I saw this on craigslist and wanted to share it with the community. I have heard they are specifically looking for Amazing Race reviewers.
Poptimal, LLC (“Poptimal™”) is an upcoming pop-culture company that focuses on reviewing television shows and movies in a unique and personal way. We are currently looking for writers who are passionate about movies and/or faithfully devoted to their favorite primetime television shows to contribute to our site. Selected candidates will be responsible for writing reviews for fall television shows and newly released movies. They may also have the opportunity to participate in Poptimal Podcasts™.
Candidates need not be experienced writers, but must have excellent writing skills and strong opinions, as well as be reliable and able to meet pre-established deadlines. Poptimal™ greatly values diversity and candidates of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply.
What’s in it for you? If you are chosen to be a Poptimal™ writer, you will receive one or more of the following:
· Free movie passes, including advance screening passes
· Your own recurring featured writing sections on the Poptimal™ website
· The opportunity to voice your opinions about your favorite movies or television shows to a huge national and international audience
· The chance to join a rapidly-growing company from the ground floor
Additionally, compensation may be available in the near future.
If interested, please email the following in Microsoft Word format or as a .pdf file to email@example.com
1. One sample review of a recent film or television episode (not to exceed 500 words, double-spaced, 12-point font);
2. A short bio telling us who you are and where you are from (not to exceed 1/2 page, double-spaced, 12-point font); and
3. A list of your top 5 current TV shows and 5 favorite movies released within the last 2 years.
The deadline for submissions is Sunday, September 16, 2007, at 6:00pm EST. Candidates of interest will be selected and notified shortly thereafter. Remember, we are looking for creative and enthusiastic writers with a near-obsessive devotion to their favorite shows and movies!