You Can Now Get Paid $2,500 to Watch Your Favorite Christmas Movies

Watching your favorite holiday movies is far from hard labor, but now you can get paid $2,500 for doing just that. This job offer might make you regret all the hours you spent watching Will Ferrell as Buddy the Elf for free. is looking for a Chief Holiday Cheermeister to watch 25 holiday movies in 25 days for a healthy salary of $2,500.

All you have to do after is fill out a survey on what you thought of the movie—something most Letterboxd users do for free these days.

According to, questions will be similar to: "Did it give you a warm, holiday cheer and that sense of nostalgia we all love during this time of the year?"

The chosen candidate will also receive a year-long subscription to Netflix, Hulu, Disney+, Amazon Prime Video, HBO Max, Apple TV+ and Hallmark Movies Now.

Despite being a dream job for many, requirements are relatively broad and candidates simply need to be over 18, eligible to work in the U.S. and "love all things holiday related, like peppermint mochas, fully decorated homes, and cuddling on the couch under a snowflake blanket while watching a holiday movie."

The job is focused on just holiday movies, but the range is pretty wide for what exactly counts—Bridget Jones's Diary for example is classed as a New Year's movie, as is About Time. But, Die Hard isn't listed as an example Christmas movie—we'll leave that between and the Chief Holiday Cheermeister to discuss.

You'll be the one deciding what Christmas movies to watch, but has provided a helpful list of recommended movies, including Jingle All the Way, Deck the Halls and Love Actually.

To apply, hopeful candidates need to submit their application online here by 5:00 p.m. (MT) on December 3, 2021. The winner will be announced on December 10 at 12:00 p.m. (MT) on's YouTube channel during a livestream.

During the stream, they'll also be giving away prizes including streaming service subscriptions and devices to five winners.

The Chief Holiday Cheermeister is the latest in a long line of wacky employment opportunities being offered by various companies.

Restaurant chain California Tortilla, known as Cal Tort, is looking for a sauce connoisseur for a week-long stint at their HQ.

The foodie will need to sample the numerous varieties on offer at the restaurant and suggest food pairings as well as sauce flights. The chain said they're looking for someone who can "take the heat," and has a "great taste for flavor."

Just like the Chief Holiday Cheermeister, they will also be paid $2,500 for the role.

Paid to watch Christmas films
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