These 4 Work-From-Home Jobs Have Sweet Benefits — and They’re Open!

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While there are a lot of legitimate ways to make money at home, having a regular work-from-home job is sometimes the simplest way to ensure a steady income and a stable working environment.

And while everyone has their own reason for wanting to work from home, there’s no denying that the flexible schedule, lack of commute and the ability to earn a living from the comfort of your own home are reason enough.

(The whole no pants thing just sweetens the deal.)

4 Work-From-Home Jobs You Can Apply for Now

Today, we’ve got four work-from-home jobs that we think you might be interested in. And with a list of job titles ranging from writer to “Happiness Engineer,” there seems to be a little something for everyone.

And if you don’t see a job here that works for you, be sure to like our Jobs page on Facebook! We post awesome work-from-home opportunities there whenever we find them.

1. Travel Agent at Vail Resorts

Vail Resorts is a mountain resort company that specializes in luxury travel.

The company is currently looking for a full-time work-from-home seasonal travel agent to answer inbound calls and assist customers with booking customized vacation packages.

You should have a high school diploma or equivalent, at last six months’ experience working in sales or as a travel agent, excellent communication and active listening skills and proficiency with a computer.

Bonus points if you have an associate’s or bachelor’s degree, past experience working from home, knowledge of the ski and snowboard industry or vacation planning experience.

If you speak Spanish proficiently, you may be eligible for additional pay.

You must have a secure, wired internet connection, a landline telephone connection and a quiet home office space. The company will provide you with most of the technical equipment needed, including a headset, telephone and webcam.

This is a full-time, seasonal position lasting six to seven months. You should be available to work 40 hours per week, including evenings, weekends and holidays, and you may be asked to work additional hours during peak season.

You should be located near Salt Lake City, Utah, as you will be required to participate in on-site training for the first three weeks. After the initial three weeks, you’ll complete virtual training from home.

Pay includes an hourly base pay plus commission. The company says agents earn an average of $15 per hour.

Benefits include medical, dental and vision insurance and a 401(K) plan, among plenty of other perks. Plus, you’ll receive a complimentary season ski pass for you and your family, as well as discounts on retail, food, lodging and transportation at select Vail Resorts locations.

To apply for this job, go here.

2. Happiness Engineer at Automattic

Automattic is the company behind the software that powers sites like WordPress and WooCommerce.

The company is currently looking for a Happiness Engineer to provide customer and user support via live chat, tickets, forums and one-on-one screen sharing.    

You should, first and foremost, be passionate about making people happy. You should also be able to answer people’s questions efficiently and help customers understand how to get the most out of Automattic’s products.

You should have patience and compassion, excellent written and verbal communication skills and some basic technical knowledge including HTML and CSS.

While the nature of the job sometimes requires, evening, weekend and holiday hours, you may have the ability to craft your own schedule around your needs.

Pay and benefits are not listed, but we’ve reached out to the company and will update this post when we hear back.

Go here to apply for this job, but be sure to read all the way to the bottom so that you can answer all of the required questions.

3. Editorial Assistant at Student Loan Hero

Student Loan Hero is a platform that helps users manage and pay off their student loans.

The company is currently looking for an editorial assistant to help with every aspect of the publishing process across a variety of platforms, including the blog, columns, ebooks and email.

As an editorial assistant, you’ll be in charge of maintaining the editorial calendar, managing workflow, performing research and fact checking, creating posts, sourcing photos and publishing content, along with various other tasks.

You should have a bachelor’s degree (a focus in journalism, English or media studies is preferred), and one to two years of experience in an editorial or administrative support role including internships, school newspapers or other relevant college activities.

You should possess excellent reading, writing and communication skills, strong proofreading abilities, a solid handle on grammar, a strong attention to detail and excellent time management skills.

Hours are flexible, and the company encourages you to work when you’re most productive — and from anywhere in the world.

Pay will be based on experience and location. Benefits include unlimited vacation, new technology and a technology stipend, a remote workspace stipend, 100% paid health insurance premiums and some other awesome health care perks. You’ll also receive a continuing education stipend, a retirement account match and a student loan repayment match.

To apply for this job, go here.

4. Writer at Student Loan Hero

The same company is also looking for a writer to craft blog posts and create content about student loans and general finance related issues.

You’ll be in charge of identifying, pitching, researching and writing about various student loan related topics, conducting source interviews and turning around quick, breaking news pieces.

You should have at least two years of experience writing and publishing online (preferably in a blogging format) and a familiarity with blogging formatting, style and tone. You should also be familiar with WordPress and have experience conducting interviews for articles.

Bonus points if you have experience writing about financial topics and an understanding of SEO best practices.

You should be available to work full-time, but hours are flexible and the company encourages you to work whenever and wherever you’re most productive.

Pay will be based on experience and location. Benefits include unlimited vacation, new technology and a technology stipend, a remote workspace stipend, 100% paid health insurance premiums and some other awesome health care perks. You’ll also receive a continuing education stipend, a retirement account match and a student loan repayment match.

To apply for this job, go here.

Grace Schweizer is a junior writer at The Penny Hoarder.

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