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Halloween Hiring – Check Out These Seasonal Jobs!

By: Jaya Seyyadri
Oct 23, 2021 • 3 min read

Halloween Hiring – Check Out These Seasonal Jobs! 

It’s finally October and you know what that means! The start of a new season bringing us fall colors, pumpkin-flavored goodies, cozy sweaters, and best of all – Halloween! Here is a list of places that are hiring for the season right now.

Spirit Halloween

As a very popular retail chain, Spirit Halloween is known for its incredible selection of Halloween costumes, decorations, accessories, makeup, and more! As it is a seasonal store, they are mostly looking to hire part-time and temporary employees for their stores all over the East Coast. They offer competitive pay which varies based on location and an employee discount of up to 30% on merchandise.

jack o'lantern

They are currently looking for Sales Associates with the following job requirements:

  • Understands sales and service-oriented
  • Smiles and greets guests in a friendly manner
  • Demonstrates knowledge of the store and its products
  • Maintains high standards of integrity, quality, and operation
  • Practices suggestive selling
  • Assists in merchandising and other store operations

Physical requirements:

  • Must be at least 16
  • Must be able to lift at least 50 pounds
  • Can stand/walk for 8 hours

Overall, Spirit Halloween is a company that is very prioritized on customer service and selling, so if you love Halloween and are a creative, high-energy individual with strong customer service, leadership, and communication skills, this is the perfect position for you!

How to Apply to Work Here:

You can start the application process by going to their website, clicking on their “Jobs” page, and creating an account to fill out their talent application. Alternatively, you can find out their listings on third-party websites such as Monster or Jobs.com and apply there. Or you can just get into contact by reaching out to your local store!

Party City

Unlike Spirit Halloween, Party City is open all year-round and specializes in all sorts of party décor. They do tend to get busy for Halloween as the store transitions to incorporate their wide variety of costumes and Halloween merchandise. Some of the things you can look forward to at Party City include a competitive salary, a fun working environment, and an associate discount of 30%.

Here’s what they’re looking for in their Sales Associate:

  • Prior retail experience
  • Leadership skills
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Very customer-oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships with staff and customers\

two skeleton near white concrete building with string lights at daytime

Physical requirements:

  • Ability to push/pull up to 25 pounds
  • Cleaning and performing store recovery
  • Climbing ladders to restock and obtain merchandise
  • Manage transactions at the register

How to Apply:

You can apply to Party City by going to their website and clicking the “Join our Talent Network” button. After filling out your information such as name, email, location, and uploading your resume, you can click ‘Join” to proceed to the following page where you can start applying to the position and Party City location of your choice.

Halloween City

As a subsidiary of Party City, Halloween City is another popular Halloween retail store. Open specifically for Halloween, this is a great place to work if you are looking for somewhere short-term. They offer flexible scheduling, competitive pay, and an associate discount of 30%.

Here’s what you can expect from the job requirements of their Sales Associate position:

  • Prior retail experience
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Passionate and helpful
  • Collaborative and adaptable
  • Goal-oriented and competitive
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Very customer-oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Ability to build relationships with staff and customers

Physical requirements:

  • Able to push/pull up to 25 pounds
  • Cleaning and performing store recovery
  • Climbing ladders to restock and obtain merchandise
  • Managing transactions at the register

white and black owl on green grass

How to Apply:

As it is owned by Party City, you can apply to Halloween city using the same process! Apply by going to their website and clicking the “Join our Talent Network” button. After filling out your information such as name, email, location, and uploading your resume, you can click “Join” to proceed to the following page where you can start applying to the position and Party City location of your choice.

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