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Psychedelic Coaching Institute

Since its inception in 2015, Third Wave has been on a mission to share trusted content, education, and resources to support the intentional and responsible use of psychedelic substances. Our vision is to help co-create a global movement that embraces psychedelic use as a way to heal ourselves and our world.

To leverage this growth opportunity, we are currently seeking an Institute Director to help build out the Psychedelic Coaching Institute, a spin-off unit focused on expanding our educational offerings geared towards psychedelic coaches and facilitators. Since its launch in June 2021, over 90 coaches have participated in our Coaching Certification Program and we are on track to enroll an additional 200+ coaches on an annual basis.

If you desire to leave a lasting impact on the world by helping millions of people to heal and transform through responsible psychedelic use, then we would love to consider you for this exciting position.

Your Responsibilities:

  • Work alongside our founder, Paul F. Austin, to develop and execute strategy
  • Oversee all P+L responsibility (the buck stops with you!)
  • Oversee day-to-day operations related to the Psychedelic Institute, including the management of multi-functional teams, projects, and programs.
  • Help to define and build out new educational programs and curricula with support from our team of writers and coaches.
  • Manage bi-weekly team calls and keep corporate resources (documents, tools, process maps) organized and up-to-date.
  • Coordinate resource allocation and project prioritization across teams and departments.
  • Introduce standardized approaches and processes to streamline internal systems and simplify workflows.
  • Help to define organizational, departmental, program, and project budgets and to manage the related expenditures effectively.
  • Consult on legal, financial, and investment matters to help the Psychedelic Coaching Institute mitigate risk and maintain a competitive advantage in a rapidly-evolving market.
  • Provide input into new strategic hires, including conducting interviews and reference checks, and overseeing staff onboarding.
  • Assist in creating an effective Faculty and Advisory Board.

Ideal Candidate:

Five or more years of relevant experience. Relevant experience includes:

  • Previously scaled and managed an educational, tech, and/or wellness organization to 10M+ in ARR in a senior level operating role.
  • Experience working with bootstrapped budgets, and the creative decision-making required when attuned to the ROI of every dollar spent.
  • Moving controversial issues from the fringe to the mainstream.
  • Personal experience with psychedelics and other altered states of consciousness.
  • Passion for holistic wellness, personal responsibility, and mother nature.

What We Provide For You:

  • Competitive salary + profit-share incentive
  • Flexible office hours + fully-remote position
  • Opportunity to help lead one of the most recognizable brands in the psychedelic space
  • Opportunity to directly shape company culture and the company’s core products
  • Opportunity to have a significant impact on how psychedelics become integrated into our global culture
  • Opportunity to impact the lives of millions of people through our education on psychedelic substances

How to Apply:

Please submit your CV and cover letter to [email protected] with the email subject line “Institute Director – Psychedelic Coaching Institute.” In your cover letter, please address why you’re interested in working with the Psychedelic Coaching Institute, skills and experience that make you a good fit, and your most significant personal insight from intentional psychedelic use.

If this isn’t for you but you know someone who might be interested, we encourage you to send this along!


Third Wave Freelance Writer – Job Description

As contributors to the psychedelic educational process, Third Wave’s mission is to share trusted, research-based content that helps our community feel safe, supported, and empowered as they follow their paths towards personal transformation.

We’re looking for freelance writers who support our vision to help co-create a global movement that embraces psychedelic use as a way to heal ourselves and our world.

Qualified candidates should have experience writing engaging, properly referenced blog posts or articles. You should be comfortable gearing your writing to a general audience, structuring your articles in a logical way, and backing up all claims with reference sources. You should also be prepared to share suggestions, not answers. Our community is broad and it’s important to understand that one size does not fit all.

Applicants with SEO writing experience are preferred. We’re especially seeking writers who have formal education or training in mycology, neuroscience, medicine facilitation, or integration coaching.

While this is not a full-time job, writers will receive an honorarium for their work and will be bylined—giving you the opportunity to reach our audience of over 300,000 unique visitors each month. To apply, simply complete the application form.