Digital Writer

What you’ll be up to

> Writing, copy-editing and publishing features, reviews and supporting copy across our brand new BASE website and digital channels (e-newsletters, social media).

> Generating and researching fun, thrilling and original ideas liaising with the BASE Collective – our unique group of elite and emerging adventurers who act as content creators and ambassadors for the BASE brand.

> Working with BASE creatives in editorial, design and video to create and help commission content covering the full spectrum of adventure activities, adventure sports and adventure travel. 

> Doing the same for commercial content projects with our brand partners.

> Helping develop the BASE brand voice.

> Running a tight ship with regard to editorial workflows including helping with sub-editing and proof-reading.

> Mucking in with other BASE content creation projects – video shoots, local adventure activities, photography.

A bit about you

> A clear passion for adventure and the outdoors, related brands and activities.

> A great sense of empathy for our audience; you understand what makes them tick and what barriers they face when trying to live adventurous lives.

> Digital savviness – you already get how your editorial ideas can extend across social and digital media but you’re hungry to learn more.

> Creative flair to spare – a fountain of smart, original ideas that our audience will love.

> Kickass writing and sub-editing skills, with the very highest editorial standards. (OK then, yes, a friendly pedant).

> Appetite and ability to use data and analytics to inform your ideas, content development and distribution.

> Experience using CMS to deliver brilliant online editorial experiences.

> Fast worker, reliable and happy to juggle multiple deadlines.

> Curious, flexible, motivated and comfortable working independently as part of a mostly remote, international team (but with a core base in Bristol, UK).

It would be helpful to have

> Nerd-level knowledge of one or more adventure activities like MTB, SUP, mountaineering, kayaking etc

> Image and/or video editing skills using software like InDesign, Photoshop and the Adobe suite.

> Good handle of SEO writing when it comes to digital articles and reviews.

What you’ll get in return

> Base salary of £18-20k (pro rata or equivalent contractual rate)

> Opportunity to collaborate with elite and emerging adventurers and household name personalities on genuinely thrilling projects

> A vital role in an ambitious and adventurous business

> Flexible and remote working

> Opportunities to test new products and adventure gear.

How to apply

Email us at [email protected] and include your CV, links to social profiles and your portfolio or website, along with a short piece of around 300 words explaining which BASE article you think is most effective and why.