Job Opportunities

Research Editor

Alpinist Magazine seeks a qualified Research Editor to work full time at our headquarters in Jeffersonville, Vt.

Are you a climber and a writer who is passionate about mountain literature? Do you love searching through old alpine journals for stories of esoteric ascents? Do you enjoy discussing the past and present state of alpinism with climbers from around the world? Are you dedicated to raising the level of climbing journalism? Alpinist is looking for a full-time research editor to join our print and online team.

Job Responsibilities:

Research, reporting and fact-checking for articles in print and online.

Working closely with contributors and staff to ensure both accuracy and originality in historical and investigative articles.

Writing, editing and proofreading copy for the print magazine and website as needed.

The ideal candidate will possess a BA or graduate degree in a humanities field, as well as experience in either journalism or academic research. Strong writing, research and communicating skills are required. Applicants should be familiar with mountaineering history and literature, in addition to topics in the current climbing world. They should be able to thrive in a team-oriented, deadline-driven environment. Foreign language knowledge is a plus. Our staff is small, so responsibilities and opportunities may evolve over time.

To apply, email a cover letter, resume, salary requirements and writing samples to Editor-in-Chief Katie Ives.