Cyclocross Magazine Seeks Online Editor, Editing Interns

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Cyclocross season in nearly every part of the country is well underway, and we’re psyched that we’re overflowing with race reports, product news and reviews and interviews. But unfortunately we’re nearly drowning in that content and are seeking a part-time online editor or online editing interns to set this pile of cyclocross content free.

Join our tiny team and have an immediate impact on the world of cyclocross and our 300,000+ visitors.

Job description below:

We’re looking for a reliable, enthusiastic online editor with great attention to detail to help expand Cyclocross Magazine’s leadership in online cyclocross content. You’ll get a chance to be the very first person to learn of cyclocross news and new products, view race results and reports, and improve the lives of mud-loving cyclists throughout the world by spreading ‘cross information and joy.

Responsibilities will include:

-editing and publishing race reports, product news, reviews, press releases and interviews
-editing and resizing photos
-writing photo captions and original content
-publishing print archive content
-managing our online editorial calendar
-contributing towards social media channels
-testing new website features and improving our online experience
-in-person and live race coverage (optional)

Requirements:

-expertise in editing, familiarity of AP-style
-extreme attention to detail
-proactive working and communication style, complete self-starter
-familiarity with HTML, blogging, and social media
-familiarity with Photoshop
-creative problem solver
-dependable and reliable
-cyclocross passion

Time commitment:

We are open to filling this position with one individual or two interns. Position can be remote but local candidates enjoy more benefits like weekly rides and free lunches.

-needed for minimum three hours per day, three to five days a week, Sunday and Saturday evenings highly desirable
-exact schedule is flexible but needs to be recurring every week and will include one weekly phone call
-position is open and available to start immediately

Benefits:

-do something you love and have an immediate, widely-appreciated and noticeable impact on the cyclocross community, race promoters, industry players, fans, and major cycling media
-contribute to the growth of the sport and Cyclocross Magazine
-learn editing, publishing, software and Internet technologies and skills
-course credit available for internships
-industry discounts available after tenure
-entry into a cycling industry career (past and current helpers have gone on to land paid gigs with Bike Magazine, professional cycling teams race series), but our hope is that the role expands over time!

Compensation:

-compensation is commensurate with experience and availability, and may be in the form of a stipend, hourly wage, contributions towards your 700c fund, help with bling gear you thought you couldn’t afford, or course credit.
-you won’t get rich in a monetary sense but will in a life sense.

How to apply:

If the above applies to you and you’ve got some free time, want to expand your skills, and are motivated to do something you’re passionate about, we want to hear from you. If you find yourself out of work and are looking for a full-time job but are able to commit 10-20 hours a week (for at least four months regardless of employment status), drop us a line.

-send resume and cover letter to ” jointhefun at cxmagazine.com”
-please detail your exact availability (hours per day, days of week) and interest in our online editor or intern role
-writing/editing sample(s) are invaluable (if not available, you can always edit this very post if you’d like to impress us)
-required: please include your cowbell.cxmagazine.com profile URL and whether you a print magazine subscriber

 

 

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