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Ultius, Inc.

Title: Academic Freelance Writer (REMOTE)
Location: Anywhere

Employer Description



WHO WE ARE
Ultius, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, is a technology company that provides an Internet-based marketplace for consumer-focused document preparation services within three main tiers of business: custom sample writing, editing, business writing. Ultius is a global leader in connecting consumers with qualified American freelance writers. Our online platform provides American freelance writers with steady, work at home jobs in exchange for attractive pay rates. With over 2,000 writing professionals, and 24/7 editorial and support team members, Ultius drives the knowledge economy.

Ultius is also deeply committed to providing knowledge based jobs for American graduates who are struggling with the current economic climate. Our mission is to conveniently deliver high quality content for our global client base and our writers are an integral part of that process. 

Working at Ultius will not only sharpen your writing and editing skills, but it will also allow you to take part in a fast-growing company that is focused on writer success. Thousands of professionals from around the country enjoy the autonomous and lucrative nature of the job. Join the company that values your unique capabilities as a writer and editor. 

Most of our core management team started out in the writing position which has resulted in a freelance ecosystem that offers fair and transparent terms. It's no surprise that many of our writers utilize our platform as a primary source of income.

JOB DESCRIPTION
We are currently looking for talented freelance writers who are strong in the academic style. Unlike other writing services, there is no bidding and we never force you to take an order. We provide login credentials to our website, ultius(dot)com, where you can view orders, track compensation, communicate with clients and editors on existing orders, utilize our help section, and much more. We are continually updating our site with additional material and information to assist our writers. The most important professional qualities for success as an Ultius writer are careful adherence to deadlines and close attention to order instructions. You can view the full order requirements before you claim each order, which allows you to determine whether or not you can meet the order's expectations.

QUALIFICATIONS
The preferred candidate will have at least a 4 year degree from an accredited, American based college or university or be in active pursuit of such a degree. Here is a list of general requirements:

-Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
-Academic research and formatting skills
-Personal computer with internet access
-Prompt and polite communication
-Mobile phone
-Ability to follow clear instructions
-Excellent communication skills
-American English as a first language
-PayPal account

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
You can complete as many orders as you like, as long as the complete instructions set forth by the client have been met and all orders are submitted on time. We are a fast-growing company and truly value great writers. We occasionally offer generous bonuses for writers who make an effort to pick up last minute, urgency orders. We also promote from within and take writer's experiences with us very seriously. Many of our employed staff members have moved up our company's ranks after starting in this position.

HOW TO APPLY
Please respond by going to our website ultius(dot)com, clicking on the Future Writers tab, and applying via the Apply Now link. You may also respond to this job post. Be sure to send your resume or CV and a cover letter. Pending review of your initial resume and application, you will be asked to write a sample paper in order to demonstrate your writing skills. In the world of online writing, a sample paper is used in lieu of an in-person interview. The sample paper is used only to gauge your writing ability. It does not get sold, published, or viewed by any party besides the hiring personnel.

COMPENSATION
We have a sliding pay scale that generally runs from $7.50-22 per page. The regular freelance queue pays $7.50-13 per page, the urgency queue pays $12-19 per page, and the graduate level queue pays $11-22 per page. Applicable order bonuses are in addition to these payout ranges. Payouts are automatically set by our ordering system when the customer creates their order. The main factors affecting payouts are time frame, skill level, and whether the order requires editing or original writing. We compensate writers twice per month via PayPal, the trusted way to pay online.

WHO MAKES A GREAT ULTIUS WRITER
We have a talented group of writers, but there are some specific qualities that our writers tend to have. Some of these qualities are as follows:

-Passion for the writing process
-Yearning for more knowledge
-Love for research
-Willingness to communicate with customers and editors to clarify order details
-Value anonymity with customers
-Urge to increase writing ability
-Freedom to create schedule
-Satisfaction of knowing that payments are sent on time, every time

If this sounds like you, we want you to apply!

~Unfortunately, we CANNOT accept writers from CA, NY, or MA. Thank you for understanding.~


The Scoop
Industry: New Media - Other
Career Level: Student (undergraduate/graduate)
Minimum Education: Some College Completed
Job Status: Freelance/Contract
Salary Range: $8 - $22
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