The coolest 10-day job is back with the 2014 MTV World Stage Insider, a campaign that rewards a worthy candidate with the coolest 10-day ‘job’ ever to be part of MTV’s social media team for MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014 and receive an engagement fee worth US$10,000*. The MTV World Stage Insider holds the power in introducing fans to the MTV Experience from the inside via regular updates, videos, tweets, and pictures of the concert.

This year, the chosen candidate will not only receive a once-in-a-lifetime MTV behind-the-scenes experience and the sizeable engagement fee, but to add a little cherry on top, MTV is also offering the candidate an optional MTV internship** after the 10-day engagement.

MTV World Stage 2014


The MTV World Stage Insider search targets music fans from Malaysia and around Southeast Asia, who already have an active social presence (e.g. Instagram, Twitter, blog). Tagged as not the usual “nine-to-five” role, the hunt for MTV World Stage Insider kicked off today through MTV Asia’s Facebook, Instagram and Twitter accounts and will close at 12pm on 24th July. The chosen candidate will be announced on 6 August, with the role commencement on 7th – 16th August.

Applicants are required to submit a creative social media resume in a video, blog link or social post to MTV, telling or showing MTV what makes them the right candidate for the role; with video lengths no longer than two minutes. Applicants’ submissions with their video, blog link or social post can be on any of their social media platforms tagging to #worldstagemy and #insidews (privacy settings are to be set to public). Video, blog submissions and social posts must be titled “Hunt for MTV World Stage Insider”.

Apart from the attractive engagement fee, the MTV World Stage Insider will get to:

  • “Take over” MTV Asia social media channels – Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Have their blog reposted on the MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014’s official site on a dedicated page that also displays relevant content produced by him/her (if applicable)
  • Have a “backstage pass”*** to MTV World Stage Malaysia 2014
  • Connect the MTV Experience with fans
  • The option of a potential MTV internship** after the 10-day stint
  • The name of MTV on their CV, need we say more?

*Travel & Expenses will be covered by MTV Asia separately.

**The chosen candidate who impresses the MTV team during his/her 10-day stint stands to be offered an internship with MTV Asia (subject to candidate’s availability, MTV’s business requirements, mutual agreement on terms, and compliance with applicable laws (e.g. employment regulations).

***Subject to on-the-role brief on rules of engagement and scope of backstage access as an MTV ‘staff’.

Go get ’em, tigers and good luck!

Meanwhile, hit up this link for all you need to know about the upcoming 2014 MTV World Stage and this link to read about that one time we met up with your favourite MTV VJs Alan Wong and Hanli Hoefer for a little chat!

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