get hired: the best companies to work for in the outdoor industry

The perks of working in the outdoor industry can’t be matched – whether your coworker doubles as your climbing partner, or your “office job” is actually an “outside job”. Passion-driven work is what fuels our team at Verde and the clients we work closely with. If you (or someone you know) shares our passion for the outdoor industry, we’ve created a list of open positions to get you in.


  • Customer Service / Inside Sales Representative, South Beach, CA
    In 2010, ElliptiGO Inc. began selling the ElliptiGO 8S, the world’s first commercially available elliptical bike. Today, the ElliptiGO family includes a great group of more than 20 employees, more than 250 retail partners across the U.S., distribution partners in more than 25 countries and more than 13,000 customers in over 50 countries around the world.

  • Dealer Services Rep – Run + More, Louisville, CO
    Pearl Izumi is a world leader in the manufacture of high-performance, high-tech sports apparel and footwear for avid cycling, tri, and running enthusiasts. Based in Louisville, Colo., a suburb of Boulder, Pearl Izumi is a wholly owned subsidiary of Shimano American Corporation, located in Irvine, CA.

  • VP of Marketing COBI America + More, San Francisco, CA
    Designed and engineered in Germany in 2014, Kickstarter-funded COBI is the first integrated system to intelligently connect your bike with your smartphone for an all-in-one smartphone holder with charging function, bike computer, navigation system, security alarm, bell, and light. COBI was named the Prototype and Overall Winner at the 2014 Bluetooth Breakthrough Awards, 2014 IoT Innovation World Cup Innovator of the Year, and 2015 Best of Mobile Innovation Winner. COBI has 35 employees worldwide with offices in San Francisco and Frankfurt, Germany.


  • Graphic Designer + 14 more, Seattle, Washington
    Seeking fun through innovation since 1962, K2’s all-mountain philosophy and technological advancements continue to lead the ski industry. Whether in the park and pipe, on resort groomers or deep in the backcountry, K2 is all about having fun while skiing the entire mountain. The brand’s progressive ingenuity and comprehensive approach to maximizing skiers’ experiences and performance in any condition is evident throughout its collection of award-winning products that not only include skis, but also ski boots, helmets, goggles and backcountry safety tools.

  • Digital and Social Media Coordinator and Marketing and Team Coordinator Seattle, Washington
    Ride Snowboards Founded in 1992 in Redmond, Wash., Ride Snowboards hit the market with a vision — to create a snowboard company on the basis of uncompromised fun. Now based in Seattle, Ride continues to stay true to its original goals 20 years later.

  • Sales Manager + 1 more, Vancouver, BC Canada
    Based in Vancouver, B.C., G3 Genuine Guide Gear is manufacturer of industry-leading gear for backcountry skiing. It has been making avalanche safety equipment since 1995. The G3 product line includes skis, alpine-touring and telemark ski bindings, climbing skins, avalanche shovels, probes and other ski accessories.

  • Video Editors, Remote
    ProEditors is transforming raw video footage into lasting memories that are easy to share with friends and family. ProEditors was born during the 2013-14 ski season in Telluride, Colorado when the founder and his girlfriend were making extra cash by editing GoPro footage for friends and family. Finding it time consuming and difficult to obtain the footage and payment, they decided to create a platform that would make the entire process painless. Soon after, they realized how to expand beyond their personal network, and make video editing affordable for everyone.


  • Email Marketing Specialist + More, Seattle, Washington
    Outdoor Research® is Designed by Adventure®. We provide Innovation and Inspiration for the Relentless Adventurer. Based in Seattle – with in-house manufacturing and prototyping capabilities at our company headquarters – Outdoor Research was founded in 1981 after a failed piece of gear on an Alaskan climbing expedition inspired ideas for a better design.

  • Marketing Manager, Salt Lake City, Utah
    Petzl’s roots lie in the desire of its founders to serve one passion: exploration. Since its beginnings in caving, the company’s mission has remained constant: to offer practical solutions that allow people to progress. Today that pioneering spirit, passion for exploration and ethic have not changed. More than forty years later, Petzl continues to invent products and provide solutions that allow sports enthusiasts and professionals to access some of the most inaccessible places, both day and night.

  • SEO Specialist + More, Portland, OR
    Inspired by a love of the outdoors, KEEN Inc., manufacturer of hybrid outdoor and casual products, including footwear, clothing, and accessories, is dedicated to creating quality products that support the lifestyles and outdoor adventures of active people around the world. KEEN products can be found online and through more than 5,000 retail locations in more than 60 countries, as well as in KEEN Garage retail stores in the U.S., Europe, and Asia, where fans can enjoy the branded experience. The company operations and culture reflect a stand-out commitment to building a strong community and a healthier planet so that all can create, play, and care.

  • Marketing Director + 1 More, Ventura County in Southern California
    Founded in 2009, California-based Vapur, Inc. is on a mission to make hydration incomparably portable. As the leading designer, marketer and distributor of reusable, handheld, collapsible hydration products, Vapur’s Anti-Bottles® have been adopted by athletes, celebrities, activists and families alike. The ultra-durable Anti-Bottle is proudly manufactured in the USA, BPA-free, freezable and dishwasher-safe. Privately held, with products available worldwide, Vapur contributes a portion of all sales to water-related and environmental causes.


  • Brewer + More, Durango, CO
    Based in Durango, Colorado, Ska Brewing was founded in 1995 and produces over a dozen award-winning craft beers. Many of Ska’s creations are widely available in cans, including ESB Special Ale, True Blonde Ale, Modus Hoperandi IPA, Modus Mandarina IPA and rotating seasonal brews such as Bump N’ Grind and Mexican Logger.

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