MISSISSAUGA, Ontario — For candy lovers, this is the sweetest job offer they will never see.

Fun House Candya Canadian online candy store, is looking for a “Confectionery Chef”.

“Do you like all things candy and chocolate? Are you passionate about sweets and exploring new and existing products? says the ad. “If so, this is the PERFECT position for you!”

Job duties? It’s mostly about sitting at home, eating candy, and telling the company what new products to offer. The person will have the opportunity to work in an office in Toronto or Newark, NJ

Oh, you’ll be paid $78,000 per year ($100,000 in Canadian dollars). And people from the age of 5 are allowed to apply (with the help of their parents). The head of sweets will lead the meetings of the candy council…it could get interesting with a 5 year old in charge.

Requirements include “enthusiasm and eagerness to try confectionery products”, “golden taste buds”, “an obvious sweet tooth”, “no food allergies”, and “know how to have fun!”

The lucky winner will take care…the company has about 3,500 products, but the person won’t have to taste them all every month, said company CEO Jamal Hejazi. tells CNN Business. “That would be 117 a day,” Hejazi said. “It’s too much.”

The deadline to apply for the job is August 31 (thousands have already done so), and the company promises an extensive dental plan.


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