Want a dream job where you will gain invaluable experience working hands-on with one of the top editorial teams in New England? You will get to write, edit and do digital and social media posts. .. AND you can ski, bike and attend events for your job?
Vermont Ski + Ride Magazine (recently named the best specialty publication in New England by the New England Newspaper and Press Association) and the award-winning Vermont Sports Magazine are looking for a full-time assistant or associate editor with strong writing, editing and digital skills. This full-time position is based in our Middlebury, Vermont offices. The magazines are part of the Addison Press group of media. Title will be based on your experience.
This job is perfect for you if …
You work hard, play hard and love the outdoors. You’re a budding journalist, social media boss and digital wiz. You know all about the Oxford comma, how to interview and where to find a great story and how to gain Instagram followers. You ski or ride, run or bike and are totally dialed in to the outdoor community.
You like to work as a team but also work well independently and have a great, can-do attitude and strong work ethic. And you can find the typos and grammatical mistakes in this post (that’s a challenge!).
Most of all, you are a superb storyteller and writer.
If that’s you, then this job could be yours. It comes with free skiing, a chance to travel around the state, test gear, write features, post video and much more. You will write features and have the opportunity to contribute news stories to the award-winning Addison Independent newspaper as well.
Some of the things we’re looking for:
Two years minimum experience in journalism (can be a college paper)
Business experience growing social media channels
Knowledge of InDesign, WordPress and Mailchimp a plus
Proofreading and copy editing
Background in skiing, riding or other outdoor sports
Photography and video skills a plus
Vermont Ski + Ride is an award-winning, quarterly, glossy magazine, website and e-newsletter that covers the ski and ride lifestyle in Vermont in all seasons. We cover ski resorts, dream homes, apres-ski destinations, and all the fun on the slopes and off.
Vermont Sports is the “Bible” for athletes around New England, coming out nine times a year in print, as well as in an e-newsletter and website. It covers the many top athletes and their stories, describes adventures, reviews gear, provides health advice and has the most comprehensive calendar of outdoor and sports events in the state.
Addison Press, the mothership, is the publisher of The Addison Independent, named best weekly newspaper in New England in 2015, the Brandon Reporter and affiliated with The Mountain Times in Killington.
Please submit your cover letter, resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org.