Run The Social Media Account Of A Barcelona Player – And Get Paid For It?

Big shoutout to Sligo’s finest Art McCarrick who passed on this ad listing from Journajobs.eu. Essentially London-based ‘global creative agency’ Major Players is seeking to employ a ‘social media reporter’ whose brief is as follows: ‘You need to keep the community in touch with the player during the playing season, as well as off season, with both on and off the pitch related content.’

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The job specifies that the applicant must speak Spanish and English and have a desire to live in Barcelona.

So all things being equal, it looks 99% likely that the job is to run the social media accounts of a Barcelona player. that would mean ‘being’ a Barca player, at least in a least in a virtual sense.

They add: ‘This is a once in a lifetime opportunity to share and build on the passions of a football community whilst travelling with a football megastar’. And for that, they’ll pay you £35,000 – 45,000. Who could it be? Is Messi planning a move to Twitter? Is Pique handing over control of his accounts with a kid on the way.

All in all though, it’s not such a bad gig.