EGG HARBOR TOWNSHIP, N.J., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Spirit Halloween is on a head-haunting mission to have Halloween's biggest fan step out of the shadows and into the brilliant orange light of the world's largest Halloween retailer to become the brand's first-ever Chief Spirit Officer.
Through a nationwide contest*, Spirit Halloween is now accepting applications for the position of Chief Spirit Officer – the ultimate Halloween-lovers dream job – for the 2021 season, an opportunity sure to thrill the living and non-living alike. Those interested in applying can get the inside scoop on this one-of-a-kind consulting gig on Monster, the global leader in connecting people to the right job.
During their reign, the Chief Spirit Officer will host a social media series on Spirit Halloween's social channels, where they will treat fans to the latest Halloween season news, unveil the hottest trends for the 2021 season, and offer behind-the-scenes tips, treats and tricks. Additionally, the winner will score a $10,000 cash prize, free Spirit Halloween costumes for a decade, a shopping experience for a Halloween home décor upgrade, a trip to the Spirit Halloween flagship location, and more.
Spirit Halloween has assembled an elite panel of Halloween experts to judge candidate submissions, highlighted by self-proclaimed "King of Halloween" and celebrity pop star Lance Bass, former "President of Halloween" and songwriter Nick Lutsko and Spirit Halloween executives. The judges will review applicants on their ability to embody an unbridled passion for Halloween, creativity and/or expertise in at least one Halloween subject (including but not limited to home décor, makeup, costumes, or DIY), on-camera presence, and an eye for engaging social content.
"We're anticipating the most exciting Halloween season ever, so Spirit needs the ultimate Halloween fan to join our team as Chief Spirit Officer and help us share in the passion leading up to October 31," said Steven Silverstein, Spirit Halloween CEO. "We love the enthusiasm and creativity our fans showcase on social media – and we look forward to welcoming our CSO to the team in this one-of-a-kind job fit for Halloween's biggest fan."
All types of Halloween mega enthusiasts – including DIYers, costume connoisseurs, makeup magicians, out-of-this-world home decorators – are encouraged to apply. Applicants can enter via in-feed video and/or photo submission on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, or TikTok from August 11, 2021 at 3 PM ET through August 29, 2021 at 11:59 PM ET. For consideration, candidates should show their passion for Halloween and Spirit Halloween and share why they want to be Spirit Halloween's CSO using the hashtag #SpiritHalloweenCSOContest and tagging @SpiritHalloween. To be eligible for the grand prize, posts must be public and in-feed, submissions via stories will not be considered. In addition to the grand prize, five runners-up will receive exclusive Spirit Halloween prize packages, including Spirit Halloween accessories, costumes, and décor. For more information and entry details, please visit https://spirithalloween.com/cso.
About Spirit Halloween Spirit Halloween (SpiritHalloween.com) is the largest Halloween specialty retailer in the country with over 1,425 locations in strip centers and malls across North America. Celebrating more than 37 years of business, Spirit is the premier destination for all things Halloween, offering one-stop shopping for everything from costumes to décor and party goods to accessories. In addition to being a fun and interactive event for shoppers, Spirit stores offer complete selections of costumes and accessories for infants/toddlers, children, 'tweens, teens, and adults along with exclusive décor you won't find anywhere else. For more information, please visit: SpiritHalloween.com.
About Monster Monster is a global leader in connecting the right people to the right jobs. Every day, Monster aims to make every workplace happier and more productive by transforming the way employers find talent and candidates find careers. For 25 years, Monster has worked to transform the recruiting industry. Today, the company leverages innovative digital, social, and mobile solutions to enable employers and candidates to find the right fit. Monster is a digital venture owned by Randstad North America, a subsidiary of Randstad N.V., a $26 billion international provider of flexible work and human resources services.
Media Contact: Michael Preston Spirit Halloween Director of Public Relations (609) 770-6285 [email protected]