1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. (NASDAQ : FLWS ) today announced it plans to hire more than 8,000 associates nationwide for positions across its gourmet food brands in preparation for the 2018 holiday shopping season. Hiring is now underway for seasonal roles at Harry & David, Cheryl's Cookies and The Popcorn Factory.
Competitive wages, flexible schedules, applicable employee discounts and new incentive programs are designed to attract passionate, highly-motivated associates. This seasonal hiring initiative is part of the company's ongoing commitment to providing an exceptional customer experience to shoppers.
"Each year, our seasonal associates play an incredibly important role in helping us deliver millions of holiday smiles," said Maureen Paradine, Senior Vice President, Human Resources, 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. "As we approach the busiest time of year for our gourmet food business, we're excited to offer job-seekers rewarding opportunities to build skills and gain valuable experience while delighting gift-givers nationwide."
Available positions vary by brand and include full-time and part-time roles in high-volume areas such as production, gift assembly and retail stores, as well as call center, distribution and fulfillment center operations. Most of these seasonal roles are being offered in Illinois, Ohio and Oregon. Associates may be considered for permanent positions once the holidays are over.
Interested candidates can learn more about employment opportunities and apply for positions online at http://www.1800flowersinc.com/careers.