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Want to make the Action Sports Industry a better place? How about change the world? That’s not enough for us, either. So you’ll fit right in. We’re a small group, but we’ve got plans. Big plans. We just need to get the right people involved to help make them happen. So if you want to get in on the ground floor of something major, read on. Or please, pass it along to someone you know who might be interested.

Position: Account Executive

The Inertia, The Planet’s Largest Network of Thinking Surfers, is seeking an Account Executive to develop relationships with strategic clients as well as to identify and execute on new revenue opportunities while remaining committed to the integrity and quality of our editorial offerings.

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Ideal candidates will possess the following characteristics:

  • 1 – 2 years of experience in digital sales. Candidates should be well versed in online marketing and familiar with CPMs, CPCs, and developing the structure and maintenance of online advertising transactions.
  • A history of strong relationships with clients who fit well with our mission is a triple plus.
  • Highly motivated and able to work independently. Set your own hours. Be productive. Be resourceful.
  • Excellent communication skills. Emails should never have typos.
  • Enthusiasm. We love what we’re doing, and that’s how we plan to keep it. Complainers, snarky folk, and those not radiating good energy need not apply.
  • Bachelor’s Degree from four-year university.
  • Good person. Healthy? Love surfing? Reading? Music? Art? Environment? We love passionate people, and a little humility goes a long way. Also, please be familiar with our product.

Salary: Commission only. This is a start-up.

If you meet the requirements above and are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter (one page each) to info@theinertia.com.

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Position: Content Manager Intern

The Inertia, The Planet’s Largest Network of Thinking Surfers, is seeking a Content Manager Intern to share in editorial and posting responsibilities. The position will involve formatting, editing, and posting content to the site on a daily basis as well as helping to develop and execute the editorial calendar. The Content Manager Intern will correspond regularly with contributors and is encouraged to contribute original content to the site. This is an unpaid internship, and ideally will be eligible for school credit.

Ideal candidates will possess the following characteristics:

  • Strong computer skills and familiarity with emerging technology. Proficient in WordPress, HTML, Photoshop, and MailChimp and/or other e-newsletter delivery services.
  • Eligible for school credit and currently completing coursework at a four-year College or University in English, Journalism, Communications or a related field.
  • Excellent written and communication skills. No typos.
  • Ability to be flexible, self-motivated, and work from home.
  • A strong knowledge and/or interest in surf culture, the Internet, and new technology.
  • Enthusiasm. We love what we’re doing, and that’s how we plan to keep it. Complainers, snarky folk, and those not radiating good energy need not apply.
  • Good person. Healthy? Love surfing? Reading? Music? Art? Environment? We love passionate people, and a little humility goes a long way.
  • Graphic design skills a plus.

If you meet the requirements above and are interested in applying, please send a resume and cover letter (one page each) to info@theinertia.com.

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