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Academic Consulting Firm Hiring Consultants - writing / editing / translation - job employment

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City: Central NJ
Date: 06 Dec 2017
Category: Writing / Editing

1.) Who we are:
We are a medium sized, cloud-based consultancy headquartered in Delaware, USA, but with consultants spread across the globe, from Asia to South America. We primarily handle Academic Consulting for Doctorate level clients, and are currently hiring Academic Consultants and Salespeople.

Each position is a strictly work-from-home position, and any applicant should view this as a strong incentive. There are two positions we're hiring for, a more demanding, and less demanding position, depending on candidate preference.

The less demanding position is 45-50 hours/week, and will pay roughly $4000/month. The first 3 months are paid training, where pay is $3000/month. After 3 months, pay will be $3000 + bonus, where bonus will be between $0-$2000 monthly, and the expectation is the average bonus size will be $1000. After 12 months, pay will be $3500 + bonus, with no change to bonus size (so expected pay will be $4500). This is primarily a support position, helping manage clients, emails, phone calls, etc.

The more demanding position is 60 hours/week, and will pay $4000/month for 3 months, and $4000 + bonus of up to $9000, primarily based on commissions and sales performance (in other words, maximum pay per month is $9000, not $4000, although base pay is the same). Please note that the first position is mostly client management, and the second position is mostly sales. The higher paying position has a very high workload requirement.

2.) Job responsibilities for the Support Consultant position:
The entirety of this job will be handling communications with existing clients of the company, both in terms of managing existing services as well as selling new services, as well as management and oversight of existing analysts. You will you need to be able to manage expectations, and build long-lasting relationships with all of your clients.

3.) Job responsibilities for the Sales Consultant position:
The entirety of this job will be handling conversion of new contacts into clients. There is NO COLD CALLING. We handle lead acquisition. Your job is to convert those leads into clients. As this is an academic consulting firm, best fits for this position are people with an academic background, extensive writing experience, etc. About three quarters of the job is done via email, and the remainder by phone. There is no travel.

4.) Requirements:
Applicants must possess a meticulous nature and an extremely high attention to detail.

Excellent command of the English Language. Native English speaker.

Bachelor's Degree or higher, preferably from a good American university. However, most of our consultants have graduate degrees.

Virtually all of our successful applicants have some background in competitive gaming (chess, poker, blackjack, etc) or have been professional academics; as such, a background of this nature is STRONGLY preferred.

All applicants must pass an UNPAID assessment, which is fairly extensive, that tests the following skillsets of any applicant, depending on which position they're applying for.

If applying for the Support Consultant Position, we test:

A. Ability to review work deliverables in comparison to assignment details
B. Ability to respond properly to client requests and concerns
C. Ability to speak to clients properly by phone

If applying for the Sales Consultant Position, we test:

A. Ability to write very good sales emails to prospective new leads
B. Ability to review academic work and point out flaws and areas of improvement
C. Knowledge and background in qualitative research, ability to speak at a high academic level with clients and explain our service offerings and how it would help them with their work.

All applicants will be required to undergo the appropriate assessment before hiring decision.

5.) Compensation:
Sales Consultants will be paid a $500 signon bonus, and will make between $4000-9000 after the 3 month training period (where pay is $4000/month), depending on workload and revenue generation.

Support Consultants will be paid a $500 signon bonus, and will make approximately $4000/month ($3000-$5000/month).

All candidates, regardless of qualifications, must pass the assessment in order to be considered for the position. All candidates will receive the exact same assessment.

6.) To Apply:
Please reply with a recently updated resume, and a cover letter or email explaining your interest in the position. Applications without this information will be discarded.

Please also let us know your availability, how many hours you wish to work, whether you currently are in school, or have other employment, when you would be able to start, etc.
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