Being paid to make memes? Sounds like a joke but well, a Bengaluru-based company is looking for a Chief Meme Officer at a salary of ₹ 1 lakh a month. The remote-working job opportunity requires a candidate to turn finance and the stock market into a laughter riot. Job responsibility includes creating relatable memes for GenZ and millennials. The company shared the post on LinkedIn a week ago.
“As the Chief Meme Offier, you will be tasked with creafting content that not only make us laugh but also stays true to our brand’s tone and message,” said Job Discription for Chief Meme offier of StockGro.
“The Ideal Chief Meme Offier candidate should be a dynamic and creative individual passionate about finance and all things meme-worthy. They should have a sarcastic sense of humour, a quick wit, and a talent, for turning even the most boring financial concepts into meme gold,” it added.
The company has urged people on LinkedIn to refer their meme-enthusiastic friends for this job and they can win an iPad if the person they refer is hired.
Several memes-makers have become popular on social media channels these days. However, it is being looked more as a hobby and fun than a job with any added monetary value. Gradually, the approach has been changing with brands start using this popular medium to promote, market and advertise themeselves among young consumers who are addicted to social media.