Bearfoot Theory Is Hiring!


Are you a captivating storyteller? An expert communicator? An outdoor enthusiast with a passion for writing and helping others get outside? You could be the next addition to the Bearfoot Theory team.

We are looking for a stellar outdoor travel writer to help build out Bearfoot Theory’s growing library of content. Drawing on your own experience, you will cover topics including destination guides, outdoor skills, gear reviews, and other travel tips that inform and inspire the everyday explorer.

Job Responsibilities

  • Producing 6-8 blog posts per month
  • Optimizing posts for SEO
  • Working with our graphic designer to get images for your posts
  • Uploading blog posts to WordPress using Bearfoot Theory Style Guide
  • Working closely with Kristen and the rest of the team & actively participating in brainstorming sessions


  • Excellent grammar and proof-reading skills
  • Ability to research
  • A willingness to ghostwrite
  • Prior writing experience in a professional setting
  • An engaging writing style and the ability to capture the Bearfoot Theory voice in all of your writing
  • Knowledge of SEO
  • Experience with hiking, backpacking, camping, and outdoor travel
  • This is a part-time, remote position. You must be able to meet via video chat on a weekly or bi-weekly basis (must have reliable wi-fi)
  • You must be a self-starter who knows how to take charge and own a project – beginning to end
  • Decent photography skills are a plus
  • You must not be producing content for any other outdoor travel outlets


  • Competitive pay
  • An opportunity to learn and grow.  Not only will you learn the ins and outs of running a successful blog, if you excel in this position and prove yourself to be a motivated and hard-working part of our team, there is the opportunity to expand your hours and grow into a position that includes social media, email marketing, and digital product creation.
  • Travel & Gear – Occasionally Kristen needs someone to accompany her on destination campaigns or to review gear provided by our brand partners. The successful writer will have the opportunity to assist in these areas.

Think this sounds like your jam? Click here to apply.

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Hi! I'm Kristen....blogger, hiker, sunset-watcher, and dance floor shredder. I feel most alive in the outdoors and created this website to help you enjoy the best that the West has to offer.

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  1. Hi Kristen,
    It´s Pere, from Barcelona. I discovered you on Youtube watchin videos of people who live some time or always in a camper van or bus. I have seen your blok and I like it a lot. Greetings and love.

    Pere Costa

    Love seeing that your hiring. That must mean the business you built doing what you love is growing. All the best to you!

    Hi Kristen! This is exciting stuff. Is there a final application date for the writing position?

      Hi Linnea, there isn’t a set application date but Kristen plans to close it soon as we have received a significant number of applications.

    Hello! My name is Ashley and I am a nurse here in Alaska. There are tons of fun adventures to be had in this great state. I would love to be part of the team somehow, although I’m not the best of writers. If you ever have any position, where I can share my Alaskan experience, I’d love to be part of the team. Thanks so much!

      Thanks, Ashley, we’ll keep you in mind if we need some support growing out our Alaska content.

    Good morning. My name is Jennifer and I recently applied for a position With your company . I am curious as your hiring status and if you had made any decisions as of yet .Thank you so much,and I look forward to hearing from you

      Thanks, Jennifer, for reaching out. We are still reviewing applications at this time. Stay tuned.

        Hi Kristin,
        Hope you had a great weekend! I was just checking in to see if you had made a decision yet? Just wanted to add that I had traveled to Japan a few years ago and actually backpacked from Tokyo to sasabo and took a lot of great pictures as well. Being a photographer as well as a writer this was a perfect opportunity for me during my 14 day stay. Hope this helps and hope to hear from you soon. Take care and have a great week.

          Hi Jennifer, thank you for reaching out. We did indeed make a decision and notified all applicants this morning.

    Hi Kristin!

    How long can we expect to hear back about when they are taking interviews / considering people for the role?

    I hope to hear something!

    Thank you!

      Hi Kelly, thanks for your comment. We just recently filled the position. Stay tuned in the future as we continue to grow & expand our team.

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