9 Jobs With Flexible Schedules for People Who Hate the 9-to-5
The 9-to-5 workday is losing its appeal, and it’s not difficult to imagine why. Night owls are rarely fully awake before 11 AM, and expecting a morning person to perform at 100% productivity in 4 PM meetings is just unrealistic.
Thankfully, more and more companies see the merits of offering flex work hours to keep employees healthy and happy. Need proof? Today, we bring you a series of jobs that let you make your own schedule.
1. Data Engineer
Launched in 2013, indico is a powerful, comprehensive, and developer-friendly platform for building text and image machine learning software. The company’s on a mission to demystify data science and share the magic of machine learning. indico is currently looking for a scrappy developer who is comfortable with data preprocessing, data normalization, and data collection. indico gives its employees the freedom and flexibility to set their own individual work schedules, aiming to incorporate as many types of workers as possible.
Trumaker, San Francisco
Dedicated to designing made-to-measure menswear with a personal touch, Trumaker seeks to combine tradition with technology. The company is seeking Outfitters to work directly with customers to deliver the best in menswear. This job is perfect for fashion-savvy salespeople, style consultants, budding entrepreneurs, customer service fanatics, and “do-gooders.” Dividing their time between in-office meetings, customer visits, and work-from-home hours, Trumaker’s Outfitters are self-motivated and autonomous.
Three Day Rule, Multiple Cities
Three Day Rule is helping people find love every day. The TDR team is made up of world-class matchmakers and dating experts who act as personal dating concierges—hand-selecting, vetting, and personally meeting every potential match before making formal introductions. While being a Matchmaker is definitely a full time job, you’ll hardly spend any of it in the office; Matchmakers spend their days hopping from coffee dates to events to meet new people, so you’ll get flexibility to decide when and where you work.
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4. Health Care Executive Recruiter
Ascend HR Corp, Houston
A nationwide HR services and talent acquisition firm, Ascend’s top-notch team specializes in recruitment process outsourcing. The company’s Health Care division is looking for someone with three to five years of progressive recruiting experience and strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication abilities. Benefits range from video conferencing software to a flexible schedule.
5. Part-Time Marketing and Communications Associate
HighTower, Washington, DC
HighTower is a financial services company that helps support leading financial advisory practices. If you’re a college student or recent graduate with working knowledge across social media platforms and experience with email marketing tools, then check out the Part-Time Marketing and Communications Associate opening. This position supports planning and execution of marketing activities, client events, and client communications. You’ll be expected to work 10 to 20 hours a week—but you’ll get to do it on your own time.
6. Meet and Greeter
onefinestay provides a disruptive take on the hotel and vacation rental experience, giving guests the chance to live like locals as they enjoy city sights. The Meet and Greet team members are the eyes, ears, and smiling faces of onefinestay, answering the door to each and every new arrival. If you have excellent communication skills in both English and French, a strong work ethic, and a warm and friendly character, then definitely consider applying to this flex schedule job.
7. Product Manager
Yext, New York
Yext helps businesses easily manage and expand their business listings across the web, arming customers with accurate location information no matter where they are or how they’re searching. The company’s Product Managers design and innovate Yext’s revolutionary GeoMarketing cloud. You’ll meet customers, design product enhancements, work closely with partners, drive software projects, and manage launches. Perks include everything from personalized meals and snacks to flexible hours.
8. Senior Video Developer
BluB0x is a leading manufacturer of Security 4.0 physical security hardware and software in the U.S. The company currently has a team of 27 experienced contributors and is looking for additional part-time and full-time help. As the Senior Video Developer, you’ll be developing BluB0x’s hosted video management platform and enabling advanced video streaming and playback functionality for the company’s customers. Because BluB0x is a virtual company, you can decide when and where you work.
9. Freelance Content Strategist
Contently, New York
Want to advise the world’s best brands on their content strategy? Contently needs experienced Content Strategists to lead the startup’s partners into the forefront of inventive content. You’ll lead and customize half and full-day strategy sessions and educate clients about the importance and opportunities of branded content. Anyone with five to seven years of experience in a publishing environment and who is an avid consumer of media is strongly encouraged to apply. The position is freelance, is performed remotely, and 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