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5 jobs you can do remotely

There are multiple things you can do online: selling books, teaching, building websites, etc. But all those fall in the category of self-employment and/or entrepreneurship. In this article, I want to present you some jobs (i.e. with a monthly salary) you can do remotely.

Also, I’ll link some websites in the end of this article to get an idea about remote jobs offers.

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Software engineering

The art of making a product!

There is a raise in the software market driven by startups and companies taking advantage of all these new collaboration tools to build their products remotely. When searching for remote jobs online, you’ll likely find more jobs asking for software engineers than anything else.

Software engineering is building products using code. And given the majority of startups are using code to fix a problem. There is a raise in the need for software engineers worldwide. And you can take part of it too.

This is my job, and I’ll give more tips on this in future posts (and make sure to link them here, so you can find them easily)

Sales & Marketing

The art of selling a product!

As any product you create, you need to sell it. And with the raise of social media, marketing can be done remotely. Sales also fall in this category as they can reach customers using email and/or phone and they can do this remotely too.

If you are a commercial in a Moroccan company and spend your day talking to potential customers. Or if you are working with a marketing team and have a solid experience in social media. You are likely to find a remote job in this area.

Writing

The art of seducing your clients!

Writing is another hidden gem in the remote working world. In this field, you’ll basically be the content writer for a company. Taking care of their blog, and posting regularly to drive new customers or to communicate with existing ones (new releases, post-mortem, etc). Also, you’ll likely listen to trends and try to maximise the reach and bring new users/clients to your core product.

To work in this role, you probably need an online presence and an experience writing blog posts. Generally, a personal blog can help you. But any prior freelance jobs can get you in the door.

Just to note that writing is important in any remote job, not only if you want to be a writer and/or content editor. Learn why here.

Design

The art of creating an identity!

Your job as a designer is to give identity to the product, website and/or any material used by the company. For example, selling decks, package design, etc.

You’ll be required to have a portfolio of your work in order to catch an interest. It can be a real work done for a company, or just you playing in your free time.

If you’re working on interfaces for apps or websites, you are required to have a knowledge about user experience (UX). It’s the art of knowing your customers which plays a big role in your choice of colors, layout and more.

Customer Support

The art of bringing a smile to the face of customers!

You’ll be in charge of making the clients happy by answering their requests and helping them debug their problems. You need to be a good communicator and able to use phone, email or video chat (depending on the client and/or the industry)

Also, some companies will require you to have some understanding of their product and their offerings. Just to say that you can’t do customer support for technical tools if you don’t have a knowledge (even general) of how things work.

In Morocco, we have a lot of call centers. And I do believe a big part of people working there will be good fit for these jobs.


I hope you find this interesting, and I’m happy to answer your questions if you have any.

Finally, there are multiple websites where you can find remote jobs offers. But I want to give you those having quality offers only:

WeWorkRemotely – We work remotely has some quality job listing. Offers here are usually well written, verified and from well known startups/companies.

remoteok.io – Remoteok will free you from looking at multiple websites as it regroups offers from different sources. Use this to have a broad knowledge of what’s happening in the market. It also provides a stats page about remote working.

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Learn how to get a remote job with our FREE e-book.

  • How to analyze job postings to get useful data
  • How to develop the required skills for a remote position
  • How to market yourself online prior to applying
  • How to apply for remote jobs and show you can work remotely
  • cheat sheet of the process you can keep at reach 🙂
  • A list of useful apps and resources you can use in your journey

3 thoughts on “5 jobs you can do remotely

  1. I moved to Morocco about 8 months ago to be with my husband we are having issues getting him to the USA with me so the only other option is to try to find some kind of work I can do here from our home. Like customer service or something anything. I’m no software engineer but I do good with customer support. I only speak English and we don’t live in Casablanca or a big city we live in a small village an hour outside of Marrakech. He’s worried constantly about how he will take care of us and all I want to do is help my husband. Do you have any suggestions on what I could do or if you know of any place that I could work for from home here please let me know. We want to start a family and we can’t do that without a source of income.😭

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    1. Hello Whitney,

      Given you’re a native English speaker and you’re good with customer support, you can apply for that. You don’t need to live in a big city. You only need somewhere with a good internet connection.

      Here are some resources for customer support offerings. Please take a look and apply to those you like best. I’ll suggest before applying, take time to read about the company, their offerings, etc.

      https://remoteok.io/remote-customer-support-jobs
      https://weworkremotely.com/categories/remote-customer-support-jobs

      Also, please let us know how things go.

      Thank you!

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