The Candy Funhouse store forgot to post a job for the position of candy general manager. The ad has already received 100,000 responses, according to the company, offering itself great publicity.
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Do sweets make you sick? Read no more. Canadian store Candy Funhouse is officially looking for a candy taster, who will be paid 100,000 Canadian dollars (77,000 euros) per year, the announcement said. (in English). Please be careful before submitting your application. The person selected for this position of “general manager of confectionery” must be able to swallow a little 3,500 candies per month – more than a hundred per day.
“At the beginning of last year, we were looking for bonbonlogues, our tasters of original flavors”explained AFP Vanessa Janakijevski-Rebelo, spokeswoman for the store. “We are currently looking for our confectionery general manager, who will gently guide our candy lovers!” she be responsible for approving new products, organizing “confectionery board meetings” or to assume the role of “head taster”. Not to mention support for “everything is fun” in business.
The offer is open to anyone living in North America who is five years of age or older. Candy Funhouse said it has received more than 100,000 applications in two weeks. “Most are from adults, but about 25% are children”, the spokesperson detailed. An American Twitter user, Matthew Crooks, for example, explained that his 8-year-old daughter applied, and even created his LinkedIn profile for the occasion. “Thank you for helping her learn about work and the importance of a strong resume, even though she’s only 8.”
Applicants, of course, must have “golden taste” and “a love for sweets”, determines the job offer. Once selected, the recruit will be subject to “extensive tasting training” and, of course, benefit from comprehensive dental insurance. After so many sweet notes, it’s a real shame to end on a salty note.
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