LIVONIA, Mich., Sept. 3, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of one of the largest retail holidays in the U.S., costume superstore, Halloween City, is creating thousands of temporary jobs to staff the hundreds of Halloween City stores now opening across the country. To accommodate the busy Halloween season, Halloween City is recruiting up to 10,000 new employees to fill temporary management and store associate positions nationwide. Opportunities exist for more than 24 associates at every store; ensuring customers receive an exceptional shopping experience.
"Halloween City stores are open coast-to-coast, offering huge employment opportunities to join our retail team," said Scott Banotai, Senior Director of Operations for Halloween City. "From associate to management positions, we are actively recruiting for a variety of openings to meet customer demand for Halloween shopping, hiring well before October. With most of our stores located in and around major cities, it's a wonderful job opportunity for those seeking conveniently located employment and retail experience in a fun, festive environment."
Once hired, employees undergo a specialized training program to gain Halloween costume product knowledge and expertise. According to the National Retail Federation, Halloween was celebrated in record numbers in 2014, with more than two-thirds of Americans buying Halloween costumes, and knowledgeable employees are needed to quickly navigate through Halloween City's vast assortment of costumes, accessories and props to help outfit shoppers in the perfect Halloween costume.
Interested applicants can begin applying now online at careers.halloweencity.com or in person at any local Halloween City store. Call 1-800-HALLOWEEN for more information.
About Halloween City
Halloween City is one of the nation's largest and long-established temporary Halloween retailers in the U.S. Established in 1977, Halloween City has opened thousands of temporary Halloween retail locations over the years. Headquartered in Livonia, Michigan, Halloween City is a subsidiary of Party City Holdco Inc. Party City Holdco Inc. (the "Company" or "Party City") is the leading party goods retailer, by revenue, in North America and, we believe, the largest vertically integrated supplier of decorated party goods globally by revenue. The Company is a popular one-stop shopping destination for party supplies, balloons, and costumes. In addition to being a great retail brand, Party City Holdco Inc. is a global, world-class organization that combines state-of-the-art manufacturing and sourcing operations, and sophisticated wholesale operations with a multi-channel retailing strategy that includes the Party City brick and mortar and e-commerce retail operations. The Company is the leading player in its category, vertically integrated and unique in its breadth and depth. Party City Holdco Inc. designs, manufactures, sources and distributes party goods, including paper and plastic tableware, metallic and latex balloons, Halloween and other costumes, accessories, novelties, gifts and stationery throughout the world. The Company's retail operations include over 900 specialty retail party supply stores (including approximately 200 franchise stores) in the United States, Mexico and Canada, operating under the names Party City and Halloween City, and e-commerce websites, principally through the domain name PartyCity.com. The Company franchises both individual stores and franchise areas throughout the United States, Mexico and Puerto Rico, principally under the name Party City.
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SOURCE Halloween City