Work At Matador

We’re building the world’s #1 media brand for modern adventurers. Join us.

The Matador team is comprised of journalists, filmmakers, photographers, engineers, and entrepreneurs—all of whom share a belief in the power of travel. We started in 2006, bootstrapped our evolution into a profitable media brand company, and now, in addition to being one of the world’s biggest travel websites, we are going beyond media with adventure trips, film festivals, and original premium content production for SVOD streaming platforms like Netflix and Amazon Prime. What started as a small travel blog has become a media brand reaching over 100 million people per month, a world-class production company, and a creative agency touching some of the world’s biggest brands.

Why Matador

Work from Anywhere

Our team is spread across the world and headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. We stay in touch and collaborate on platforms like Slack and have small group calls to tackle big projects and important decisions, but we encourage you to work from wherever you are happiest and most productive.

Collaborate

At Matador, we care less about your college GPA and more about what you’ve created in the last 3 years. Our culture is this: work hard + stay creative + deliver on your promises = enjoy total freedom. Our team thrives off of collaboration, inclusion, and creativity.

Love What You Do

Our goal is to create the best work culture in media and travel and to make sure our entire team is stoked for Monday.

Current Openings

Public Relations Strategist

Are you committed to the cross section of TRAVEL and storytelling? Do you have a long list of connections in the travel industry — and you’re always looking to build on that list to spread the word about quality stories? If you answered YES to the above, we want to hear from you!

Our company, Matador Network, is a leading travel media company and lifestyle brand—and we’re hiring a public relations strategist to bridge the gap between the hundreds of DMO (tourism boards) we work with and our growing editorial and brand partnerships teams.

Things you will be ROCKING:

  • Respond to requests for information from DMOs, PR companies, brands, and other media
  • Establish and maintain relationships with travel brands, DMOs and their agencies
  • Reach out to media seeking travel experts to provide our editors and staff as resources
  • Write releases about our big editorial packages throughout the year
  • Work with our managing editor and editorial team to best identify packages and stories for promotion
  • Track media mentions and the success of outreach efforts
  • Maintain a list of contacts and relationships

You excel at:

  • Building and maintaining relationships with industry leaders
  • Solving problems with creativity
  • Working between departments and spotting opportunities for growth
  • Staying organized
  • Distilling lots of information into short sentences
  • Using analytics and spreadsheets to generate reports and track inter-departmental work
  • Taking calculated risks and thinking way outside the box

Qualified candidates will have:

  • 2 years minimum experience working in travel-related public relations (though we will also consider qualified individuals with experience in adjacent industries)
  • Experience doing PR for a media company
  • Experience in the travel industry or eager to start a career in travel
  • Experience working with a fully remote team in multiple time zones
  • Excellent internet research skills
  • Sales experience is a huge plus

Nuts and bolts:

  • Part-time (20-30 hours/week) independent contractor with monthly compensation
  • Remote position (i.e., working from your home office). This is a permanent feature of the job, regardless of the course of the COVID pandemic
  • Based in a US time zone

Go for it!
To apply, please send a short cover letter, resume, and compensation expectations to nick.h@matadornetwork.com. Please put PR strategist in the subject​ line.

Our vision:
Travel as a force for good. At Matador, we envision a world where travel is a transformative experience that enables us to find humanity in each other, everywhere. It has the power to connect, heal, and inspire us to plan new adventures that positively impact the world.

Our mission:
We aim to empower a diverse generation of modern adventurers to share their stories and travel fearlessly.

Diversity at Matador:
Beyond our passion for travel, Matador values diversity, equity, and inclusion and is actively working to spread these values through the travel industry. We are committed to hiring a diverse workforce to elevate and empower a wide array of viewpoints; candidates for this position should fully embrace this mission.

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