Dream Job Alert: You Could Drive Across the Country in a Wienermobile
If you've always fantasized about driving a 27-foot-long hotdog on wheels, Oscar Mayer has a dream job for you.
The purveyor of meats is accepting applications for the role of official "Hotdogger." According to the company's website, this person will be responsible for driving the iconic Wienermobile across the country, and will serve as a goodwill ambassador (making television and radio appearances; going on grocery store and military visits; appearing at charity functions).
And according to one former Hotdogger, it’s a great opportunity to hone marketing skills and see the country.
OK, the Hotdogger will basically operate like a traveling public relations mobile. Fortunately, the gig comes with a pretty cool company car.
Oscar Mayer will bestow the keys to the wiener-on-wheels to an outgoing, sociable candidate with a college degree (preferably in journalism or communications). If you don't have a driver's license, you're probably barking up the wrong tree. This person must also be able to commit to a job that's all about being on the road. (Unfortunately, though the job demands a lot of travel, you won't be able to rack up many frequent flyer miles.)
If you're lucky enough to become the Hotdogger, prepare for 40-hours of instruction at Hot Dog High, the company's training grounds located in Madison, Wisconsin. This is where you'll learn to navigate the new ride.
Interested in quitting your job to, er, a new job? You have until Jan. 31 to send in your application for the year-long gig, which starts in June, at the very beginning of the dog days of summer.