James Herring of London-based Taylor Herring PR posted this newspaper-style job listing for a Cat Video Technologist on Twitter. According to Herring, the newspaper look of the ad was faked to gain attention on the Internet, but the job is indeed real.
Cat Video Technologist
Salary: Subject To Experience. Full Time
Taylor Herring are seeking a new member to join its rapidly expanding, content creation team.
Are you insanely tuned in to the internet?
Do you who know what makes people hit the ‘share’ and ‘retweet’ buttons?
Do you know why Ryan Gosling won’t eat his breakfast, or why Tom Selleck just can’t get enough of waterfalls and sandwiches?
Can spot the next breaking meme before the world wakes up?
Do you have a creative mind and obsessive social media habits?
Could you integrate your original ideas to run alongside a traditional PR campaign?
Do you have an excellent understanding of social media and know exactly what content works on each channel?
Creative Writing? Photoshopping? YouTubing? These skills would be good.
Relevant experience essential…
Email your CV in to email@example.com along with a 6- second Vine video which sells your skills.
Closing date 21.6.13.
Imagine how awesome this would look on your business card… pic.twitter.com/PkaO0lmv4p
— James Herring (@TaylorHerringPR) May 28, 2013