1-800-Flowers.com, Inc. plans to hire approximately 8,000 seasonal employees as the company’s gourmet food brands prepare for the 2017 holiday shopping season.  
Available positions vary by brand — Harry & David, Cheryl’s Cookies and The Popcorn Factory — 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, 1-800-Flowers senior v.p. of human resources. “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. Interested candidates can learn more about employment opportunities and apply for positions online at 1-800-Flowers.com/hiring.