Calling all bookworms: If you love to read, you’re in luck, as a company will now pay you $200 for every novel you can finish.
WordsRated, a website that studies and analyzes the content of books, is looking for a host of “general bibliophiles” to devour popular reads.
The lucky applicants will receive a nice sum for each book they finish, after registering some important details.
The job ad explains what information the reader will need to note down, including the number of characters per gender, the number of sentences given to men vs. female characters, locations, how many questions are asked during the book, which animals appear, among others.
WordsRated explained: “We will use this data to create unique studies and statistics based on data about books.”
And they summed up the job by saying, “We give you books. You read them. We give you cash.”
“We’re looking for people who can devour hundreds of pages with ease while paying attention to detail. Your job is to read the book and take notes on specific details.”
They confirmed that they will pay for each finished book, confirming that there is no limit, be it one book per month or one book per day.”
Currently, the focus is on the portrayal of women in modern novels, and the selection will be drawn from The New York Times best selling novels of 2022.
Among the titles that could be on the list are The seven husbands of Evelyn Hugoby Taylor Jenkins Reid, which has been on the newspaper’s fiction bestseller list for 43 weeks.
Y where the locusts sing, by Delia Owens, who has enjoyed 157 weeks on the same list. The book is currently being made into a movie, starring Daisy Edgar-Jones, due for release later this year.
But applicants won’t have to worry about getting their reading material, as titles will be provided and delivered by WordsRated, so readers won’t have to pay out of pocket.
WordsRated Research Director Daniel McLoughlin said: “This is an opportunity for book lovers to earn a little extra money while doing what they love.
“It would take our researchers forever to read 20 books, but for 20 people to read 1 book each or 10 people to read 2 books each it will be much faster.
“We hope this can be a win-win, as readers can get books for free and get paid to read them, while WordsRated can produce more studies that will hopefully impact publishing, writing and books in general. general. “
The first cohort is expected to fill the position in June, with a second round of hiring in August, with no fixed time limit on the position.
They theorize that they will initially hire between five and 10 people, with the goal of building a base of 20 trusted readers.
Since the company is remote, they said the job can be located at their leisure and can be done anywhere in the world, including the US.
Ultimately, the ideal candidate must have a “passion for reading,” the job posting emphasizes.
To apply, click here, tell the team why you’re perfect for the position and, unsurprisingly, what your favorite book is.