Welcome! We’re thrilled you’re interested in joining our team.

Below you’ll find information about our current open positions as well as our company culture and employee benefits. If you don’t see an opportunity for you, well, we’d still love to hear from you. Introduce yourself to jobs [at] gearpatrol.com, and if you spark an idea, we’ll do our best to get back to you.

Current Openings

Our Mission

Founded in 2007, Gear Patrol is an award-winning print and digital publication, store and content studio based in New York City. We believe that the things we create and own, as well as the habits that surround them, play a crucial role in our global culture. Products, in short, are culture. From the Model T to the iPhone, and anything before or since, products hold the power to revolutionize the way we work, relax, communicate, travel, look, learn and more.

That’s why we’re focused on something we call Product Journalism a.k.a. #ProJo. Our mission is simple. We are a team of creators, users, and enthusiasts, building the definitive resource for discovering products and exploring the stories that surround them.

Our goals are not limited to specific platforms or mediums. We know that making essential experiences for product lovers requires leveraging the best that digital, print and social platforms all have to offer.

Core Values

Teamwork, transparency, integrity, accountability, selflessness, and creativity are the core values that define our company culture. We welcome challenges as an opportunity to reach new heights and approach our work with vigor, speed, quality, and flexibility.

Gear Patrol is a place where amazing work happens, and the more you put in here, the more you’ll get out. The qualities below are what we expect from every member of our team.


Love Products
Products are at the core of everything we do. A shared love of products unites us and fuels our drive for excellence.

Give a Damn
Be self-motivated. Excellence matters.

Be an Accountable Steward
Think strategically, be resourceful, and act in the best interest of the brand.

Personalize the Business
Healthy journalism means a healthy business.

Prioritize the Team
None of us is as smart as all of us. If we can laugh as a team, we can work as a team.

Act With Class
Think selflessly, be kind, use intelligence, listen.

Make Great Things
Create things that are cool, not things that make us cool – our readers and supporters come first.

Ideate and Execute
Great ideas are appreciated, great execution is celebrated, doing both is rewarded.

Make an Immediate Impact
Focus on the immediate positive impact you can make to anything that you’re a part of.

Zero Assholes
Period.

Our Benefits

We’re focused on fostering a workplace culture that helps exceptional people perform at their best.

This process starts with clearly understanding that flexibility, work-life balance, and personal health are all essential ingredients for achievement. Our robust benefits package offered to all full-time employees is just one of the ways we’re committed to these values.

Highlights of our benefits package include:

• Competitive base salaries, bonus opportunities, and uncapped commission plans
• Health and dental plans that fully paid for by Gear Patrol
• Matching 401k
• Flexible and discretionary PTO policies
• Company week-long vacation in December
• Generous parental leave policy
• Paid stipends for continuing education and professional skill development
• Charitable gift matching
• Extended hours meal benefits
• Phone plan stipend
• Great espresso

Our Commitment to Diversity

Gear Patrol strives to be a diverse and inclusive company. We firmly believe that different voices, experiences, and points of view are an essential component of our current and future success. We welcome and encourage people from all walks of life to apply and do not discriminate on the basis of an individual’s gender, age, race, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disability, genetics or any other personal characteristics protected by law.

Editorial Opportunities

Home Editor

Location:
New York City, NY

Job Description:
The Home Editor is a core member of our content leadership team tasked with guiding Gear Patrol’s day-to-day home and design coverage as well as our long-term vision and approach to the topic. Their primary responsibilities include helping writers shape, plan and produce home-related content across all relevant Gear Patrol platforms including online, in print and across various social media channels.

Our ideal candidate is a creative, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about our product journalism mission and helping other content creators perform at their peak. Qualified applicants must have a strong track record of leadership and delegation, superb personal writing and editing skills, plus a network of industry contacts and expertise across a variety of home-related topics, matched with an obsession for monitoring the competitive media landscape.

Those who excel in this role must operate from a position of curiosity, have a discerning eye, and be an advocate for great taste. They should look for a story where one might not exist, have strong opinions and a witty, conversational writing voice as well as an instinct for what’s next in products and product culture, and service-oriented lifestyle journalism. Like all Gear Patrol team members, applicants for this position should also be self-starters, maintain a nimble and positive mindset and lead by example.

The candidate will report directly to the Deputy Editor.

PLEASE NOTE: The actual editor title may vary based on the work experience of qualified candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Help grow Gear Patrol’s home audience and brand reputation across all relevant properties.
  • Manage interns, apprentices, associate staff writers and staff writers assigned to the home desk.
  • Oversee the pitching, production and publication process for the desk team.
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of all content produced by the desk to ensure it meets company goals and guidelines.
  • Consult with desk team members to help them meet production, traffic, and affiliate goals.
  • Advise team on best practices and techniques for improving their ideation, writing and general production skills.
  • Coordinate and help produce original photography and videos as part of a multimedia approach to our coverage.
  • Work to organize and maintain existing brand relationships with tech companies and develop strategies to form new ones.
  • Coordinate content production with subject-appropriate freelancers.
  • Manage desk-specific production budgets and spending.
  • Create and produce select editorial, native advertising and content studio projects that help position Gear Patrol as an industry leader in lifestyle content.
  • Monitor the competitive publishing landscape and identify potential best practices, tools, and strategies that Gear Patrol’s editorial team should adopt.
  • Foster a culture of excellence, accountability, creativity, and professionalism among the desk team members.
  • Pitch, coordinate and produce select chapters or stories in Gear Patrol magazine.
  • Collaborate with the Gear Patrol Studios team to strategize and respond to major desk-related native advertising and content studio projects.
  • Coordinate with Gear Patrol’ social media team to produce and promote relevant editorial content for various social channels.
  • Serve as an on-camera representative of Gear Patrol’s editorial team across various social and third-party outlets as needed or pitched.
  • Serve as a senior ambassador for Gear Patrol’s editorial team while attending external events, advertiser meetings, conferences, and trade shows.

Requirements:

  • A love of products and service journalism.
  • At least 2+ years of management and editing experience overseeing writers in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented editorial environment for a home, design, or lifestyle publication.
  • A honed editorial voice combined with advanced knowledge of grammar and writing.
  • A history of helping others improve on their fundamental writing and content creation skills.
  • A history of coaching others on the nuances of developing distinct and robust writing styles.
  • Experience using and reading reports from popular analytics platforms such as Google Analytics and Parse.ly
  • The ability convert reporting data into actionable editorial strategies.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong creative thinking skills.
  • A clear understanding of common online advertising, native content and affiliate commerce best practices.
  • A highly organized, detail-oriented approach to work.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively.
  • A solutions-first mindedness to projects, responsibilities, and challenges.
  • BA in English, writing, journalism or equivalent experience.
  • A strong sense of urgency.
  • A willingness to travel and work odd hours as the assignment or news cycle dictates.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV/résumé, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Home Editor.” Please also include:

  • A brief introduction of yourself.
  • A constructive criticism of Gear Patrol’s home content and explanations of how you’d work to improve it over the next 90 days. 250 words each, max.
  • Tearsheets or links to relevant home writing / editing samples in the 500-1000 word range and one long form (1500+) on a home topic Gear Patrol would cover.
  • A draft of your own Staff Favorites Style Story describing your favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
  • Links to any other previous work you feel is applicable to GP.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

Motoring Editor

Location:
New York City, NY

Job Description:
The Motoring Editor is a core member of our content leadership team tasked with guiding Gear Patrol’s day-to-day automotive and motorcycle coverage as well as our long-term vision and approach to the topic. Their primary responsibilities include helping writers shape, plan and produce motoring-related content across all relevant Gear Patrol platforms including online, in print and across various social media channels.

