ROCKAWAY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--In anticipation for the Halloween season, a $7.4 billion industry according to the National Retail Federation, Party City is heavily recruiting employees in communities across the country and Canada. As North America’s leading Halloween retailer, Party City operates more than 900 stores and will hire an additional 20,000 employees nationwide.
“The Halloween season is our busiest time of the year, and additional staff is needed to ensure Party City customers receive the best possible service while shopping in our stores,” said Jim Viola, Vice President, Head of Human Resources for Party City. “Depending on specific store staffing needs, many opportunities exist for employees to continue working after Halloween. Seasonal employment at Party City provides valuable retail experience and can possibly lead to a long-term career in retail.”
The retailer is hiring Halloween associates to undertake a variety of positions. Employees undergo a specialized training program to gain Halloween costume product knowledge, as more than 67 percent of Halloween celebrants purchase costumes according to the National Retail Federation. Party City’s knowledgeable employees can quickly navigate through Party City’s vast assortment of costumes, accessories and props to outfit shoppers in the perfect costume.
Interested applicants can either apply online at partycity.com or in person at their local Party City store.
About Party City
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.