Field Correspondents (FCs) are creative, motivated and enthusiastic about building their outdoor content creation and storytelling experience in beautiful wilderness settings. Based out of Mazama, WA, the Field Correspondent will work under the direct supervision of Program Administration and is responsible for documenting and communicating the student experience by creating and curating photographic, video and social media content in collaboration with NWOBS student services, marketing and development teams. In conjunction with Course Directors, FCs make field visits to document on-course student and staff experiences, take photographs, conduct interviews and capture other content. When not in the field, the FC will work in a community setting at basecamp.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to: identifying, collecting and sharing powerful course stories, photos and videos to support marketing objectives, social media content creation and copywriting, photo editing, and other projects as assigned.

Starting daily rate of $85-105/day.
Room & board: housing, food, laundry, showers and internet are available for your use on base. Staff receive field food while on course, and are fed out of the common kitchen while on base. These benefits are provided to improve staff well-being and are not considered compensation or factored into the pay scale

Tagged as: Development, Sales and Marketing, Support Staff


1+ years of extensive and comparable experience.
Knowledge of social media management best practices, Photo and video capture and editing experience. Ability to work 60% at a desk and 40% in the field.
An interest or background in storytelling, journalism and/or brand marketing

Required Skills:

Must be 21 years of age or older.
Valid Driver’s License
Must be sufficiently fit to participate in all duties as assigned and maintain ample energy and focus to aid students and staff.

About Northwest Outward Bound School

Northwest Outward Bound School is a nonprofit organization dedicated to changing lives through challenge and discovery. With 50 years of innovation in expeditionary learning, we believe that when people discover a strength of character, an aptitude for leadership and desire to serve, it has a positive impact on their lives and the lives of those around them. Our courses take students from all backgrounds on 5-65 day learning expeditions in the natural environments of Washington, Oregon, and Idaho.

Application Instructions

Please apply via the application button on our website. https://www.nwobs.org/connect/employment/field-positions-and-internships/field-correspondent/ Upload your resume+references to the provided link in the application. Reach out to [email protected] if you have any issues.