Best Job in The World – Finalists Named

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STUDENTS, a receptionist, a teacher and an actress are among the 16 finalists for the Best Job in the World.

UPDATE: Winner Of The Best Job In the World – Ben Southall

Queensland Tourism Minister Peter Lawlor today telephoned 15 finalists across the globe to tell them to start packing for their journey to Hamilton Island in May for the final selection.

A wildcard entry Claire Wang from Taiwan had already been selected for the finals.

The finalists were selected from 50 short-listed for the position.

The short-listed entrants organised stunts from scuba-diving in a tank in Amsterdam to dressing up as a mermaid in downtown Singapore and spruiking at a London pub.

Tourism Queensland has estimated the campaign has achieved about $100 million worth of global publicity for Queensland.

The campaign offers a unique island caretaker role on a $150,000 contract for six months beginning on July 1.

The successful candidate will be based on Hamilton Island and will spend their time exploring the islands of the Great Barrier Reef and reporting back (blogging amongst other things) on their experiences.

The Top 16 will fly to Hamilton Island on May 3 with the successful candidate announced on May 6.

The Finalists for the Best Job in the World Are:

Anjaan RJ – India

Ben Henry – France

Ben Southall – UK

Cali Lewis – USA

Clare Wang - Taiwan (wild card applicant)

Clarke Gayford New Zealand

Erik Rolfsen – Canada

George Karellas – Ireland

Greg Reynen – Singapore

Hailey Turner – Australia

James Hill – Australia

Juweon Kim – Korea

Magali Heuberger – Netherlands

Mieko Kobayashi – Japan

Mirjam Novak – Germany

Yi Yao – China

See the photos of 50 short-listed candidates

Here’s a video of James Hill (Australia) when recruiter for this job told him that he was lucky to be amongst 16 finalists.


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