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Matador Jobs

Current Openings

Note: All positions can be done remotely from any location.


⇒ SPECIAL PROJECTS EDITOR


Matador Network is looking to hire a part-time editor for new content projects we have been hired to take on. You will be working under the supervision of our senior editorial staff, but you must be an independent self-starter. You will be working with dozens of contributors and have total ownership of a large project for a major client.

Responsibilities

  • Work with writers of various skill levels on trip-planning content
  • Perform outreach to solicit additional content creators when necessary
  • Source imagery for each piece of content
  • Interface directly with the client

Requirements

  • Professional editing experience
  • The ability to edit the work of beginning writers
  • 15 hours per week to dedicate to the position

Please include links to your blog and social media profiles, along with a resume, in your application.



⇒ EDITORIAL INTERN 1


Matador Network is aggressively seeking editorial interns to help in the launch of a new product based on luxury travel. Those with a desire to adapt and grow their skills in a fast-paced editorial environment are welcomed to apply.

Requirements

  • An established blog / social media presence
  • A passion for creating visually-driven content
  • Strong writing skills, particularly social commentary / humor
  • Facility with image editing

Ideal candidates will also have:

  • Facility with WordPress
  • Passion for design / architecture
  • Passion for nightlife culture / food / wine

Please include links to your blog, social media profiles, etc. in your application.



⇒ EDITORIAL INTERN 2

Matador Network is aggressively seeking a new team of editorial interns to assist with a variety of creative projects. You’ll be working directly with Matador’s senior editorial team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain work experience within a fast-paced editorial environment.

Responsibilities

  • Writing, editing, and producing highly shareable posts in the travel space
  • Working closely with our senior editorial team
  • Writing headlines that people will want to click on

Requirements

  • An established blog / social media presence
  • Strong writing skills, particularly social commentary / humor
  • A sensibility for what people on the internet want to share
  • A minimum 5 hours per week availability
  • A love of travel (preferred)

Please include links to your blog, personal site, or portfolio in your application.



⇒ PHOTO EDITORIAL INTERN

Matador Network is aggressively seeking editorial interns to assist with a variety of image-based projects. You’ll be working directly with Matador’s senior editorial team. This is an excellent opportunity to gain work experience within a fast-paced editorial environment.

Responsibilities

  • Sourcing high-quality images
  • Writing, editing, and producing highly shareable posts in the travel space
  • Working closely with our senior editorial team, photographers, and outside contributors

Requirements

  • A background in photography, filmmaking, or visual arts
  • Strong discerning aesthetic for images and design
  • Access to and facility with Photoshop or comparable image editing software
  • An established blog / social media presence
  • A minimum 5 hours per week availability
  • A love of travel (preferred)

Please include links to your blog, personal site, or portfolio in your application.



⇒ VIRAL CONTENT PRODUCER

Matador, the web’s leading travel publisher, is seeking savvy viral content producers to create content intended to be shared around the social web.

Responsibilities

  • Writing, editing and producing highly shareable posts in the travel space
  • Writing headlines that people will want to click on
  • Sourcing high-quality images
  • Publishing 1-2 traffic-driving pieces weekly

Requirements

  • A thorough understanding of the social web, and the ever-evolving Internet zeitgeist
  • A sensibility for what people on the internet want to share
  • An eye for captivating visuals
  • Insatiable appetite for viral content and social media
  • You’re driven to WIN, by having the largest number of people see your work
  • Established social media presence
  • Experience working for a professional media organization (Preferred)
  • A love of travel (Preferred)

To apply, use the application form below to send us links to your social presence. In addition:

  • Show us an example of something you’ve made take off across the web (or at least in your circle).
  • List 5-7 travel oriented links/videos/images that you think everybody should know about. Using your cultivated wit, write headlines for each link with a sentence explaining why a potential reader should click on it.



⇒ WORDPRESS / PHP DEVELOPER

We’re looking for a skilled up-and-coming developer to join our team. You’ll be working under our CTO to develop all of Matador’s various properties.

Specific requirements:

PHP

  • Writes well documented, highly modular code
  • Knowledge in object-oriented programming and a strong understanding of MVC

MySQL

  • Relational database knowledge and SQL experience

CSS / HTML

  • Understanding of CSS3 and HTML5
  • Browser independent coding with a strong sense of design

JavaScript

  • Knowledge of progressive enhancement techniques
  • Understanding of how AJAX works and how it is best implemented
  • Experience using JavaScript libraries such as jQuery

WordPress

  • Understanding of writing custom themes and plugins
  • We love WordPress, so you should too

SVN

  • Knowledge of version control, how to use it, and know why it is important

Linux

  • Working knowledge of Linux would be a bonus



⇒ MOBILE APP DEVELOPER

Matador Network is looking for a highly skilled mobile application developer to build some exciting new products working under our CTO.

Specific requirements:

  • Extensive experience with mobile application development environments including iOS and Android. Windows Mobile and BlackBerry nice to have.
  • Eye for clean, usable design
  • Experience with client-side application scripting in JavaScript
  • Experienced utilizing API’s for data collection and remote command execution
  • Knowledge of PHP and web-based development
  • Strong relational database knowledge and SQL experience with MySQL

Bonus points:

  • Strong Linux knowledge
  • Working knowledge of WordPress
  • Experience with version control, specifically SVN