10 Job Openings That Will Give Your Friends Career Envy
Finding your dream job can be a long and hard process. But, there are some positions out there that the majority of the population would kill to have.
From jobs at companies creating popular products to jobs where you’ll immediately play a huge role in shaping the future, here are some seriously awesome roles that will undoubtedly cause some major career envy among your friends.
Zappos, Las Vegas
Zappos, the online shoe and clothing shop committed to making shopping quicker, easier, and more consumer-friendly, is looking for awesome go-getters to join its marketing team. Whether you’re a social media guru, a marketing analytics expert, or a search engine connoisseur, Zappos has a place for you.
2. Residency Product Designer
Venmo, Multiple Cities
Even if you don’t use Venmo, we’re sure you’ve heard of the payment platform by now. The rising startup is hiring motivated Product Designers for its six-month full time residency program—a wonderful opportunity for you to make amazing product experiences core to Venmo and help shape the company culture. After six months, successful residents will move on to a standard Product Designer role. Your friends will love (and envy) you for having a huge role in designing this life-saving application.
3. Senior iOS Engineer
Mutual Mobile, Austin
Attention engineers: Mutual Mobile is hiring people to assist in creating mobile apps for some of the best-known brands in the world (think Google, Audi, and Cisco). As the Senior iOS Engineer, you’ll be a mentor to your team, build delightful user experiences on iOS, and guide Mutual Mobile’s project teams. Your friends will look at how much of an impact you’re already making in your first year and say, “wow.”
4. Account Manager
SLI Systems, London
SLI Systems is a SaaS company revolutionizing the way online retailers do business. It’s currently looking for someone to implement new customers while expanding relationships with existing customers. If you’re passionate about technology sales and carry a track record of over-achieving quota, then SLI Systems would love to speak with you.
5. Public Relations Specialist
Century Interactive, Dallas
Are you a strong communicator passionate about all things mobile? Perfect, because working at Century Interactive—a call-tracking analytics company with the goal of helping customers “own the phone”—could help further both your career goals and personal interests. Century Interactive is hiring a Public Relations Specialist to organize media interviews, develop pitches and press releases—and make others jealous of how much attention you’re drawing to the company.
HZDG, Washington, DC
If you’re quite the magician when it comes to making words beautiful, you could be the next Copywriter at HZDG, a full-service integrated marketing and communications agency. You’ll have the chance to work on marketing materials for print, television, branding, and digital media. Anyone with a bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, or communications is encouraged to apply.
7. Data Steward Consultant
Named in Forbes’ “The World’s Leading Top 100 Companies,” Fortune’s “America’s Best 50 Companies for Minorities,” and CareerBliss’ “50 Happiest Companies in America,” Allstate is quite the place to advance your career. The company’s Product Intelligence Data Steward team is currently looking for someone to ensure trusted quality data through testing new strategic information. Apart from the usual medical, dental, and vision insurance, you’ll also enjoy health benefits like nutrition management and lifestyle coaching.
8. Staff Accountant Intern
Sailthru, New York
When it comes to internships, college students dream of making an impact at some awesome company before they graduate. If that description fits you, then check out the opening at Sailthru—a marketing tech company powering brands like The Huffington Post, Business Insider, and The Economist. You’ll be expected to process accounts payable transactions, sort company purchases, and ensure proper approval of expenses—all of which are highly important. Working at this fast-growing company will make your friends wish they were in your position.
9. Director of Business Development
Networked Insights, Chicago
Networked Insights—a marketing analytics company that has worked with companies like Samsung, Proctor & Gamble, and Revlon—is on a mission to help customers make faster and better marketing decisions. The company is currently searching for a Director of Business Development to introduce Networked Insights’ product offerings to innovative marketers. You’ll enter a productive yet fun culture filled with weekly culture breakfasts, parties, and lots of ping-pong.
10. Engineering Manager
Uber, San Francisco
Does the idea of building a worldwide transportation marketplace that spans cities ranging from 100,000 to 10 million people in size excite you? Great, because you can do just that at Uber. The on-demand private driver service is looking for someone who can work hard, fast, and smart while taking technology excellence to a whole new level. Even if your friends aren’t impressed by your role in hiring and mentoring the company’s engineers, they’ll be impressed by the free monthly credits you’ll receive from Uber.
A board member of Columbia Organization of Rising Entrepreneurs, Kat is either hosting inspiring founders or trekking across cities (Silicon Valley and London, anyone?) to discover the hottest startups. And, when she’s not putting together large-group gatherings for InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, Kat is planning food excursions to discover the best Taiwanese beef noodle soup in NYC. The only thing she loves almost as much as crafting content as an Editorial Intern at The Muse is studying content as an English Major at Columbia University. Say hi on Twitter @katxmoon.More from this Author