Goins, Writer

On Writing, Ideas, and Making a Difference

Want to Work with Me?

As the business at Goinswriter.com grows, so does the amount of work. Every now and then, that means adding a new member to the team.

The current opportunities are part-time positions with the possibility of increasing to full-time. All positions are available remotely.

Applications are currently closed.

Current Opportunities

Operations Manager

Description: The primary role of the Operations Manager is to create, manage, and optimize systems, processes, and teams that translate Jeff’s strategic vision into specific measurable actions.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • “Top Down” strategic and tactical coordination—Lead regular communication with Jeff to set clear objectives and metrics, and then gauge progress toward those goals on a weekly basis. It is Jeff’s primary responsibility to cast vision and the Operations Manager’s responsibility to guide that vision into specific strategies and tactics.
  • Personnel—Lead daily internal and external team communication and ensuring all members are clear on objectives, expectations, deadlines, and roles. Also provide constructive feedback to team members.
  • Technology—Ensure all content delivery (blog, podcast, etc.), marketing (lead gen, funnel), reporting, and financial systems are optimized and aligned with goals.
  • Finances—Set operational budget with Jeff and oversee financial systems to support activities. Communicate with financial team members-i.e. bookkeepers, payment gateways, etc.—and keep a finger on the financial pulse of the organization.
  • Project Management—Act as the primary “quarterback” of all ongoing projects, launches, and activities throughout the year. The OM shouldn’t be doing everything, but ensuring the organization stays on track and is adequately planning for and executing its mission throughout the year.

You are also expected to travel as needed for team retreats and other business trips (approximately four times per year).

Content Manager

​Description: The primary role of the Content Manager is to oversee the development, production, and publication of Jeff’s blog, podcast, and email newsletter.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Blog–Manage the editorial calendar and blog workflow from concept to delivery. This includes working directly with Jeff to plan weekly blog content, format and optimize posts in WordPress, and work with designers to create and media needed for posts (i.e. images, etc.). Must have a working knowledge of SEO and content marketing.
  • Podcast–Manage the editorial and production process of Jeff’s weekly podcast. This includes coordinating with Jeff’s Executive Assistant to schedule podcast guests, managing contractors who are responsible for recording, editing, and publishing the podcast. The Content Manager will also be responsible for creating podcast show notes and posting the podcast to Jeff’s WordPress website.
  • Email Newsletter–Work directly with Jeff to curate, create, and send the weekly email newsletter. You will be responsible for formatting, sending, and tracking the email newsletter using Aweber.
  • Communicate all upcoming content with other team members and ensure coordination with social media activities to maximize content marketing.
  • Work with Jeff to identify all content republishing and “up-cycling” opportunities. You will then be responsible for overseeing the Social Media Coordinator’s efforts, using CoSchedule, to re-publish Jeff’s most popular posts as a means of driving traffic to his website.

You are also expected to travel as needed for team retreats and other business trips (approximately four times per year).

Executive Assistant

Description: The Executive Assistant runs and manages the details for Jeff Goins as he strategically leads Goins Enterprises, enabling him to work strategically on his key responsibilities.

Goals and Expectations:

  • You will represent Jeff Goins by handling all communications and scheduling with team members, partners, contractors, and others outside the organization.
  •  You will plan, run and complete set projects given by Jeff Goins.
  •  You will run his calendar to ensure efficient scheduling.
  •  You will handle details for the organization that fall under the responsibility of Jeff Goins.

​Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Calendar–Organize his calendar around a 90-day strategic plan and weekly objectives, set & confirm all appointments, schedule all travel
  • Communication–Process his email daily. Inbox should be at zero by 5pm every business day. This means everyone has been responded to within 1 business day, even if it means a discussion at a later time. There may be extensive communication with partners, affiliates, and even some customers. This must be handled quickly and professionally to ensure we are serving them well.
  • Administrative Projects–Coordinate details for administrative projects including team retreats, consulting gigs, and working with contractors. Manage any business finances not covered by accounting and bookkeeping, including Jeff’s business expenses and any fees for services or products pertaining to the business. Provide monthly expense reports by the last day of the month by 5pm.
  • Personal Admin–Assist Jeff in managing household tasks, such as lawn care, plumbing, painting, construction, etc. This includes scheduling, correspondence, and paying for these services. Help Jeff handle personal tasks like dry cleaning drop-off and pickup, office cleaning, and other miscellaneous needs. You are expected to schedule, correspond with, and follow up on these services to ensure they are taken care of.

Customer Support

​Description: The primary role of the Customer Support position is to oversee direct communication with the Goins Writer community via email.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Respond to all incoming email messages using Groove (our third party support dashboard).
  • Coordinate with the Tribe Writers Community Manager to ensure all student questions and requests regarding payment plans, account updates, and refunds are handled timely.
  • Report to Jeff on customer support inbox, trends, and recurring questions and concerns within the community.
  • Communicate with the Content Manager to ensure you’re aware of all upcoming promotions, posts, and courses that may generate questions within the community.
  • Work directly with Jeff to analyze customer input and identify opportunities to improve processes, products, and the overall community experience.

You are also expected to travel as needed for team retreats and other business trips (approximately four times per year).

Social Media Coordinator​

Description: The primary role of the Social Media Coordinator is to oversee the creation, posting, and tracking of all Goins social media content.

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Work directly with Jeff to create an overall social content strategy that supports his activities surrounding the blog, podcast, events, and courses.
  • Create, schedule, and track all of Jeff’s posts on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Google+, and LinkedIn. When necessary, you will oversee contract designers to create visual elements.
  • Coordinate with the Content Manager to schedule, and track all content republishing and “up-cycling”. You will be responsible for using CoSchedule to re-publish Jeff’s most popular posts as a means of driving traffic to his website.
  • Communicate all upcoming content with other team members and ensure coordination with social media activities to maximize content marketing.

You are also expected to travel as needed for team retreats and other business trips (approximately four times per year).

Tribe Writers Community Manager

Description: The primary role of the Tribe Writers Community Manager is to nurture and moderate the private community of writers participating in the Tribe Writers online course.​

Primary Areas of Responsibility:

  • Manage and communicate with Tribe Writers students in the online forums, private Facebook Group, and through emails sent to the Goins, Writer support forum.
  • Respond to student questions and requests regarding payment plans, account updates, and refunds.
  • Update/correct the Tribe Writers online knowledge base as needed.
  • Report to Jeff weekly on the overall state of the community, what issues and questions have been prevalent, and what opportunities exist to improve the customer experience.

You are also expected to travel as needed for team retreats and other business trips (approximately four times per year).

Technology Specialist

We are looking for a Technology Specialist who has strong experience with all the tools we use for blogging, email marketing, product sales, and online course delivery. This is a project-based role and is ideal for a freelancer with schedule flexibility.

  • Implements sales funnels and upsells using LeadPages, Aweber, and 1shoppingcart
  • Integrates opt-ins and purchase links in optimized lead boxes with LeadPages
  • Manages multiple email lists in AWeber, including segmentation, source tracking, and custom field management, creates responsive email templates and custom opt-in forms, and implements third-party application integrations and list automation
  • Manages product configuration, upsell/downsell offers and funnels, autoresponder sequences and automation, and product setup and management in 1shoppingcart, as well as integration of 1sc with AWeber and Wishlist Member
  • Manages content in WordPress, including Multi Markdown and some HTML coding
  • Installs, configures, and manages WordPress plugins, including implementing list optins and content upgrades

If you are interested in being considered for a position with our team, please check back in the future as applications are currently closed.