Jarden Corporation Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associate - Yankee Candle in South Deerfield, Massachusetts

Live, Learn, Work and Play

Part-Time Seasonal Sales Associate:

HOURS VARIED: Monday - Sunday, 10:00AM 6:00PM


The Retail Sales Associate will consistently perform the four non-negotiable sales standards of ASAP Selling in order to drive merchandise sales and provide exemplary guest service; assist in daily merchandise restocking and store maintenance; carry out store safety, security and related operational procedures; and similar other duties primarily in support of the YCC Flagship store including; food service areas such as fudge, popcorn and ice cream ; guest interaction with wax hand dipping, candle dipping and creating wax jar candles. Duties require employee availability to compliment the holidays, weekend and evening hours, when Yankee Candle's doors are open for convenient and accessible retail service to the public.


  • All team members must exhibit all of the attributes of “Stage Presence”. The required attributes are as follows; Being Enthusiastic and Welcoming with all guests, Performing every task and interaction with a Positive Attitude, Being Approachable , Personable , and Engaging with every interaction, Greeting every guest with a Smile.

  • Operate Point-Of-Sale (POS) register with speed and accuracy to record all guest purchases/transactions. Obtain guest payment and review for proper legal tender following established procedures for cash, checks and charges. Wrap guest purchases for transit, using tissue or similar material for protection as necessary.

  • Demonstrated ability to assist with any store cleaning/restocking to keep store appearance at expected levels.

  • Great attitude and willingness to learn.

  • Strong attention to detail and excellent communication skills are required.

  • Ability to work independently as well as a team.

  • Flexibility to work later hours in the evening is required when our retail store hours increase.

  • Safety Awareness and thorough knowledge of lifting procedures.

  • Ability to lift 35 to 40 pounds from floor to waist level on a regular basis.

  • Must be able to complete seasonal assignment till end of December (2 to 3 days per week and Saturday's are a Must)

Flexibility in work schedule is also required for possible overtime, work on holidays, weekends and extended hours with minimal notice and as required by operational need. Must be available all day Saturday . We offer time-and-a-half for all Sundays and holidays worked.

Notice: This position is subject to a criminal background check and potentially and an education verification as part of the application process. At the time of interview, internal and external applicants will be required to sign a release authorizing the company to conduct criminal background check and/or education verification

We are an e-Verify employer.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

About Yankee Candle

Yankee Candle is a leading designer, manufacturer, wholesaler and retailer of premium scented candles, based on sales. Yankee Candle participates in the $25 billion global candle and home fragrance market. Yankee Candle has a 46-year history of offering distinctive products and marketing them as affordable luxuries and consumable gifts. Yankee Candle sells its products through a North American wholesale customer network of approximately 35,000 store locations, a growing base of Yankee Candle owned and operated retail stores, direct mail catalogs, and its Internet website (www.yankeecandle.com). Outside of North America, Yankee Candle sells its products primarily through an international wholesale customer network of over 6,000 store locations and distributors covering over 50 countries on a combined basis.

Yankee Candle is subsidiary of Newell Brands

Yankee Candle is part of Newell Brands, a global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate®, Sharpie®, Dymo®, EXPO®, Parker®, Elmer’s®, Coleman®, Jostens®, Marmot®, Rawlings®, Irwin®, Lenox®, Oster®, Sunbeam®, FoodSaver®, Mr. Coffee®, Rubbermaid Commercial Products®, Graco®, Baby Jogger®, NUK®, Calphalon®, Rubbermaid®, Contigo®, First Alert®, Waddington and Yankee Candle®. Driven by a sharp focus on the consumer, leading investment in innovation and brands, and a performance-driven culture, Newell Brands helps consumers achieve more where they live, learn, work and play.



Equal Employment Opportunity

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


COMPANY: The Yankee Candle Company, Inc

Requisition Id: 110378

Location: MA - South Deerfield