Switchback Travel Freelance Editor

Switchback Travel, a leading adventure website based in Boulder, Colorado is looking to expand our team with qualified individuals. Prerequisites include enthusiasm and knowledge of the outdoors, strong writing and communication skills, attention to detail, and an understanding of Switchback Travel’s voice. In addition to the posting listed below, we do consider specific projects and articles on a case-by-case basis. 

The position

This freelance role will involve first edits for our primary content: gear guides, informational articles, and in-depth product reviews. Your job will be to learn our style, edit for grammar and flow, and conduct extensive fact checks.

Who You Are

  • An editor with 2+ years of relevant work experience.
  • Conscientious with a high attention to detail and knack for finding factual errors.
  • An outdoor gear enthusiast with a baseline knowledge of many of the categories we cover, including hiking and backpacking, car camping, skiing and snowboarding, mountain biking, and climbing.
  • An independent and resourceful self-starter who is excited about taking on intensive, multifaceted projects and long-form articles.
  • Comfortable working remotely, including access to reliable internet.

How to Apply

Send your cover letter, resume, relevant work samples, and proposals to [email protected] with the subject line “Application: SBT Freelance Editor” to be considered.

As a minority-owned business, Lola Digital Media is dedicated to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in all that we do. It’s not just about growing our already diverse team, but about the role we can have in being a part of the broader global conversation.

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