Academic Program Associate – Remote (must reside in the US)

[Position posted May 24th, 2022]

Company Description:

Manhattan Review is a leading boutique test preparatory company offering GMAT, GRE, LSAT, SAT, and TOEFL preparation courses and private tutoring in various locations in the US and worldwide, both in-person and online.

Job Description:

We are seeking a dynamic, education-oriented professional, to join our team as an academic program advisor. They will consult with prospective and current clients and discuss our entire program offerings designed to assist students reach admittance into the college/graduate/law and business school of their dreams. This position is a good fit for someone who is highly entrepreneurial and self-motivated and would like to join a high growth boutique firm by taking initiative and learning and working with minimal supervision in a driven and dynamic team setting.

Please note, this position is open to both part-time and full-time applicants. Given the nature of the test prep business, our international clientele and our current staffing, the working hours will be primarily weekday evenings (from 4pm to 8pm EST) and Saturdays and Sundays. Availability on the weekend when many of our test prep classes are taking place, is crucial for this job. Please do not hesitate to apply if your availability differs and you believe your profile could be a good fit for the company needs. We are searching for a reliable coworker for the foreseeable future, so please be sure that you are able to commit to your given availability. The position could be ideal to provide income for current graduate or doctoral students, but please note that we need a continuous commitment, so if you plan to take off in the summer for extended periods, please do not apply.

Specific duties include primarily coordination of daily international and domestic telephonic and email correspondence to ensure a thorough and persuasive response to prospective customers and existing clients with regard to selling our preparation programs and coordination with teachers for various info events and class schedules.

The position is available immediately.

The position is offered remotely so we are searching for a reliable, confident candidate to bolster our team. You must have a decent and reliable internet connection.

Job Qualifications:

We are looking for recent college graduates, current graduate students or young professionals with advanced degrees who have had previous experience with individual client management or sales/marketing in general. The candidate must possess excellent communication skills, both written and otherwise, to deliver professional, courteous, accurate and persuasive responses to prospective and existing clients. Familiarity with computer programs in general and MS Office programs (Excel, Word and PowerPoint) is mandatory. Given that our services are offered worldwide, we require a certain level of willingness to work flexible hours.

We consider the following as highly beneficial when evaluating candidates:

  1. A history of being punctual, responsible and reliable.
  2. Excellent verbal communication skills with an understanding of proper phone etiquette.
  3. A track record of excellent corporate sales/marketing experience.
  4. Prior experience with educational services companies and providing academic guidance on the phone.
  5. Motivated, detail-oriented and enthusiastic about her/his work.


Total $18–$22 per hour depending on experience and commitment. A bonus scheme based on individual and company performance can bring this up to over $25 per hour.

How to apply:

Please apply via input form below. Please include cover letter and resume in PDF (preferred) or Word format.

After submission of you application, you will be contacted within a week. If you have any questions, please send them by email only. No phone calls please.

Thank you for your interest in working for Manhattan Review and have a great day.

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