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. Please send your resume, cover letter, relevant work samples, and proposals to [email protected]

Gear Review Editor

The position:

To match the growth of our outdoor gear content, we’re expanding our editing team. 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.

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.

Compensation and benefits:

Compensation will be on a per-project basis, with the opportunity for additional assignments based on your areas of expertise and the quality of your work.

To apply:

Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] We cannot respond to every application individually, but will follow up with qualified candidates as quickly as possible. Thanks for your time!

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