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Sales Marketer

Atlas Obscura has an immediate opening for a pre-sale marketer who is highly savvy, and creative and can help to assist our pre-sale efforts. This position will report to and work alongside the Sr. Marketing Manager of Brand Partnerships as well as the rest of the Brand Partnerships team.

Founded in 2009, Atlas Obscura is building the defining brand about exploration and wonder for this generation. We completed a $20 million Series B funding round led by Airbnb last September and are poised for strong growth in the brand partnerships space.  

About You

You thrive on bringing creative ideas to life in proposals, and seeing them through to close. You can make a big, experiential or content program jump off the page with the deck you put together.  You possess not only attention to detail, but attention to the right detail — the nuances and subtitles that make one program sell through over another. You love media — the trends, the industry, etc. Most importantly, you are also excited by Atlas Obscura’s mission to inspire our audience with wonder and curiosity about the world.


  • Own pre-sale/RFP response process from start to finish for DMO’s and mid-range budget proposals
  • Creatively ideate highly sellable ideas with broader team to respond to RFPs and proactive pitches
  • Produce high-fidelity proposal decks across video, digital, social and experiential content ideas as well as overall Atlas Obscura brand positioning
  • Aid Sellers in joining client calls when necessary to understand client KPI’s and deliver compelling proposals to match
  • Help Sr. Marketing Manager in producing collateral materials for Brand Partnerships team including new AO franchises, product materials and tactics.


  • 3-5+ years pre-sale brand marketing experience at a media company
  • Ability to own the pre-sale proposal process from start to finish
  • Advanced Keynote skills, other design skills (Photoshop, etc.) are a big plus
  • Great design eye and attention to aesthetic detail; ability to work closely with designers and understands how to sell an idea through visual
  • Excellent writer - someone who can sell and idea through words
  • General media planning skills -- aware of market rates, packages
  • Ability to work cross-organizationally with editorial, audience development, video, experiential and product teams
  • Strong background in branded content
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at once

To apply for this role, please submit your resume and a cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest.

Compensation is competitive. Benefits for full-time employees include generous time off policy, family leave, and contributions toward health, dental, and vision for both employee and family. We value diversity and are committed to an inclusive work environment and a fair and consistent interview process.

About Atlas Obscura

Atlas Obscura is an award-winning travel company founded in 2009. Widely celebrated for building the definitive, community-driven guide to the world's hidden wonders, the company also offers unique online and in-person experiences, produces once-in-a-lifetime trips, and has published two New York Times bestselling books with more than a million copies in print. Atlas Obscura has been nominated for three National Magazine Awards, a James Beard Award, three Webby Awards, and in 2020 was named one of Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies. Having raised a $20M, Series B led by Airbnb last summer, Atlas Obscura is well-positioned for growth.


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