Being paid to sleep: this is the subject of the astonishing announcement posted by the American mattress brand Casper. According to CNN Business, the company is looking for a “professional sleeper” who will be tasked with testing the various mattresses on display in stores. Based mainly in New York, the position is part-time and should appeal to those looking for an original profession… and not too tiring!
The skills required for the position
What qualities are needed to land the position offered by Casper? As the announcement indicates, the lucky winner must have “exceptional sleep ability”, “the most frequent sleepiness possible” and an “ability to sleep on anything”. He must also be at least 18 years old and be available to post content on social networks, including his own image. “In those rare times when you’re not sleeping, you’ll be sharing your experiences with others by creating TikTok-style content to post on Casper’s social media,” explains the brand. The employee will also be offered free products by the brand.
If you are interested in this unusual job, it is possible to apply until next Thursday. In order to decide between the candidates, who will surely be numerous, the Casper company offers those who wish to post a TikTok video. The latter will be an opportunity to “demonstrate your ability to sleep” and your “passion for sharing and talking about everything that sleeps”.