Cool Material is always on the lookout for experienced writers and photographers interested in joining our team. If you’re a writer or photographer passionate about gear, gadgets, style or any of the topics we cover, we’d love to hear from you. We’re looking for creative professionals who understand the Cool Material reader and are interested in contributing to the Features section of the site. If that sounds like you, here’s how you can apply:

Managing Editor

As Managing Editor, you’ll be responsible for working with a small team of writers to come up with content ideas and to turn those ideas into polished posts for the site. You’ll edit all copy for clarity, voice and accuracy, and you’ll make sure all posts are optimized for search. Additionally, you’ll be tasked with providing copy for assorted projects as they come up, including Cool Material Shop emails and new Shop products. You’ll also oversee all social media channels.

An eye for unique products that fit the site is a must, as Cool Material thrives on expert curation. Experience with reviewing products/gear is required.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage team of editors
  • Write and/or edit all copy that appears on Cool Material and The Cool Material Shop
  • Source products to feature on site
  • Manage editorial calendar
  • Work within a strict editorial budget
  • Manage social media channels

Experience Required:

  • Online publishing
  • Product/Gear reviews
  • WordPress
  • Social Media (preferred)
  • SEO (preferred)

Please send an email with the subject “Managing Editor Application: (Your Name)” and the following to gig@coolmaterial.com:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter including details about your interests or areas of expertise
  • Link to your portfolio or two links to stories featuring your work

 

Writers

Please send an email with the subject “Writer Application: (Your Name)” and the following to gig@coolmaterial.com:

  • Resume
  • Cover letter including details about your interests or areas of expertise
  • Links to two pieces you’ve had published