Our ideal candidate is a creative, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about our product journalism mission and helping other content creators perform at their peak. Qualified applicants must have a strong track record of leadership and delegation, superb personal writing and editing skills, plus a network of industry contacts and expertise across a variety of motoring-related topics, matched with an obsession for monitoring the automotive media landscape.

Those who excel in this role must operate from a position of curiosity, have a discerning eye, and be an advocate for great taste. They should look for a story where one might not exist, have strong opinions and a witty, conversational writing voice as well as an instinct for what’s next in products and product culture, and service-oriented lifestyle journalism. Like all Gear Patrol team members, applicants for this position should also be self-starters, maintain a nimble and positive mindset and lead by example.

The candidate will report directly to the Deputy Editor.

PLEASE NOTE: The actual editor title may vary based on the work experience of qualified candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Help grow Gear Patrol’s home audience and brand reputation across all relevant properties.
  • Manage interns, apprentices, associate staff writers and staff writers assigned to the motoring desk.
  • Oversee the pitching, production and publication process for the motoring desk team.
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of all content produced by the motoring desk to ensure it meets company goals and guidelines.
  • Consult with desk team members to help them meet production, traffic, and affiliate goals.
  • Advise team on best practices and techniques for improving their ideation, writing and general production skills.
  • Coordinate and help produce original photography and videos as part of a multimedia approach to our technology coverage.
  • Work to organize and maintain existing brand relationships with tech companies and develop strategies to form new ones.
  • Coordinate content production with subject-appropriate freelancers.
  • Manage desk-specific production budgets and spending.
  • Create and produce select editorial, native advertising and content studio projects that help position Gear Patrol as an industry leader in automotive lifestyle content.
  • Monitor the competitive automotive publishing landscape and identify potential best practices, tools, and strategies that Gear Patrol’s editorial team should adopt.
  • Foster a culture of excellence, accountability, creativity, and professionalism among the desk team members.
  • Pitch, coordinate and produce select chapters or stories in Gear Patrol magazine.
  • Collaborate with the Gear Patrol Studios team to strategize and respond to major desk-related native advertising and content studio projects.
  • Coordinate with Gear Patrol’ social media team to produce and promote relevant editorial content for various social channels.
  • Serve as an on-camera representative of Gear Patrol’s editorial team across various social and third-party outlets as needed or pitched.
  • Serve as a senior ambassador for Gear Patrol’s editorial team while attending external events, advertiser meetings, conferences, and trade shows.

Requirements:

  • A love of products and service journalism.
  • At least 2+ years of management and editing experience overseeing writers in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented editorial environment for an automotive or lifestyle publication.
  • A honed editorial voice combined with advanced knowledge of grammar and writing.
  • A history of helping others improve on their fundamental writing and content creation skills.
  • A history of coaching others on the nuances of developing distinct and robust writing styles.
  • Experience using and reading reports from popular analytics platforms such as Google Analytics and Parse.ly
  • The ability convert reporting data into actionable editorial strategies.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong creative thinking skills.
  • A clear understanding of common online advertising, native content and affiliate commerce best practices.
  • A highly organized, detail-oriented approach to work.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively.
  • A solutions-first mindedness to projects, responsibilities, and challenges.
  • BA in English, writing, journalism or equivalent experience.
  • A strong sense of urgency.
  • A willingness to travel and work odd hours as the assignment or news cycle dictates.
  • A valid U.S. driver’s license. A valid U.S. motorcycle license is a plus.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV/résumé, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Motoring Editor.” Please also include:

  • A brief introduction of yourself.
  • A constructive criticism of Gear Patrol’s automotive content and explanations of how you’d work to improve it over the next 90 days. 250 words each, max.
  • Tearsheets or links to automotive writing / editing samples in the 500-1000 word range and one long form (1500+) on a tech topic Gear Patrol would cover.
  • A draft of your own Staff Favorites Style Story describing your favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
  • Links to any other previous work you feel is applicable to GP.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

Outdoors & Fitness Editor

Location:
New York City, NY

Job Description:
The Outdoors & Fitness Editor is a core member of our content leadership team tasked with guiding Gear Patrol’s day-to-day outdoor and fitness coverage as well as our long-term vision and approach to the topic. Their primary responsibilities include helping writers shape, plan and produce content across all relevant Gear Patrol platforms including online, in print and across various social media channels.

Our ideal candidate is a creative, detail-oriented individual who is passionate about our product journalism mission and helping other content creators perform at their peak. Qualified applicants must have a strong track record of leadership and delegation, superb personal writing and editing skills, plus a network of industry contacts and expertise across a variety of outdoor and fitness topics, matched with an obsession for monitoring the competitive media landscape.

Those who excel in this role must operate from a position of curiosity, have a discerning eye, and be an advocate for great taste. They should look for a story where one might not exist, have strong opinions and a witty, conversational writing voice as well as an instinct for what’s next in products and product culture, and service-oriented lifestyle journalism. Like all Gear Patrol team members, applicants for this position should also be self-starters, maintain a nimble and positive mindset and lead by example.

The candidate will report directly to the Deputy Editor.

PLEASE NOTE: The actual editor title may vary based on the work experience of qualified candidates.

Responsibilities:

  • Help grow Gear Patrol’s outdoors and fitness audience and brand reputation across all relevant properties.
  • Manage interns, apprentices, associate staff writers and staff writers assigned to the outdoors and fitness desk.
  • Oversee the pitching, production and publication process for the outdoors and fitness desk team.
  • Monitor the quality and quantity of all content produced by the desk to ensure it meets company goals and guidelines.
  • Consult with desk team members to help them meet production, traffic, and affiliate goals.
  • Advise team on best practices and techniques for improving their ideation, writing and general production skills.
  • Coordinate and help produce original photography and videos as part of a multimedia approach to our outdoors and fitness coverage.
  • Work to organize and maintain existing brand relationships with outdoors and fitness companies and develop strategies to form new ones.
  • Coordinate content production with subject-appropriate freelancers.
  • Manage desk-specific production budgets and spending.
  • Create and produce select editorial, native advertising and content studio projects that help position Gear Patrol as an industry leader in technology content.
  • Monitor the competitive publishing landscape and identify potential best practices, tools, and strategies that Gear Patrol’s editorial team should adopt.
  • Foster a culture of excellence, accountability, creativity, and professionalism among the desk team members.
  • Pitch, coordinate and produce select chapters or stories in Gear Patrol magazine.
  • Collaborate with the Gear Patrol Studios team to strategize and respond to major desk-related native advertising and content studio projects.
  • Coordinate with Gear Patrol’ social media team to produce and promote relevant editorial content for various social channels.
  • Serve as an on-camera representative of Gear Patrol’s editorial team across various social and third-party outlets as needed or pitched.
  • Serve as a senior ambassador for Gear Patrol’s editorial team while attending external events, advertiser meetings, conferences, and trade shows.

