and identity.   

Responsibilities

  • Work with our digital editorial director and audience development director to come up with a long-term strategy for Outside video. Big-picture thinking will be rewarded in this role.
  • Set monthly play targets.
  • Manage the annual video budget.
  • Help manage our marquee video series and work with freelance producers to execute these ideas on deadline.
  • Lead our three-person video team.
  • Produce original content. This will require shooting videos in-house and traveling to stories.
  • Pay rigorous attention to traffic analytics and use that data to help inform story selection.
  • Hustle effectively.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • At least five years of experience producing video for a digital publication.
  • At least two years of management experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Google Analytics.
  • A proven record of providing video leadership at another digital publication.

This job is located in Outside’s editorial office in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Please send your résumé and cover letter to Axie Navas, digital editorial director, anavas@outsidemag.com. Please include the job title in your email subject line.


Digital Features Editor

We’re looking for a features editor to help us reach a bigger, more diverse, more engaged audience through ambitious, impactful storytelling and longform narratives.

You’ll work closely with our digital editorial director, managing editor, and audience development team to help create and execute big-picture site strategy. Relying on your editing expertise and your familiarity with analytics, you’ll help guide story selection and mentor junior staff as both a top editor and manager. You’ll approach each day with a hunger to make Outside the best digital magazine in the country.

Responsibilities

  • Edit at least one longform feature per month, in addition to weekly columns and news stories.
  • Manage senior members of the digital editorial team.
  • Execute quarterly digital packages.
  • Pitch story ideas—from news hits to features—every day.
  • Help coordinate our news team and, occasionally, execute news stories.
  • Pay rigorous attention to traffic analytics.
  • Hustle effectively.

Skills and Abilities Required

  • At least five years of experience editing for a digital publication.
  • At least two years of management experience.
  • In-depth knowledge of Google Analytics and Chartbeat.
  • A proven record of editing and writing on deadline.
  • A fire for telling the best stories you can.

This job is located in Outside's editorial office in Santa Fe, New Mexico. 

Please send your résumé and cover letter to Axie Navas, digital editorial director, anavas@outsidemag.com. Please include the job title in your email subject line.


Fellowships

Outside is accepting applications for a paid six-month editorial fellowship at our offices in Santa Fe, New Mexico. The next cycle starts in June 2019; we will be considering applications for it in late spring.

As an editorial fellow, you’ll work closely with top editors and reporters at an award-winning magazine, with duties including fact-checking, reporting, research, and proofreading. From time to time, fellows also have the opportunity to write for the magazine and website.

An ideal candidate is passionate about the outdoors, knows the magazine well, and has some professional experience working at a newspaper, magazine, or website. A degree in journalism is a plus but is not required.

Please send a cover letter, résumé, and three relevant writing samples to:
Luke Whelan
Research Editor, Outside
400 Market Street
Santa Fe, NM 87501
fellowships@outsidemag.com


Outside is independently owned by Mariah Media Network, LLC. The magazine and website cover adventure sports, travel, fitness, health, nutrition, gear, science, and the environment. Every month, through well-crafted writing, reporting, service journalism, photography, and design, we inspire these readers and provide them with the tools they need to fulfill their dreams. Our headquarters are located in beautiful downtown Santa Fe (population 70,000, elevation 7,000 feet), within walking distance of numerous cafés and shops and in view of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains, which offer numerous opportunities for running, road and mountain biking, skiing and snowboarding, climbing, and hiking. We enjoy 300-plus sunny days a year.

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