Are you a book lover with grit?
My name’s Carrie and I’m looking for an articulate and resilient person to join my small team as a “Jack/Jill of all trades” assistant.
If you're someone who:
Loves reading and ideas (a Friday night spent in with a book is a good one for you)
- Writes effectively (with proper attention to detail, and a love for the English language)
- Can track things down as a research assistant online (if I challenge you to find a rare book, you'll hunt around on Google until you find it)
Has grit and determination to keep trying until you solve a problem or learn a new skill
Wants to excel in your career and take pride in active and stimulating work
Is looking for a shot to prove yourself, and can be depended upon
Gets excited at the prospect of fast-paced and varied demands
...This could be the opportunity you’ve been looking for.
You will become an integral member of my small team at Course Concierge (http://courseconcierge.com), where I am a Producer, and be part of creating top-notch online courses for experts from an ever-widening range of fields.
The role will include duties as diverse as writing, editing/proofing, conducting online research, providing customer support, communicating with clients and course members, and scheduling emails and posts.
With so much going on, you’ll be glad to have good self-directed time management and organizational skills, too.
The common thread throughout these tasks is written communication, which is the foundational skill you would bring to the role. Other skills, such as working within specific programs, can be learned after you join us. (That’s where the “grit” comes in!)
The position will start at around 10 –15 hours per week, but quickly increase to something approximating full-time, and pay will be set at a fair hourly rate.
We are a remote company, and so you can be based anywhere in North America to apply.
If you don’t have much professional experience, that’s absolutely fine – applicants from all backgrounds are welcome to apply. And indeed, we pride ourselves on nurturing those with “atypical” backgrounds, who at other companies may never be given a shot.
Please do not include a CV – all that matters is whether you can do it.
There's no deadline for getting back, but the sooner you do, the better.
We won't be able to get back to everyone, but those whose notes stand out should get a response within 48 hours.
No agencies, please. We’re looking for an individual we can help grow and nurture in their career.
Thanks for reading, and I look forward to hearing from you.