We love our job. We read about food and we write about food and really, who gets paid to do this? Apparently us and we’re very happy about it. We want you to be similarly happy in your job, so we scour the food/beverage/hospitality section on Craigslist to see if there’s anything you might be interested in and that’s how we came across this gem. BuyYourFriendADrink.com is expanding into the Boston area and they’re seeking a City Development Manager.
We’ll be honest here: as interested as we are in finding you The Job Of Your Dreams, we’re maybe more fascinated by the BuyYourFriendADrink.com concept. The theory seems to be that if you had a friend who was celebrating something and you could not be there for said celebration, you could log onto the site and “buy” her or him a drink. Your friend would then get an email which they could print out and bring to one of the dozens of participating bars, where they could redeem it for a free drink (or several free drinks, depending on the size of the gift). Basically, it’s just gussied up gift certificates for bars, which is nowhere near as cool as what we thought it was, namely a service that allows you to send a drink over to your friend when he or she is out at a particular bar. We’ll be interested to see if this catches on in the Hub. It’s not something we would use (we prefer the low-tech “rain check” method when we can’t attend a celebration), but we could certainly see it catching on with college kids and becoming to turning 21 what gift certificates to Newbury Comics were to turning thirteen. Who knows? Maybe this is a golden opportunity.