9 Cool Jobs To Ponder This Fall

Career Discovery, Cool Jobs
09/06/19 - Gabby Vicas
9 cool jobs to ponder this fall

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 that don’t neatly fit into an obvious career path box (e.g., doctor, lawyer, accountant). If you know of a cool job that you want us to ponder or share with our community of driven career-transitioners, you can submit it here for us to consider for a future post!

Title: Business Development Representative/Sales Bootcamp

Company: Victory Lap 

Location: Chicago, IL

Why we like it: This is a great opportunity for young professionals looking to jump start their career. If you apply for this boot camp and are accepted into the program, you’ll go through 40+ hours of training to kick start your career in Business Development and Sales. On top of that, you’ll gain access to their network of 120+ employers, which is a HUGE advantage in the job search process. Did I also mention, if you are accepted it’s tuition-free? Yup, FREE.  

Read more and apply here.

Title: Director of Engineering

Company: Girlboss

Location: LA, California

Why we like it: I always love to see companies who support women in the professional realm, and Girlboss does just that. They’re a network built for professional women to connect, encourage, and support each other. If you are looking to help their mission and have knowledge in JavaScript and NoSQL check out this job! Plus they have fantastic benefits like unlimited PTO, health benefits paid at 100%, and remote work on Fridays!

Read more and apply here.

Title: Assistant Director, Digital Marketing and Communications

Company: The University of Chicago

Location: Chicago, IL

Why we like it: If you are looking for a mid-level marketing job to showcase your skills, then look no further. The University of Chicago is looking for someone like you to help with their digital marketing. You’ll be an integral part of the marketing process by researching developing social media platforms, writing copy, execute event and program marketing strategy across the Polsky organization, managing email campaigns and more. Plus you’ll be working for one of the top-rated universities. 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Creative Strategist

Company: Pinterest

Location: NYC, NY

Why we like it: I don’t know about you, but if I need any kind of creative inspiration I turn to Pinterest. So imagine being the person behind the scenes working with partners in order to come up with ideas on what their brand could look like on Pinterest. You get to be one of the creative minds working on the platform that everyone loves. If you have a strong background in Marketing and are ready to take your career to the next level this is a great opportunity for you. You do need to be fluent in German for this, so if you have that in your list of skills, get ready to apply! 

Read more and apply here.

Title: National Account Manager

Company: Granite

Location: Chicago, IL

Why we like it: If you are looking to get into sales but want a base salary so you aren’t relying on solely commissions, you’re going to want to check this job out. They’re looking for someone who is persistent, aggressive, has a hunting mentality, with strong qualifying and closing skills. Does that sound like you? Not only does this help jump-start your sales career, but they also have awesome benefits and their office has a gym with really cool classes!

Read more and apply here.

Title: Customer Success Manager

Company: Square Root

Location: Austin, TX 

Why we like it: I might have a slight bias towards Customer Success jobs because I love what I do. These roles can be so rewarding! If you are a person who loves to make connections with others, can generate ideas to improve customer experience, and a great communicator, this is a role you’re going to want to jump on. Square Root has some awesome cultural values and has $3k in its yearly budget dedicated to each team member learning something new! How cool is that?

Read more and apply here.

Title: Senior Software Engineer – iOS

Company: Lose It!

Location: Boston, MA

Why we like it: Lose It! is a really cool app for both iOS and Android users who want to focus on losing weight and being healthy. They are currently looking for ways to continuously improve their app. As a Software Engineer, that’s where you would come in. They are still a small team which means you’ll have the benefits of seeing your work impact the entire company. Plus they have pretty cool benefits like flexible hours, gym reimbursement, and organic fruit delivered each week! 

Read more and apply here.

Title: Lead Medical Writer

Company: Global Medical Communication Agency

Location: Chicago, IL

Why we like it: Have several years of experience in medical writing and ready to take your job to the next level? As a lead medical writer, you will be creating journal articles, publications for scientific congresses/events, slide decks, learning materials, virtual learning modules, i-pad apps, and digital + medical education materials. Sounds fun right? What makes it even better is that you can work from home 2 days a week!  

Read more and apply here.

Title: Executive Assistant

Company: Ibotta

Location: Denver, CO

Why we like it: I truly believe that Executive Assistant roles are one of the best positions to get your foot in the door at any company. You would be in charge of managing schedules, travel arrangements, attending meetings, and working on projects. Basically, learning pretty much everything about the company. At Ibotta you would get benefits plus a casual dress code. Nothing like being comfy while you work!

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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