Harlequin offers in-house blogger contract

Harlequin is launching a competition to give a paid contract to an in-house blogger who is passionate about its teen imprint Mira.

Mira Ink is searching for the new worker purely through social media, targeting fans of Mira books for a year-long blogging contract on BlogInk.

Hopefuls must first submit a 500-word sample blog to be posted on the MIRA Ink Tumblr feed before 25th November, before participants are narrowed down to 10 and asked to create a 60-second YouTube video on 29th November “to show how enterprising they are at generating likes”.

The winner will be announced on the 14th December, gaining a laptop and a blogging contract on MiraInk to begin in January.

Claudia Symons, brand manager for MIRA Ink, said: “Our huge and passionate teen audience has a wealth of talent waiting to be unlocked. Until now we have always focused on traditional channels to find new talent but we’re looking for someone who will be as passionate and enthusiastic about the brand as we are and we know social media is the perfect way to find and showcase this talent.”