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Outsider is an independent media and lifestyle company built for the heart of America; a community of those passionate about being outside, adventure, hunting, fishing, camping, and hiking. We are the pulse for entertainment, trending news, reviews, and how-tos for the outdoor lifestyle. Outsider, part of the D17 portfolio, was created by the founders of Rivals.com (acquired by Yahoo! 2007), 247Sports (acquired CBS Sports 2015), ComicBook.com, and PopCulture.com (acquired CBSi 2017).

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Jobs Currently Available:

Staff Writer

  • 2+ years of writing/editorial experience, preferably in a newsroom environment
  • Full-time Employee w/ benefits
  • Remote employee
  • Must produce 5-8 articles in an 8-hour shift in newsroom environment, some weekend shifts required
  • Must submit work samples. Only qualified applicants will receive a response

Camping Expert Writer

  • 3+ years of editorial experience
  • Full-time Employee w/ benefits
  • Remote employee
  • Camping and/or outdoors enthusiast
  • Camping related articles and extensive reviews
  • Video talent a plus
  • Must submit work samples. Only qualified applicants will receive a response

Hunting Expert Writer

  • 3+ years of editorial experience
  • Full-time Employee w/ benefits
  • Remote employee
  • Hunting and/or outdoors enthusiast
  • Hunting related articles and extensive reviews
  • Video talent a plus
  • Must submit work samples. Only qualified applicants will receive a response

Entertainment Managing Editor & Producer (ME)

*** This is the most rewarding and challenging developmental position in all of our organizations. MEs learn mastery of all areas of publishing — editorial, product, data analytics, marketing & audience, and monetization.

Role: 

The Managing Editor will be responsible for finding, creating and assigning content and supervising a team of staff writers to produce daily news desk articles that include but are not limited to entertainment, trending news, celebrities and outdoor lifestyle content. The managing editor will also be responsible for editing produced content, posting content on Facebook and other social media, and SEO for produced content. The managing editor will ensure that staff writers produce a set amount of articles each day (there will be daily goals to hit) while also being able to pinpoint content lanes that continue to grow Outsider’s audience. The managing editor will report to executive editor and will work alongside other managing editors in a collaborative team effort.

Day-to-Day: 

  • Work with staff writers to produce the best of the best, most prioritized content for that day’s news cycle
  • Consistently ensure that supervised writers hit target content frequency goals daily, monthly
  • Help seek out trending news items that will drive user engagement and brand dedication
  • Understand and manage search and social performant content so that Outsider can stay at the top of each daily, weekly news cycle
  • Manage to session/audience traffic forecasts

Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of professional experience in digital media
  • Entrepreneurial minded with the goal of growing not only yourself, but a team and online brand.
  • Proficient in journalism/writing, SEO and social media experience
  • Experience working in trending news, how to prioritize content and Facebook posting and distribution
  • Experience working in fast-paced, but high-quality writing on a trending news desk

You might also have:

  • Bachelor’s in Journalism, Online Media or equivalent
  • Strong leadership skills and the ability to problem-solve each day as it relates to news desk workflow, content production and social platforms
  • Good understanding of SEO, Facebook News Feed and other referral and distribution platforms

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $40,000.00 – $90,000.00 per year

Outdoors Managing Editor & Producer (ME)

(see ME job description above)

Additionally, must have:

  • Authentic outdoors expertise and experience in camping, hunting, fishing, and other popular outdoor activities