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The following positions are accepting résumés for immediate hire.

Internet Marketing Specialist

Masters of the great and powerful Google algorithm: our Marketing department requires your prowess!

Fun.com is looking for true masters of the Internet to help develop our brands. Our Internet Marketing Specialists spend their days creating high quality content and hunt across the web to build relationships that feature our expertise in costumes and showcase our unique costume and licensed toy lines and help out with our SEO. We do this by writing blog posts, infographics and other posts about movies, music, books, games, video games, toys and much, much more. We are looking for a creative, resourceful, humorous, driven and strategic individual to fill this role.

Are you the kind of person who likes to spend all weekend on Pinterest, Cracked, Geekologie, Netflix and Reddit? Are you familiar with Matt Cutts’ hand movements? Have an all too unfortunate familiarity with Rand Fishkin? Have you ever scoured a website to find the email address for a real human being instead of filling out a “Contact Us” form? Do you share funny stuff on Facebook before George Takei gets to it?

You might be exactly who we are looking for!

When you do apply, be sure to send your resume, cover letter, AND a writing sample between 1,000-1,500 words long.Applications submitted without an enclosed writing sample will not be considered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Creating relevant, pitchable content. In the world of Internet Marketing, content is king and you shall help us rule from the Iron Thone. (By the way, if you didn’t get that reference, you’re probably not who we’re looking for.)
  • Pitching article ideas/brainstorming relationship-building techniques to 10+ new sites/niches per day
  • Work on a quota system to build more earned links for the various Fun.com brands
  • Work closely with other departments to emphasize certain products and capitalize on current or future trends
  • Work on contests and giveaways to drive more traffic to HalloweenCostumes.com, Shirts.com and Fun.com
  • Utilize applicable web metrics to garner quality links and best content for Fun.com and its websites
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Superlative writing ability, with the ability to change writing style depending on the situation
  • Able to write original content quickly
  • Ridiculous amounts of pop-cultural and geeky knowledge, both broad and specialized
  • High degree of knowledge in Mozilla Firefox and general web browser usage
  • Highly adaptive to changes in work processes
  • Well-versed in social media usage
  • Able to work on several projects at any one time
  • Ability to prioritize aforementioned several projects
  • Always on top of major Internet, television, movie, fashion trends
Preferred Skills
  • B.S./B.A. in English, Creative Writing, Marketing, Communications, or other writing-intensive discipline
  • Knowledge of relevant white hat SEO tactics
  • Google Analytics certification

Wage - Depends on Qualifications

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

Marketing Director

This one goes out to all digital Marketing gurus out there – ones who can tell us if we’re behind the times for even using the terms digital and guru – we want you for Fun.com! We’re one of those successful and quirky companies that you’ve heard so much about and we’re looking for a Marketing Director to take us even further!  Fun.com is the parent brand of both HalloweenCostumes.com and Shirts.com and it’s going to be up to you to make sure that everyone in the world knows our name as one of the finest purveyors of toys, costumes, apparel and home goods in the world!

You’ll be in charge of our crack team of SEO, branding, PPC, affiliate and database experts – so you’d better know your stuff.  In addition, a proven track record of successful SEO, Social Marketing and Branding initiatives throughout your career, as well as a mastery of marketing analytics platforms will be incredibly beneficial prior to starting this position. In short, if you fancy yourself a true master marketer, we want you with us.

