Six Figures For Snorkeling: Tourism Board Offers Dream Job
Australia's Tourism Queensland has found a new way to attract attention to the Great Barrier Reef. They are offering a job with a six-figure salary to one lucky applicant. It's billed as the "best job in the world" and comes with a three-bedroom home to stay in that has a pool. The job duties involve taking pictures, making video updates, blogging and doing media interviews all while exploring the Great Barrier Reef. The job pays $150,000 Australian for just six months and the only requirements are that you be enthusiastic, media-friendly and love to swim and snorkel. A nice marketing idea and a great gig for one lucky traveler. To apply you need to send a short video on why you want the job and fill out the online application form at www.islandreefjob.com Applications close on February 22.
UPDATE: The winner has been announced, Ben Southall from England will be enjoying six months of Great Barrier Reef bliss.