The Best Job in the World went to … A Brit!

Ben Southall Gets the Best Job in the World
Ben Southall Gets the Best Job in the World

Yesterday the winner of the best Job in The world contest was announced by the Queensland Premier. It is Ben Southall from Great Britain.

Generally this publicity stunt is regarded as one of the best destination marketing campaigns. Over 35,000 applicants and a huge media coverage have given Australian’s Great Barrier Rif, a Unesco Heritage site, an enormous boost.

Ben will be blogging 6 months from his paradise and earn a nice salary with it.

Here is some Footage of Ben’s last interview days:

You can find more on the site Island Caretaker and probably later also on Ben Southall’s Blog.

Now there is a Californian Winery, Murphy Goode Winery that tries to achieve the same result. Applications will be accepted until June 5 at A Really Goode Job Com. We will see (hope they will not attract Murphy’s Law:-)

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