Being in business doesn’t mean you’re chained to a desk.
If you enjoy the corporate world, but you do not want to be stuck inside a cubicle, rest assured that there are jobs in the business world that cater to the globetrotter in you.
Sales manager: If you like people and can sell ice to an Eskimo, then being a sales manager is the perfect job for you. Often, sales managers are responsible for regions or territories and travel to those areas to meet with clients and build relationships. For example, Smart Meetings, a travel trade magazine, web site, and live event organizer, is currently looking for such a sales manager where you will travel to five-star hotels and engage with decision makers. The candidate is required to be a sharp, articulate and passionate salesperson
Auditor: Business News Daily named auditors one of the top jobs where you can travel and work at the same time. If you’re a numbers person or have an accounting degree, this job may be for you. Travel the country examining financial records of businesses and explore the areas where you are going. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says that auditor jobs will grow by 11 percent by 2024.
Motivational speaker: Businesses use motivational speakers to pump up their sales force and their staff. If you are great at motivating others and can speak in front of a crowd, then becoming a motivational speaker can be a great way to see the country – and possibly even the world – and make a healthy living.
Executive Assistant: Higher ups in business need someone to help keep them on track when they travel, so they often bring an executive assistant, secretary or consultant. It’s a great way to see the world on your own down time – if you have any depending on the job – but expect that this is a fast-paced and sometimes high-stress job.
Event planner: Are you a great party planner? Do people want to come to your events and you know what gets people talking? Then being an event coordinator can also combine your love of parties and travel. This isn’t a job that requires a college degree, but you do need to understand events and conventions. The average income for an event planner is approximately $40,000 to $80,000 annually, and bonuses are possible.
Promotions manager: When there’s an event there’s someone to promote that event and a promotions manager or public relations manager is often in charge. The manager makes certain that the event is publicized well and consults with local and national media for interviews and to get media placement for the event. They are on hand the day of the event to make sure that all runs smoothly.
Business analyst: Companies need help to determine why they aren’t growing and they need analysts to help them determine where there success is. If you have it in you to analyze companies and offer them business solutions, then this position might be perfect for you. You will research and evaluate the company and provide solutions and feedback.