“4 copy editors killed in ongoing AP, Chicago Manual gang violence.”
“Study: Dolphins not so intelligent on land.”
“Fall cancelled after 3 billion seasons.”
“Mumford and sons can’t believe they all got each other mandolins for Christmas.”
If you chuckled at those headlines (or came up with ways to make them better,) you might want to apply to be the next VP of accounts at The Onion.
The Onion’s HR team isn’t messing around: They’re looking for a candidate with at least 10 years of marketing or advertising experience and five years experience in a management roll. Candidates also need to show experience—and success—working with Fortune 500 clients.
The list of qualifications isn’t surprising for company whose publication sites are visited by more than 11 million unique visitors every month. Onion Labs, the company’s in-house advertising agency, has worked with brands such as YouTube, TNT, Oscar Meyer and Adobe over the last 25 years.