Love Is In The Air: Apply To Work From Home For OkCupid

Though Valentine’s Day is over, love is still in the air. Want to try your hand at helping people discover romance? This work-from-home position at OkCupid might be the job for you.

OkCupid, the popular online dating service, is looking for a community moderator who can work from home and support OkCupid users.

Here are the details: In this position, you’re tasked with keeping the site free from scammer and harasser accounts to ensure user happiness. In other words, you’ll be keeping an eye out for trolls and people who don’t play nice on the dating website and mobile app.

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OkCupid is looking for a “talented writer with customer service experience,” according to the job listing. They’re looking for someone who pays attention to detail and has a strong understanding of internet norms and interactions.

It’s also important that you have the ability to understand “sometimes complicated scenarios and respond with well-thought-out written solutions,” according to OkCupid.

Bonus points if you’re familiar with the dating service and how it works and have previous experience in website moderation and digital fraud prevention.

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If hired, you will:

  • Answer customer questions via email in an upbeat and timely fashion
  • Detect and remove fake accounts and harassing users from the site
  • Review and moderate dating profiles, photos and messages
  • Handle questions with empathy
  • Help users solve problems by troubleshooting and providing explanations
  • Work 40 hours a week from home

OkCupid says the hours are flexible, but they are looking for someone who can commit to at least one four-hour shift over the weekend.

To apply, visit the OkCupid website and submit a well-written cover letter about why you’re excited to work there.

If this job doesn’t seem like the right fit for you, check out this list of 10 companies that are hiring right now and will let you work from home.

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