This luxury Maldives resort is recruiting a bookseller
(CNN) — Luxury resort seeks outgoing person for desert island bookseller position. Must love reading.
Yes, you read that correctly.
The successful applicant will need to relocate close to the Soneva Fushi resort.
courtesy Soneva Fushi
They’ll also need to move close to the resort, which is described as “the original desert island hideaway in the Maldives,” and commit to the position for a minimum of three months.
Positioned a 30-minute sea plane journey from Malé International airport, Soneva Fushi is within the Baa Atoll UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and boasts a number of five-star villas located steps from a white sand beach.
“We want someone on the ground who is creative and inspiring and can maybe get more people to share the pleasure of reading, which is what people enjoy doing on holiday,” Blackwell told The Guardian.
For every hotel library they supply to, Ultimate Library helps to donate a reading and reference library to a local institute to assist the community.
“Fringe benefits unparalleled”
“The pay is derisory but the fringe benefits unparalleled,” he added. “The role will evolve and it is in part up to you to make the most of this unique opportunity.
“It’s a dream job for many people. If I was 25 again I would do it.”
While the desert island bookseller role certainly is a dream job for many, it’s of course not the only high-profile position that has left many of us considering leaving everything behind and hopping on a plane.
Back in May, the Great Barrier Reef Marine Park began advertising for a new caretaker for the Low Isles, off Port Douglas in North Queensland, where duties involved occasional snorkeling and conduct surveys of pied-imperial pigeons.
The pop-up book shop is due to open on October 1.
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