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Essay Editor (Remote)

REMOTE /PART TIME EDITORS /CONTRACTOR/ REMOTE


ABOUT EMPOWERLY


Empowerly (www.empowerly.com) is an education technology company that personalizes college and career counseling, with a mission to empower students to become the most successful version of themselves. 


We provide data-driven education technology, start up and research internship programs, and personalized counseling led by former college Admission Officers and experienced college counselors. We are a rapidly growing, mission-driven, and venture-backed company. It takes a unified team committed to our core values – collaboration, data driven, and empowerment – to achieve this goal and a fast-moving team committed to serving the needs of families.


Each student is holistically evaluated through our Empowerly Score™ — the only predictive technology that can also quantify subjective material. Each student is offered a three-pronged approach to evaluate academics, essays, and extracurricular activities – providing them a 360-degree view of how to be competitive against other applicants.


Empowerly has raised $12 million to date from investors, including Goodwater Capital, FJ Labs, Scrum Ventures, Translink Capital, Azure Capital Partners, and Spero Ventures. Our leadership team is from Teach for America, Goldman Sachs, Facebook, Google, Lucky Strike, Microsoft, and a mix of Seed, A, B, C, Private and Publicly Traded companies leadership experience. Empowerly's co-founders were also named in Forbes 30 Under 30 class of 2022. In 2022 Empowerly was named to Inc. 5000’s list of fastest growing companies in America.


We are a fully remote, global workforce focused on building world-class, college admissions advisory services and programs. So far this year, 22% of Empowerly student applications were accepted into the Ivy League, as compared to the national average of 5%. This means that across the board, we increased our student’s chances of acceptance into the Ivy League by at least four times (4X)! 


ABOUT THE ROLE


We are looking for experienced essay editors to edit college admissions essays throughout the admissions process.

 

Many of our students apply for top 50 colleges, including UCs and Ivy League schools. We particularly have many aspiring pre-med students (BS/MD programs) and computer science students. Our students are looking for editors to provide detailed, constructive feedback to help them differentiate themselves from other competitive applicants through their voice in their essays.

 

The busy season for this role is between August and January of each year, with November, December, and January being busiest. 


WE ARE LOOKING FOR


  • Writing background in academics and various other venues, e.g. magazines, journals, newspapers, blogs
  • Editors with college admissions experience or college admissions counseling experience
  • Exemplar editors
  • English/Communications/Journalism majors preferred
  • Graduate from a top 50 university in the U.S. preferred

Empowerly provides personalized college and career guidance. Our mission is to empower students to become the most successful version of themselves.

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CULTURE VALUES
Mission Driven
Rapid Growth
Growth & Learning
Startup Mindset
FUNDING
Series A
DEPARTMENTS
Writing
SECTOR
Education
TEAM SIZE
51-200
LOCATION
Hybrid
DATE POSTED
October 3, 2023

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