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Content Screener

Are you a take charge Content Screener? Do you have professional experience reading for a long period of time? Are you passionate, energetic and an inquisitive thinker? If you answered yes to any of those questions, we’d like you to become an integral part of our team!

Legacy.com is the place where life stories live on. We are the leader in online obituaries; a top-50 website in the United States, and a destination for over 40 million unique visitors each month. Founded in 1998, Legacy.com is honored to help consumers express condolences, share direct support for families, and celebrate the people who have touched their lives. We continue to broaden our offerings in our mission to help people seeking information and guidance on all aspects of end-of-life. Our leadership is actively investing in the growth of the organization, expanding our business model and helping more people as our culture’s relationship with end-of-life evolves. Our vision is to become a full-service end-of-life and memorialization resource.

The Position

Do you love to read?  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 $13/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.

Learn more about us: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M1fOsflo9AY

Available Shifts:

All shifts are Central time:                                 

  • Tue – Sat (2 – 6 pm)
  • Tue – Sat (6 – 10 pm)
  • Fri – Mon (2 – 6 pm)

Telecommuting requirements

You must meet all telecommuting requirements in order to apply:

  • A personal computer (minimum OSX 10.6 or Windows 7); 
  • High-speed Internet access (cable, DSL) installed in the home and ethernet cable 
  • Note: for speed and reliability of connection, as well as security reasons, hotspot connections and wireless routers are not acceptable
  • 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 written communication skills, as well as excellent professional reading and decision-making skills, is self-motivated, fluent with email and the Internet, and has strong attention to detail.

To apply

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 most people to hold in addition to a full-time job. 

Benefits

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
  • Employee Assistance Program, with financial and legal connection services
  • Vision Discount Program
  • Friendly, team-oriented, open environment
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