In a bid to promote their upcoming game, Mattel is poised to select its first-ever “chief Uno player,” offering candidates an attractive weekly salary of $4,444.
Since the 1970s, Uno has challenged opponents to shed their hands by strategically matching colors and numbers, Fortune Magazine reported.
The card-playing job comes with a $4,444-a-week paycheck. https://t.co/Bh5oUbhGUC
— FORTUNE (@FortuneMagazine) August 1, 2023
Fans of the globally acclaimed card game might remember previous special editions, such as Uno Flip, Uno Extreme, and even Uno Harry Potter, per Fortune. Now, the California-based toy company is prepared to unveil Uno Quatro, “a classic four-in-a-row challenge with a twist,” the outlet noted.
To promote their newest edition of the classic game, Mattel is eagerly seeking people who will embrace the “work hard, play hard” mindset and effectively spread the word, Fortune reported. (RELATED: Subway Offers $50,000 In Gift Cards As Reward For Name Change To ‘Subway’)
The chosen “chief Uno player” will be responsible for engaging strangers in exhilarating Uno matches, crafting social media content, and getting creatively “WILD” in the process, the outlet noted.
You’ve played UNO, you’ve played DOS, and now you can play UNO QUATRO, a classic four-in-a-row challenge with an UNO twist. Drop & swap to get four in a row matching either color OR number. We’ve even added special action tiles to keep your opponent on their toes. pic.twitter.com/LD3q09vkcF
— UNO (@realUNOgame) August 1, 2023
In the official job description, Mattel stated, “[w]e’re looking for someone who’s just as passionate about throwing down a Draw 4 as they are engaging strangers in a game,” per Fortune.
As of now, the lucky player will be required to work four days a week from Sept. 13 to Oct. 7 in New York City, according to the outlet.
Candidates have been requested to submit video applications via TikTok by answering thought-provoking questions, such as their “best memory playing Uno” and why they are the perfect fit for this unique position, Fortune reported.
Prospective applicants must be U.S. citizens or permanent residents aged 18 or older and express their interest before the deadline of 11:59 p.m. on Aug. 10, the outlet noted.