Relocation assistance is available. Amount will vary depending on candidate qualifications and distance.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with managers in each area (SEO, Social Media/Branding, Copywriting, etc.) to ensure projects are completed and deadlines are met
  • Work across departments to ensure a focused product marketing strategy for exclusive items and unique SKUs
  • Ensure ongoing accuracy of Marketing Expense Report, with monthly reporting
  • Plan budgets in accordance with company goals
  • Improve channel attribution models to ensure the most effective budget and resource allocation
  • Identify gaps in market reach and suggest strategies to increase market share
  • Work with managers to identify and resolve individual employee issues, workloads and core focuses
  • Stay current on market trends, relationship opportunities, potential big partners
  • Develop initiatives and customer retention programs that increase brand awareness (e.g. Refer-A-Friend, points system, innovative marketing tactics, etc.)
  • Find new outlets and/or gaps in our brand presence (e.g. shows, events, sponsorship opportunities, etc.)
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • 4-6 years of digital marketing experience
  • 1-2 years of experience managing and leading a team of marketing professionals
  • 5+ years of experience with marketing analytics platforms such as Google Analytics, Adobe Analytics or others
  • Firsthand experience with at least 3 of the following: white hat SEO tactics; PPC marketing; social media engagement and strategy; content strategy; product marketing strategy; email marketing campaigns; user experience; A/B testing and conversion optimization; affiliate marketing; customer retention programs; analytics and reporting; awesomeness [actually, this one is a necessity, so you technically need experience with four of these things. Seriously, non-awesomeness is non-negotiable, {raditude is an acceptable substitute – FYI}]
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate complex, ambiguous issues and make decisions based on best judgment
  • Proven record of successful and innovative marketing ideas and tactics in: SEO, social networking, media, bidding, etc.
  • Experience in developing strategies for increasing ROI, conversion rates, CTRs, open rates
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, especially in Microsoft Excel
  • Proficiency with various paid search and web analytics applications
  • Organizational skills so masterful that you’ve never even lost your keys or phone
  • Analytical and quantitative reasoning skills so good they approach the ability to predict the future
  • Experience collaborating cross-functionally and able to run a central creative services function
  • Ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines and shifting priorities
  • Ability to communicate and present effectively to all audiences. That is to say that you could captivate and impress our entire company in a single presentation with your expert opinion
  • BA or BS in Marketing, Business, Management, Computer Science or technology-related field – MBA a plus
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with modern marketing tools and technology, such as Moz and Google Analytics
  • Experience or certifications with: Google Adwords, Webmaster Tools and Analytics; MajesticSEO; Screaming Frog; etc.
  • Exposure to international marketing initiatives
  • A proven track record of applying customer insights/feedback into tangible results or implementation of a digital solution
  • Experience creating long-term and short-term marketing strategies backed by hard data (seriously, everything we do is rooted in numbers – we <3 data so so much)

Wage - Depends on Qualifications

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

Software Developer

Calling all coders! Calling all coders! Fun.com needs you!

Fun.com, a rapidly growing e-commerce company that encompasses the brands HalloweenCostumes.com, Shirts.com and Fun.com, is looking for a software developer and hopefully, you’re the one for the job. We want somebody who has already created masterful software out of thin air to come in and work his or her magic with us.

Fun.com makes all its systems in-house, which means that you will have the opportunity to start brand new initiatives from scratch and not just repair legacy code. Although, let’s be honest, you’ll probably have to do a bit of that too. You’ll have the chance to work on major initiatives with the chance to see immediate results because of the work that you will be doing! It’s an exciting time to be a programmer for Fun.com and we want only the very best! If you think you have what it takes, please apply.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Perform a variety of programming assignments including creation of new web-based applications as well as maintaining existing web-based applications. New projects require the gathering and analyzing of requirements as well as projection estimates for development time.
  • Program, test and troubleshoot all work to ensure expected functionality before deploying to a live environment.
  • Continually research new technologies and implement best-practices on existing application deficiencies.
  • Analyze performance of applications and deploy known best-practices to correct any application deficiencies.
  • Write SQL queries, sub-queries, views, functions and stored procedures.
  • Understand basic cross-browser compatibility issues; adhere to W3C HTML and XHTML standards.
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Seeking developers with at least 3 years of experience.
  • Experience developing database driven, web-based applications in C#/ASP.NET with an SQL Server database.
  • Possesses the ability to efficiently write SQL queries, sub-queries and stored procedures.
  • Must be proficient writing HTML, JavaScript, and CSS.
Preferred Skills
  • Experience with jQuery, AJAX, Regular Expressions
  • Caching techniques, application performance tuning.

Wage - Depends on experience.

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

Temporary Copywriter

FUN.com is looking to hire an onsite, Temporary Copywriter to help us out with getting product descriptions on our websites just in time for Halloween!

Love getting your hands on new toys before your friends? Do you like dressing up like a superhero? Is Hello Kitty one of your best pals? Do you know an insane amount of information about Star Wars, Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, and every other pop culture property out there (like, way too much knowledge for your own good)? If you answered “Heck yes, I do!” to these questions, then we might have a place for you on our Copywriting team at Fun.com.

Fun.com is an online retailer that sells toys, collectibles, Halloween costumes, t-shirts, hoodies, and other crazy contraptions through our E-Commerce websites: Fun.com and HalloweenCostumes.com. All these products need product descriptions, so you’ve got to have the “right stuff” to do it all.

So, what is the “right stuff” to be a Copywriter for Fun.com? We have TONS of toys, costumes and gadgets who need a loving writer to use the written word to bring out the inner character in each and every one! Since we’re looking to have engaging content for our customers, we need a writer who’s up to the challenge of using their creativity to approach all of these items from a unique perspective. We want copy that’s fluid and entertaining to read, authoritative, personality-driven, and perhaps most of all, FUN. So we only want writers who are willing to infuse their own enthusiasm into their writing.

Since you’ll be getting paid for your words, you’d better be good at using them! This means a solid knowledge of grammar and the English language, but that’s not the only thing we’re looking for in a writer. We want people who know and love the kind of products they’re writing about, so you should come armed with an intuitive knowledge base of pop culture, nerd culture, and even sports. You should also be able to work well independently, but still able to get along in group project situations and meet deadlines.