Requirements:

  • A love of products and service journalism.
  • At least 2+ years of management and editing experience overseeing writers in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented editorial environment for an outdoors, fitness, or lifestyle publication.
  • A honed editorial voice combined with advanced knowledge of grammar and writing.
  • A history of helping others improve on their fundamental writing and content creation skills.
  • A history of coaching others on the nuances of developing distinct and robust writing styles.
  • Experience using and reading reports from popular analytics platforms such as Google Analytics and Parse.ly
  • The ability convert reporting data into actionable editorial strategies.
  • Strong project management skills.
  • Strong creative thinking skills.
  • A clear understanding of common online advertising, native content and affiliate commerce best practices.
  • A highly organized, detail-oriented approach to work.
  • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively.
  • A solutions-first mindedness to projects, responsibilities, and challenges.
  • BA in English, writing, journalism or equivalent experience.
  • A strong sense of urgency.
  • A willingness to travel and work odd hours as the assignment or news cycle dictates.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV/résumé, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Outdoors & Fitness Editor.” Please also include:

  • A brief introduction of yourself.
  • A constructive criticism of Gear Patrol’s outdoors & fitness content and explanations of how you’d work to improve it over the next 90 days. 250 words each, max.
  • Tearsheets or links to outdoors or fitness writing / editing samples in the 500-1000 word range and one long form (1500+) on an outdoors or fitness topic Gear Patrol would cover.
  • A draft of your own Staff Favorites Style Story describing your favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
  • Links to any other previous work you feel is applicable to GP.

Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

Editorial Assistant(s)

Location:
New York City, NY

Job Description:
Gear Patrol is seeking an ambitious Editorial Assistant interested in starting a full-time career in the media industry and building a broad foundation of relevant skills.

The editorial assistant role is an entry-level position with significant opportunities to learn the trade from industry veterans. Opportunities include researching and writing daily editorial franchises, as well as providing production support for tentpole editorial projects, including the quarterly Gear Patrol magazine. A typical day will include everything from writing and aggregating stories to updating promotional widgets, pulling site data, calling in product samples, and helping prep for video and photo shoots.

The ideal candidate will be an energetic multitasker who can handle both immediate and long-term assignments. Candidates must also be highly organized, fast learners, and proactive communicators. And while most functions and skills will be taught on the job by experienced staffers, the ability to write quickly and cleanly is an essential prerequisite for the role.

Like all Gear Patrol team members, the ideal candidate should be passionate about product journalism and serving our audience of smart, discerning, gear-obsessed readers.

The role will report directly to the Deputy Editor and work closely with all members of the editorial team. Those who excel in this position will have a variety of growth opportunities at Gear Patrol.

Responsibilities:

  • Research, write, and produce daily editorial franchises, as well as select news and deals stories.
  • Research select longform stories and projects.
  • Update promotional content widgets with important and successful stories.
  • Conduct research for select longform stories and projects.
  • Contact brands to access sample products and coordinate their delivery and return.
  • Support senior editorial staff members on select tentpole editorial initiatives and projects, including the Gear Patrol print magazine.
  • Collect and properly format key editorial metrics and data.
  • Monitor various information resources such as competitive publications, PR contacts, and social media for noteworthy news and coverage opportunities.
  • Schedule both recurring and one-off editorial meetings at the request of senior leadership.
  • Take notes and minutes during select editorial meetings and distribute the recaps to attendees.
  • Maintain select collaborative work calendars to insure all dates and deliverables are accurate.
  • Work alongside Gear Patrol’s commerce team to help manage and produce relevant store content.
  • Work alongside senior management to make sure various documents within our company handbook are accurate and up-to-date.
  • Serve as an ambassador for the company while attending local press events.

Requirements:

  • A passion for products and service journalism.
  • Strong knowledge of grammar and writing fundamentals.
  • The ability to consistently meet deadlines.
  • Excellent organization and attention to detail.
  • Working efficiently under pressure and taking feedback constructively.
  • A solutions-first approach to projects, responsibilities, and challenges.
  • Familiarity with men’s lifestyle publications.
  • Working knowledge of content production and creation tools such as Google Apps.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms including Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Snapchat.
  • Note: Candidates with a BA in English, writing, or journalism (or equivalent experience) will be prioritized. Knowledge of online content management systems such as WordPress is a plus.

How to Apply:

Please send your CV/resume, writing samples + a link to your portfolio, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Editorial Assistant”

  • A brief introduction of yourself and why you’re passionate about working at Gear Patrol.
  • One writing sample under 100 words on a product you’d expect to read about on Gear Patrol.
  • A draft of your own Staff Favorites Story describing your favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
  • Samples of or links to any writing you’ve produced that might be relevant to GP.
  • Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

    Editorial Internship

    Location:
    New York City, NY or Portland, OR

    Job Description:
    We have several full-time or part-time openings for Editorial Internships to support both our digital and print efforts. The internship places matriculated students or recent grads in an intensive, immersive editorial experience.

    The ideal candidate relentlessly pursues excellence. Typos and pixel-level errors must be your enemy. Intelligence, inspiration, and irreverence must drive your writing and visual storytelling. Applicants must demonstrate a keen ability for story development, discovery and technical savviness (nerds welcome).

    Candidates for the position should be highly organized with excellent communication skills, excel with personal time management, and have a thorough understanding of grammar and writing, as well as tenacious researching skills. Direct experience with digital content management systems and publishing platforms, as well as photography and social media platforms for workplace or professional purposes, is preferred.

    This is a full-time or part-time internship that will last a minimum period of 3 months. The internship does not include benefits, but we provide a stipend for housing, commuting and lunches. We also offer and encourage course credit. NYC applicants must be able to commute daily to our Manhattan headquarters.

    Responsibilities:

    Support editorial team in executing and facilitating various functions, including:

    • Assisting staff writers and editors with research
    • Writing assigned stories in a timely and professional manner
    • Contributing fresh content ideas according to editorial guidelines
    • Supporting editorial staff with story production, formatting and layout
    • Coordinating the securing and returning of product samples
    • Assisting the audience-development team with social media content scheduling and production
    • Assisting the content studio team with native content scheduling and production

    How to Apply:

    Send résumé and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Editorial Internship.” Please also include:

    • An introduction describing why you’d be a great fit for the job (50 words or less)
    • Areas of interest (cars, home, outdoors, style, tech, watches)
    • One writing sample under 100 words, like a Today in Gear entry, and one writing sample between 200–600 words, e.g. a report on something GP would cover
    • A draft of your own Staff Favorites Story describing your favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
    • Links to any previous work applicable to GP
    • Please specify the city location you are interested in.

