Best blogging job? Promote the Great Barrier Reef

The Australian state of Queensland has advertised for an “Island Caretaker”. Forget the humdrum image the word “caretaker” conjures up and instead focus on the specifics.

It’s a six-month, live-in contract with flexible working hours that requires the successful applicant to explore the islands of the world-famous Great Barrier Reef, discovering more about it and then editing a promotional blog that will promote it to an international audience.

It pays the equivalent of US$100,000, and is described as “The Best Job In the World”. [Read more…]