11 Great Jobs for Working Parents

Marketing Assistant

Average Annual Salary: $37,945
Education: Likely requires bachelor's degree

Most active parents have volunteered to spearhead an event or fund raiser for their kids' sports team, theater group or school. If you're shaking your head yes, then you already have some marketing experience.

This job requires superior project management skills, the ability to communicate effectively and exemplary attention to detail. Whether you're coordinating an event for a customer or helping advertising with a direct mailing, this job can be a perfect fit for parents who have been driving results for years without getting paid for it.

After you've successfully run the concession stand at athletic events, led the cookie drive to its most profitable year ever and made sure the science fair went off without a hitch, life in the corporate world will be a breeze.