    Design & Photography Opportunities

    Graphic Designer, Gear Patrol Studios

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    Gear Patrol is seeking a full-time Graphic Designer to join our expanding Creative Team. This Graphic Designer will play an integral role in growing the Creative Agency side of Gear Patrol; Known as Gear Patrol Studios. We are looking for a versatile designer that can work fluidly between multiple mediums including Print, Digital, Advertising and Brand.

    Raw and intuitive design talent is required, along with the ability to understand client needs and timelines. Success in this position is defined by the ability to quickly adapt to the changing landscape of branded content.

    The ideal candidate needs to know and love design. More importantly, they need to be able to take ideas developed in collaboration with the senior team and run with them. You must be able to work on multiple projects in a fast-paced environment while ensuring all deadlines are met. Creative flexibility and fluidity are also required – as our team and brand grows you’ll need to grow with it; this is not a “check the box” job.

    Creative collaboration is at the heart of the Gear Patrol Creative Team – this Graphic Designer must be able to absorb feedback from various departments and then filter and refine them to create visuals that meet and exceed the expectations of our team and most importantly, our clients.

    This Graphic Designer will report directly to the Art Director while working closely with other stakeholders on the Creative & Partnerships teams, including the head of Gear Patrol Studios and VP of Partnerships.

    Responsibilities:

    • Design high-impact beautiful materials for the agency team to use as tools in the marketplace including presentation decks, sell-sheets and sell pieces.
    • Provide fresh and on-brand design solutions for Gear Patrol Studios brand, print, digital, social, and sales platforms. This includes layouts, logos, packaging and experiential.
    • Design high-impact beautiful materials for sales team to use as tools in the marketplace including presentations, sell-sheets and sell pieces
    • Monitor the quality and quantity of all design to ensure it’s in line with company goals and creative guidelines.
    • Concept and art direct photoshoots in collaboration with the Art Director.
    • Serve as a designer and creative representative during sponsored studio, field, and remote shoots. This may occasionally involve travel (domestic and international) as assigned, occasionally on short notice.
    • Maintain visual and brand continuity across all Gear Patrol platforms.
    • Support the rest of the Creative team to in the development, communication and implementation of the Gear Patrol visual, branding style guide in the best interests of the company.
    • Distill creative briefs from clients into understandable and thoughtful creative executions.
    • Ability to fully and independently bring ideas to life across multiple platforms.
    • Communicate, comp and present design concepts to the Senior Creative and Partnerships team.
    • Independently Bring design concepts to life based on ideation with Art Director.
    • Share expert knowledge and design experience with other design team members.
    • Monitor the competitive advertising / branded content landscape and identify potential best practices, tools and strategies that Gear Patrol Studios should adopt.
    • Work collaboratively with Gear Patrol’s creative and branded content teams to address relevant design needs.
    • Serve as an ambassador of Gear Patrol’s Creative team while attending external events and projects.
    • Ability to handle ad-hoc requests with a level-headed mindset.
    • Assist in managing design project calendar (long term and fast turnaround projects)
    • Manage/maintain relationships with external vendors (illustrators, animators, photographers, etc.).
    • Brief and collaborate with outside partners on various projects.

    Requirements:

    • 4-6 years of advertising, branding or design firm experience.
    • 1-2 years of experience managing a junior designer and/or design intern.
    • A deep passion for, brand identity and typography and communicating those internally for implementation of industry best practices and innovative new ideas.
    • Must be accepting of constructive feedback in a fast-paced design environment working on multiple projects simultaneously.
    • Constantly monitor the men’s lifestyle landscape (publications, brands, advertising campaigns, etc.)
    • Ability to efficiently and take feedback constructively under pressure.
    • Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom.
    • Expert knowledge of current trends, technology and techniques.
    • Strong knowledge of presentation platforms like Google Slides, Keynote and Powerpoint.
    • Bonus points for basic photography, video editing and motion graphics skills.

    How to Apply:

    Please send your well-designed CV/résumé in PDF form, + a link to your portfolio and Linkedin profile, as well as a cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Graphic Designer, GPS”. In your email, please also include:

    • A brief introduction of yourself and why you believe you’re a fit for our team.
    • Links or files of 3–5 work samples or a portfolio that gives us a clear idea of your skill set(s), problem-solving ability and creative approach.
    • Links to any other previous work applicable to Gear Patrol.

    Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

    Design & Photography Internships

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    We have several full-time or part-time openings for Design/Photography Internships to support both our digital and print efforts. The internship places matriculated students or recent grads in an intensive, immersive design/photography experience.

    This isn’t your typical design internship where the only expectations are simply to organize folders, crop images and work on imaginary projects. Our goal is to transform matriculated students or recent graduates into strong designers, confident photographers and powerful storytellers.

    The ideal candidate lives and breathes creativity. A clear understanding of typography and grid systems is a must. You must a be a conceptual thinker able to work independently and see every project to the finish with relentless focus. You must move fluidly between print and digital mediums in a fast-paced environment and be receptive to feedback from senior team leaders. Egos/negative attitudes need not apply.

    Duties will encompass design, typography and photography in the creation of original content aligned with our brand principles. All candidates must be proficient in the latest Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and in operating a DSLR. Candidates must have a strong command of WordPress (including basic HTML and CSS), editorial layouts and design, and a working knowledge of digital video tools.

    This is a full-time or part-time internship that will last a minimum period of 3 months. The internship does not include benefits, but we provide a stipend for housing, commuting and lunches. We also offer and encourage course credit. All applicants must be able to commute daily to our Manhattan headquarters.

    Responsibilities:

    Support the creative team across all print and digital functions, including:

    • Providing design solutions for web pages, print spreads, ads, collateral, packaging and more
    • Working closely with writers to provide visuals that strengthen our storytelling
    • Completing creative tasks on time
    • Shooting still and video content
    • Overseeing daily studio organization
    • Image sourcing, cropping and retouching
    • Assisting with the production of in-house and external shoots

    How to Apply:

    Send résumé and cover letter to ahaynes@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Design Internship.” Please include:

    • An introduction describing why you’d be a great fit for the job (50 words or less)
    • A well-designed résumé in PDF form
    • Links or files of 3–5 work samples that give us a clear idea of your skill set(s), problem-solving ability and creative approach
    • Please specify the city location you are interested in.

    Video Opportunities

    Multimedia Producer

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    The Multimedia Producer will be a lynchpin in creating and shaping Gear Patrol’s video offerings. From outdoor lifestyle, to automotive, to fashion, the role encompasses a wide range of potential subjects, and the ideal candidate will have varied interests in storytelling.

    The position requires a “Swiss Army Knife” approach to content creation. A strong editing background and deep knowledge of the Adobe Suite is required. A qualified applicant will also have significant experience with lighting and camera operating as well.

