Expert Content Writer for Educational Guides

PrepScholar - remote - Full time

Your Responsibilities:

+ Write helpful, detailed articles with the goal of educating and empowering readers. Example topics include, "Complete Guide to the University of Chicago Essay Prompts," “GRE Math Tips: 9 Top Strategies," and "How to Apply to Medical School: Step-by-Step Guide."

+ Given a topic, conduct thorough research to produce a helpful resource containing novel information. You will need to produce content that is above and beyond what is already currently available — this is where your personal experience and research expertise can be uniquely useful.

+ Prepare and edit blog posts to publication-ready state in the CMS, including formatting text and sourcing images.

+ Research promising topics and propose articles that would help readers.

Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree

+ 1+ years of experience writing for an online publication and working with an editor to hone ideas

+ Demonstrated interest in education and track record of effectively sharing knowledge with others

+ Self-motivated and enjoys working independently

+ Clear, engaging writing style and impeccable grammar

+ Excellent research skills and excitement for learning about a wide range of topics

+ Teaching or tutoring experience preferred

+ Knowledge of college admissions, SAT/ACT/AP tests, and/or graduate exams preferred

+ Experience with SEO, Wordpress, HTML, or fact-checking a plus

About the Position:

+ The position is designed as full-time freelance (40 hrs/wk), but could be part-time (20+ hrs/wk) for the right candidate.

+ We expect the contract to last 6 months to 1 year, with possibility of renewal at the end.

+ You'll have a great level of independence to direct your own work.

+ Expected compensation is $20-25/hour, depending on skill and expertise.

+ Our office is in Boston, and you will work remotely with video chat meetings.

How to Apply:

Please send an email to job.writer@prepscholar.com with your resume, a cover letter, and links to 2-3 published clips. Applications without all three will not be considered.

If relevant, also include your SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, or MCAT scores. We understand these may not be reflective of your current skills. 

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Role

Product Management

Experience Level

Mid Level

PrepScholar

PrepScholar is the leading test prep program for the SAT/ACT. We differentiate ourselves from other companies through customization. We believe that students need customized study plans catering to their strengths and weaknesses. As a result, we show better results and amazing customer satisfaction.

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