10 Jobs That Are Better Than Yours
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This week, you’ll find positions that are going to make you want to quit your current job and start applying right away. Seriously. From working as a book editor in New York to helping young women in Africa build a better future, these are the coolest gigs around.
1. Selections Editor and Community Manager
Bookspan, New York
Getting to pick out awesome books with a great panel of judges to share with a loyal community of readers? Count us in! Bookspan is seeking a multitasker who can plan monthly content, create and execute social media plans, and identify a panel of “judges” to help make selections.
2. Instructional Coach
Looking for something way more rewarding than your current job? Traveling to Rwanda with Akilah to help young women get leadership and professional development training may be for you. Traveling and making a difference—what could be more gratifying?
3. Graphic Designer
Uproot, New York
We can’t think of anything better than working for an office full of people passionate about wine. And if you’re design minded, you’re in luck: Uproot is looking for a Graphic Designer who can produce both print and digital content.
4. Business Development Manager
It doesn’t get much more chill than going to work in your PJs (or any outfit of your choice, for that matter). Worldwide101’s Business Development Manager can work from anywhere, with responsibilities including acquiring new clients, doing thorough research on upcoming opportunities, and developing proposals.
5. Sales Executive
If you’re bilingual in Portuguese and English and have a knack for rocking the B2B market, you’re going to want to start packing your bags: Voxy is looking for a killer Sales Executive who can develop strong relationships and close deals in South America.
6. Influencer Marketing Manager
charity: water, New York
If the idea of getting to rub elbows with influencers and fundraisers gets you excited, this job is definitely for you. You’ll be responsible for talking to important folks to raise over $2 million in funding as well as building an outreach program to keep up with all of these influential people.
7. Senior Writer and Producer
Discovery, Washington DC
We don’t know anyone who wouldn’t love to say they were behind the next big TV show. Discovery is looking for a media extraordinaire to oversee all parts of the branded entertainment creation process, from writing scripts to producing original music and graphics.
8. Merchandising Team
Zappos, Las Vegas
Getting to shop as your job? We’ll take it. Zappos is looking to fill a range of positions on its merchandising team, including assistants, planners, and buyers, so make sure you get on these jobs ASAP.
9. Director of Operations
Recombine, New York
Working for a company that’s creating medical breakthroughs on the reg is pretty inspiring, so definitely check out Recombine’s Director of Operations position. In this role, you’ll oversee all processes, costs, and teams to ensure that work is going along smoothly and efficiently.
Indiegogo, San Francisco
Helping people crowdfund their dream projects is an extremely rewarding job, and aiding Indiegogo in reaching more people through crisp copy and marketing materials is just as satisfying.
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