    Conceiving and pitching ideas for execution are inherent to the position. With that in mind, qualified candidates must have an understanding of what works on multiple platforms, knowing that an offering on Instagram isn’t the same as one for YouTube. Please be prepared to articulate this in an interview.

    As you can tell, this role will wear a lot of hats. From creating short-form social content to exploring the possibilities of longer form docs style journalism, this is a role that will be a challenge, but also a massive opportunity to get in on the ground floor at a company that is growing incredibly fast.
    Candidates must bring a collaborative approach to all projects. The ability to take notes on a project and the ability to listen to the ideas of others is essential.

    The candidate will report directly to the Head of Video while working closely with other stakeholders including cohort producers and social media editors.

    Responsibilities:

    • Produce, edit and shoot multi-platform content for Gear Patrol.
    • Design and add graphic treatments for related video content.
    • Research, conceptualize and pitch video ideas.
    • Manage production process to stay within budget.
    • Bonus points if you can operate a drone?.

    Requirements:

    • A minimum of 3 years of work experience in digital media.
    • Superior knowledge of Premiere and After Effects.
    • High level of skill with shooting, video, and lighting.
    • Knowledge of what works on multiple distribution platforms.
    • Strong creative thinking skills.
    • Must have a positive attitude and a collaborative spirit.
    • Must have a love of products and service journalism.

    How to Apply:

    Please send your resume, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Multimedia Producer”. In your email, please also include:

    • A brief introduction of yourself and why you believe you’re a fit for our team.
    • Links/examples of projects you have worked on that show your level of work.
    • A draft of your Staff Favorites Story describing your own personal favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
    • Links to any other previous work applicable to Gear Patrol.

    Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

    Audience Development Associate

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    The Audience Development Associate is a unique, multidisciplinary role tasked with two primary goals. The first centers on expanding Gear Patrol’s audience growth and content distribution strategies across a variety of platforms including email newsletters, Google, Apple News and syndication partners. The second involves building and maintaining a strong sense of community and engagement among Gear Patrol’s existing audience members and followers.

    Achieving success in both areas depends heavily on excellent communication and project management skills. In particular, qualified candidates should be fast learners who are extremely organized and comfortable acting independently as a liaison between all other teams including editorial, sales, design, social, development and executive leadership. The ideal candidates will likewise thrive in goal-oriented environments, and given the fast-paced nature associated with audience outreach and communication, be prepared to take action at all times.

    Finally, like all Gear Patrol team members, the right candidate should live and breathe products, be deeply passionate about our mission, operate from a positive mindset, and lead by example.

    This role will report directly to the Director of Audience Development.

    Responsibilities:

    • Help grow Gear Patrol’s audience and brand reputation across all relevant properties.
    • Help execute the strategic direction, and expansion of Gear Patrol’s editorial and ecommerce newsletter strategies.
    • Help execute and manage Gear Patrol’s giveaways and promotional efforts.
    • Track and report on audience growth goals as determined in collaboration with the Audience Development Director and Editorial leadership.
    • Help seek out and develop content syndication partnerships with other brands and platforms to expose Gear Patrol’s content and brand to a wider audience.
    • Coordinate with the social media, editorial and sales teams to distribute both editorial and sponsored content to a variety of non-traditional platforms including Flipboard, Apple News, Google News etc.
    • Help build platform-specific surveys to learn more about our audience’s interests, needs, and preferences.
    • Help translate survey findings into actionable strategies that will attract new readers, broaden our impact, and deepen audience engagement.
    • Liaison with both the editorial and social media teams to develop opportunities for UGC (user-generated content) stories and franchises.
    • Work with the editorial and social media teams to coordinate responses to reader questions or concerns.
    • Monitor conversations and trends across social media platforms to inform editorial leadership on trending topics to consider for editorial coverage.
    • Work with our content studio team to help strategize and identify how sponsored content can be monetized across platforms effectively.
    • Help develop and maintain exclusive editorial calendars for email newsletter content initiatives.
    • Create regular performance reports updating senior management on a variety of key audience development metrics.
    • Share and educate the editorial and sales team on lessons learned from audience interactions and publishing content across a variety of platforms.
    • Research and identify helpful third-party tools and vendor to improve work efficiency and/or accomplish various projects.
    • Monitor best practices and trends in audience development to ensure Gear Patrol remains a leader in the industry and complies with new standards.
    • Evolve in the role alongside the dynamics of the industry.

    Requirements:

    • At least 3+ years of social media, community management or email newsletter production preferably in a fast-paced, deadline-oriented editorial environment for a news or lifestyle publication.
    • Expertise using one or several audience extension platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Flipboard, Apple News/RSS etc.
    • Expertise with one or several popular email newsletter tools such as Campaign Monitor or Mailchimp
    • A working knowledge of audience retention tools such as Picreel, Sailthru, Sharethrough etc.
    • A working knowledge of FCC and other legal restrictions related to personal data privacy and giveaways
    • Familiarity with project management software such as ASANA, CoSchedule, BaseCamp etc.
    • Experience with popular analytics platforms such as Google Analytics and Parse.ly
    • Strong writing and copy-editing skills
    • Strong creative thinking skills
    • A clear understanding of online advertising, affiliate and ecommerce best practices
    • Familiarity with Ecommerce platforms such as Shopify a plus
    • Familiarity with content management systems such as WordPress a plus
    • Familiarity with CSS, HTML and other web design protocols a plus
    • A highly organized, detail-oriented approach to work
    • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively
    • A solutions-first mindedness to projects, responsibilities, and challenges
    • BA in English, writing, journalism or equivalent experience
    • A strong sense of urgency
    • A love of products and service journalism

    Benefits & Perks:

    • This role is eligible for regular, transparently managed performance bonuses
    • Healthcare plans are fully paid for by Gear Patrol for the primary individual
    • This role spans a 9 month term and pays a monthly wage
    • Generous paid parental leave
    • Continuing education allowance
    • Charitable gift matching

    How to Apply:

    Please send your resume, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Associate Audience Development Editor”. In your email, please also include:

    • A brief introduction of yourself and why you believe you’re a fit for our team.
    • Links/examples of email newsletters or social media accounts you have worked on.
    • Please include tearsheets or links to writing samples you have written.
    • A draft of your Staff Favorites Story describing your own personal favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
    • Links to any previous work applicable to GP.

    Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

    Social Media Coordinator

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:

    Gear Patrol is seeking a full-time Social Media Coordinator to join our growing team. The Social Media Coordinator is an essential role, acting as Gear Patrol’s voice and visual identity on external platforms. Success in this position comes from an obsessive attention to detail, quick critical thinking skills, and strong creative instincts.

    Qualified candidates must have a proven track record in community management and growing followings on platforms including, but not limited to, Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. This position will be responsible for executing organic and paid social media and search campaigns, as well as leading the creative voice and copy for all channels. Candidates must have an “always-on” mentality, understanding of the fact that social media conversations can happen at any time of day or night. Like all Gear Patrol team members, the right candidate should live and breathe products, be deeply passionate about our mission, operate from a positive mindset, and lead by example.

