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The 50 Weirdest Job Titles

By Mark Wilkinson | Nov 30, 2014 | Friday Funnies

Here at Coburg Banks we see so many CVs that you would think that nothing would surprise us any more. However, once in a while we see a weird job title on a CV that is so bizarre it completely bamboozles us.

I have compiled below the 50 weirdest job titles that have genuinely been found on CVs. The majority of the convoluted job titles below are from the marketing sector. It perhaps says something about people in marketing, an industry we recruit for and of which I am one.

I have deciphered as many of the weird job titles as I could and put the logical job title next to the silly one, but some have defeated me.  I’ve put a question mark to the weird job titles I couldn’t quite understand.  If you can guess what they are, pop your version of the job title in the comments box below.

1.  Beverage Dissemination Officer – Bartender

2.  Chick Sexer – Someone who determines the sex of chickens

3.  Digital Overlord – Website Manager

4.  Retail Jedi – Shop Assistant

5.  Wizard of Light Bulb Moments – Marketing Director

6.  Chief Chatter – Call Centre Manager

7.  Animal Colourist – This person dyes animals for movies and marketing campaigns

8.  Problem Wrangler – Counsellor

9.  Twisted Brother – Balloon Artist

10.  Digital Dynamo – Digital Marketing Executive

11.  Direct Mail Demi-God – Direct Mail Manager

12.  Dream Alchemist – Head of Creative

13.  Marketing Rock star – Marketing Executive

14.  Light Bender – Someone who is responsible for the high-tech, precision job of making neon lights

15.  Space Travel Agent – This is the job of Craig Curran who is an accredited travel agent for Virgin Galactic, the world’s first space tourism business.

16.  Associate to the Executive Manager of Marketeering and Conservation efforts – Marketing Assistant

17.  Pneumatic device and machine optimizer – Factory Worker

18.  Senior Kindle Evangelist – In charge of all things ‘Kindle’ for Amazon

19.  Brand Evangelist – Marketing Brand Manager

20. Chief Inspiration Officer – A ‘CIO’ is a company representative whose role is essentially to encourage ‘belief in the company’ and ‘internal evangelism of its values’ (give me strength)

21.  Part-Time Czar – Czars were Eastern European supreme rulers that haven’t been around since WWII. This person is either an assistant manager or perhaps an emperor of Russia who has been kept in a cryopreserve state since 1917 and is now ready to rejoin the job market.

23.  Associate Vice President – One of a number of Vice Presidents

24.  Patron Saint of Academic Studying – Unless this person was several hundred years old, I’m doubting whether this person is being totally honest about being a saint.

25.  Personalized care assistant – Surely just care Assistant is fine?

26.  Hair Boiler – Someone who boils animal hair until it curls (for use in a variety of products)

27.  Cheese Sprayer – Someone who sprays cheese or butter by hand on popcorn

28.  Oyster Floater – Someone who floats oysters in water until they are free of impurities

29.  Marketing Rock star – Marketing Manager

30.  Grand Master of Underlings – Deputy Manager

31.  Creativity Analyst – Assistant Marketing Manager

Image of a card reading 'when I grow up I want to be an accounting ninja'32.  Accounting Ninja – Financial Manager (Trying to make numbers sound sexier than they are)

33.  Sales Ninja – Sales Executive

34.  Conversation Architect – Digital Marketing Manager

35.  Director of Fun – Director of Marketing

36.  New Media Guru – Digital Marketing Manager

37.  Initiative Officer – Planner

38.  Social Media Trailblazer – Digital Marketing Executive

39.  Corporate Magician – Trade Show Magician

40.  Master Handshaker – ?????

41.  Communications Ambassador – ?????

42.  Happiness Advocate – ?????

43.  Under Secretary to the Sub-Committee – ?????

44.  Hyphenated-specialist – ??????

45.  Second Tier Totalist – ??????

46.  Actions and Repercussions Adviser – ??????

47.  Professionalist International and world-wide optical and vision-focused tenured professorship – ??????

48.  Creator of Happiness -??????

49.  Change Magician – ?????

50.  Chief Biscuit Dunker – ??????

- Mark Wilkinson
Mark Wilkinson

Mark Wilkinson

Mark is one of the founders of Coburg Banks and heads up the permanent recruitment division of the business.  Every day he helps companies with their recruitment projects, sourcing the very best individuals for their vacancies.  He understands recruitment inside-out.

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