Friday, June 28, 2024

Athlon Outdoors Seeks Staff Writer

Athlon Outdoors, a digital media property focused on the outdoors and firearms, is looking to fulfill their open staff writer position. Someone with a robust understanding of firearms and the ability to create top tier content will be essential in the continuation of supplying the 2A community with quality digital publications.

“We’re thrilled to be in the position of needing to expand our editorial team,” said Emily Long, CEO and investor at Bleecker Street Publications. “It’s not only a testament to our current team’s leadership and vision, but to the strategies and plans we put in place to truly build the Athlon Outdoors platform. Doing so in a meaningful, digital way allows us to keep growing, keep putting out great content, and to keep working with the best in the business.”

If you, or someone you know, is interested in joining a team that prioritizes the outdoor lifestyle and inspires adventure, look no further. For more information, the full job description can be seen below.

All resumes and inquiries should be directed to Katie Burke at

Staff Writer – Athlon Outdoors


We are seeking a passionate and knowledgeable Athlon Outdoors Staff Writer to join our editorial team. The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of firearms, industry trends, and a knack for creating compelling content. As a Staff Writer, you will be responsible for producing a variety of articles; news stories, product reviews, refreshing older articles, industry analysis, and feature pieces.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Research and write original content related to firearms, including news, product reviews, how-to guides, and industry insights.
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in the firearms industry and quickly report on breaking news.
  • Conduct interviews with industry experts, manufacturers, and other relevant sources.
  • Identify older, useable articles and be able to update and refresh content.
  • Attend industry events, trade shows, and product launches to gather information and create event coverage.
  • Collaborate with the editorial team to brainstorm and develop new content ideas.
  • Ensure all content is accurate, well-written, and adheres to the website's style and editorial guidelines.
  • Optimize articles for SEO to increase visibility and readership.
  • Maintain a consistent publishing schedule and meet deadlines.


  • Proven experience as a writer, preferably in the firearms industry or a related field.
  • Strong knowledge of firearms, ammunition, and related gear.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.
  • Ability to produce clear, concise, and engaging content.
  • Familiarity with SEO best practices and digital content strategies.
  • Proficient in using content management systems (Wordpress) and basic image editing software.
  • Strong research skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong organizational and time-management skills.
  • Willingness and desire to travel for event coverage.


  • Competitive salary based on experience.
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance.
  • 401K Plan.
  • Opportunities for professional development and growth.
  • Access to industry events and product launches.
  • 100% remote position.

All resumes and inquiries should be directed to Katie Burke at