Spend two months this winter sampling some of the best Guinness that Dublin has to offer? This job description has to be seen to be believed.
The Irish Roadtrip's job positing went viral on Sunday night when they have 2,3k job applications in less than 12 hours. Why? The job post listing reads: "Dream Job: Guinness Tester To Sample Creamy Pints In Cosy Dublin Pubs This Winter"!
The posting, published on Instagram on Sunday evening went instantly viral Guinness fans from around the world applied, thinking they're up to the challenge.
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Update 23:47: Good God that escalated. There's been just under 1,390+ applications in 3.5 hours ... If you tried to apply via the form and couldn't, I've popped my email just above it, so feel free to send them there. The sheer volume of submissions made the form lag. Wanted: #Guinness Tester To Sample Creamy Pints In Cosy #Dublin Pubs This Winter (link in bio) Know someone that would like to get paid €22 per hour (+pints on us) to sample and review pints of Guinness in Dublin pubs for theirishroadtrip.com (if so tag them)? This'll be a dream side-gig for anyone that's fond of a fine pint & that enjoys writing. Here's all you need to know: - Pay: €22 per hour + pints on us (2 hours per pub link in bio for more info) - The pubs: there are 7 pubs on the hit list - The succesful applicant will need to visit each pub (not in one go!), sample the drop and write a review - To apply and read the Ts&Cs: Hop into the link in our bio A sidenote: There's several excellent Dublin pub / Guinness reviewers out there. We're not looking to compete with these in any way. Here's a handful of them in case you're curious: @dublinbypub @alovelypint @guinnessadvisor @alovelypint We get HEAPS of emails from people visiting the theirishroadtrip.com that are coming to Dublin and that are looking to nip into a pub that's know for pouring a tasty pint. This is to fill that gap! Cheers! The photo above was taken by the lads at @dublinsnugs (another deadly page)
So what does the hard job intail? A successful applicant will earn $24 (€22) per hour to drink Guinness in Dublin pubs, like the historic Gravediggers and Tom Kennedy's. And the best news the pubs are the best in Dublin AND... the pints are on them! You can read the full posting here.
It's a tough and grueling gig by the sound of it.
The successful applicant will then be required to:
- visit each pub
- order a pint
- consume said pint
- snap a photo
- and write a 250-word review.
Sounds like a dream right and as if that's not enough here are some of the great Irish pubs you'll be visiting:
- The Gravediggers
- The Long Haul
- The Strawberry Hall
- Tom Kennedy’s
Well? Are you up for the job? Do you know someone who'd love this gig? Spread the word.