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The “World’s Coolest Job” by Honestbee is now accepting applicants

By Liu Hongzuo - on 24 Nov 2015, 12:21pm

The “World’s Coolest Job” by Honestbee is now accepting applicants

Do you fancy working in Japan for a month with a salary of US$10,000 (S$14,154) as a shopper for people? Not only does this ‘job’ exist, it is also currently hiring.

Honestbee is currently looking for applicants for their World’s Coolest Job offer. It is open for applications between now until 18 December 2015 11:59p.m. (SGT). Interested applicants have to be 21 years old or older, and generally saavy with social media. A closer look at their PDF of official rules also include “excellent interpersonal communication skills, good written and verbal English skills, and being able to cook simple meals with fresh groceries”, on top of other expectations.

The job requires the chosen applicant to be a grocery shopper and delivery bee for Honestbee’s customers, all while learning how to ski, snowboard, “and more”, while based in Niseko, a town located in Hokkaido, Japan. This position of a trained shopper and delivery bee comes with an attractive salary of US$10,000 plus expenses, training, living cost, transport and exclusive activities. The job will commence on 4 January 2016, and it ends on 31 January 2016. Accommodation will be shared and the salary is paid at the end of the job stint.

The application process is simple if you fit their requirements. You will need an Instagram account to follow @honestbeejp, and produce a 15-second video on why you deserve the role. After that, tag Honestbee and the hashtag #WorldsCoolestJob, and hope for the best. From the rules, it seems that the interview process will begin with 10 applicants with the highest number of likes on their Instagram video, with two hires chosen by 28 December 2015. The rest of the details and fine print can be found at their contest site, as well as their Facebook page.

If you haven’t heard of online grocery-delivery service Honestbee, you can read more about them on our site, such as their partnership with NTUC Fairprice, and their successful first round of funding.

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