Content Marketing & Community Management [internship] - Klif Climbing Club

If you believe this role is for you -great!
Please read everything carefully and answer the 5 questions below.

Applications that do not include these answers or in a language other than English will be considered incomplete and thus won’t get an answer. / Apply here:

Our company

Klif Climbing Club (KCC) is a worldwide community dedicated to climbers. We push climbers to go outside and live their passion. So far, we’ve built two things: I Love Climbing, a social network for climbers; and KLIFBOX, a subscription box service providing climbing gear, nutritional products, outdoor essentials, and inspiring content every two months. We are now launching Klif Climbing Club -KCC- a membership club to take it a step further: a full community experience with products, exclusive content and access to events.

Your mission

Inspire over half a million climbers to explore our world every day.

Why work with us

This is a 6-month internship based in Lisbon, Portugal.
Starts ASAP (flexible).

$500 / month.

Travel to and from Lisbon included.

This is a paid internship that could lead to a full time position - I guess that’s on you!

You’ll be working from StartUp Lisboa, top1 startup network in Lisbon. Office located in the heart of the city (2 min walk from Praça do Comércio); If you’d like, we also have a room for you right across the street, for 300€/month. All included.

We’re a small team of entrepreneurs who’ve travelled the world building this company and learnt cadence and result-oriented methodology through startup accelerators like Techstars Boulder. We use tools like Kanban on a daily basis and focus on results, not hours. We thus support flexible hours and occasional remote work.

Who you are

o Live and breathe rock-climbing

o Great communication and writing skills in English

o Metrics-oriented

o Live and breathe social media & know how to best utilize each platform

o Know best practices for planning, writing, and distributing content in ways that engage audiences online and offline

o Highly organized, with a mind for fine-tuning editorial processes to create quality, fact-driven


o Comfortable with basic editorial visual work, including re-designing layouts, evaluating digital assets, selecting images, fonts, etc.

o Strong ability to collaborate with various stakeholders both internally and externally

o Ideal but not required: Have built strategic relationships and partnerships with writers and


Who we are

As true French folks, we love debating about anything over lunch, a glass of wine or our weekly “goûter” ;

As travelers, we love exploring, meeting new people, challenging ourselves, being amazed ;

As skateboarders/surfers/climbers, we love pain as a process. We fall, stand up, fall again, stand up ;

Above all, we love what we do, which drives us to work hard!

Recruitment process

Please make sure to answer every single question below, in English, and add them to your cover letter.

1) Please name 3 communities that make things right according to you, and tell us why.

2) Please tell us about 3 climbing brands (other than Patagonia, Black Diamond,..) that inspire you and explain why.

3) Please name 3 climbers (other than Adam Ondra, Alex Honnold or Tommy Caldwell) who inspire you and tell us why.

4) This is our presence on social media today: 500k+ fans on Facebook, 18k+ followers on

Instagram, 35k+ followers on Twitter. What should we do? Add more networks? Kill some of

them? Focus on one? Change the tone? Why?

5) We're currently fine-tuning our analytics to pick up only the few metrics that matter most; as the social media person, which ONE would you pick up, follow and grow like hell? Why?