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Fast extraction of job titles from strings

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Find Job Titles in Strings

  • Free software: MIT license
  • Python versions: 2.7, 3.4+


  • Find any of 77k job titles in a given string
  • Text processing is extremely fast using “acora” library
  • Dictionary generation takes about 20 seconds upfront


Instantiate “Finder” and start extracting job titles:

>>> from find_job_titles import Finder
>>> finder.findall('I am the Senior Vice President')
[('Senior Vice President', 9),
 ('Vice President', 16),
 ('President', 21)]

All possible, overlapping matches are returned. Matches contain positional information of where the match was found.

Alternatively use “finditer” for lazy consumption of matches:

>>> finder.finditer('I am the Senior Vice President')]
<generator object ...>


This package was created with Cookiecutter and the fluquid/cookiecutter-pypackage project template.


0.7.0 (2017-08-22)

  • fixed tox tests for py27 re: different unicode treatment by acora and pyahocorasick
  • only testing default Finder using pyahocorasick now.

0.6.0 (2017-08-22)

  • rewrote and fixed longest match code
  • added pyahocorasick implementation and made default
  • added params to enable/disable longest matches

0.5.0 (2017-08-22)

0.4.0 (2017-08-21)

  • updated title list with marketing execs
  • set non-dev version

0.3.0-dev (2017-08-18)

  • updated title list (- surnames, - blacklist, + added_roles)

0.2.0-dev (2017-08-18)

  • proper tracking of code with releases

0.1.0 (unreleased)

  • First release on PyPI.

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