Join the Team: Become an English Assistant in This Long-term Job Opportunity

Location: Anywhere
Compensation: Competitive, hourly rate
Employment Type: Freelance, part time
Telecommuting: OK
Title: English Assistant

Are you passionate about language education?

Do you want to help thousands of users learn English?

Do you have a strong understanding of the English language and its grammar?

You might be the perfect person for this job!

We are looking for an English Assistant to help create useful and interesting content for our users.

Job Description

We are looking for an English native speaker who can support various simple tasks for our English service. Your responsibilities would include:

  • Checking images for our English annotations
  • Remapping words to the correct annotations
  • Transcribing English videos
  • Supporting the content team with other various tasks

Job Requirements

  • Fluent, native level of English language: You must have a strong understanding of the English language and excellent communication skills.
  • Strong editing skills and attention to detail: The assistance you provide to the content team should be professional and accurate.
  • The ability to work remotely with a team: Our team is distributed around the globe. While working remotely sounds great at first, if you haven’t done it before, you’ll find that there are many challenges and it’s not necessarily a perfect fit for everyone.
  • Having a self-driven and productive attitude: You have to be able to get things done and be ready for a high level of freedom and responsibility.
  • Strong written communications: Being an organized and clear communicator is key.
  • Stable commitment: You should be able to work at least 15 hours per week on a regular, long-term basis.

Please note that there will be a test that simulates actual FluentU work, and that also the first 90 days are a trial period. If at any point either party thinks we are not a good fit for each other, they can end this process immediately. Passing the trial will result in an ongoing position at our company. Of course, you will get fully paid during the trial period.

What Is FluentU?

FluentU is an online education company that helps people learn languages with real-world videos, including movie trailers, music videos, news and inspiring talks. We have a website, iOS app (usually in the top 20-50 grossing iOS education apps), and Android app. Founded in 2011, we’re a profitable, stable company with a long-term focus, and we’re proudly self-funded.

FluentU is brought to you by a team of passionate language learners distributed around the world.

What’s It Like to Work at FluentU?

  • We’re a 100% remote team with members all over the world
  • All of our communication is text-based (mostly via Asana) and we have a low-stress, highly collaborative environment.
  • Your workday is flexible—you decide when you work (as long as you get everything done on time!) and where you work (working from home, cafes, coworking spaces—are all welcome).
  • Communication is key: Opinions and input are always welcome and encouraged.
  • We offer constructive feedback and opportunities for growth.
  • We are a friendly and dedicated team!

How to Apply

To apply for the English Assistant position, please click here and fill out the form.

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