10 Jobs That Let You Work From Home—or Wherever You Want
What’s there not to love about working from home? You get to have any type of office you want, you save tons of money on commuting, and, more often than not, you can design your own work schedule.
But, for many of us, the dream of working from home is just that—an unrealistic dream. After all, how many companies actually allow employees to work remotely?
Not many. But, today, your dream of working from home just might become a reality with the help of this list of remote jobs. Forget about 9-to-5 hours, colorless cubicles, and office politics. Instead, start applying to openings at these awesome companies.
1. Motion Graphics Designer
Have an outstanding portfolio and expertise in motion graphics? You could be the match for Duarte’s freelance Motion Graphics Designer position. From keynote presentations to informal meetings, Duarte is the platform applying storytelling and visual thinking to craft persuasive communications. Apply now if you have a degree in graphic design or animation and are proficient in After Effects and Cinema 4D.
2. Sales Associate
Ever dreamed of selling amazing products that businesses can’t wait to get their hands on? Century Interactive has the perfect opportunity for you. The call tracking and analytics company is offering its high-quality automotive products to dealers across the country and wants new Sales Associates to help take on this challenge. Century Interactive’s sales team can both live wherever they’d like and travel often!
3. Human Capital Business Partner
TNTP is a national nonprofit committed to ending educational injustice. The organization is currently seeking a full-time Human Capital Business Partner to join the finance, technology, and talent and culture departments to support best practices for a range of human resources functions. You can work in a home office anywhere in the U.S. or from the TNTP office in Brooklyn, as long as you can also travel up to 20% of the time.
4. Sales Director
Method is making serious disruptions in the cleaning industry. Launched in 2001, Method crafts premium planet-friendly and design-driven home, fabric, and personal care products that put the hurt on dirt without harming people’s health. If this sounds like an exciting company mission, and if you have more than seven years of business experience, check out the Midwest Sales Director position. You’ll be responsible for all customer and broker management activities and driving distribution of existing and new products. Home offices are located in Cincinnati, and living in the surrounding areas is preferred.
5. Senior Developer—Video
BluBØX, a leading manufacturer of Security 4.0 hardware and software in the U.S., is seeking superbly talented individuals to help fuel its startup venture. As the Senior Developer for the new video engineering group, you’ll help shape a video management platform that allows video streaming and playback functionality for BluBØX’s customers. This is a 20-hours-a-week, work from home position.
6. Product Designer
Around 25% of Hudl’s product team works remotely, and you can join this team by applying for the Product Designer position. What does Hudl do, you ask? To put it simply, the company offers a web-based platform where coaches and athletes collaborate to dominate the competition. As for the Product Designers, they’re in charge of everything from crafting beautiful interaction design to writing production-ready HTML and CSS. Important: Only apply if you’re currently living in California, Texas, New York, Washington, Massachusetts, Nebraska, or the U.K.
7. Remote Genetic Counselor Manager
Founded by experts in clinical genetics, fertility, bioinformatics, and computer science, Recombine is on a mission to improve health outcomes based on actionable and responsible genetic testing. The company is currently seeking a Genetic Counselor Manager to spearhead company-wide genetic counseling standards and bring responsible genetic counseling to all physicians and patients. You can choose to work from home or in Recombine’s NYC headquarters.
8. Southeast Territory Corporate Account Executive
Okta is a service connecting people to their applications from any device, anywhere, at anytime. The company is hiring a Corporate Account Executive to manage the sales process for medium and large businesses for prospective accounts. Apart from developing solid business relationships with customers, you’ll also be responsible for conducting sales presentations and executing strategies in territory planning.
9. Small Space Stylist
Do you have an eye for design and excellent communication skills—both written and verbal? If so, being a Small Space Stylist at Dormify could be your calling. The online platform creating and curating beautifully designed products for stylish collegians is looking for ambitious and creative interior designers to transform small spaces around the country. As the Small Space Stylist, you’ll work virtually with customers to create spaces they’ll love and translate Dormify’s brand aesthetic into decorating projects and pitches.
10. Content Strategist
Attention content lovers: Contently, the company empowering journalists and brands to engage audiences with compelling content, is seeking an experienced Content Strategist to lead brands into the forefront of inventive content. Your primary goal will be to educate clients about the possibilities of branded content and work hand in hand with them to develop objectives and strategies. The paid freelance position ranges from 10 hours to 40 hours per week.
A board member of Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs, Kat is either hosting inspiring founders or trekking across cities (Silicon Valley and London, anyone?) to discover the hottest startups. And, when she’s not putting together large-group gatherings for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Kat is planning food excursions to discover the best Taiwanese beef noodle soup in NYC. The only thing she loves almost as much as crafting content as an Editorial Intern at The Muse is studying content as an English Major at Columbia University. Say hi on Twitter @katxmoon.More from this Author