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Consumer Legal & Finance Attorney Content Writer

Upsolve

Job description

Upsolve is an award-winning nonprofit that helps low-income families file for bankruptcy for free, using technology. To date, Upsolve has relieved over $300 million in debt for low-income families trapped in debt from medical bills, predatory loans, and layoffs. We combine the scale of tech startups with the quantifiable impact of the most effective nonprofits.

Upsolve is an award-winning nonprofit that helps low-income families file for bankruptcy for free, using technology. To date, Upsolve has relieved over $300 million in debt for low-income families trapped in debt from medical bills, predatory loans, and layoffs. We combine the scale of tech startups with the quantifiable impact of the most effective nonprofits.

Upsolve is funded by Y Combinator, Eric Schmidt, and the Robin Hood Foundation. Our funders also include Jim Breyer, who led the Facebook Series A, Vinod Khosla, founder of Khosla Ventures and SUN Microsystems, and Chris Sacca, an early investor in Instagram, Facebook, and Uber. To date, we've raised nearly $4 million.

In 2020, TIME named Upsolve one of the Top 100 Inventions of the Year. In 2019, Fast Company named Upsolve World Changing Idea of the Year in Social Justice. In 2018, the New York Times gave Upsolve the Good Tech Award

The Role


We are looking for law school grads to work with Upsolve as content writers, writing articles for lay audiences about bankruptcy, student loans, debt collection, foreclosure, repossession, creditor harassment, debt settlement, debt consolidation, etc.

You must have a proven track record of writing online educational content for lay audiences. We're looking for very knowledgeable attorneys who are very good at communicating complex topics to regular people who have no background in consumer law or finance.

Writers will work closely with our Managing Editor. 

You're a good fit if:


  • You're a law school grad
  • You have availability to produce 10+ articles per month
  • You're very good at writing about complex topics for a lay audience

How to Apply?


To apply, please email rohan@upsolve.org three things: (1) a bit about yourself and why you feel like you'd be a good fit; (2) 2-3 writing samples, which are ideally online pieces relating to finance/law; (3) your resume.

We'll be in touch if we believe we may be a good fit.

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About this role

Apply before

August 18th, 2021

Job posted on

March 1st, 2021

Job type

Full Time

Hiring timezone

Worldwide

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Company size

11-50

Founded in

2016

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About the company

At Upsolve, we believe every American should have access to their legal rights, regardless of whether they can afford a lawyer. Bankruptcy is a powerful tool that allows low-income families to relieve ...
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