Hot diggity dog! Oscar Mayer looks to hire Wienermobile driver

If you’re a graduating college student, have a Bachelor of Arts or Sciences degree, check this out

400014 05: An Oscar Mayer Wienermobile is parked January 23, 2002 outside the Oscar Mayer Elementary School in Chicago. Oscar Mayer kicked off a national classroom vocal contest at Chicagos Oscar Mayer Elementary School to recognize and encourage performing arts in Education. The school was presented $10,000 worth of musical equipment and tours of one of four Wienermobiles parked in the schools playground as a thank you from Oscar Mayer for helping to support the kick-off of the School House Jam talent search contest. (Photo by Tim Boyle/Getty Images) (Tim Boyle, Getty Images)

Ever wanted to travel across the country in the infamous Oscar Mayer Wienermobile? Well, your dream could soon become a reality.

The company is looking to hire a graduating college senior for a full-time, one-year assignment to travel across the US in the Wienermobile as a spokesperson/hotdogger, according to a posting on its website.

And as with any job, there are a few qualifications for candidates to be considered.

For starters, Oscar Mayer said it is looking for college seniors who have “an appetite for adventure.” Applicants will also need to have a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree, preferably in public relations, journalism, communications, advertising or marketing. But, applicants aren’t limited to just these degrees.

If you do “meat” these qualifications and are chosen as a hotdogger, you’ll be working as a brand ambassador for Oscar Mayer and will represent the company through radio and television appearances, newspaper interviews, and more during your travels.

You’ll also help maintain the Wienermobile, manage your own public relations while traveling, and more. You can see the full list of responsibilities here.

How to apply

Applications to become an honorary hotdogger are now being accepted.

If you’re interested, you can send your resume and cover letter to:

  • Oscar Mayer
  • Attn: Hotdogger Position
  • 560 E Verona Ave
  • Verona, WI 53593

Or, you can send an email to wmrequest@kraftheinzcompany.com. Learn more about the position here.


About the Author:

Cody King is a digital journalist for KSAT 12. She previously worked for WICS/WRSP 20 in Springfield, Illinois.