10 Jobs That'll Make Sure You'll Learn Something New Every Day
It’s the beginning of the year, and most of us can’t wait to get started on that skill we’ve always wanted to learn but never quite got the chance to. Yes, we’ve created a step-by-step plan for you to master your dream skill, but how much easier would it be if you could learn it on the job?
Whether it’s finally learning how to program, how to speak Mandarin, or how to play competitive foosball, trust us when we say you’ll master something new when you land any of the following jobs.
1. Enterprise Marketing Director
Udacity, Silicon Valley
2. Software Engineer
CrowdTwist, New York
CrowdTwist wants you as the startup’s new Software Engineer if you live and breathe web application development. Oh, and if you have the “I’m not finished ’til the job is finished” attitude. Joining the company, you can expect to learn a whole lot about music. Not only do the CrowdTwist founders have backgrounds in the music industry, but the office showcases an entire wall of posters featuring the startup’s music clients.
3. Marketing Analytics Manager
Method, San Francisco
Method—the provider of planet-friendly and design-driven cleaning products—has big ambitions to scale its brand via the digital world. To move toward this goal, the company is hiring an experienced analyst with consumer marketing experience. And, while ping pong expertise isn’t a prerequisite—it’s a skill you’ll quickly master from participating in the company’s annual tournament.
4. Java Client Developer
If you’d like to join a fast-growing tech company founded by software developers, now’s your chance. OptionsCity, a provider of cutting-edge software solutions that simplify electronic trading, is searching for a Java Client Developer to improve the company’s core technology. A new skill you can expect to learn? Playing softball, among other team-building activities, since OptionsCity regularly organizes these to encourage staff bonding.
5. Account Manager
Voxy, New York
Voxy is the place to be if learning a new language is something you’d like to accomplish this year. As the Account Manager, you’ll grow the language-learning platform by onboarding new Voxy partners and creating campaigns to optimize partner programs in real-time. With company traditions like Mandarin Monday nights and Spanish-speaking lunches at Mexican restaurants, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll pick up one—if not more—foreign language while at Voxy.
6. Online Advertising Associate
Okta, San Francisco
With more than 2,000 customers including Adobe and LinkedIn, Okta is a service that connects people to their applications anytime and anywhere. The company is seeking a driven individual to run online advertising from end to end. And, because the office hosts monthly wine and cheese tastings, there’s a high chance that, after landing this position, you will become a fine dining connoisseur.
7. Senior Graphic Designer
Quirky, New York
If you have more than five years of design experience, a bachelor’s degree in graphic design, or even a cool dropout story, Quirky wants to have a chat with you. As the Senior Graphic Designer, you’ll collaborate with the creative director to develop the Quirky brand. Apart from designing retail displays and editorial layouts, you’ll have full access to several in-house 3D printers where Quirky’s team learns to build physical prototypes and product samples from scratch.
8. Project Manager
Omnigon, Los Angeles
Omnigon—a consulting firm delivering guidance to sports and entertainment brands—is hiring an enthusiastic problem solver for the Project Manager position. Be prepared to deliver custom solutions for Omnigon’s clients, but also be prepared to drastically improve your foosball skills. The sports culture is a unique trait of the office, and employees are known for playing multiple foosball games a day.
9. Inside Sales Executive
ZocDoc, New York
A mixture of fun and growth, the Inside Sales Executive role entails implementing a closing business strategy as well as calling doctors to see if ZocDoc would be a good fit to help their practices grow. Apart from receiving 100% covered health, dental, and vision insurance, you’ll also be receiving plenty of chances to showcase your karaoke expertise (or lack thereof). Karaoke is a huge part of the company culture and is featured prominently in ZocDoc’s annual holiday party.
10. Graphic Designer
Bounce Exchange, New York
Attention everyone with a passion for startups and digital marketing: Bounce Exchange—an online marketing analytics platform—has a unique opportunity for you. As the Graphic Designer, you’ll create visually striking graphics to guide user experience and establish the creative direction of the company’s campaigns. One skill that you’ll master at Bounce Exchange is playing with animals. Since the office is pet-friendly, employees love bringing their furry friends to work.
The Daily Muse is the daily publication of The Muse, your ultimate career destination that offers exciting job opportunities, expert advice, and a peek behind the scenes into fantastic companies and career paths. Learn more, contact us, and find us on Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn.More from this Author