Thank you for your interest in working at Cnoc Outdoors. We are a small, gear junkie, hiker trash group of backpackers and we love to meet new people. You can find more about the positions we have open at the moment below.

You can apply to the positions by emailing and using the job title in the email's subject.

Cnoc Outdoors is a tiny backpacking gear company in its third year of making great gear. We make backpacking gear in ways that defy industries and markets, bringing the best solutions we can think of to outdoor adventurers. We are down to earth gear geeks and a hiker trash company, so if you can resonate with this mindset, we would love to hear from you.

Please note: Cnoc Outdoors is an actively unbiased company, we accept everyone no matter your age, ethnicity, gender affiliations, or cultural preferences. We do, however, have 3 things that you must be: nice, open-minded and a hiker. If this works for you, read on.

On a more serious note: Cnoc Outdoors is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need

Marketing and Sales Intern

We are looking for an enthusiastic marketing and sales intern to join Cnoc Outdoors and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. As a marketing and sales intern, you will collaborate with our marketing and sales managers in all stages of marketing campaigns.

This internship will help you acquire marketing and sales skills and provide you with knowledge of various marketing and strategies, get you familiar with common software, and provide networking opportunities. Interns are expected to work ~20 hours/week. We offer a $1,000/month stipend and an option to enroll in health insurance for the duration of your internship. This position is located in Portland, Oregon. Apply by end of day Thursday, October 17.



  • Draft compelling content for blog posts and social media
  • Assist with content planning
  • Proofread and edit content written by others
  • Collect quantitative and qualitative data from marketing campaigns
  • Research outdoor influencers
  • Keep website copy updated
  • Conduct digital advertising campaigns
  • Produce basic graphics for web and social media


  • Learn and apply sales techniques
  • Research and generate lists of potential customers
  • Cold call potential customers to determine relationship potential
  • Provide input on customer briefs, presentations, and sales literature


  • Develop Industry-specific knowledge and understanding.
  • Maintain records
  • Attend sales/marketing meetings
  • Extra duties including possible warehouse work, learning about logistics and alternative approaches to sales and marketing


  • Ability to perform the responsibilities above or an eagerness to learn
  • Regular social media use
  • Experienced outdoors enthusiast (preferably a backpacker, thru-hiker or bikepacker)
  • Creative problem solver and general out of the box thinker
  • Have helpful/friendly/professional interpersonal skills, including writing skills for emails

Cnoc Outdoors is committed to inclusivity in the outdoors. Women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, and members of other marginalized groups are encouraged to apply.