Posted 6 months ago  

Italian-speaking Freelance Editor - Outdoor & Cycling

Posted 6 months ago - 57 views - 7 Applied

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: