Academic Content Manager (English)

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Academic Content Manager (English)

Full-time · Amsterdam

We’re looking for a writer with academic know-how to bring our content to the next level. 

You’re enthusiastic about education, you understand what students struggle with, and you believe in quality over quantity!

Does this sound like you?

Then we’d like to offer you an exciting responsibility: equip millions of students with the knowledge they need to succeed in their studies.

What is Scribbr? 🎓

We are a family of graduates with one mutual goal: Help students graduate!

Scribbr is active in ten languages. Every month we help millions of students around the world with our Proofreading & Editing services, the Scribbr Plagiarism Checker, the APA Citation Generator, and free resources on our Knowledge Base.

With our team of 50 in Amsterdam and more than 500 freelance editors around the world, we do everything we can to provide the best service for students. This passion has earned us a customer satisfaction score of 4.9/5 from over 3,000 verified reviews.

About the job

We’ve already published hundreds of articles and videos that help students get to grips with research, writing and citation. But we’re constantly working to improve our content and grow our audience.

That’s where you come in! Your challenge is to bring the Knowledge Base to the next level, helping us become the go-to resource for students at every stage of their academic journey. Working closely with our English content lead, you’ll identify improvements, plan topics, and publish new articles each week.

The goal is to create the most helpful academic content on the internet. That means explaining complex concepts in simple language, along with clear examples that show exactly how it’s done. Your work will be read and appreciated by hundreds of thousands of students every month.

You will...

  • Write educational articles on topics like research methods, writing skills, and working with scholarly sources.
  • Critically analyze existing content and make improvements, from small tweaks to full rewrites.
  • Make sure every category is consistent, cohesive, and factually correct.
  • Work with our YouTube star to adapt articles into engaging video scripts.
  • Come up with your own topic ideas, analyze keywords, and plan new categories.
  • Delegate topics and give feedback to other writers.
  • Track your content’s performance using SEO tools and Google Analytics.
  • Moderate comments and respond to students’ questions.

As you grow in this role, you’ll take ownership of the Knowledge Base and manage the weekly publishing process, recruiting and training new writers to support our content goals. You’ll have the chance to contribute innovative ideas and work on your own projects to make the Knowledge Base even better. 🚀

About you

As well as being passionate about writing, you...

  • have a crystal clear writing style and flawless English
  • have completed a master’s or PhD thesis, preferably in a scientific discipline
  • have strong knowledge of academic writing conventions, citation practices, and research methods
  • are enthusiastic about education and eager to help students succeed
  • enjoy diving into new topics and learning them inside out
  • are attentive to detail and obsessed with quality
  • are comfortable giving and receiving constructive feedback
  • are tech-savvy and quick to learn your way around new tools
  • are excited to learn, grow, and take ownership of your role
  • live in or near Amsterdam

Ideally, you also have some experience in content management, SEO, and/or creating educational content. If you don’t tick all these boxes but think you’d be a great match for the job, please do apply! 😊

Meet the team

You'll be part of a small but mighty marketing team, with friendly colleagues working in three languages. These are the people you'll work with most often!

Shona

English Content Manager

Julia

Dutch Content Manager

Jessica

YouTube Content Creator

Luca

CMO

What did we achieve in 2020? 🍾

  1. +20 million visitors on scribbr.com

  2. +50 million page views on scribbr.com

  3. +2 million views on YouTube
  4. +10 million cited sources

  5. +6.000 #1 Google rankings

  6. We've earned a Trustpilot score of 4.9 😍

What can we offer?

  • A challenging, dynamic job with room to grow and mentors to guide you.
  • The chance to be a part of one of the fastest-growing startups in the Netherlands.
  • An office with a view in the heart of Amsterdam, plus everything you need for your working-from-home setup.
  • A fun, informal atmosphere and flexible work options.
  • And plenty of other perks...

New laptop

Noise cancelling headphones


Boat rides


Travel reimbursement

Free lunch


Fun team events

25 paid holidays a year

Amazing colleagues

Ready to join the Scribbr team?
We look forward to your application 😊. 

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