We hope to hear what you have to say about a Lightsaber Umbrella in some gorgeous unparalleled copy very soon!

When you do apply, be sure to send your resume, cover letter, AND a writing sample between 1,000-1,500 words long. Applications submitted without an enclosed writing sample will not be considered.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Write (and rewrite) product content for our websites and product pages that is both entertaining and informational
  • Occasionally write content for articles and blogs to generate return traffic to our main websites
  • Stay up-to-date on the best practices for search engine optimization techniques
  • Regularly meet goals and deadlines
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Moderate Microsoft Office and Excel Proficiency
  • Use of the Internet. Since you’re reading this on the Internet, this point is probably redundant
  • Superlative command of written English. Paint us a word picture with your cover letter.
  • Attention to detail – Grammar, spelling, proper knowledge of Star Wars characters and weapons, etc. are all important
  • Ability to work independently
  • Charismatic writing ability
Preferred Skills
  • B.S./B.A. in English, Creative Writing, Marketing, Communications, or other writing-intensive discipline
  • Knowledge of SEO best practices
  • Google Analytics certification

Wage - Depends on Qualifications

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

Part-Time Positions

The following positions are accepting résumés for immediate hire.

Customer Service Representative

Fun.com, a world leader in online sales of Halloween costumes, T-shirts and knick-knackery of varying degrees of geekitude, is looking for the perfect person to help out our customers. You’ll spend your day interacting with customers across a variety of channels, including webchats, phone calls and emails. You’ll be able to inform, answer questions and help sell our stuff – most of which is pretty cool – to people all across the world.

Essentially your job is to make people happy.

Can you turn somebody’s frown upside down and take a disgruntled customer and properly gruntle them? Because that’s how we like our customers: gruntled. If this sounds like you, we want you as part of the Fun.com crew!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Provide prompt, friendly, consistent, and complete service to our customers in a polite, positive manner
  • Promptly answer inbound customer calls, online chats, and emails. Typical customer contacts include questions about: product sizing and availability; shipping transit times and costs; promotional offerings; return policy; returns and exchanges; refund status; issue resolutions
  • Increase sales through suggestive selling and exceptional product knowledge
  • Initiate outbound customer calls/emails to resolve any outstanding order problems
  • Follow up with customers regarding oversold items and other pre-shipping issues
  • Use contact de-escalation techniques
  • Assist management with setting and achieving goals
  • Help resolve employee issues with temporary reps
  • Help train temporary staffing during September and October
  • Periodically clean and maintain the customer service center
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Typing Speed of 35+ WPM
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Efficiently navigate through a web-based computer system
  • Ability to remain calm and practice patience in a fast paced work environment
Preferred Skills
  • 1-2 years of experience in a call center, customer service, retail or a similar environment
  • Team leadership and/or training experience

Wage - $9.50

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

Temporary Executive Assistant

FUN.com is looking to hire an Executive Assistant to help our team of executives during the upcoming busy Halloween season! You’ll be in charge of making sure that nothing falls through the cracks and everything is running as smoothly as possible.

So what does this mean? It means that you’ll take care of scheduling meetings and interviews by managing executives’ calendars, book trips and rooms should they need to go anyway, greet any employees or guests as they enter the building for the day, keep everything super organized and be ready for anything that might pop up! For instance, one day you may need to figure out how to get a flat tire fixed by the end of the work day. The next day you may need to run up to IKEA to get an unpronounceable piece of furniture [Remember: we need the Krünk not the Pöpli – everyone makes fun of the Pöpli kids]. The following day may have you book an emergency trip to China. The next day you might just need to answer some phone calls and give employees their paychecks as they come in. Who knows what all could happen? But you’ll be the person who knows exactly how to take charge and handle whatever gets thrown your way.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Providing friendly and excellent internal and external customer service
  • Checking in visitors
  • Ordering executive lunches
  • Answering phone calls
  • Booking trips / calendar planning
  • Cleaning
  • Organizing
  • Maintaining discretion and confidentiality
  • Many random tasks. And when you’re a Halloween costume company, things can get really random
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Always friendly and eager to
  • Moderate Microsoft Office and Excel proficiency
  • Familiarity with Internet browsers and ability to effectively search for information
  • Able to think on your feet and solve anything that comes your way
  • Superior attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently and complete assignments without need for follow-up
  • Fantastic planning and time management skills
  • Able to prioritize tasks and work on multiple things at one time
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with people from a wide variety of backgrounds
Preferred Skills
  • Previous Customer Service or Assistant experience

20 - 40

Wage - Depends on Qualifications

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

Temporary Inventory Specialist

If you are looking for a fun summer warehouse job, look no further! It’s right in our name: Fun.com! We’re an e-commerce company and industry leader in the fields of Halloween costumes, toys, shirts and accessories and we’re looking to beef up our warehouse staff in our Inventory department this summer! You’ll get to handle special projects, help replenish inventory and get some great work experience (and money) instead of being bored all summer long!

