job posting: Elevate (San Francisco)

An exciting job opportunity in content development at an app start-up in San Francisco and the person tasked with hiring is an historical linguist! In her words: “we’d love great (linguist) applicants!”

Location: San Francisco, CA

Department: Content Development

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Elevate is a game-based educational app that has more than 20 million downloads and was the recipient of Apple’s App of the Year award. We’re now tackling a new mindfulness app, and our Content Team is in need of a widely capable individual to assist in growing and organizing our content library for both products.



  • Write, edit, fact check, and review content
  • Transcribe audio recordings
  • Summarize scholarly research in a user-friendly way
  • Create, organize, and review spreadsheets containing content and data
  • Develop surveys to solicit user feedback, and then review results and compile action items for product improvement
  • Collaborate with the Design Team to ensure cross-departmental accuracy
  • Assist with content-related customer support and marketing needs



  • BA in a writing/communications-heavy field (e.g., English, linguistics, communications, journalism)
  • 1–2 years of experience in writing and editing
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Proactive and independent
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and work under deadlines
  • Experience with writing, copyediting, and reviewing content
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills



  • Experience with copywriting
  • Interest or experience in meditation and mindfulness
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Excel and/or Google Sheets
  • Knowledge and familiarity with Dropbox



  • Delicious healthy chef-cooked meals
  • Equity
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401k plan
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