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Halloween City Store Associate

Halloween City Store Associate

Job Description

Halloween Specialist

Classification: Hourly / Non-Exempt 
Reports To: General Manager, Executive Assistant, and Assistant Manager

Summary of Responsibilities:

  • The Halloween Specialist (Store Associate) acts as a Halloween City representative to the buying public. Each Halloween Specialist is to follow the basic policies and procedures that Halloween City has established in order to achieve our overall goals. May be cross-trained as a Cashier.

Primary Functions

Customer Service

  • Acknowledge all Customers through a greeting, smile and/or eye contact regardless of the task at hand
  • Enhance a Customer's purchase through suggestive selling to help meet/exceed daily sales goals
  • Assist Customers with their purchases using product knowledge


  • Process incoming freight as directed
  • Maintain plan-o-gram integrity
  • Condense and expand merchandise sections to maintain a full store appearance

Store Operations

  • Complete Halloween Highlights training program
  • Active participation and cooperation in the Company's Own Your Zone' program
  • Participate in weekly Huddle meetings
  • Support Corporate sales initiatives such as item of the day, average ticket, contests, and email collection
  • Maintain store appearance through assigned cleaning tasks and daily fronting/straightening of merchandise


  • Alert Manager on Duty to possible shoplifters, store security and loss prevention concerns
  • Relay inventory and replenishment needs to Management Team
  • Identify store safety concerns to prevent accidents

Cashier Functions

  • Operate the cash registers in accordance with Halloween City policies and procedures (proper handling of funds, use of counterfeit pens, etc.)
  • Ensure that our Customers complete their shopping experience with a positive image of Halloween City
  • Inspect packaged merchandise to ensure proper contents
  • Comply with the Company's All Sales Final' Policy
  • Appropriately bag the Customer's merchandise and thank them for shopping at Halloween City
  • Monitor flow of Customer traffic, requesting additional Cashiers when needed
  • Maintain an organized and clean appearance behind checkout area
  • Stock register supplies such as bags, register paper, etc., alert Manager on Duty of shortages
  • Properly display and maintain register corral, Impulse and Forget Me Not sections
  • Responsible for all transactions and paperwork associated to the assigned register
  • Complete post shift register reconciliation with Manager on Duty
  • Proactively request assistance from Management for such things as change needs or cash pulls

Other Functions

  • Willing to assist in the setup and tear-down of other temporary Halloween City locations
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Job Requirements

Working Conditions

  • Open availability to work days, nights and weekends. Based on store needs, the District Manager may approve overtime hours.
  • Work environment tends to be fast paced. Frequent and direct interaction with Customers and Associates. Exposure to fluorescent rays from light fixtures as well as computers and cash register screens. Some exposure to dust/dirt due to product storage.

Physical Requirements

  • This position will require long periods of standing with frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, and crouching. Will require the ability to climb a ladder and/or reach and move boxes/objects from various storage heights. Individual must be able to lift and/or move objects with weights of 0-50 lbs.

The information in this job description has been designed to indicate the general nature of work performed by the Associate with this classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a complete inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of the Associate assigned to this job. Halloween City is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Job Snapshot

Employment Type Seasonal/Temp
Job Type Retail
Education High School
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others No
Industry Retail, Consumer Products, Fashion - Apparel - Textile
Required Travel Not Specified
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Halloween City Store Associate

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