compensation: $30-50 per hour, depending on experience employment type: part-time
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College Application Essay Specialist (Bethesda, MD, Tenley, DC, or McLean, VA)
Are you an excellent writer and editor?
Do you enjoy working with teens?
Do you prefer a flexible schedule?
PrepMatters is the premier source in the Washington metro area for one-on-one test preparation, tutoring, and educational planning. We are looking for reliable and highly skilled writers to join our team as a seasonal part-time Essay Specialist. Training will begin in May in preparation for application season and will cover essay development and application review.
Our Essay Specialists work one-on-one with high school students on their college application essays. They guide students through the essay writing process and provide detailed, timely essay review and editing services. The seasoned candidate will have strong writing and editing skills; an ability to engage in detail-oriented work for extensive periods of time; and the ability to connect with teenagers and their parents in a professional manner. Essay Specialists also help students review applications prior to submission. There is also opportunity to engage in mock interviews, and resume development.
The candidate must be available to work some evenings and at least one weekend day. A commitment is required for one season (May through December/January). Preference will be given to candidates with experience in an educational environment. The hourly rate is based on writing skills and experience. Our offices are four blocks from Bethesda metro, two blocks from Tenley metro, and in downtown McLean.
Please reply to this post with a resume and cover letter specifying "Essay Specialist" in the subject line. Include a paragraph in your cover letter describing why you would be a good addition to the PrepMatters team. Due to the high volume of emails that we receive, we regret that we are unable to respond personally to each application. No phone calls, please. PrepMatters is an equal opportunity employer.
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