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Who They Are: Financial services company that creates long-term investment solutions for more than 7 million clients.
Where They Are: Headquartered in St. Louis, Mo., with more than 10,000 branch offices in the US, Canada and the UK.
What They Want: Financial advisors in all parts of the US, Canada and the UK, with particular emphasis on metropolitan areas. "Edward Jones currently seeks financial advisors across the country to open their own offices in their local communities," says a company rep. "No prior financial experience is required, but interested candidates ideally would have prior sales or management experience."
Coolest Job: The company says they thinks the financial advisor jobs are pretty cool. "Building a business in your local community with no upfront investment? Check. Achieve unlimited earning potential? Check. Make a difference in your clients' lives? Check." They also have an opening with a cool-sounding title: the "Study for Success" Trainer who will mentor and mange trainees until they successfully complete their required exams.
Next Page: Verisign
Verisign (Stock Quote: VRSN)
Who They Are: Large provider of Internet infrastructure services.
Where They Are: Headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., with numerous other locations nationwide.
What They Want: They have lots of tech-related openings, plus opportunities in the financial and communications departments.
Coolest Job: They need a Community Relations Specialist in the Washington, D.C. office. This person would handle charitable contributions and community service activities, and coordinate company volunteer activities. The ideal candidate has a college degree plus six years of experience in community relations, volunteer management, or a combination of HR and community relations experience.
Next Page: Public Storage
Public Storage (Stock Quote: PSA)
Who They Are: Largest owner and operator of public storage facilities in the U.S.
Where They Are: 2,000 locations nationwide.
What They Want: Customer service reps, sales agents and facilities managers
Coolest Job: The on-site resident storage manager position not only provides you with a job, it also gives you a place to live. These positions include an apartment which is attached to the storage facility. In addition to a salary, the manager receives the rent-free apartment (with basic utilities paid for by the company).
Next Page: Bonus Cool Job
Bonus Cool Job of the Week: If you're a baseball fan with some on-air experience, this may be the perfect gig for you. Sirius XM Radio (Stock Quote: SIRI) has an opening for an on-air host for their baseball talk show, MLB Home Plate. You would prepare the talk show content on a daily basis, present information and opinions in an entertaining way and conduct research and interviews. The position is based in Washington, D.C.
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