Job Title: College Essay Advisor (Freelance)
Job Responsibilities Include:
- Working with students to craft stellar admissions essays using the College Essay Advisors creative teaching methodology
- Staying in constant contact with students and parents, scheduling regular check-ins throughout the process
- Maintaining a steady pace to ensure that students meet all application deadlines
- Helping students stay organized and write all of their essays as efficiently as possible
- Delivering a high level of customer service to students and parents alike
- Bachelor’s degree in English, Comparative Literature, Education, Journalism, or other related field
- Prior experience tutoring and working with students one-on-one on writing assignments
- Stellar writing and communication skills
- Excellent judgment and the ability to work independently
- Impeccable attention to detail (We love perfectionists!)
- Superior organizational and time management skills
- Professional email and phone personality
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Google Docs
- Availability and willingness to virtually meet with students after school in the evenings and weekends and general schedule flexibility, especially in August through December
- A sense of humor
Preferred Job Qualifications:
- Prior work experience as a college admissions officer, guidance counselor, college essay writing coach, high school English teacher or college prep professional
- Experience specifically teaching the college essay/personal statement either one-on-one or in a class environment
We encourage candidates of all races, colors, religions, national origins, gender identities, and sexual orientations to apply. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To apply, please email a resume, cover letter with your desired hourly pay range and writing sample of your choice (preferably something creative and/or in an essay style. We love to learn new things, but no research papers, please!) to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line: Advisor Applicant: FULL NAME. Applications sent without all of these items will not be considered, even if you try to bribe us with Mallomars after the fact. We look forward to hearing from you!
No calls please.