US actor Charlie Sheen has reached out to his 2.2m Twitter followers with an ad for a summertime social media intern.
These amazing statistics from internships.com show how it was received and how, in the first hour, he converted more than 74,000 applications across three-quarters of the world’s countries.
The ad was posted on Monday, the same day Sheen was fired by CBS and Warner Bros from Two and a Half Men, the series that made him the highest paid TV actor last year, with a $1.8m per episode paycheque.
And in case you’re interested, here is the ad itself: http://ow.ly/4bu7A
Deadline: March 11th, 2011
Position: Full-Time, Paid
Timeframe: Summer 2011 (8 weeks)
Description: Do you have #TigerBlood? Are you all about #Winning? Can you #PlanBetter than anyone else? If so, we want you on #TeamSheen as our social media #TigerBloodIntern!
This unique internship opportunity will allow a hard-working, self-motivated, creative, resourceful and social media savvy individual to work closely with Charlie Sheen in leveraging his social network. The internship will focus on executing a social media strategy that will build on the success Charlie Sheen has attained in setting the Guinness World Record for the fastest time to reach one million followers on Twitter. The #TigerBloodIntern is expected to be proactive, monitor the day-to-day activities on the major social media platforms, prepare for exciting online projects and increase Charlie’s base of followers.
You will learn how to promote and develop the social media network of Hollywood’s most trending celebrity.