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He’s Just Ken

Ken’s job is just Beach… now yours could be too

1st August 2023 – 31st August 2023

From Barbie’s Malibu Beach to Beach in the Maldives!

We are now hiring for the role of Beach, to give one lucky fan who has had Kenough of the Real World the chance to spend 10 nights living Ken’s job of the last 60 years. The first role of its kind outside Barbie Land is now open for applications below.

The lucky winner will be flown out to our breathtaking Coco Bodu Hithi resort, where they will take up the role of Beach for 10 days out from reality, while the Real World Kentinues on without them. With the island boasting beautiful shorelines the entire way around, the winner can quite literally Beach on whatever side of the beach they want to Beach on.

Like all job applications, prospective candidates must meet the below criteria:

• Ability to stand proudly in the sand
• Spend endless hours staring out over the Indian Ocean
• Keep track of the morning waves
• Empty their head of all thoughts
• Have their rollerblades with them at all times (though good luck using them on the sandy beaches of the island…)
• Be comfortable performing a moody solo musical number and/or group dance sequence
• Proficient at guitar
• Know the words to “Push” by Matchbox Twenty by heart
• Have at least two pairs of sunglasses at all times
• Hold and lean on a surfboard
• Have 60 years’ experience as Beach (preferred but not essential)

The role excludes:

• Any Real World stress or actual work
• Lifeguard responsibilities
• Surfing dangerous waves
• Any of the sort of spirituality that comes with surfing
• Horses… or the patriarchy
• Medical training
Beach-offs (strictly due to health & safety reasons)

Job benefits:

• Your own Dream Beach House – or shall we say Mojo Dojo Casa House – located conveniently on a beach
• Guaranteed tan (perfect hair at Beach’s discretion)
• No official uniform but access to a wardrobe of stylish accessories
• No actual responsibilities
• Perfect weather, all the time
• Unlimited time to socialise
• 10 nights stay at Coco Bodu Hithi for Beach plus a partner or Allan of their choosing
• Return economy flights from UK to Malé & resort transfers
• Full board meal plan at a select resort restaurant
• One massage each at the Coco Spa (as Beach is tiring work)

Applicants do not need to have previous experience, but they must be a registered resident of the UK, over the age of 18 years, and have serious Kenergy, whether they are a Barbie, Ken, or Allan. Prospective Beach goers will need to submit 150 words explaining why they are Kenough for the role.

Applications are open now and will close at noon (BST) on 31st August 2023. See full Terms & Conditions below.

Term & Conditions

• To enter, all applicants must be 18 years or older, a registered resident of the United Kingdom, and must submit their application by noon (BST) on 31st August 2023.
• Prior to submission, applicants must fill out all of the required sections of the application including the 150-word submission in order to complete the application.
• Only entries which meet the entry requirements listed in these terms and conditions will be considered. Entries which do not meet the entry requirements will not be accepted.
• Coco Collection will select the winner by 30th September 2023 and Coco Collection's decision in all matters is final and binding and no correspondence will be entered into.
• The successful applicant (winner) will be notified by 5th October 2023 via their contact email specified in their application. The winner will have three (3) days from the notification to respond and confirm acceptance of the prize.
• If the winner (or any substitute winner) is ineligible, cannot be reached, or fails to claim their prize within three (3) days of the notification, that winner (or substitute winner) will forfeit the prize and it will be awarded to a substitute winner. If, having attempted to contact a winner and a substitute winner, Coco Collection is unable to award the prize, Coco Collection reserves the right to consider the prize unclaimed.
• The winner can redeem their stay at Coco Bodu Hithi between 1st November 2023 – 1st November 2024, excluding the periods of 20th December 2023 – 10th January 2024.
• The winner’s stay is valid for up to two adults travelling together only.

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Good Luck!