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Who They Are: Provider of online event management and Web survey services.
Where They Are: Based in McLean, Va., with several other locations worldwide.
What They Want: The company plans to hire at least 130 new employees this year, with most new positions in the area of product development and client services. They also need sales associates and account executives, whose salaries reportedly start in the mid-$30,000 range.
Coolest Job: They need a Web Designer who will design and develop large-scale Web-based applications. Ideal candidates will have experience developing Web sites and will have strong skills with Photoshop and HTML.
Next Page: Intuit
Intuit (Stock Quote: INTU)
Who They Are: Provider of business and financial management software products; known for their TurboTax and Quicken brands.
Where They Are: Based in Mountain View, Calif., with numerous other offices throughout the U.S. and Canada.
What They Want: They have many openings in technical support, marketing and sales. They need software engineers — whose average salary is reportedly around $80,000 — and technical support reps, who are paid an hourly rate that averages around $15 an hour. Most positions offer a base salary, plus merit-based incentive bonuses.
Coolest Job: They need a Community Manager who will build and maintain a moderator team, drive employee engagement and contribute to the development of the community site. Requires experience managing and moderating online communities and a talent for managing and motivating a high-performing team.
Next Page: Internet Project Systems
Internet Project Systems
Who They Are: Technical support company.
Where They Are: Based in Baltimore.
What They Want: They need IT call center reps (salary: $39,282), help desk staff ($37,754) and field account trainers ($43,885). Positions also include a full benefits package.
Coolest Job: They need a Software Tester who will help ensure the timely release of effective products. In addition to testing all software products for quality assurance, this person will also participate in design discussions and brainstorming meetings. Requires experience in a similar role and good communication skills.
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Bonus Cool Job of the Week
If you love curling up with a good (and really old) book, this may be the perfect job for you. Bauman Rare Books, based in Las Vegas, is looking for a Rare Bookseller. This person would spend most of their time dealing with an upscale clientele consisting mainly of private collectors. Strong liberal arts background is required, and related experience would be helpful.