1-800-FLOWERS.COM to Hire 8,000 Seasonal Workers
1-800-FLOWERS.COM Inc. plans to hire approximately 8,000 associates nationwide for positions across its gourmet food brands as it prepares for the 2017 holiday shopping season. Interviewing for new hires is now underway for seasonal roles at Harry & David, Cheryl’s Cookies and The Popcorn Factory.
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 the seasonal positions are being offered in Illinois, Ohio and Oregon.
“Our seasonal associates are a valued addition to our team and critical in helping us provide gift-givers with the distinctive quality products and exceptional service they expect from us,” said Maureen Paradine, svp, human resources for the Carle Place, N.Y.-based specialty food company. “We’re looking for highly-motivated associates who are passionate about the important role they play in delivering millions of holiday smiles to our customers.”
Seasonal associates will be eligible for applicable employee discounts and may also be considered for permanent positions once the holidays are over.