Now, one company plans to pay an ambitious adventurer $1,000 to document one of the North Star State's outdoor offerings.
WhistleOut - which is, apparently, an online price comparison tool for cell phone plans - is running a promotion to find a "Chief Adventure Officer." Despite the fancy title, this individual will serve as an independent contractor and simply "snap some pictures with a phone" of their state's "great outdoors," the company says.
Payment for the winner is $1,000, a smartphone and up to $500 in reimbursements for travel expenses.
Whomever WhistleStop selects will have four key responsibilities:
- Plan a trip to a "scenic outdoor destination" in their state.
- Find a new smartphone (up to $1,000), which WhistleStop will then send to the winner.
- Take "captivating photos" of the state's "natural beauty" using said phone.
- Share the images on social media.
You can apply right here by answering some questions - including whether you follow WhistleStop on various social media platforms. The company says it isn't looking for a professional photographer, but someone who is "adventurous at heart - the type of person who’d rather be climbing a mountain than bingeing the latest Netflix hit."
Applications are being accepted until 7 pm. central time on May 21, and the winner will be announced one week later on the company's YouTube channel.