Country
United States of America
Employment Type
Part-Time

Job Qualifications

  • Experience with international education (volunteering, teach, intern, work, and/or study abroad) & travel — cares intensely about helping more people study, live, work, and travel overseas
  • Writing, copy editing, and proofreading experience with excellent command of the English language
  • Available to write 10-15 hrs a week

Job Benefits

  • $25-30/hr, based on experience

Job Description

We're seeking to hire a remote, part-time writer, passionate about using their experience to educate, inspire, and empower others to travel.

About Go Overseas
As a community-centered resource for programs abroad, verified alumni reviews, travel articles, and scholarships, Go Overseas aims to connect our community with the most reliable information about global opportunities. From studying abroad in Spain to landing a job teaching English online, our site has helped millions of people find and plan transformative experiences.

We might be a perfect fit if you are...

  • An enthusiastic, natural storyteller who loves bringing people and experiences together
  • An excellent written communicator with a global perspective
  • A digital content creator with a sincere interest in helping deliver quality content to our community of travelers
  • Passionate about increasing accessibility to meaningful travel opportunities for diverse audiences
  • A mission-driven GO-getter (pun intended) — excited by our company values!

Your responsibilities:

  • Help write and update our growing collection of 750+ travel articles and 1,300+ guides on Go Overseas
  • Work closely with your editor to optimize content using SEO best practices

Requirements

Must-haves:

  • Available to write 10-15 hrs a week
  • Experience with international education (volunteering, teach, intern, work, and/or study abroad) & travel — cares intensely about helping more people study, live, work, and travel overseas
  • Writing, copy editing, and proofreading experience with excellent command of the English language
  • Passion for sustainable, accessible, and ethical travel

Nice to have:

  • Basic knowledge of SEO and best practices
  • HTML experience
  • Familiarity with WordPress and/or Drupal

Hourly pay rate
$25-30/hr, based on experience

Equal Employment Opportunity
Go Overseas values a diverse workplace and strongly encourages applicants from all backgrounds to apply. As an Equal Opportunity Employer that promotes perspective-changing global experiences, we know that diversifying our team will only make us stronger as we grow. As a small but mighty team, we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool as the educational travel industry regains momentum. Applicants will not be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, religion, national origin, citizenship status, disability, ancestry, marital status, veteran status, medical condition or any protected category prohibited by local, state or federal laws.

How to apply
Please submit your resume and writing portfolio (or 3 samples) to our Content & Community Manager, Eliz at elizabeth@gooverseas.com by February 7th, 2022. The ideal candidate could start in February. Applicants who pass the initial screening round will be invited to complete a questionnaire & schedule an interview.