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Don’t be conned – viral ad for Coca-Cola Kenya jobs fake

A poster appearing to advertise job vacancies at Coca-Cola in Kenya has received attention on both Facebook and WhatsApp in the country.

The poster lists various job vacancies, including for truck operators, security officers, clerical officers and drivers. 

It says applicants should have a degree or diploma from a “recognised learning institution” and be fluent in English and Kiswahili. Some of the jobs also require secondary school or a driving licence. 

Applicants are asked to email their CVs and copies of identification by 9 November 2020. But while the deadline has passed, was the ad genuine?



Fake job alert


Despite the poster looking convincing, it is not genuine, and has not appeared on any official Coca-Cola platform.

Coca-Cola Kenya has made clear its fake on its official Facebook page. For further useful information, read our detailed guide on how to identify job scams. – Dancan Bwire

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