KOK Edit: Your favorite copyeditor since 1984(SM)
KOK Edit: your favorite copyeditor since 1984(SM) KOK Edit: your favorite copyeditor since 1984(SM) Katharine O'Moore Klopf

Thursday, May 26, 2005

Recruiting Pens Mightier Than Swords

Here's a job-op ad doomed to fail—the U.S. Army is looking among editors to find candidates for marketing and advertising positions:

Opportunity Number: 2740453
Company Name: U.S. Army
Location: Nationwide
Categories: Marketing & Advertising
Salary: Negotiable
Minimum Education: High School Diploma

Marketing & Advertising Positions Available!

The Army has more jobs—in a variety of areas—than you would ever expect: over 150 jobs for Soldiers on Active Duty, and 120 jobs in the Army Reserve. From working with computers to assisting physicians to fixing helicopters, theres [sic] an Army job right for you.

Entry level and experienced candidates are needed. To get all the facts on training in career skills, educational opportunities, adventure and excitement in your state, click on the link below.

Note: Please apply directly to the company by
clicking here

Uh-huh. People whose profession it is to dissect and question everything are going to jump to do PR for one of the biggest propaganda-producing organizations under control of President Liar W. Bush.

(Thanks to my Canadian colleague Sharon S. for alerting me to the ad.)

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