Outside Interactive, Inc., the premier hub for active lifestyle enthusiasts, offers best-in-class content and experiences to more than 70 million of the world’s most passionate outdoor, wellness, and endurance enthusiasts every month. We inspire a broad and diverse audience to do the activities they love with great enjoyment, inspiration, and knowledge and are dedicated to making real change in the outdoor and fitness industries. Day after day, story after story, Outside Interactive, Inc., proves that a hike, a climb, a run, a ride, a day skiing, or a yoga practice can change lives - and change the world.


The Sales Strategy Manager is responsible for managing the pre-sales process—proactively and reactively developing sales materials and proposals for the sales team and clients. This role manages a variety of proposals featuring platform extensions and is one of several contacts for Outside Inc.’s sales team and Sales Director (s) for sell sheets, sales packages, and client proposals. The Sales Strategy Manager leads many of the low-to medium value proposals with endemic and non-endemic clients, bringing creative and strategic solutions to each project and partnering across the department to deliver best-in-class proposals on deadline.

The Sales Strategy Manager will serve several of Outside Inc.’s primary media groups. Together with the Sales Strategy team, they are the keeper of the brands’ story—the positioning in the market and against the competitive set. The Sales Strategy Manager reports to the Senior Director of Sales Strategy.

This position can be located in Boulder, Colorado or Santa Fe, New Mexico or remote

Professional Qualities & Responsibilities

Professional demeanor is a must for all positions at Outside, Inc. In addition to courteous, friendly, businesslike behavior, the following qualifications are fundamental to this position:

  • Apply cross-platform, idea-driven marketing solutions, plans, and integrated branded content programs and proposals based on ideation from Senior Ad Marketing leads
  • Lead assigned RFP proposal creation including making decks, gathering research, and positioning the audience based on client KPI’s
  • Deliver high quality pitch decks offering industry-leading digital and social campaigns with print and experiential offerings as well
  • Develop, write and maintain sales materials across the network of brands including but not limited to:
    • Media Kits
    • Print/Issue sell sheets
    • Monthly brand updates for the sales team
    • Innovative program sell sheets (sales packages that require a dedicated sales sheet (s)
  • Coordinate with Creative Services team on design of sales materials, proposal mocks and pitch decks as needed
  • Collaborate with Media Planner and Digital Marketing Manager to ensure campaign offerings are accurate and able to be delivered
  • Partner with Custom Content Team to workshop and convey creative content concepts within proposals
  • Manage and enforce deadlines on an individual and cross-department basis
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Provide top-quality service to internal clients (sales team, sales management, executive team, editors) and external clients & agencies.

Professional Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing, advertising, or related field preferred
  • 3-5 years of experience in advertising, media, and/or content creation
  • Has a deep understanding of digital media, social media and experiential marketing
  • Organizational skills are a must to succeed on this fast-paced team
  • Ability to prioritize and work in a dynamic environment with shifting deadlines
  • Proactive and positive approach to problem solving and in working with people
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
  • Deep understanding of G-Suite, Google Analytics
  • An interest in new, emerging technology (and a fast learner!)

Entirely remote jobs that could be performed in Colorado: Employees can expect to be paid a salary of between $45,000 to $60,000. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission . Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, Flexible Time Away, sick leave, and more. This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors