LOOK: Digital innovations firm hiring Pokémon Go ‘lure managers’ | Inquirer Technology

LOOK: Digital innovations firm hiring Pokémon Go ‘lure managers’

/ 11:42 AM August 26, 2016

Your eyes are not deceiving you. Someone is going to get paid by baiting wild Pokémon into certain areas.

A job posting has gone viral on Facebook since Wednesday, looking for avid Pokémon Go gamers who will serve as “lure managers” for Smart Communications’ digital services arm, Voyager Innovations Inc.


According to James Tancioco, Voyager’s Human Resource head, the company is searching for 10 part-time managers who will work for a month.

“The job is really easy. We need you to activate lures the entire day!” he wrote.


When activated in the famed augmented-reality game, “lure modules” attract various ‘’Pokémon’’ to any ‘’Pokéstop’’ for 30 minutes, which can be seen by those who play the app nearby.

At first glance, the post seems like a good old-fashioned hoax, but the app is actually good for business for certain establishments, who welcome the sudden rush of Pokémon Go players to their premises.

Interested individuals, meanwhile, must be above 19 years old and possess a college degree or be at least in their second year in college.

They should also own their own Android device, must be tech-savvy and has at least reached level 10 and know their way around the game.

Tanciaco also urged potential applicants to email their resumés to him, along a with a screenshot of their Pokémon Go profile.

As of its initial posting, the ad has been shared by over 1,000 Facebook users.  Khristian Ibarrola

TOPICS: Facebook, job posting, lure manager, Pokemon Go, Viral, Voyager Innovations
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