Italian-speaking Freelance Editor - Outdoor & Cycling at komoot

Posted on: 11/04/2021

Location: (REMOTE)


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**About the role** The backbone of komoot is a huge repository of route recommendations and outdoor tips; handmade Collections built by passionate outdoor editors with a wealth of experience in their sports. To help inspire our growing community in Italy through the best outdoor content, we’re looking to build a team of native-level Italian-speaking freelance outdoor editors. **What you will do** * Create unique, inspiring content for our Collections ( and Guides ( * Use your knowledge of the most popular official bike routes, the best singletracks or gravel routes, the toughest climbs or the most beautiful hikes to inspire our Italian-speaking user base * Independently build amazing routes on komoot * Research and create relevant Highlights for mountain bikers, cyclists, bike tourers and hikers * Review, rate and edit existing Highlights based on our quality standards * Describe the most important aspects of a region such as its landscape, history, top attractions or infrastructure in a way that is useful and inspirational for hikers and cyclists. * Write copy that’s easily understandable, SEO optimized and adheres to komoot's writing style * Tell the stories of these routes and places — and some of your own adventures — to get our Italian-speaking users dreaming and active! **Why you will love it** * You will utilize all of your greatest passions: The outdoors, researching, route-planning and writing * Your stories will inspire millions of people, from seasoned outdoor-lovers to novice hikers and cyclists, and they’ll help establish our community in Italy * We encourage you to work from wherever you want, be that on a beach, in the mountains, from home, or anywhere that lies between the time zones UTC-1 and UTC+3 * Enjoy a creative and responsible role that offers a great amount of flexibility **You will be successful in this position if** * You are a passionate outdoor editor with a minimum of 2 years experience * You feel at home online and always adopt the latest tools to improve your own efficiency * You are an experienced mountain biker, cyclist, hiker, trail runner or bike tourer, and know the local cycling and hiking hotspots like the back of your hand * You love planning routes for yourself and your peers * You are available to work for komoot for a minimum of 20 hours per week * You speak Italian on a native level in addition to writing and speaking excellent English * You can write snappy and grammatically correct Italian copy * You are highly motivated, excited about taking on additional responsibilities, and are structured and target-oriented in your approach to tasks **Sound like you?** We would love to hear from you! * Your CV in English highlighting your most relevant experience * A brief description in English explaining why you’d like to work at komoot * Something to demonstrate your passion for the outdoors, be it a snippet from your blog, YouTube or Instagram account * Three examples of relevant projects you’ve worked on to date (published articles, blog posts, campaigns, etc.). * Your availability (hours/week) * Your suggestion for a Collection which you think our Italian-speaking users absolutely need to see. Details here: