Top 9 In-Demand Jobs in Michigan

Tara Taylor

By on 07/12/18

Top 9 In-Demand Jobs in Michigan

Detroit’s startup scene is growing and new tech companies are cropping up all across Michigan. In fact, in the last three years, there has been a 50% increase in the number of Detroit-based companies, and in the last year alone, startups in Detroit received more than $62M from venture capital firms. Bottom line: there’s no shortage of opportunities for job seekers!

As a purpose-driven recruiting platform, we talk with Michigan-based companies daily about the growth opportunities they have available and what they’re looking for in the talent they hire. We’re excited to give our community the inside scoop on what specific roles these hiring companies are looking for right now.

If you’re thinking about changing jobs or starting a new career in Michigan, complete our talent application and we’ll be in touch.

Here are 9 in-demand job roles in Michigan:

1. Mid- Senior-Level Engineers

  • Overview: Engineers of all types are at the top of the in-demand list, including DevOps engineers, mobile developers, and data scientists. If you're curious to explore new opportunities, let us know.
  • Requirements: Hands-on experience in one or more programming languages such as Java, PHP, C/C++, C#, Python, or Ruby.
  • Experience: 5+ years
  • Compensation: $90,000+

2. Director of Technology

  • Overview: We’re always looking for IT Directors who can think big, be strategic, lead a team, and who have a strong engineering background. If this is you, complete an app.
  • Requirements: Proven experience, BS/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field, sound understanding of computer systems, and excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Experience: 8+ years
  • Compensation: $120,000+

3. UI/UX Designer

  • Overview: We’ve got tons of roles to fill for experienced designers who enjoy finding solutions that align user needs and business goals. Get started.
  • Requirements: Familiarity with best practices and methodologies for designing amazing user experiences, great communication skills, an aptitude for learning, and experience working in a professional environment.
  • Experience: 4+ years
  • Compensation: $70,000+

4. Account Executive

  • Overview: If you have experience building relationships with prospects and customers for a SaaS focused company, let’s talk!
  • Requirements: Motivated, self-driven, results-oriented, and polished communication and presentation skills.
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Compensation: $60,000+

5. Digital Marketing Coordinator

  • Overview: If you’re a creative marketing professional who is looking for career growth, you are in luck. Digital Marketing coordinators are in-demand. Apply now.
  • Requirements: BA in Marketing or related field, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and creative and analytical thinker.
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Compensation: $50,000+

6. Customer Success Manager

  • Overview: Success managers play one of the most important roles in a company so it's no surprise they make our top list. If you enjoy being on the front lines supporting customers, let us know.
  • Requirements: Relevant work experience in a client-facing customer success, professional services, or account management role. Active listener with great communication skills, patience, and emotional intelligence.
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Compensation: $50,000+

7. Tech Recruiter

  • Overview: Calling all stellar recruiters who have experience recruiting candidates with technical skills and the ability to build long-term relationships with talent - let's chat.
  • Requirements: Hands-on experience in recruiting, human resources, or relevant area, along with excellent communication skills and creative sourcing techniques.
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Compensation: $60,000+

8. Project Manager

  • Overview: If you enjoy taking projects from conception to completion, along with multi-tasking and keeping teams organized, complete an application to learn about new opportunities.
  • Requirements: Experience with project management software, advanced time management skills, excellent communication skills, and working knowledge of MS Excel.
  • Experience: 3+ years
  • Compensation: $50,000+

9. Partnerships Manager

  • Overview: We’re looking for people that are passionate about building relationships and effectively managing marketing campaigns. Apply now.
  • Requirements: Knowledge of digital marketing/media, strong communication skills, ability to analyze a campaign and identify opportunities to optimize, and persistence with outreach to potential partners and building relationships.
  • Experience: 3-5 years in performance-based marketing, sales, or customer management.
  • Compensation: $70,000+

Don’t see a role that’s right for you on this list? Don’t sweat it. This is a list of in-demand roles. We have plenty more job opportunities available, and we work with new companies every month so new opportunities are always being added. Feel free to complete a talent application and we’ll reach out when we have a great match for you.

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