Despite the need and desire to work, many military spouses find it difficult to find jobs that are conducive to military life. Access to flexible employment opportunities can allow military spouses to work and lead a satisfying home life.
At FlexJobs, we actively seek to support military spouses in finding flexible jobs to benefit themselves and their families. We recently donated to Blue Star Families in order to help support its mission in finding employment for military spouses. And we’ve also committed to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Hiring Our Heroes’ campaign to hire military spouses to fill 5% of our open vacancies.
Our job database, which is updated daily with verified flexible roles, has great options for military spouses. We’re featuring 10 flexible career areas below that have 100% remote offerings, making them ideal positions for military spouses who need to take their job with them to a new base, want to avoid a commute, and want to inch a little closer to work-life balance.
10 Remote Jobs for Military Spouses – Hiring Now
A remote account manager will build strong relationships with customers, implement new clients, communicate project updates to internal and external stakeholders, and ensure the timely and successful delivery of projects.
Customer service reps can find plenty of work-from-home jobs answering customer questions, selling products or services, resolving issues, and processing payments. Many of these roles will require a few years of experience and computer proficiency.
Marketing strategists can find themselves performing tasks such as developing and implementing strategic plans, performing research, monitoring marketing plan performance, overseeing analytics, and more.
Project managers can work remotely to evolve concepts into deliverables, define project scope, keep projects on task, act as a liaison between teams, and manage vendors/partners. Project managers with specific experience in certain career areas (IT, advertising, software development, etc.) are often desired.
Recruiters will design and deliver training programs, develop and engage employees, source and interview candidates, and onboard new employees. A bachelor’s degree is typically required, along with some years of experience.
Technical writers can find many remote and freelance options. Duties often include writing technical documentation, user manuals, product specifications, and more. Expertise in specific topics is usually required.
Transcribers create transcripts from audio files in their native language. You must have excellent spelling, listening, and grammar skills. A fast typing speed is often required. Transcribers can find many freelance and flexible schedule roles.
Flexible travel specialist jobs will provide customer service to clients by securing the air, car, and hotel reservations. The ability to develop client relationships is often needed.
A tutor will typically provide academic support and tutoring to students, and generate lesson plans. A bachelor’s degree and subject matter expertise will likely be required. Many tutors can use online platforms to tutor students virtually.
Web designer jobs come with a variety of flexibility options. Common tasks include writing HTML/CSS code, designing web page layouts, creating advertising banners, implementing new features, and more.
Whether you need or want to work, flexible jobs can be a great solution for the many needs of the military spouse lifestyle. For even more options, be sure to check out our nationwide listings and our work-from-anywhere jobs, which allow flexibility anywhere within the U.S. or the world.
This is a version of a post that was originally published on February 26, 2018.
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