Google has become so obviously amazing that so many people want to work for them. That being said, if you’re looking to ride slides to work, enjoy mandatory ice cream parties and ride zebras everywhere (or whatever else they get to do), put your basic office skills to use as an Administrative Assistant for that website; better known, as YouTube.
Rent the Runway, an internet start-up that rents expensive chic designer clothes to normals, is looking for someone creative, detail-oriented, and vaguely experienced in the world of writing things online to manage all their social media, and if you think you can do it, well, make it work.
Huffington Post is looking for a new contributor to their Green section, which covers everything environmental, climate, and energy-related. If that sounds like exactly what you’d like to write about, or even just in the ballpark, feel free to apply, since the job is technically a “fellowship” (which means extended trial period, but you do get paid), just remember to keep your green thumb on the pulse if it’s a job you’d like to keep.
Harri is a site designed to let people in the service industry interact and find jobs, so where does a site designed to find people jobs advertise a job? Turns out, Craigslist, and this sweet position marketing the website to the New York restaurant scene can be yours for a mere college degree and some computer savvy. If you’ve got experience with websites and social media, and you’re looking to get onto the ground floor of one of them “internet millionaire” success stories, this could very well be the place for you. Plus, you know their break room has bomb snacks.
Recipe-sharing website Cookstr is hiring an Editorial Assistant, so if your three favorite things are “cooking,” “writing,” and “worshiping our new computer overlords,” then you should probably apply now. The job involves many different kinds of tasks, so it’s definitely for the type-A “it DOES need to be perfect, actually” people out there. The tasks themselves include editing copy, managing a social presence, writing and being chummy with various authors.
Citi Bike has a job just for you. Those blue bombers flying all over the city’s bike lanes are looking for an Outreach Ambassador to get people acquainted with their brand/teach foreigners how not to get flattened. Of course, the job is seasonal-only, so if you’re looking for some quick summertime cash and some ripped calves to go with it, get pedaling.
Waterhouse & Dodd is looking for a Gallery Assistant. An art degree is definitely required, and they wouldn’t say no to a little experience, but as long as you’ve got a love of art and both your legs are the same length, then this opportunity is definitely worth a shot. LINK