    The role will report directly to the Social Media Editor.

    Responsibilities:

    • Help grow Gear Patrol’s audience and brand reputation across all relevant properties.
    • Implement and coordinate Gear Patrol’s social media publishing strategy for existing editorial, content studio and native advertising projects.
    • Schedule daily posts across social media platforms and help manage the social media calendar.
    • Work with the editorial team to coordinate and/or execute complimentary social media opportunities that arise during the content production process.
    • Pitch and coordinate exclusive and/or “live” social media content across assigned platforms.
    • Lead healthy and responsible growth across managed platforms through editorial programs and actionable initiatives.
    • Initiate and manage paid social media boosts and promotions as assigned.
    • Maintain “always on” work flexibility to handle communication needs outside of typical business hours, as well as last minute travel and events.
    • Communicate directly with social media platform operators to increase Gear Patrol’s exposure and positioning.
    • Lead and coordinate giveaways opportunities with like-minded brands to grow Gear Patrol’s subscriber base and social media followers.
    • Direct initiatives to cross promote Gear Patrol’s social media content in relevant ways across all Gear Patrol properties.
    • Monitor reader outreach and work with the editorial team to coordinate responses.
    • Monitor conversations and trends across social media platforms to inform the editorial team about relevant story ideas and trending topics.
    • Produce regular stories recapping our audience dialog and exclusive social media content.
    • Develop and maintain the Gear Patrol social media communication style guide.
    • Work alongside the Social Media Editor to produce and update regular reports outlining social media performance.
    • Share successes and failures with Gear Patrol team members during weekly meetings to enhance company learnings.
    • Coordinate with social media team to ensure all processes are managed at all times.
    • Work alongside Gear Patrol’s revenue team to create exclusive native advertising and content studio social media content to extend campaign reach.
    • Support Gear Patrol’s efforts to earn industry recognition and awards.
    • Serve as an on-camera representative for Gear Patrol’s editorial team across various social media outlets as needed.
    • Serve as an ambassador for Gear Patrol’s social media team while attending external events, conferences and tradeshows.
    • Handle variations and changes to this role as needed.

    Requirements:

    • 1-2 years of working experience in a community management role for a publication or brand(s).
    • Experience with Facebook Business Manager, analytics and scheduling tools such as Sprout, Buffer, etc.
    • Familiarity with mobile editing and production software such as VSCO, Snapseed etc.
    • Mobile and traditional photography / videography skills a plus.
    • A strong sense of urgency.
    • Highly organized, detail-oriented, very strong multi-tasker
    • Excellent writing and copy-editing skills, a proven track record of writing engaging content
    • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively
    • A love of product, men’s lifestyle, and service journalism
    • A willingness to travel and work odd hours as the assignment or news cycle dictates.

    How to Apply:

    Please send your CV/resume, writing or published writing samples, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Social Media Coordinator.” Also, include:

    • A brief introduction describing why you’d be a great fit for the job (50 words or less). Please include your strongest area of interest (outdoors, tech, motoring, style, watches, and home) and why.
    • One example mock Instagram post of something Gear Patrol would cover.
    • A list of 10 things you would immediately bring to our social media presence (the more details the better).
    • A draft of your Staff Favorites Story describing your own personal favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
    • A list of 10 things you would immediately bring to our social media presence (the more details the better)
    • Links to any previous work applicable to Gear Patrol.

    Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email bounces back.

    Social Media Internships

    Location:
    New York City, NY or Portland, OR

    Job Description
    We’re looking for an intern to support our Social Media team, primarily focused on visual storytelling.

    The scope of work includes, but is not limited to, camera operation for Facebook Live, creating cohesive Instagram and Snapchat stories both onsite and with supplied content, and creating photo/text-based slideshow videos for multiple platforms. An apprenticeship is also available to interns who perform exemplary work during their term and demonstrate invaluable contribution and natural chemistry with our team.

    Applicants should be relentless about excellence. Typos and pixel-level errors must be your enemy. Intelligence, inspiration, and irreverence must drive your writing and visual storytelling. You must demonstrate a keen capacity for story development, discovery and technical savviness (nerds welcome). Applicants must also be proficient on social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Snapchat, Twitter, YouTube) and video editing software (Final Cut, Premiere, etc.).

    This is a full-time or part-time internship that will last a minimum period of 3 months. The internship does not include benefits, but we provide a stipend for housing, commuting, and lunches. We also offer and encourage course credit. NYC applicants must be able to commute daily to our Manhattan headquarters.

    How to Apply:

    Send résumé and cover letter to astein@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading “Social Media Internship.” Please include:

    • An introduction about yourself and why you’d be a great fit for the job (50 words or less)
    • Résumé in PDF form
    • Links to any previous video work applicable to this position
    • One sample Instagram story (in GP style) for us to gauge your storytelling and editing abilities. Text, still images and video clips can be submitted in one .mov file via Dropbox, Google Drive, etc.
    • Areas of interest (cars, home, outdoors, style, tech, watches) and a 50-word explanation of what fuels these interests
    • A draft of your own Staff Favorites Story describing your favorite products (this can be a condensed version.)
    • Please specify the city location you are interested in.

    Sales & Marketing Opportunities

    Director of Advertising Operations

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:

    Gear Patrol is seeking an experienced and entrepreneurially-minded Director of Advertising Operations to join our growing partnerships team.

    The Director of Advertising Operations is a newly created leadership position responsible for ensuring our sales, finance and supporting production teams work consistently in unison to achieve maximum results. This requires establishing and maintaining clear guidelines around all processes related to advertising operations including communication, planning, production, delivery, reporting, billing, invoicing, analytics and more.

    As such, ideal applicants will have direct experience running teams known for operational excellence, and be experts on the tools, technologies, and standards used in digital advertising. They should also have a natural talent for transforming enormous challenges into easily digestible routines. And like all leaders at Gear Patrol, they must maintain a flexible, solutions-first approach to problems and embody the principles of servant leadership.

    This role will report directly to the Vice President of Advertising and Partnerships while also working closely with other key operational stakeholders including the Development and Marketing teams as well as the CFO.

    Responsibilities:

    • Oversee all ad serving operations and display advertising products, from both direct and programmatic sources.
    • Work with the sales and account management teams to oversee the RFP response process.
    • Work with the GPS, Design and Editorial teams to oversee and optimize the custom content production process.
    • Work with the CFO to develop and manage invoicing and billing procedures.
    • Work with the CFO to develop and manage procedures for tracking sales-related budgets and expenses.
    • Work with the VP of Partnerships and CFO to create and update regular revenue reporting documents to suit the needs of various key stakeholders.
    • Leverage revenue operational insights to help pivot sales priorities as seasonality, pacing and pipeline shift throughout the year.
    • Work with the development team to create a sales product feedback loop that ensures current and future partnerships needs are addressed.
    • Work with the marketing team to track and coordinate revenue-related logistics associated with Gear Patrol events and other special projects.
    • Establish focus by tailoring communication to relevant audiences from C-Suite through to junior sales support roles.
    • Engage and manage third-party ad tech vendors, rich media vendors, programmatic auction platforms, sales research services, audience measurement services, CRM providers, etc.
    • Serve as the point of contact for external ad tech and other relevant partnership vendors.
    • Support Sales leadership with business analysis and process recommendations.
    • Act as a team player and contribute to the team’s success.

