10 Jobs With Awesome Titles and Even More Awesome Job Descriptions
Although what you do every day is far more important than a label, your job title matters quite a bit. After all, if you cringe at the thought of having to share your title with a stranger while networking, something needs to change.
That’s why, today, we bring you a selection of openings with intriguing job titles—everything from “Wine, Beer, and Spirits Writer” to “Fragrance Development Associate” (yes, you get to develop fragrances). What’s even more exciting is that these positions have role descriptions that are even more awesome than their titles. Check out these positions that you never knew existed—and don’t wait another minute to apply.
1. Food and Beverage Manager
The Standard, New York
Attention food lovers: It doesn’t get better than serving guests in The Standard Plaza—the only public square of its kind in Lower Manhattan that offers a seasonal menu featuring fresh produce from The Locust Farms upstate. If you have an outgoing and upbeat personality, a passion for wowing guests and making them feel relaxed, and extensive knowledge of Micros, then you’re exactly what The Standard is looking for.
2. Beep Beep Runner
No two days will be the same for the onefinestay Beep Beep Runner. You’ll help save guests in distress, reassure hosts, and navigate the world of Parisian concierges. With a rapidly increasing number of guests coming to onefinestay’s homes, the Runner needs to be someone who can turn his or her deft hand at any task across the whole of Paris. Not only will you be meeting new people every day and constantly supported by a tight-knit team, you’ll also be playing an integral role in helping a young company grow.
3. Wine, Beer, and Spirits Staff Writer
San Francisco Chronicle, San Francisco
The Staff Writer of Wine, Beer, and Spirits reports on and critiques all things drinkable in the Bay Area. The writer will approach wine from the consumer’s point of view—by discovering what to drink and where to drink it—as well as cover the burgeoning beer and spirits scenes in the Bay Area. Anyone with more than three years of experience in writing for national or major regional publications is highly encouraged to apply.
4. Fragrance Development Associate
method, San Francisco
method is on a mission to fight dirty by creating premium planet-friendly and design-driven home, fabric, and personal care products. And fragrance is one of the four pillars that make up the method brand. As the Fragrance Development Associate, you’ll work with cross functional business teams on fragrance evaluation, as well as work with formulation colleagues to make sure fragrances meet the standard required for stability.
5. Director of Relationship Marketing
Thumbtack, San Francisco
The title “Director” gives any employee a certain degree of authority, but what’s really awesome about this position is that it would be your job to develop relationships. You’ll get the chance to scale and lead a team that will play a central role in changing the way customers accomplish personal projects across much of the local economy. In particular, you’ll drive initiatives to spark increased engagement among Thumbtack’s network of customers and service professionals.
6. Developer Evangelist
SendGrid, San Francisco
Do you have experience building web apps and a passion for staying up to speed on current developments in online technology? If so, you could be the next Developer Evangelist at SendGrid, the cloud-based service offering customers fast, accurate, and cost-efficient email delivery. The Developer Evangelist position is nothing like traditional developer roles. Instead, you’ll represent SendGrid by attending, speaking, and demoing at developer events, accelerator programs, startup mixers, and the like. You’ll show developers the value of using SendGrid, help them implement it, and build and maintain relationships with prospective and existing customers.
7. Online Restaurant Sales Associate
GrubHub is the nation’s leading online and mobile food-ordering company dedicated to connecting hungry diners with takeout restaurants. And, as an Online Restaurant Sales Associate, you’ll be working closely with these restaurants that play an integral role in satisfying user demands. A casual, likeable demeanor coupled with an eagerness to jump quickly at every inbound inquiry are key to being successful at this role.
8. Senior Social Product Manager
Medallia, Multiple Cities
The word “senior” makes every job title awesome. And, for the Senior Social Product Manager position at Medallia, your role description is quite awesome, too. Apart from developing innovative user interfaces to present insights and drive actions for enterprise customers, you’ll be identifying common patterns across companies to drive the long-term social product strategy. Some of Medallia’s customers you’d be serving? PayPal, Four Seasons, and Nordstrom.
9. Email Marketing Designer
Windsor Circle, Durham
Creating beautiful email templates requires sophisticated graphic design skills. That’s why Windsor Circle—the software company revolutionizing e-commerce marketing by providing automated, continuous analysis of customer, product, and purchase data to retail clients—is seeking an Email Marketing Designer to build templates for its online retail clients. You’ll be working directly with clients to trigger emails for their marketing platforms and joining a work-hard, play-hard culture that embraces personal and professional development.
Bozzuto, Washington D.C.
As an estimator with Bozzuto Construction, you’ll make sure that projects are designed to be completed within the established budget and at the highest level of quality possible. You’ll be performing quantitative analysis of construction documents and project program requirements, and you’ll provide mentorship to a team of talented Project Engineers. Bozzuto’s mission is to create the best possible living environment for its customers. If this sounds exciting to you, then don’t wait another minute to apply!
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