Student Success Coach (Remote)

Coaching Team · Austin, Texas
Department Coaching Team
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level
Compensation 48,000 per year to start, reviewed after 2 month training

JOB TITLE:  Student Success Coach (2 months temp. to perm. - 1 month of extensive training & 1 month of extensive observation - hired upon successful completion)

DEPARTMENT: Coaching Team

SUMMARY: Publishing Life is seeking PA & AIA Coach Trainees to join our Coaching Team.  To be successful in this role, you should be an excellent communicator who is able to build student trust through mentoring and guidance in a support role.  We are looking for someone who is self-motivated and as passionate as we are about student success. 

All PA & AIA Coaches will complete training by their Team Leader to ensure quality and consistency among coaches.  As a PA & AIA Coach in our company, your responsibilities would be to coach our students along their educational journey by providing answers to publishing questions submitted by PA & AIA students as a member of an “on demand” coaching team to deliver an exceptional student experience.  Our ideal candidate is an individual who is passionate and enthusiastic about delivering excellent coaching support through interacting with our students.  Our coaches are responsible for student success.  Our expectations are set very high.  Student success is our #1 focus and that’s why we have so much of it.    

ABOUT US: is an online education company, founded by Rasmus and Christian Mikkelsen, that gives regular, everyday people the education and tools they need to create consistent streams of passive income by selling books and audiobooks on Amazon and Audible. We are a team of 45 with over 20,000 paying customers and over $50 million in revenue in just a few years. Our book, The Freedom Shortcut is also a Wall Street Journal Bestseller and is a great introduction to how anyone can find financial freedom through publishing.

OUR MISSION: Over 20,000 people around the world are creating financial freedom for themselves through our online programs. We teach everyday people how to leverage the fast-growing audiobook industry using Audible so they can fund their vacations, pay off their debts or even spend more time with their family. Our mission is to help as many people as possible achieve that extra level of happiness that they never thought possible. By making our training as great as it can be, filling our team with expert coaches and motivators, and constantly innovating solutions within the publishing sector, we move one step closer each day. 

WHY US?  At Publishing Life, we are committed to living out our mission and core values every day and that starts with providing benefits that allow our employees to care for themselves, support their families, and give back to their community.  But don’t take our word for it - Employee Testimonials.

  • A competitive compensation plan with opportunity for advancement.
  • 100% paid medical and life Insurance for employees.  Plus, an option to add dental and vision insurance coverage.  Employees also have the option to elect insurance coverage for their immediate family members.
  • Work-life balance by working 100% remotely from anywhere.  
  • Generous and flexible paid time off.
  • Paid holidays and sick days.


At Publishing Life, we thrive on the following core values, and we only hire candidates that exhibit the following:

Committed To the Cause

Being laser focused on the goal and committed to results.  Doing whatever it takes in line with our values and ethics to make it happen.

Happy But Never Satisfied

Never settling; everything always has room for improvement, including ourselves.

Great Freakin’ Attitude

No task is too small for you.  You have no ego, always willing to help and the ultimate team player.


  • Flexibility & Work Life Balance!  
  • Fully remote, full-time 40 hour per week position
  • Preference on hiring coaches willing to work weekends on an alternative four-day work week, three days off. (Example: Saturday - Tuesday)
  • Great opportunity for growth in a dynamic organization.


  • Supporting students in our Publishing Accelerator& Audiobook Income Academy programs while conveying our company image, brand voice and positive personality. 
  • Playing a vital role in not only recommending updates or improvements but also being available for creating course material and student resources.
  • Working closely with students and building rapport with them as you offer your guidance to help them succeed.  
  • Committed to helping students get results and remove roadblocks they may hit along the way.  
  • Having the ability and confidence to have difficult conversations with students who take feedback negatively and become defensive.
  • Assisting students with setting their publishing career goals.
  • Help students improve their habits and improve their skills to ensure their success.
  • Analyzing data and tracking student progress towards goals.  
  • Connecting students with other resources, as needed.
  • Following up with students after their coaching call conversations to ensure they are taking action on what was discussed and holding them accountable.
  • Actively attend and participate in team meetings.
  • Document calls and student progress inside our CRM (HubSpot).
  • Ability to communicate clearly and explain concepts related to the program through recorded videos and screen shares.
  • Work closely with support and onboarding teams to better ensure student success
  • And other duties as assigned.


    • Must share Publishing Life’s Core Values.
    • Must have strong interpersonal and communication skills, as our students are from all over the world and from various backgrounds.
    • Must be able to perform coaching responsibilities with little supervision.
    • Must have genuine concern and passion for contributing to the success of Publishing Life and the students.
    • Must excel at multitasking and time management.
    • Must have previous experience as a coach or consultant or customer support role.
    • Preference will be given to candidates that are members of Audiobook Income Academy and have published at least one book.
    • Experience using support ticketing systems such as Zendesk, HubSpot, Help Scout preferred
    • Must have access to a laptop or computer with a reliable internet connection. 
    • Experience using Zoom, Loom, Calendly, and Slack preferred. 
    • Experience with a CRM or HubSpot preferred. 

Publishing Life is dedicated to building diverse teams that fuel an authentic workplace and sense of belonging for each and every employee. We know applying for a job can be intimidating, please don't hesitate to reach out - we encourage everyone interested in joining us to apply.

Publishing Life Inc. provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, genetics, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status. In addition to federal law requirements, Publishing Life Inc. complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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  • Location
    Austin, Texas
  • Department
    Coaching Team
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
  • Compensation
    48,000 per year to start, reviewed after 2 month training