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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! As the leader in online memorialization, Legacy.com collaborates with more than 1,500 newspaper and funeral homes in North America, Europe, Australia and New Zealand to provide ways for individuals to express condolences to their loved ones.

With more than 40 million unique visitors per month, Legacy.com is a top 50 U.S. domain as measured by Quantcast.

Over the years we have created a successful, growing business all while nurturing an organization that makes social contributions. If you have a big brain, big ambitions and a big heart, we want you! We value individuals who take their work seriously, but value time away to spend with family, friends, and communities. 

We offer the informal, innovative atmosphere of a startup combined the financial stability of a profitable company. We pride ourselves on cultivating the intellectual curiosity and attention to detail required to work with some of the country’s leading publishing brands while also safeguarding the flexibility and intimacy offered by a small company. We have an immediate need for Content Screeners to work from home part-time. 

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: ​                               

  • Tuesday – Saturday, 6pm - 10pm                   

  • Friday – Monday, 2pm - 6pm                   

  • Friday – Monday, 6pm - 10pm            

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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