9 Cool Jobs To Spark Your Interest!

Career Discovery, Cool Jobs, Get That Job
06/07/19 - Randi Hill
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Our clients and community are looking for unique jobs in a fun environment. These jobs should reside within organizations which prioritize people and culture and provide exciting ways to make an impact beyond the mundane 9-5. We are particularly interested in positions which don’t neatly fit into an obvious career path box (e.g., doctor, lawyer, accountant). If you know of a job that you think would be great for us to share with our community of driven career-transitioners, you can submit it here for us to consider for a future post!

Title: Training and Development Specialist

Company: BenchPrep

Location: Chicago

Why we like it: I think this job is cool for a million different reasons, but let’s talk about a few big ones. 1) You get to spearhead new employee training, employee development and you play a massive role in shaping the company culture. 2) With an onsite gym, generous paid parental leave, and all the standard benefits you could dream of, this job is a win from start to finish!

Read more and apply here.

Title: Head of Sales Operations 

Company: Shipwell

Location: Austin, TX

Why we like it: M Head of Sales Operations, what a title amiright? This role is reposnible for CRM management, commission policies, designing territories for your sales teams to focus on, providing detailed metrics to leadership, and forecasting what the upcoming seasons are going to bring. If you’re customer obsessed and looking for unlimited vacation time combined with benefits and paid holidays, say hello to the Austin sun for me! 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Gifting Specialist

Company: Alyce

Location: Greater Boston Area

Why we like it: Let’s just slow the cool train down for a second and think about being a gifting specialist. In this role you will be instrumental in facilitating the gifting motion for our Sales team, including list building, selecting gifts, and crafting messaging. It’s the perfect starter role for someone looking to break into a marketing career at an early stage startup. With a casual dress code, happy hours, and time spent volunteering this cool be the coolest job I’ve found to date. 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Project Manager

Company: Pie Insurance

Location: Denver, CO

Why we like it: You will facilitate the design, development, testing, delivery, and transition of powerful applications. In their words, “there’s a good bit of fire fighting in a highly dynamic startup environment, so you should enjoy new application development, root cause analysis and rapid problem-solving.” They are looking for a candidate who has excellent communication skills, who is adaptable and has a learning mentality. With your standards benefits and paid sick days, this is one cool job!

Read more and apply here.

Title: Head of Marketing

Company: Inspire

Location: Santa Monica, CA

Why we like it: I’ve very excited to tell you about this role. As head of marketing, you get to span a wide range of responsibilities from building the brand, creating content, hacking growth, advocating for customers, optimizing your social channels, helping to enable the sales team, and building/leading your own marketing team! Complete with benefits, family member leave, and a location right down the road from Trader Joes what more could you ask for?

Read more and apply here.

Title: Digital Sports Editor

Company: Chicago Sun-Times

Location: Chicago, IL

Why we like it: This job is a quick moving and face paced role. Your responsibilities include editing copy, writing articles, managing the homepage and so much more! They are looking for a team player with sound news judgment who is knowledgable in SEO and social media best practices. With an office in Chicago, you can expect busy weekends filled with seasoned activities of all kinds. 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Coordinator, Social Media

Company: OWN (Oprah Winfrey Network)

Location: West Hollywood, CA

Why we like it: Everyone loves Oprah! How cool would it be to work for her?! This role gets to touch most of the Social Media output across the network. With a focus on growing the platforms, producing content, and implementing strategy, this role is perfect for someone who can roll up their sleeves and get a little messy when it comes to supporting the team around them. Here’s a new job for you and with more openings in the company, there is sure to be one for you, and you, and you! 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Photographer

Company: Syndigo

Location: Chicago Suburbs, IL

Why we like it: This job is a no brainer for me. While I’m probably biased towards photography since I am a photographer, just think about how cool it would be to answer the dreaded “what do you do” question with something like “I’m a photographer for Syndigo!” Um, yes, please. If the cool factor isn’t enough – that’s ok, the benefits, paid holidays, and generous PTO may help convince you that this is a cool job to take note of. 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Data Engineer/Data Scientist

Company: Validate Health

Location: Chicago, IL

Why we like it: Validate is an early stage healthcare analytics company looking to improve accessibility to healthcare by enabling medical organizations to operate at stable and sustainable financial models. This role will play an active part in shaping the delivery of powerful data-driven products that enable sustainable value-based healthcare models. With an office in the Merchandise Mart with free lunch and happy hours, this job is a win on all fronts. 

Read more and apply here.

If you’re excited about one of these roles, but you’ve been struggling to get the attention of employers, book a free consultation with us here. Our career coaches are standing by ready to help you land a very cool new job!

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