15 Jobs for Serious Self-Starters
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This week, check out a selection of jobs for self-starters looking to take on big roles. From Talent Strategist to Web Developer to Art Director, there's bound to be a position for you.
1. Web Developer
Looking for a job where you need to bring innovation to work every day while also working with a team? As part of the NPR digital services technology group, you’ll focus on building and maintaining applications to support the NPR radio-everywhere mission.
2. Editorial Project Manager
Frontiers, Lausanne, Switzerland
Frontiers is seeking an Editorial Project Manager to run a scientific outreach program that produces an online scientific journal for children. This person will be responsible for all operational aspects of the program and will report to and work directly with the Executive Editor.
3. Account Executive
TWG Insurance, Dallas-Fort Worth
TWG is transforming the insurance industry. As an Account Executive, you’ll work with clients to define and meet their insurance needs, prospect and establish referral networks with banks, mortgage lenders, and real estate professionals, and generate business by integrating TWG’s services into the home loan closing process.
4. Sales Manager
As a Sales Manager, you’ll help develop a scalable inside sales program that will blow the doors off the competition. Ultimately, your insights, experience, and mentorship will be key to the performance of the sales organization as the company looks to rapidly accelerate it growth and, most importantly, the growth and success of its clients.
5. Features Writer
Mashable, New York
Mashable is seeking a full-time, experienced Features Writer, ideally specializing in the intersection of lifestyle and policy. The ideal candidate will exhibit proven experience in investigative, brave narrative techniques consistent with a magazine journalism background and be a self-starter, prepared with an abundance of original, well-formed content ideas at all times.
6. Legal Recruitment Manager
Goodwin Procter, Washington, DC
Goodwin Procter LLP is hiring a Legal Recruitment Manager to join its highly collaborative, widely regarded legal recruitment team. You’ll provide strategic direction to firm, office, and practice area recruitment plans, act as the primary hiring contact for partner, associate, and summer associate hires, and act as the firm-wide legal recruitment liaison for multiple business units.
7. Director of Talent Strategy
Contently, New York
Being the first person in a department that is likely to grow is definitely the place for a self-starter! The Director of Talent Strategy will be responsible for the user engagement and operational success of Contently’s 30,000-strong community of freelance storytellers. This person will also be responsible for supervising Contently’s Community Manager and growing the team where applicable.
8. Senior Content Producer
Sephora, San Francisco
As Sephora.com’s Senior Content Producer, you’ll oversee the scope, requirements, timing, and resources for all content projects, including sweepstakes, landing pages, thematic merchandising areas, and large brand projects. You’ll also be responsible for leading, mentoring, and inspiring a team of content producers.
9. Lead Photographer
Trunk Club, Chicago
Trunk Club is looking for an experienced and accomplished Lead Photographer with a passion for shooting well-produced, engaging commercial portraiture and product photography to coach and develop its growing team. Trunk Club expects you to stay ahead of the curve and incorporate relevant solutions into its constantly developing member experience.
10. Chief Marketing Officer
In this role, you will lead marketing campaigns that drive change. You will design and implement A/B tests and other analytical frameworks. But unlike any other marketing roles you’ve heard of, you will also use your smarts and proven entrepreneurial spirit to make things happen. CommonBond prides itself on having employees “go rogue” so that they can create and start their own projects.
11. Creative Lead
Xero, San Francisco
Xero’s U.S. design team is looking for a Creative Lead to oversee and direct its design output, including all product design, marketing design, and team management. This role leads by example, contributing design solutions and deliverables.
2U, Landover, MD
2U is seeking an experienced Copywriter who can create benefit-driven, persuasive copy to promote its programs' unique benefits. You'll develop creative concepts across media and provide input for creative team processes, working closely with the brand marketing team to develop marketing copy and plans.
13. UX Designer
Pinsight Media+, Kansas City
Are you highly creative with a keen aesthetic? In this role, you'll work closely with developers and product managers to build intuitive, engaging, and beautiful products to delight users.
14. Lead Designer and Art Director
OwnLocal is looking for a Lead Designer and Art Director to join its team. In this role, you'll oversee the visual design aspects of OwnLocal's website, marketing materials, and products, and collaborate with OwnLocal's engineering team.
15. Planning Manager
Birchbox, New York
The planning team at Birchbox is growing quickly, and it’s looking for an extraordinary merchandise planner with an entrepreneurial mindset to join the team. You'll analyze Birchbox's performance as you establish a planning process within its complex business model.
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