Work From Home: Temporary, Part Time Content Screener
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820 Davis St
Evanston, IL 60201 (map it!Map it! )
Internet - ECommerce
Media - Journalism - Newspaper
Description Founded in 1998, Legacy.com is an innovative online media company that collaborates with more than 750 newspapers in North America, Europe and Australia to provide ways for readers to express condolences and share remembrances of loved ones.
As the leader in the online memorial and obituary market, Legacy.com is visited by more than 14 million users each month. It partners with 124 of the 150 largest newspapers in the U.S. and features obituaries and Guest Books for more than two-thirds of people who die in the United States.
In addition, the company provides individuals and newspaper affiliates with new and powerful ways to connect during shared times of loss, such as the war in Iraq and Afghanistan, and in the aftermath of national tragedies such as 9/11.
We have a diverse and talented team of employees who come to us from many kinds of backgrounds. We have an immediate need for Temporary Content Screeners to work from home part time on a temporary basis for approximately 4-5 months.
Do you want to work part time and contribute to an important service? We’re looking for people to screen online condolence messages in accordance with established guidelines. Positions start at $10/hour.
Legacy.com hosts online obituary sections for newspapers. Each of these obituaries includes an online Guest Book where friends and family can submit messages to express their condolences or share their memories. The primary task of this position is to read these messages before they are posted online to ensure that inappropriate or offensive material does not appear in the Guest Book.
Requirements Available Shifts
All shifts are 20 hours/week, 5 four-hour shifts except the Friday through Monday shift which is 16 hours/week, 4 four-hour shifts; all are Central time:
7 a.m.- 11 a.m.: Sunday – Thursday; or Tuesday - Saturday
10 a.m.- 2 p.m.: Friday – Monday; Monday –Friday; Sunday – Thursday; or Tuesday - Saturday
2 p.m.- 6 p.m.: Friday – Monday; Monday –Friday; Sunday – Thursday; or Tuesday - Saturday
6 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Friday – Monday; Monday –Friday; Sunday – Thursday; or Tuesday - Saturday
Note: the 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. and 6 p.m. – 10 p.m. shifts are our greatest need.
You must meet all telecommuting requirements in order to apply:
○ A personal computer (PC or Mac);
○ High-speed Internet access (cable, DSL) in the home. Our remote access software is not compatible with Macintosh machines at this time;
○ Must not have any conflicting responsibilities during shifts such as being the primary caregiver for a young child or an elderly person
○ Residency in Illinois or Indiana only.
The ideal candidate has strong reading and decision-making skills, is self-motivated, fluent with email and the Internet, and has strong attention to detail.
Please send a resume and cover letter. In your cover letter, please indicate your shift preference and explain why you want to work part-time. Through experience, we have found that this position is too demanding in terms of the nature of the work and the time it takes for many people to hold in addition to a full-time job.
Legacy.com offers a very generous and comprehensive salary and benefits package to its part-time employees, including:
* Paid Time Off
* 401k plan, with discretionary company match
* RTA and CTA pre-tax payroll deductions
* Employee Assistance Program, with financial and legal connection services
* Vision Discount Program
* Friendly, team-oriented, open environment
Please visit our website at www.legacy.com for more information about our company.
Legacy.com is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or disability.