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10 Cool Flexible Jobs


http://www.workingmother.com/content/10-cool-flexible-jobsEven though you’d love to work from home, you just know that there’s absolutely, positively no way that your career could ever lend itself to being something you could do remotely. Think again. Many former office jobs are now becoming much more telecommuting friendly. So if you’re looking to ditch your long commute, or are planning to return to the workforce, here are 10 unexpected work-at-home jobs to consider.

Fashion Doll DesignerResponsible for converting design concepts into 3D form and designing characters, fashions, and other accessories. Requires a bachelor’s degree and three years of doll design and sketching experience. Accessory design experience preferred. Temporary.

Police Polygraph ExaminerConducts and analyzes pre-employment and internal polygraph exams on a part-time basis. Completion from a polygraph training program, three to five years of related experience, and a background in law enforcement desired. 20-30 hours/week.

Chief Pastry InstructorCreate a rich learning experience to inspire the home chef through hands-on instruction in a retail culinary program. Teach classes, create menus, and drive retail sales. 2+ years’ professional baking and instructional experience required. Part-time.

Senior TV ProducerResponsibilities include producing high quality lifestyle videos, generating video concepts, leading development meetings, and managing video projects from pre- to post-production. Must have 5+ years’ experience producing alternative TV/digital content. Freelance.

Campaign Manager/EvangelistNonprofit organization seeks Campaign Manager to use purposeful humor and creativity to compel others into action. Candidate should have experience running fast-growing online campaigns. Contract-to-perm position. Telecommute.

Photography AssistantProvide assistance to photographer. Requires knowledge of lighting, shadow, and composition. Edit photos and upload final images. Associates in photography and/or 3-5 years of field experience needed. Part-time.

Real Estate Relocation CounselorPart-time relocation counselor will track leads and follow up with potential clients, create reports, and represent company to affiliates. Real estate license and bachelor’s degree preferred. 5 years’ customer service or real estate experience required.

Freelance WriterStartup online dating company seeks a Freelance Writer to develop copy and provide editing for company articles. Must be capable of writing at least five articles per week. Salesforce experience is highly desired. Strong writing and verbal skills required.

Guidance CounselorOnline charter school is seeking a qualified Guidance Counselor for a part-time position. Provide academic guidance to middle and high school students, ensure proper course selection, and offer guidance with career planning. Master’s required. Remote.

Social Media CoordinatorPart-time responsibilities include managing and guiding strategy for social media, developing brand awareness, generating traffic, and encouraging awareness and engagement for college. Experience in social media, communications, PR, writing, or reporting required.

If you want to work from home, you should never feel that you have to choose between career or kids. There are so many options for working moms to find work-at-home jobs that will allow them to take care of their kids and climb the corporate ladder, too.


Via workingmother.com

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