Odd Jobs for Funny People Hiring This Week

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Odd Jobs is a newsletter about careers that don’t fit in cubicles. Too many people are miserable with their lives, jobs, and themselves.

Why not do something odd and make $$$ while you’re at it?

I’ve got a million ideas for you.

All week long, we’ve been talking about funny business.

From odd gigs if you’re a funny person to how much a stand-up comedian makes money.

But today, let’s highlight some quick gigs you can scoop up if you’re looking for a job that will appreciate your jokes.

Ps. if you’re not, that’s cool. But chances are 1-3 of your friends might be.

How about you be a pal and send this over to them?


Thank you! Now scroll to see this week’s open gigs that need your sense of humor!


We are looking for a resident content creator to come on board for a full time fixed-term three month contract to create humor content for a new dating and relationships-themed TikTok handle.

The ideal candidate will have experience creating sketch comedy content on TikTok, plus video editing and copywriting skills.

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Daily content ideation and creation (pitching, filming, editing)

  • Keeping on top of real time trends and opportunities

  • Content scheduling and community management

  • Reporting on performance as needed

Skills & experience:

  • You have experience with catering to and engaging with a TikTok audience

  • You are a creative thinker with unique storytelling ideas

  • You have an interest in analytics and come up with ideas based on performance data

Apply here.

Stand Up Comedian

The Downtown Delilahs at Mata Hari a Modern Burlesque Cabaret

Comedian will be the Host of our show and must have approximately 3 minutes of material between dance numbers.

Job Type: Part-time

Pay: Up to $24.00 per hour

Apply here.

Comedy Assistant

This position provides general administrative support to an entertainment agent by managing the agent’s calendar, phones, sending submissions and handling a variety of client oriented business.

Apply here.

VP, Comedy Development

20th Television is seeking a Vice President, Comedy Development, to represent 20th Television and direct the development of new comedy series and pilots. This person will ensure that 20th’s shows are of the highest quality within allotted time and resources.

Apply here.

Actors, Looking for Professional Funny People for multiple paid gigs

Jest Murder Mystery Company has been performing very funny interactive dinner theater shows all over the country since 1999. We now have troupes in 16 different cities, and we are looking for more funny people to join our team. We want these shows to be excellent, so we bring on only the most talented actors and we pay them well.

Pay: $24.00 - $31.00 per hour

Apply here.

Super Funny Comedy Club Cocktail Waitress / Server

Super Funny Comedy Club is one of the top 5 comedy clubs in the nation and has openings for servers. You will work in a fun filled fast paced environment. Experience in live performance venue is a plus but not mandatory.

Pay: $13.69 per hour

Apply here.

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