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Mountain Culture Writer

Job Type: Contract

Mountain Culture Writer

The Rocky Mountain Outlook is hiring a full-time Mountain Culture Writer. Located in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, this position will be supported by our Canmore office while working as a member of our sales and marketing team for 51° North Magazine. Our coverage area includes the vibrant mountain towns set among some of the most inspiring scenery on the planet.  

We are looking for a storyteller that has experience across a wide variety of platforms and topics. Our ideal candidate will come from a journalism or communications or writing background. We are looking for a candidate with strong writing skills and an aptitude for social media content generation and a solid working knowledge of readership trends and patterns. This role will include the creation and management of a regular external newsletter.

We are looking for someone to establish a working relationship with our business community, sourcing content for visitors, part-time residents and locals. Ideally, your storytelling method includes photography, video and writing with the ability to layer these, offering dynamic content that draws in the reader. Our Mountain Culture Writer will write on a wide variety of topics, including adventure, lifestyle, community, first-person perspectives, the arts, food scene and the local business community. You must be creative, entrepreneurial, and unfazed by challenges. Most importantly, you must have a passion for the mountains, its people and those untold elements that make this place so special.

This is a full-time contract position that the ‘right’ person will grow into a permanent position in the coming months. If you feel you have the drive, creativity, and passion to fulfill this role's goals, we want to hear from you. Please send a cover letter and resume outlining your qualifications and samples from your writing, photography and video portfolio. If you already have a social media following, let us know that too. Please send your application and materials to our publisher Jason Lyon

51° North magazine believes the diversity of our community is also its strength.  We are committed to a process where all candidates have an equal opportunity for employment in an inclusive work environment.




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