A Canadian company is looking for a chief confectioner: NPR


It turns out that you might be able to eat candy for a living — and earn thousands in the process.

Canada’s Candy Funhouse Is Hiring Its Chief Candy Officer, According To Latest Reports job posting.

“Do you love all things candy and chocolate? Are you passionate about sweets and exploring current and off-the-shelf products? If so, this is the perfect situation for you!” Read the description on LinkedIn.

The Ontario-based company said the position pays C$100,000 ($78,167.70) annually. The job can be remote or based in their offices in Canada or New Jersey.

The Chief Dessert Officer will act as the lead tasting laboratory and will try more than 3,500 products each month.

Besides eating about 113 candy bars a day, the chief candy officer will lead the company’s “FUNhouse” candy strategy, hold candy board meetings and have a say in the products the Candy Funhouse will carry.

The chief candy official will also approve the candy stock and designate a spotlight with an official seal of approval.

Applicants can be no more than 5 years old and must reside in North America.

“All you need is a passion for candy, pop culture and sweet love!” He reads part of the job advertisement.

According to the description, the chief dessert officer will undergo “extensive palate training.”

To date, nearly 6,500 people have applied for the job on LinkedIn. Inquiries about the job were so high that the company said its usual response time had been delayed.

Applicants have until August 31 to apply. No previous experience necessary.

Undoubtedly, the situation will involve excessive consumption of sugar, which the World Health Organization recommends limiting 10% of an individual’s daily calories. Excessive sugar intake can increase the risk of type 2 diabetes and heart disease.

The job advertisement specifies that the job comes with a “comprehensive dental plan.”

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