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years experience working in digital advertising, with at least 2+ years spent in a management position.
    • A passion for print and digital media.
    • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work across internal departments.
    • Excellent organizational and analytical skills.
    • Professional expertise working with Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Professional expertise working with rich media vendors such as Pointroll, Sizmek, etc.
    • Professional expertise working in DFP.
    • Professional expertise working with DSPs / DMPs such as DBM, MediaMath, Invite Media, BlueKai, Krux, etc.
    • Professional expertise working with popular analytics tools such as Google Analytics, Quantcast, Parse.ly, Comscore, etc.
    • A basic knowledge of HTML/CSS and Javascript.
    • A deep understanding of current advertising and marketing best practices and business models, including native and branded content solutions.
    • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively.
    • Knowledge of financial tools like Quickbooks a plus.
    • Knowledge of CRM tools like Salesforce.

    How to Apply:

    Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with “Director of Advertising Operations” in the subject line. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email is bounced back.

    Account Director

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:

    Gear Patrol is seeking an experienced and ambitious full-time Account Director to join our growing partnerships team.

    Account Directors are seasoned digital media sellers with a clear history of prospecting, qualifying and building new business across assigned verticals including Automotive, Home Goods, Outdoor and Fitness, Style, Technology, and Watches.

    The ideal candidate should be proactive by nature and work from a solutions-first mindset.They should also relish the challenge of working independently to achieve personal goals and derive deep satisfaction from creating solutions to difficult and complex problems.

    Finally, the right candidate must be comfortable operating in a modern, fully-integrated, media environment promoting opportunities across all Gear Patrol platforms including print, digital, social, events and more.

    This role will report directly to our Vice President of Advertising and Partnerships.

    Responsibilities:

    • Prospecting new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts.
    • Own and drive full cycle sales on a continual basis by bringing in new accounts and maintaining existing relationships to achieve and exceed quarterly revenue targets.
    • Sell traditional and custom advertising by utilizing consultative sales methods on assigned categories and accounts.
    • Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with key advertising and buying agencies.
    • Provide prompt phone/email follow up to all inbound inquiries and properly document and track activity.
    • Effectively organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
    • Effectively prepare for, conceptualize and deliver online, phone and in-person sales presentations.
    • Strategically and creatively build pipeline and maintain a high level of activity.
    • Work with management to accurately forecast revenue from both media and custom programs.
    • Track, analyze, and communicate performance of advertiser campaigns.
    • Provide excellent customer service and build strong account relationships.
    • Act as a team player and contribute to the team’s success.

    Requirements:

    • 7+ years of related work experience within the digital media industry, ideally for a lifestyle publication.
    • A strong network of clients within key verticals such as technology, spirits, style, home goods, luxury and automotive.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Must possess strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to work across internal departments.
    • A keen ability to see opportunities, understands needs, create solutions, set proper expectations and close deals.
    • A strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint and experience using research and marketing tactics to craft unique proposals.
    • Familiarity with other content production and creation tools such as Google Apps etc.
    • An understanding of current advertising and marketing best practices and business models, including native and branded content solutions.
    • A a passion for print and digital media.
    • Self-starter that is ambitious in nature, with an entrepreneurial approach.
    • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively

    How to Apply:

    Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with “Advertising Account Director” in the subject line. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email is bounced back.

    Account Executive

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    Gear Patrol is seeking a proven and ambitious full-time Account Executive to join our growing partnerships team.

    Account Executives are tasked with the two responsibilities of equal importance within our organization. The first is prospecting, qualifying and building new business across assigned verticals including Automotive, Home Goods, Outdoor and Fitness, Style, Technology, and Watches. The second involves nurturing our existing valued client base — as if they were first-time partners themselves — while seeking fresh opportunities to meet their needs in innovative and effective ways.

    To do this successfully requires a unique mixture of personal, creative and analytical skills, as well as exceptional communication habits. The ideal candidate should be proactive by nature with a solutions-first mindset. They should also relish the challenge of working independently to achieve personal goals and derive deep satisfaction from building the answers to difficult and complex problems. Finally, the right candidate must be comfortable operating in a modern, fully-integrated, media environment promoting opportunities across all Gear Patrol platforms including print, digital, social, events and more.

    This role will report directly to our Vice President of Advertising and Partnerships.

    Responsibilities:

    • Prospecting new clients, including the ability to qualify and close new accounts.
    • Own and drive full cycle sales on a continual basis by bringing in new accounts and maintaining existing relationships to achieve and exceed quarterly revenue targets.
    • Sell traditional and custom advertising by utilizing consultative sales methods on assigned categories and accounts.
    • Develop, maintain, and strengthen relationships with key advertising and buying agencies.
    • Provide prompt phone/email follow up to all inbound inquiries and properly document and track activity.
    • Effectively organize, prioritize, and manage multiple projects in a deadline-driven environment.
    • Effectively prepare for, conceptualize and deliver online, phone and in-person sales presentations.
    • Strategically and creatively build pipeline and maintain a high level of activity.
    • Work with management to accurately forecast revenue from both media and custom programs.
    • Track, analyze, and communicate performance of advertiser campaigns.
    • Provide excellent customer service and build strong account relationships.
    • Act as a team player and contribute to the team’s success.

    Requirements:

    • A minimum of 5 years of related work experience, ideally in the digital media industry.
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Must possess strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to work across internal departments.
    • A keen ability to see opportunities, understands needs, create solutions, set proper expectations and close deals.
    • A strong knowledge of Excel and PowerPoint and experience using research and marketing tactics to craft unique proposals.
    • Familiarity with other content production and creation tools such as Google Apps etc.
    • An understanding of current advertising and marketing best practices and business models, including native and branded content solutions.
    • A a passion for print and digital media.
    • Self-starter that is ambitious in nature, with an entrepreneurial approach.
    • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively

    How to Apply:

    Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with “Advertising Account Executive” in the subject line. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email is bounced back.

    Advertising Sales Planner

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    Gear Patrol is seeking a talented and ambitious full-time Advertising Sales Planner to join our growing partnerships team. This position is designed for relative newcomers to the media sales industry and provides meaningful opportunities to learn from seasoned veterans.

    Sales Planners play an essential operational role working alongside account executives to shepherd the sales process from concept to completion. In practice, this can range from developing advertising and sponsorship proposals to securing advertising inventory, coordinating internal creative concepts, executing campaigns and reporting on the final results.

