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Jobs at Fathom

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Among many other things, Fathom is an incredible place to work. Here's what we're currently looking for.

DIRECTOR OF SALES AND BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

Fathom is the award-winning boutique travel website that connects discerning travelers to expert intelligence and marquee brands, inspiring journeys the world over.

Job Description

The Director of Sales and Business Development will help us build and lead our first in-house sales efforts. The person in this position will work closely with the co-founders to develop creative, innovative advertising solutions and partnership ideas for brands who want to reach and engage with affluent and passionate travelers. Initially this person will be doing everything, in the hopes of growing the business so we can expand the team.

The Ideal Candidate

The ideal candidate is a self-starter who brings strong relationships on the agency side as well as with consumer-facing brands, who will hit the ground running and make an immediate impact on revenue.

We're looking for a natural leader with professional experience in digital media, a strategic thinker with strong collaboration skills. Familiarity with the lifestyle space — travel, fashion — is a big plus, as is a personal interest in travel.

Critically, the candidate needs to have the stamina and the skills to succeed in a start-up environment.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:
- Bringing Fathom to advertising market to grow industry profile.
- Developing quarterly revenue goals and strategies to achieve them.
- Designing innovative solutions to meet client needs,
- Developing sales collateral and proposals for prospective pitches.

Qualifications

- 5-7 strong media sales and advertising experience as well as strategic business development expertise.
- Well developed client list with access to key decision-makers.
- Effective persuasion and communication skills.
- Business acumen and analytical skills.
- Willingness to take risks.
- Ability to thrive in a startup environment.
- A leader as well as a doer.

Compensation

Compensation will include a monthly base as well as aggressive accelerators to reward performance. Equity is negotiable. We believe in letting our team have a healthy work-life balance, and are flexible about what the best working arrangement looks like.

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send an email to work@fathomaway.com explaining why they're perfect for the job.


FATHOM INTERNSHIPS

We're looking for interns to join the Fathom editorial team in our New York City office.

Fathom interns are smart, resourceful, obsessed with travel, clever, kind, flexible, responsible with deadlines, organized, and generous of spirit. Great taste and the ability to impress us with good ideas are a given. Excellent decision-making abilities, familiarity with web publishing, and respect for tight deadlines are requirements. Quirky sense of humor and a big appetite are a major plus.

The internships include a range of opportunities and learning experiences. This is a startup, and we move fast, and we like to share what we know. We are specifically looking for:

Editorial Interns

Responsibilities: Help with all aspects of story production, including pitching, writing, production, fact-checking, copy editing, writing, and research. You will often work with our contributors and interact with our readers.

Requirements: Excellent grammar and writing skills. Familiarity with basic HTML and web production.

Social Media Interns

Responsibilities: Help manage all aspects of our social media platforms, including writing posts, managing Instagram takeovers, sourcing collaborators, collecting analytics, and researching/launching Fathom on new platforms that haven't been developed at the time we're writing this. You will often interact with our audience.

Requirements: Fluency with and obsessive interest in all social media platforms and styles.

Graphic Design Interns

Responsibilities: Help develop and expand our visual identity. Primary responsibilities include conceiving and executing all graphic elements for promotional campaigns, stories, and social media; photo sourcing, editing, and production; creating custom infographics and maps.

Requirements: Have a discerning critical eye. Be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and/or other common design applications. Must have a laptop with graphic design and layout software. Video editing skills are a plus.

Commitment

We need you and your laptop for 2-4 days per week in our downtown Manhattan office. Internships include a stipend, fitness and wellness classes at our Primary office space, and trip-planning advice (a given). We are happy to offer college credit.

How to Apply

Charm us with an email at work@fathomaway.com explaining why you'd be perfect for us. Be sure to include your resume.

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