These Part-Time Jobs Are 100% Remote So You Can Work From Home & Maximise Your Income

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1. Content Creator

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Craft captivating blog posts, website copy, email copy, and social media captions for businesses across the globe. As a freelancer, you could take on jobs and projects from different individuals or companies. 

However, if you're looking for more stability, there are companies in Malaysia that hire part-time so you have a more steady gig.

Requirements: Excellent writing skills, SEO knowledge, understanding of target audiences, strong grammar and punctuation skills.

Salary range: RM250 - RM5,000 per project

2. Virtual Assistant

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Manage calendars, emails, research, and social media engagement for clients. You're basically an assistant that does the job remotely, whether from home or a beach in Bali. 

Virtual assistants who have been in the role for many years tend to work for multiple individuals or companies at the same time. They have the flexibility of setting their own hours, as long as they're able to deliver on their daily tasks.

Requirements: Organisational skills, multitasking abilities, proficiency in Google Suite and other relevant tools, excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Salary range: RM1,000 to RM2,500 per month

3. Data Entry

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Organise information into databases, transcribe audio recordings, ensure accuracy across various datasets, and more, depending on the company. Data entry is very broad and can encompass many things. The good thing is that it's generally quite easy to do once you've been trained and given your assignments.

Requirements: Meticulous attention to detail, typing speed and accuracy, ability to follow instructions, and able to work independently.

Salary range: RM1,200 to RM2,000 per month

4. Online Tutor

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Teach a variety of subjects to students worldwide via online platforms. It could be for various age groups and any number of subjects, usually for private education institutions. Or you could become a private tutor and find your own students, providing additional tuition to complement their studies.

Requirements: Strong subject knowledge, excellent communication and explanation skills, patience and ability to engage students online.

Salary range: Up to RM80 per hour

5. Translator

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Translate documents, subtitles, and interpret conversations between languages. The most common languages that require translation work in Malaysia are English, Mandarin, Bahasa Melayu, and Tamil. Meanwhile, there are usually projects that include Japanese or Korean translations too.

Requirements: Written fluency in at least two languages, knowledge of specific translation domains, excellent research and writing skills.

Salary range: RM2,000 to RM5,000 per month, depending on language pairs and experience

6. Social Media Manager

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Craft engaging social media content, manage online communities, and analyse audience insights. Some roles may require ad buying, so if you have experience with boosting, calculating clickthrough rates, cost per click, reach, and engagement, then it's definitely a plus. 

Otherwise, you can focus on copywriting skills and land a part-time job handling a company's social media accounts and private messages.

Requirements: Creativity, strong communication skills, understanding of digital trends and social media platforms, analytical abilities.

Salary range: RM1,500 to RM3,000 per month

7. Customer Service

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Provide support to customers via phone, email, or chat, addressing inquiries and resolving issues. If the thought of speaking to angry stranger over the phone freaks you out, don't worry! Nowadays, many customer service jobs are purely through chat channels, and come with templated responses for almost every query that may come up. 

Alternatively, you may be in charge of handling all the "PM" comments on a company's social media posts, in which your job would be to follow up by literally PM-ing the individuals with information about the product or service. 

Requirements: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, problem-solving abilities, patience and empathy.

Salary range: RM10 - RM25 per hour

8. Graphic Designer

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Design logos, social media graphics, website banners, and other visual elements for clients. With design platforms like Canva, now almost everyone can be a graphic designer. Be sure to have a strong design portfolio if you're planning on landing a part-time gig.

Requirements: Strong design skills, proficiency in design software like Adobe Creative Suite or Canva Pro, understanding of branding principles.

Salary range: RM1,000 to RM3,000 per project, depending on experience and project scope

9. Web Developer

Build and/or maintain websites for clients, utilising programming languages like HTML, CSS, and JavaScript. For maintenance gigs, you will have to be able to debug website issues. If it's an important site that requires constant updates, you may have to work outside normal working hours.

However, for website creation, as long as you stay on track and deliver milestones according to set timelines, you should have a lot more free time on your hands.

Requirements: Strong coding skills, problem-solving abilities, attention to detail, and knowledge of web development principles.

Salary range: RM2,000 to RM5,000 per month, depending on experience and project complexity

These are just a few examples, and there are now many companies hiring for remote roles in Malaysia

Explore platforms like Upwork, Fiverr, and Freelancer for even more opportunities, especially if you're looking to earn in USD! 

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