​Editing Specialist (Part-time)

​Responsibilities

  • Editing college application materials, including personal statement essays, school-specific supplemental essays, and resumes, providing tailored guidance to help students effectively present themselves as qualified candidates to their desired schools and programs

  • Offering feedback in terms of both form and content to help students develop compelling narratives and strengthen writing skills over time 

  • Corresponding with an international team of colleagues via online platforms in order to deliver optimal client services

​Requirements 

  • Upcoming or recent graduate of a top US College or University with a minimum GPA of 3.5 

  • Experience editing academic assignments, application essays, and/or resumes

  • Ability to provide quality, actionable feedback for students’ written works 

  • Critical thinking, creativity, and problem-solving skills 

  • Flexibility and ability to work under deadlines

  • Anticipated start date: May 2020

  • ​Ideal contract commitment: through January 2021

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience tutoring or teaching, especially in writing or humanities

  • Experience working with students who are English Language Learners (ELL/ESL)

  • Familiarity with the application process to U.S. Colleges and Universities

To apply for this position, please click the link here and fill out the required information. The application requires a resume and cover letter. You may also submit a creative or academic writing sample to showcase your work. Should you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at recruitment@thinktown.com

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