NEW YORK (MainStreet) — Can’t find any job postings that seem like they’re worth applying to? Don’t worry, MainStreet has you covered.
Each week we scour through job boards, company websites, Twitter feeds and news articles to round up the coolest openings available. Who knows, one of these just might be your next dream job. Here are the five coolest job openings we found this week:
Home Page Editor for TheAtlantic.com
TheAtlantic.com, a leader in online news, is looking for an editor to write headlines and curate which stories end up on the home page. This is a high-profile position so expect it to be pretty competitive, but if you have several years’ experience writing or editing online, it may be worth a try. The position is based in Washington, D.C.
Graphic Designer at ThinkGeek
ThinkGeek is now hiring geeks. The popular online retailer has several job openings right now including one for a graphic designer to help design and manufacture items to be sold on the site. To give you some idea of what you might be working on, ThinkGeek sells everything from Star Wars lightsabers to Star Trek bathrobes, so you can really let your inner geek out. The position is based in Fairfax, Va.
Hundreds of Jobs at Volkswagen
Volkswagen is planning to add 800 jobs to its factory in Chattanooga, Tenn., as demand for new cars in the U.S. continues to increase. As part of this effort, there are now job postings for supply process specialists, technicians and managers, just to name a few.
Legal Counsel for Creative Commons
Creative Commons, a nonprofit group that provides copyright licenses for online content to the general public, is hiring counsel to work with its legal team to advise the group and negotiate on its behalf in copyright proceedings. If you’re looking for an exciting and meaningful legal job at a high-profile company, this is it. The position requires two to four years of legal experience and is based out of the Creative Commons headquarters in Mountain View, Calif.
Program Manager at the United Nations Foundation
The United Nations Foundation is looking to hire a program manager for standards and testing who will take the lead in the international organization’s ongoing effort to develop and eventually deliver clean cooking stoves to those in developing countries. The position is based in Washington, D.C., and comes with generous benefits.
Seth Fiegerman is a staff reporter for MainStreet. You can reach him by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org, or follow him on Twitter @sfiegerman.