    Successful candidates should be well-organized and excellent personal time managers who thrive while balancing multiple projects at various stages simultaneously. They must also be self-assured communicators who are comfortable proactively seeking answers from both internal and external sources.
    Finally, like all Gear Patrol team members, ideal Sales Planner candidates will bring a solutions-first approach to challenges and operate from a positive, goal-oriented mindset.

    This role will report directly to the Client Success Manager.

    Responsibilities:

    • Work with the partnerships and marketing teams to interpret and develop integrated media plans based on campaign key performance indicators and sales strategies.
    • Ensure consistent and timely launches of digital ad campaigns, including maintaining best practices around client kick-off calls/emails, screenshot delivery, delivery tracking and mid/post campaign reports.
    • Work with both the partnerships team and campaign management to assist in client optimizations so that revenue is maintained and balanced with client goals.
    • Participate in brainstorming sessions with sales reps, marketing, and other internal teams for large advertising proposal requests.
    • Assist account executives in preparing sales proposals/presentations for agencies/clients as necessary.
    • Communicate with the partnerships team to ensure correct ad operations technical specs are submitted to the client.
    • Manage the proposal and campaign workload across the team to ensure balance.
    • Track and follow-up on campaigns at various stages of execution.
    • Provide clients and/or agency partners with weekly campaign updates and performance reports throughout the duration of a campaign.
    • Track, analyze, and communicate performance of advertiser campaigns.
    • Act as a team player and contribute to the team’s success.

    Requirements:

    • 1-2 years working with an online advertising operations or planning team.
    • Digital media planning a must.
    • Experience using one or more internet ad serving system and order management systems (i.e. Google Ads Manager, etc.)
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and analytical skills with the ability to work across internal departments.
    • Strong strategic and creative problem-solving skills.
    • A demonstrated ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple projects and tight deadlines.
    • An understanding of current advertising and marketing best practices and business models, including native and branded content solutions.
    • A a passion for print and digital media.
    • Expert-level Excel modeling and PowerPoint experience preferred with proficiency in Google Suite products.
    • Proficiency with online tools such as Google Analytics, comScore, Quantcast, boostr, etc.
    • The ability to work efficiently under pressure and to take feedback constructively.

    How to Apply:

    Please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with “Advertising Sales Planner” in the subject line. Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email is bounced back.

    Content Studio Opportunities

    Freelance Contributors

    Job Description:
    We are seeking freelance editorial, photography and video contributors for sponsored projects. We won’t delve into details of what we are looking for — see our pages for samples of the work we expect, but expertise in at least one of our main categories of Outdoors & Fitness, Home, Style & Design, Motoring, Watches, Technology is a must.

    How to Apply:

    Send resume and links to previously published works to freelance@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Contributor.” Please include:

    • An introduction of yourself
    • Your area(s) of expertise or desired area of contribution
    • Two writing samples (75-150 and 500-750 word samples in your field)
    • Links to your social media profiles
    • For photographers, please send link to portfolio, published works and 3-5 samples.

    Company Operations Opportunities

    Director of People & Culture

    Location:
    New York City, NY

    Job Description:
    Gear Patrol is seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of People & Culture to lead our human resources efforts and, more importantly, help foster a rich and rewarding culture of continuous development.

    This new senior leadership position is intended for seasoned HR veterans excited about building something new within a rapidly expanding startup environment. Specifically, this involves overseeing a broad set of people-focused initiatives that embody our core values and ensure Gear Patrol remains a company where exceptional team members can perform their best work.

    Successful candidates will embrace this challenge by establishing transparent and engaging programs centered on career development and team unity. They’ll also serve as the lead contact for all people-related inquiries and play a crucial part in recruiting outstanding new talent with minimal operational disruption.

    As such, our ideal applicant will have a clear history of caring genuinely about how people perform and building successful teams. They’ll also obsess over how their field is evolving thanks to modern research, and relish the increasingly direct impact their work can have on all business success metrics.

    This role will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer.

    Responsibilities:

    • Lead all efforts for open, clear communication with all team members.
    • Be the primary resource and facilitator for any and all human resources questions or concerns.
    • Manage the existing relationship with our third-party PEO, including compensation and benefits administration.
    • Manage our hiring processes including our talent recruitment process and software ranging from Lever.co to LinkedIn.
    • Help identify and attract new talent.
    • Oversee the entire employee orientation process development and training, as well as offboarding.
    • Develop and further enhance our performance management tools and processes.
    • Support and help train managers and leaders as they put these processes into practice.
    • Coach and lead a healthy, positive-minded company culture.
    • Set and communicate clear behavioral guidelines and expectations.
    • Organize team-building activities.
    • Cultivate a sense of fun without being forced.
    • Collaborate with other managers to maintain an inspiring, productive and goal-oriented work environment.
    • Help organize regular company events including all-hands, summits, and off-sites.
    • Engage, motivate and preserve our current talented team members and ensure they have clear and consistent opportunities for growth.
    • Use an analytical approach to support sound business decisions and periodically evaluate our human resources programs, processes, and third-party providers to ensure Gear Patrol is an industry leader.
    • Ensure company compliance with regulatory concerns, reporting, and all other applicable federal and state employment laws.
    • Work alongside other executives to manage organizational logistics and space planning as our team grows.
    • Actively support the safety, welfare, wellness, diversity, and health of our entire team and provide support and counseling when necessary.

    Requirements:

    • 5+ years of experience as an HR practitioner or generalist, with at least 2 spent at a fast-growing company.
    • Strong knowledge of federal, state, and local employment, wage and salary laws and regulations.
    • Experience working directly with popular PEO systems including ADP, Justworks, etc.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Excellent understanding of existing human resources best practices and where the industry is going.
    • Strong ability to work confidentially and responsibly at all levels within an organization while handling highly sensitive information.
    • A history of building and effectively managing relationships at all company levels.
    • Strong analytical abilities, including reporting, synthesizing data, and creating positive solutions to problems and issues.
    • Maintain a flexible mindset related to the ongoing evolution of company culture.
    • Outstanding initiative and sufficient organizational acumen to allow you to maintain a high volume workload.
    • A sense of humor and fun.

    How to Apply:

    Please send your resume, LinkedIn profile link, and cover letter to jobs@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Director of People & Culture.”

    Only those candidates considered for an interview will be contacted. Please regard your résumé as received unless your email is bounced back.

    Freelance Opportunities

    Freelance Contributors

    Job Description:
    We are seeking freelance editorial, photography and video contributors for both editorial and sponsored projects. We won’t delve into details of what we are looking for — see our pages for samples of the work we expect, but expertise in at least one of our main categories of Outdoors & Fitness, Home, Style & Design, Motoring, Watches, Technology is a must.

    How to Apply:

    Send resume and links to previously published works to freelance@gearpatrol.com with the subject heading: “Contributor.” Please include:

    • An introduction of yourself
    • Your area(s) of expertise or desired area of contribution
    • Two writing samples (75-150 and 500-750 word samples in your field)
    • Links to your social media profiles
    • For photographers, please send link to portfolio, published works and 3-5 samples.