If you've never had a work-from-home job before, you can start with some of these high-paying ones for beginners:

1. Sales Development Rep at HubSpot

HubSpot is a marketing, sales, customer service, and CRM software company.

What you'll do:

  • Work closely and collaboratively with account executives (also known as sales reps) to develop and implement appropriate prospecting strategies
  • Conduct high volume prospecting (60-100 activities per day) to qualify leads through calls, emails, and social media
  • Schedule marketing assessments and discovery meetings for an account executive to further assess a prospect's business and potential for partnership with HubSpot
  • Conduct needs qualification calls with specific prospects as assigned
  • Help small and mid-sized companies realize the potential of digital marketing
  • Set yourself up for a successful career by learning the necessary fundamentals to be a great salesperson, leader, and executive
  • Get a mini-MBA! You'll learn how a variety of businesses operate, what challenges they face on a daily basis, and how technology can dramatically improve their businesses and employees' lives

Qualifications:

  • Previous successful sales experience OR a strong desire to begin a sales career
  • Previous sales experience in which you demonstrated the ability to meet or exceed sales quotas a plus (but not required)
  • A track record of high achievement
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, challenging environment with peers who challenge you to be better
  • The desire to meet and exceed measurable performance goals
  • Are naturally curious and passionate
  • The technical aptitude to master our sales tools
  • A keenly developed competitive nature
  • A “one-speed” energy with a highly self-driven sense of motivation
  • The ability to deal with and thrive on objections and rejection on a daily basis

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to complete complex tasks quickly with little to no guidance and react with appropriate urgency to situations that require a quick turnaround
  • Strong organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Demonstrated ability to design and improve processes
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple assignments at any given time
  • High level of integrity and discretion
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

Benefits/Compensation:

This job pays €55,000 to €70,000 annually.

  • Unlimited vacation and global week of rest
  • Remote work
  • 5-year sabbatical
  • HubCare healthcare
  • Parental benefits
  • Leadership development
  • Fitness reimbursements and other health/fitness benefits
  • Employee stock options
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Ongoing learning
  • Employee resource groups

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2. Virtual Assistant at Profit Factory

Profit Factory matches entrepreneurs with assistants.

Technically, you'll be working for another small business and not Profit Factory.

They're just the company that does the job listings.

What you'll do:

These jobs vary because they're for lots of different small businesses.

Usually, you'll do things like data entry, calendar management, travel arrangements, social media posting, etc.

Qualifications:

Qualifications also vary by the company.

Usually, you need to be good with things like Google Suite, Microsoft Office, etc.

Compensation/Benefits:

A lot of these jobs start with part-time hours, so they may not have a lot of benefits.

But usually the compensation is $20-$30/hour.

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3. Content Specialist at Empire Flippers

Empire Flippers is a website brokerage company that deals with buying and selling sites.

What you'll do:

  • Writing listing descriptions for new businesses going live on our marketplace
  • Outreach to off-site publications and websites with a goal of creating 1 in-depth industry-related blog post per month.
  • Optimize content with best SEO industry practices.
  • Publishing story and data-driven blog content twice a month.
  • Monitor mentions and backlinks across the web for potential content opportunities.
  • Manage and improve the ongoing editorial calendar.
  • Interviewing sellers for the RMRB podcast

Qualifications:

  • An affinity for writing
  • A can-do attitude
  • A self-starter
  • An immaculate attention to detail

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A deep understanding of crafting written, story-driven content marketing pieces
  • Strong emphasis on editing skills across various writing styles to ensure overall brand messaging remains top of mind
  • Basic to intermediate social media knowledge
  • Basic to intermediate SEO knowledge
  • Basic to intermediate email marketing automation knowledge
  • Basic to intermediate graphic design skills
  • Journalism background (Especially in Amazon FBA, DTC e-commerce or SaaS related)

Compensation:

You should make around $200/day according to estimates for this job at Glassdoor.

Other than that, the benefits should be about the same.

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4. Customer Experience Specialist at Calm

Calm is a software company that produces meditation products.

What You'll Do:

  • Ensure each user’s support experience is of the highest possible quality through providing personalized, efficient, and empathetic replies 
  • Confidently answer escalated customer inquiries or route them to the agent best equipped to respond
  • Be an expert of Calm's operating platforms, features, and available documentation
  • Identify patterns in bug reports and feature requests and escalate appropriately
  • Own the tickets and tasks assigned to you, and thoughtfully prioritize them based on the evolving needs of the team
  • Write internal and external knowledge base articles as well as canned responses to common inquiries both proactively and as assigned
  • Assist with support agent on-boarding, training, and quality assurance
  • Suggest guidelines and offer new best practice ideas for the support team

Qualifications:

  • Has exceptional written and verbal communication skills with a solutions oriented approach
  • Is able to turn a negative into a positive through effort and consideration
  • Works autonomously and takes responsibility for completing assigned work 
  • Volunteers for tasks rather than waiting for them to be assigned 
  • Cares about not just making sure the work is done, but that it’s done well; always seeking ways to do things better through asking for advice and feedback
  • Willing to work on-call one weekend per month in order to assist our weekend agents and to respond to production issues

Preferred:

  • Experience supporting a subscription-based service with in-app purchases
  • 1-year working with Zendesk or a similar ticketing platform
  • Other helpful tech: JIRA, Confluence, Asana, Stripe, Braintree and basic SQL queries a plus

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Justin Bryant
Justin Bryant

I'm an entrepreneur, fitness freak, artist, car enthusiast, sports fan and self improvement addict. My goal is to help people be their best and create incredible businesses that change the world.

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