Junior Creative Strategist at Outside

  • Other Services
  • Permanent Employment
  • 4 weeks ago
  • Work Remotely
  • Shift Full-Time

Job Description

Junior Creative Strategist at Outside


This is a very exciting and highly innovative time here at Outside.


Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with greater enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries.

Outside’s Ad Marketing department is looking for an energetic, fun, creative, and collaborative teammate to join our Creative Strategy team. This team is the tip of the spear for our strategic partnership efforts, working closely with Sales to ideate, create, develop, and pitch high-impact, dynamic, unique, and full-funnel advertising campaigns across the Outside Inc network. The Junior Creative Strategist will be key to our team’s success, assisting with proposal and campaign development, managing and maintaining materials, databases, and assets, brainstorming new and big picture ideas,

Within 1 month, you will:

  • Have a broad understanding of the network of Outside Inc properties

  • Begin to master the full stable of digital, print, social, audio, video, tv, and event sponsorship offerings at Outside

  • Familiarize yourself with all Outside Sales Materials and assets

  • Identify and meet with sales/ad marketing teammates key to your success in this role

Within 6 months, you will:

  • Become an expert on the catalog of advertising and sponsorship opportunities at Outside

  • Assist in leading vertical brand proposal and partnership brainstorms

  • Take ownership of pre-sales materials and shared drives

  • Manage and organize pre-sales team workflow through Asana and other project management tools

  • Support Creative Strategists when needed with pitch materials, including gathering imagery & audience research

  • Have established good working relationships with sales reps and other stakeholders in the sales process

Within 12 months, you will:

  • Identify and execute optimizations and improvements for sales materials and operations

  • Come to the brainstorm table with new ideas, products, and executions for successful brand partnerships

  • Assist on network and non-endemic proposals

  • Become the lead strategist for all endemic proposals

What YOU bring to Outside: (Preferred Qualifications)

  • Excellent creative writing and ideation abilities with strong presentation / communication skills

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a high-volume, fast-paced environment

  • Must be detail-oriented, organized and have the ability to prioritize day-to-day responsibilities

  • Team-oriented and collaborative

  • General interest and passion for the outdoors and/or media landscape

  • Interested in keeping up to date on the evolving media and technology landscape

  • Proficient in Google Suite, PowerPoint, Excel and Word

  • Adobe Suite, Canva, Ceros, Asana and WordPress a plus

Outside Interactive, Inc., not only celebrates diversity, we believe that having a diverse and inclusive environment is critical to our success. Equal employment opportunities are available to all applicants and team members without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation or gender identity, veteran, or disability status. To support a workplace culture of belonging, we offer a number of trainings and resources including: participation in Employee Resource Groups (ERGs), diversity and unconscious bias training for every employee, and encouraging team members to participate in our active and engaged internal DEI committee

What We Offer:

Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of between $45,000 to $55,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission . Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and more. This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors

For ADA Considerations:

Working Conditions:

This job operates in a professional environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers.

Exposure to routine office noise.

Work hours are typically Monday through Friday 8:30am to 5:30pm, however, unusual urgent situations may require the individual to work hours outside of business hours.

This position may have the option of flexible work schedule and or working remotely.

Physical Requirements:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to frequently sit, stand and walk. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.

The following are required and are approximate in requirement and % of time:

Use of computer: 70% while sitting or standing

Walking: 10% of time

Lifting up to 50 lbs: 5% of time

ADA: These are essential functions of the position and must be performed with or without reasonable accommodations.

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