Because let’s be honest here, doing nothing is awesome for about two weeks. Then you realize you’re bored and broke. Luckily, we can fix that!

Do you like to be active yet still intellectually challenged at work? Do you like to lift stuff? Do you enjoy mostly working independently? If so, you're exactly who we want!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Complete special projects as assigned by Inventory management team
  • Ensure that inventory is prepared and ready for the Shipping department to fill customer orders
  • Use a handheld scanner to perform inventory related processes
  • Maintain a clean and organized warehouse
  • Practice safe work habits
  • Assist the Shipping and Receiving departments when/if needed
  • Have a full understanding of how inventory is handled at Fun.com from arrival to departure
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Experience setting and meeting goals
  • Ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to work both independently and in group settings without direct supervision
  • Self-motivated and open to rapid change in priorities and procedures
  • Possess superior problem-solving skills
  • Possess good verbal and written communication skills
  • Able to move, lift, carry, push, pull and place objects weighing up to 50 pounds without assistance
  • Able to reach overhead and below the knees, including bending, twisting, pulling, and stooping
  • Able to stand on your feet for the duration of a shift
  • Maintain punctual, regular and consistent attendance
Preferred Skills
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 18 years of age or over (to train on equipment)
  • Experience operating material handling equipment (forklift, reach truck, turret truck, order picker)

20-40 hours / week

Wage - $9.50

Attach resume and cover letter to: moc.nuf@ylppa

On-Call Positions

Fun.com has various positions available from time to time.

Models

We are currently looking for male and female models in the following sizes for our Halloween costume line: toddler, child, adult, and plus size. If you are outgoing and photogenic, please fill out an application and attach a head shot and full-body shot.

Wage - $25.00 / hr

To Apply: Click here to fill out an application.


Fun.com Benefits & Perks

Many benefits begin on the first day of your job, when the real fun begins. At Fun.com, we enjoy a unique culture that is driven, challenged and passionate about what we do. We work hard and play hard.

Some of the perks that come with a work hard, play hard culture include:

Salaried Employees

Open Vacation Policy: We trust our employees to get done what they need to, and to take the vacation time they need. This doesn't mean you can take 6 months off, but it does mean you get the vacation time you deserve.

Open Sick Leave Policy: Please stay home if you have whatever nasty plague is going around. Nobody wants to be covered in your mucus.

Full-time Hourly Employees

Accrued PTO: Based on hours of service. Starts at 2 weeks in the first year and increases every year thereafter. 5th year is 4 weeks, 10th year is 4 1/2 weeks.

Floating Personal Holidays: Don't want to use PTO for a day off? That's cool. You get to have up to two personal holidays per year (depending on hire date) that you may use at any time provided you ask for that time off in advance.

All Full-Time Employees

Health Insurance: We have three different options for health care coverage for Fun.com employees: a traditional $500 deductible plan, a traditional $1,000 deductible plan and a $3,000 HDHP plan.  Fun.com will pay 100% of the employee premium for the individual $1,000 deductible plan! Any additional cost for a family plan or for the other insurance offerings can be taken out of an employee check on a pretax basis.

Employee Discount: 50% off retail prices of costumes, t-shirts, toys and suits.

Paid Parental Leave: Fun.com offers an additional six weeks worth of paid time off for the birth or adoption of a child.

Paid Holidays: We're closed six days a year [New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas]. After you complete your probationary period, you don't have to come to work on those days AND we'll still pay you for it!

401(k) Plan: Every June and December, all permanent Fun.com employees are eligible to enroll in the company-sponsored 401(k) plan. The plan has a 50% match of up to 3% of your total salary/wages.

Short and Long Term Disability: All full-time employees have the option to purchase short and long term disability benefits to cover up to 60% of lost wages in the event of an injury or illness that prevents and employee from working for an elongated period of time.

Life Insurance: Fun.com offers its employees the ability to purchase life insurance for themselves, dependents and partners, $100,000 of which is a guaranteed issuance for employees and up to $10,000 guaranteed issuance for partners and dependents.

Funeral Leave: Upon completion of a probationary period, all full-time employees are eligible for three days of leave for mourning the loss of a loved one.

Paid Jury Duty: Upon completion of a probationary period, all full-time employees are eligible for three days of paid leave per term of jury service to participate in this civic process.

Personal Development Budget: You get $100 per year to spend on things to make you a better, more skilled employee!

Free Cappuccino and Tea: It's powder and water, but it works!

We hope to see you join our team. What fun will you bring?