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Backpacker Magazine – Online Exclusive
Here's your chance to test gear for us in 2013!
BUT WE'RE LOOKING FOR OUR NEXT BATCH OF TESTERS....
We're looking for some exceptional people who share our fascination with new products, cool gear, and upcoming trends.
If you're selected, you'll win two prizes: First, you will get to test some hot new products in 2013. Second, you will become an elite member of the Backpacker Reader Reader (BRR) team and will be sent on assignment to Outdoor Retailer Summer Market, 2013, in Salt Lake City to write, blog, photograph, and maybe even star in a video or two at the world’s largest outdoor industry trade show...yes a veritable Mecca of all things gear and gadgets for the coming retail year. Your job will be to give our readers a man or woman in the aisles and behind the scenes perspective on upcoming new gear and new trends. We know...a dream job for sure. We want you to apply if you:
To apply, put your compelling pitch to us into video form (no longer than 3 minutes please - a YouTube link, or similar, is fine) and send it to Kristin Hostetter by June 3, 2013. Also, please send us a writing sample: Write a 100 word, first person, blog-type entry that describes one of your favorite pieces of gear and why you think it’ s so cool. Grammar, punctuation, and style count! Plus, please give us a sense of how tapped into social media you are...how many Facebook friends and Twitter followers? Do you currently have a blog? If so, what is the traffic like?