It takes a lot more than some hotshot computer programmers to run a successful tech company.
From marketing to business development, there’s a wide range of tasks that every tech company must be good at to succeed, and experts in some of these fields are in high demand at tech companies right now.
In fact, 18% of all open jobs at tech companies are currently for non-tech related positions, according to a report from career site Glassdoor.
Here are the 10 non-tech roles that tech companies want to hire the most right now.
4. Operations manager
The operations manager, is tasked with directing the operations within the company, hence the name. This means budgeting, logistics, managing resources, and other responsibilities.
1. Account executive
Edward Bernays applied the principles of propaganda to marketing.Bruce Henschel/Flickr, CC BY-NC-ND
An account executive is a position that requires a strong relationship with the client, and it’s a job that involves working with both the advertising agency and the client itself. The account executive will be involved in some of the operations behind a marketing campaign, and will attempt to secure more clients as well.