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You Can Get Paid to Live on a Beautiful Island and Housing Is Included


If you’ve ever dreamed of getting paid to live on a beautiful remote island, this St. Michael’s Mount job just might be your chance to make that dream a reality. The 58-acre tidal island sits off the majestic coast of Cornwall, England and boasts tremendous views of the sea. And did we mention there’s an actual castle?

Even though the island only has a population of 30, the stunning travel destination attracts hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. So it’s not a surprise that this job is a “visitor service manager” position. If you get the gig, you’ll have a “responsibility for the visitor journey from the car parks to the castle and line management of over 30 seasonal employees” as well as the duty of “working with tide and weather,” according to the job description.

You’ll have a pretty rare opportunity to be part of a wonderful historical and visual experience for so many people and “ensure St. Michael’s Mount remains the jewel in Cornwall’s crown,” as per the listing. But here’s the crowning jewel for you: Housing is included, if you want to live there. And why wouldn’t you?

Although the position only pays between £24,000 and £29,000 per year (or between $34,000 and $41,000), the gig is truly all about — say it with us now — “location, location, location.” Not only do you have a once-in-a-lifetime chance to live on a spellbindingly beautiful island, you also have the opportunity to inspire thousands of people and help create memories for them that they’ll cherish in the years to come.

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If you’re ready to truly get away from it all for a while and live your best life, island-style, you can fill out an application at the St. Michael’s Mount website. But you’d better hurry up if you want this job — applications close on April 17.

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h/t Travel and Leisure

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