“We are looking for our general manager of confectionery, who will gently guide our candy lovers,” said Candy Funhouse, a Canadian online candy store. Tens of thousands of people applied.
Taste more than 3,500 sweets per month for an annual salary of 100,000 Canadian dollars (76,000 euros), all from his sofa. Here’s an attractive job posting from Candy Funhouse, an online candy store in Canada, looking for a new “general manager of confectionery.”
The task is to “lead the ‘Funhouse’ confectionery policy” and to guide the “three ‘bonbonlogues'” that are already there.
“Early last year, we were looking for bonbonlogues, our tasters of original flavors,” said Vanessa Janakijevski-Rebelo, spokeswoman for Candy Funhouse. “We are currently looking for our confectionery general manager, who will gently guide our candy lovers!”
The lucky winner will have many responsibilities, such as approving new products with the “DGC (Directeur Général des Confectioneries) label”, organizing “confectionery council meetings” or even the role of “head taster “. Not to mention supporting “all things fun” in business.
More than 100,000 applications
The offer is open to anyone living in North America who is five years of age or older. You must, of course, have “golden taste of taste” and “a love for sweets”, determines the job offer.
Candy Funhouse said it has received more than 100,000 applications in two weeks. “The majority (are) adults, but about 25% are children,” the spokesperson said.
Once selected, the recruit will undergo “extensive tasting training” and, of course, will benefit from full dental insurance.