This is a job so seldom nowadays that I had difficulties finding the English translation in the two online dictionaries I normally use for a first glance: be a Reisemarschall.
A bit of googling brought me to terms like “coordinator of the papal trips” (which would be correctly describing Mr. Gaspari’s position as “Päpstlicher Reisemarschall”, of course, but would be too specific as a general term, even if he may be the only Reisemarschall left – yet “coordinator of the [enter head of state’s title] may be an option, although not sounding as traditional as the German term “Reisemarschall”) or “Papal traveling coordinator” (the latter link showing you can even get a decoration for doing your job from the King of Spain and giving the option of “traveling coordinator” as a general job title). Read more... (207 words, estimated 50 secs reading time)
Quite a nice job, I guess: be a Jolly Good Fellow at Google and get paid for it. This is the work of Meng. His job now is to “Enlighten minds, open hearts, create world peace.”
Here is an interview with him – for more, just go to his website.
Possibly in a series of articles on out-of-the-box thinking, I am going to introduce a few interesting job ideas, as during the period of job hunting, I have come across a few quite interesting job descriptions. Although these positions appear to be not quite the rule, I believe just noticing them (if one cannot get them, of course…) can be of help in finding ideas about how oneself might create (or find?) a suitable position for oneself.
Here, I am introducing the first one:
Be a Wizard of your City or Country!
Have a look at the Wizard of New Zealand here: Read more... (145 words, estimated 35 secs reading time)