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Rock Your Resume: Apply to Be Justin Timberlake’s Social Media Coordinator

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Justin Timberlake performs during halftime at the NFL Super Bowl 52 football game between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New England Patriots, Sunday, Feb. 4, 2018. Charlie Neibergall/AP Photo


Justin Timberlake wants you to work for him, it ain’t no lie, so kiss your boring job bye, bye bye.

Well, for a day at least.

LinkedIn is teaming up with Live Nation to offer one lucky person the job experience of a lifetime, working as the social media coordinator for Justin Timberlake’s Man of the Woods Tour for a day.

The winner will travel to Dallas on May 27 to join the Live Nation social media team and help manage the entertainment company’s social media accounts during JT’s concert.

On top of spending the day learning social media strategy from Live Nation, the winner gets behind-the-scenes access to the tour and a VIP seat for the show. That way you can post content on social media and jam out to “Can’t Stop the Feeling” at the same time — like the true multi-tasker you are.

You won’t get paid actual money, but you’ll get a free VIP pass to a Justin Timberlake concert, free hotel accommodations and airfare and seriously cool job experience to put on your resume.

Interested? Of course you are. Keep reading to find out how you can score this gig.

How to Become Justin Timberlake’s Social Media Manager

Applicants must be at least 18 years old, a resident of the U.S. and have a valid LinkedIn profile.

Create a video explaining why you deserve the gig and post it on LinkedIn. Add the tag #LinkedInTopCompaniesContest in the post copy and double-check your settings to make sure the video is visible to the public.

Here’s what the judges will be looking for in your video:

  • A creative approach (So maybe don’t start with “I think I deserve this because…”)
  • The ability to inspire others with storytelling
  • How this opportunity will affect your professional journey
  • Show a strong interest in the entertainment industry and social media

You can check out this post on LinkedIn for more information and official rules.

The deadline is May 13 at 11:59 p.m. PST, so jump on this opportunity quick. Justin is counting on you!

The lucky winner will be notified on May 18 via LinkedIn, so keep an eye on your InMail box.

If you don’t score the job, do your best to not cry a river about it; there are plenty of other dream jobs out there.  

Kaitlyn Blount is a junior staff writer at The Penny Hoarder. She would most likely bring up the jean ensemble incident, which is why she shouldn’t apply for this gig.

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