Though the vast popularity of Pokemon GO is beginning to wane, there are reports of some Pokemon trainers who have taken their Pokemon hunting to another level, turning it into an actual job. Sources have reported that an online job-listing was found on Facebook, asking for a part-time “lure manager.”
The unconfirmed ad listing, which can be seen below, was posted on Facebook, according to Reddit user, xiaolong_pao. According to the ad, the company is hiring Pokemon GO experts with a minimum level of ten in the game, and at least has had two years of college education. For those wanting to apply, the job appears to be based in the Philippines, so if you’re not from there, you better keep your day job.
This is actually not the first job posting for a professional Pokemon GO career posted online. Another website, Funzing.com, released an ad for the “first ever Pokemon job in the world” in their website, calling for a Pokemon master who ticks all the boxes of a fanatic, master trainer, and a thrill seeker always out on an adventure catching them all.”
Applicants for the job were guaranteed experiences which included a “Secret location disclosed only to applicants until 20/08” and “one lucky master securing a three-month dream job.”
The lucky master who was able to best a long line of Pokemon trainers was Singaporean, Ivy Lim, who secured the first Pokemon GO job in the world. With her win, she was assured $1,000.00 a month for a minimum of three months, to train, share secrets, host lure parties, walks, raves and share her experiences.
“I didn’t know that the job of Pokemon Master exists. I have always wanted to train alongside with friends to catch Pokemon in real life, just like in the Pokemon shows,” Lim told reporters during an interview.
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