August 19, 2009

Hot Jobs 50: Jobs Abroad

Welcome to Hot Jobs Wednesday here at JobMonkey. Wow, can you believe it? The 50th Hot Jobs post!


That’s nearly a year of posting about some of the hottest job leads in nearly every imaginable field in the U.S. and around the world. Have you discovered a great job opportunity thanks to the JobMonkey? Please leave me a comment to share the good news!

In the 50th Hot Jobs, I am going to be focusing on jobs abroad. There are a number of hot jobs in Europe and Israel on the JobMonkey Job Center today, so if you are in the market for an international opportunity, get yourself over there now!

1. Residential & Commercial Segment Marketing Manager

Company: SunPower Corporation

Location: Geneva, Switzerland

Job Description: The Marketing Manager will lead the development and execution of SunPower’s commercial and residential marketing strategy in Europe. Duties will include creating country-specific marketing strategies, positing SunPower as the solar solution of choice, developing and capturing program performance metrics, and developing and managing expense budgets. This position is based in Geneva, Switzerland, but extensive travel will be required. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in Marketing, Business or an equivalent field, 5+ years of B2C/B2B marketing experience, and a multinational background with fluency in at least two European languages other than English.

2. Business Systems Analyst

Company: BrightSource Energy

Location: Jerusalem, Israel

Job Description: The Analyst will be responsible for all models and algorithms for the company. The ideal candidate will have an advanced degree in Computer Science plus at least 2-5 years experience in software engineering. An additional degree in Physics or Applied Mathematics is preferred, though not required. Candidates must also be fluent in C++ (incl. STL and design patterns), Python, SQL, and Matlab, plus comfortable working in both Linux and Windows environments.

3. Channel/Dealer Marketing Representative

Company: SunPower Corporation

Location: Frankfurt, Germany

Job Description: The Marketing Manager will create demand leads and revenue for the RLC Business Unit by providing operational marketing support to the RLC Sales team; assisting with set up and deployment of the dealer funding program; developing and implementing special initiatives and lead generation programs; collecting competitors’ information; reporting on the status of dealers’ network; and managing and tracking the department budget. The position is based in Frankfurt, Germany, but extensive travel (up to 40%) is required, primarily within Germany. The ideal candidate will have a B.A. degree with 3-5 years of marketing experience in a comparable industry. The candidate should also have a strong grasp of channel marketing and be a native German speaker with oral and written fluency in English.

Remember: The three jobs in this post are just the tip of the iceberg, so if you don’t see your dream job on my list, visit the Job Center for hundreds of other openings.

Good luck with your job search this week!

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