Tesla is looking for special customer service representatives who need to protect CEO Elon Musk from critical trolls on social media.
Elon Musk, CEO of Tesla and SpaceX, is getting a lot of attention from the media and social platforms these days. Not always in a positive way, many are critical of him.
Musk now receives so many complaints that Tesla has decided to recruit workers whose job it will be to protect the executive from the trolls. They need to identify embarrassing situations on social media and respond to them with critical thinking. This is a very unusual attraction, even in the technology sector.
On the other hand, this work is full-time, according to Tesla’s official website, it can be done remotely. These customer service representatives will be used as “energy customer service specialists.”
However, there are not many requirements for future employees: to be a team player and to have a year of experience in a call center. However, they consider the professional attitude important, which will be necessary as Musk receives a lot of criticism on each platform.
Update: the news was rejected by several trusted business sources, including Business Insider. When it began to spread that Tesla was looking for someone to handle the stressful situations and criticism affecting Musk, the company backtracked on its original idea and removed the key phrase from the ad text within 24 hours. , which said:
“The role of a specialist is to resolve or increase complaints through appropriate channels and address escalations of social media directed at the CEO with critical judgment.”