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Canadian company looking for a Chief Candy Officer!

Published: Aug 2022

Canada’s Candy Funhouse is hiring a Chief Candy Officer. According to the recent job advertisement, you might be able to eat candy for a living and get paid to do it!

Bunch of sweets laid on table

Canada’s Candy Funhouse is hiring a Chief Candy Officer, so if you love all things candy and chocolate and you’re passionate about confectionary treats and love to explore unreleased and existing products, this may be the ideal job for you!

The position pays $100,000 Canadian dollars per year and you can work remotely or be based in the company’s Canadian or New Jersey offices.

As the Chief Candy Officer, you will be head taste tester and try in excess of 3,500 products every month.

As well as eating approximately 113 pieces of candy a day, the Chief Candy Officer will lead the company’s “FUNhouse” candy strategy, run candy board meetings and have a say in which products Candy Funhouse will carry.

Applicants can be as young as five years old but must reside in North America. “All you need is a passion for candy, pop culture and a sweet tooth!” part of the job posting reads.

To date, nearly 6,500 people have applied to the job which is advertised on LinkedIn but due to the high level of enquiries the company has said its usual response time is somewhat delayed.

No previous experience is necessary and the closing date for applications is 31st August.

The position will involve excessive consumption of sugar, and the World Health Organisation recommends limiting this to 10% of your daily calories. Too much sugar can also increase the risk of Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. The position however does come with an extensive dental plan!

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