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Full-Time Positions

The following positions are accepting résumés for immediate hire.

Assistant Buyer is expanding its product offerings more than ever before and we want you to help us continue to figure out what to sell to people! We’ve got all sorts of toys, gifts, costumes, games and shirts on our sites but we want to give the people what they want – which is more of everything!

That’s where you come in! Our Assistant Buyers help out the rest of the product team in making informed decisions for product lines to continue to carry based on internal and external data – plus a bit of gut instinct in figuring out what future trends might captivate the consuming public. Of course, that’s just part of the job – it just happens to be the most exciting part, which is why it leads this ad.

In addition to sorting through tons of data and research, you will be mainly working on replenishment orders for our 60,000+ unique SKUs, working out pricing on items, creating POs for replenishment stock, helping out with product features for display on our homepages and in our customer-facing emails and dealing with reports. Lots of reports. That means that the perfect candidate for this job definitely needs to be familiar with Excel and is willing to put on some headphones and crank through the data.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Make informed decisions regarding pricing, vendors and new product selection
  • Adjust retail prices to maximize profit based on sell-through and wholesale pricing data
  • Decide on replenishment quantities for items already in stock
  • Work with multiple departments to feature products on homepage and email marketing campaigns
  • Research competition and compile reports allowing team decisions to be made on selection, pricing and quantities
  • Create and track status of purchase orders
  • Perform data entry tasks
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel and the rest of the Microsoft Office Suite. But mostly Excel
  • Ability to make informed decisions quickly, based on collected data
  • Exceedingly detailed and organized
  • Preference for working independently, but still function well in a team environment
  • Love to work with large sets of data
  • Effective at communicating new ideas
  • Desire for continuous change and innovation
  • Willingness to travel to tradeshows as needed throughout the year
Preferred Skills
  • B.A. or B.S. in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Chemistry, Mathematics, or other numbers-heavy analytical discipline
  • Previous inventory management and/or retail experience
  • Ridiculous amounts of pop-cultural knowledge – the geekier the better!
  • Basic knowledge of fashion design and design principles to help better inform decisions regarding costume and T-shirt purchases

Wage - Depends on Qualifications

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

Marketing Director

Yo, Marketing Gurus!

We want you for!  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! is the parent brand of both and 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, shirts and party supplies in the world!

You’ll be in charge of our crack team of SEO, branding, PPC, affiliate and conversion experts – so you’d better know your stuff.  We’re talking about a true jack of all trades here.  If you fancy yourself a true digital marketing magician, we want you with us.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Work with managers in each area (SEO, Social Media/Branding, etc.) to ensure projects are completed and deadlines are met
  • Ensure ongoing accuracy of Marketing Expense Report, with monthly reporting
  • 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
  • Firsthand experience with at least 3 of the following: white hat SEO tactics; PPC marketing; social media engagement and strategy; content 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 can captivate our janitor and impress our CEO in a single presentation with your expert opinion
  • BA or BS in Marketing, Business, 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

Part-Time Positions

The following positions are accepting résumés for immediate hire.

HR Intern [Summer], the home of and, is looking for an HR Intern eager to apply what you have learned in the classroom into some real world experience. We want somebody on hand to help out with all of our efforts that will culminate in hiring close to 2,000 employees this fall!  You will get the chance to help with content for ad campaigns, work on our social media channels, participate in community involvement activities and do whatever you can to get people interested in helping us out this fall in our operations departments.

You will also get a ton of experience in reviewing applications, conducting new employee orientations, reviewing new hire paperwork and some of the other – let’s face it, more boring – aspects of working in Human Resources during your internship period.

This internship lasts from mid-May through to July 31st. You will get approximately 20-30 hours per week [200-300 hours to apply towards college credit] with a flexible schedule that will work around your class hours.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Help manage’s job-focused social media channels [Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram]
  • Contribute ideas and execute pieces of’s seasonal employee recruitment plan
  • Attend recruiting events [An occasional weekend may be required.]
  • Review applications of prospective employees
  • Sign approved employees up for orientations
  • Complete orientation and new hire paperwork
  • Filing. Hopefully you don’t need to sing your abcs to alphabetize.
  • Other duties as assigned. [These duties will require wearing a costume in parades and recruiting events. Not joking.]
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Pursuing a degree in Management, Human Resources or other relevant discipline
  • Organizational skills that border on the obsessive
  • Decent knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Keeps up with current social media trends and is interested in creating engaging posts
  • Able to exhibit a high level of confidentiality
  • Must be able to make decisions confidently and, just as importantly, quickly
  • Some evening and weekend availability
  • Must be able to take a definitive stand on whether or not a hot dog is indeed a sandwich

Wage - $10.50

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

Marketing Intern [Summer], home of and, is looking for a dedicated and technical minded individual to join our Marketing team as an intern! As a Marketing Intern, you will be working closely with our partner websites, such as Amazon, eBay and New Egg.

While with, you will learn a ton about managing inventory on partner websites and work on major revenue generating projects. In addition to a focus on working with our partner sites, our Marketing Intern will have a chance to spend some time learning other aspects of our digital marketing strategy, such as: Pay-Per-Click, Affiliates, SEO, Branding and Social Networking.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage and upload inventory to partner websites (i.e. Amazon, eBay, etc...)
  • Assign accurate attributes to products for each partner
  • Interpret errors and find solutions to prevent them from occurring in the future
  • Analyze system processes and help pinpoint improvement opportunities
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Project management skills – ability to detail out a plan and execute on a deadline
  • Ability to adjust to changing priorities and procedures while working on multiple platforms [not literal platforms, of course – we’re not going to make you balance on precarious things for our amusement]
  • Working towards a Marketing, Management or Business degree

Wage - $10.50

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

Shipping Team Lead [Part-time]

Who’da thunk that an extremely fast-growing e-commerce company could use some help in its Shipping department? We only send out thousands of packages a day. It’s almost like that’s how all of our customers get their orders.

Enough with the introduction! Let’s get down to business! is the home of, and, of course, We sell all those things to people all over the world and we do so in a slightly offbeat fashion. And we like it that way! wants you: an energetic, dynamic, fantastic individual to be in our Shipping department. You’ll pick orders on a scooter cart [100% serious on that, by the way], pack ‘em up and then send our costumes, shirts, gifts and toys all around the world! It’s like being Santa Claus – only not really like Santa at all.

In addition to wanting to cover the day-to-day roles, we’re looking for somebody with a strong passion for making continuous improvements and NERF gun fights.

That last part is optional, but it certainly wouldn’t hurt.

Do you like to remain active at work? Do you like Halloween way more than a grown person should? We may just have a place for you at

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Pick, pack and ship customer orders
  • Sort orders to multiple carriers
  • Maintain a clean and organized department
  • Keep an adequate supply of shipping materials on hand at all times
  • Train temporary staff
  • Lead by example
  • Offer suggestions for improvement
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Experience setting and meeting goals
  • Experience leading and training employees
  • A positive, upbeat spirit
  • Ability to understand and follow safety procedures
  • 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
  • Ability to work evenings until 7:30 pm and/or weekends, as needed
  • Good verbal and written communication skills

Wage - $9 - $10 / hr based on qualifications

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

Software Development Intern [Summer] is looking for highly motivated Software Development Interns to help design, write and test the programs that support our daily operations. Interns will work on a variety of projects and support tasks while being exposed to many technologies. Our highly skilled software developers will help mentor you on projects and help you build skills to advance down your desired career path. This means that you won’t spend your time fetching us coffee. Well…At least not all of your time. has a relaxed atmosphere that promotes not only working hard, but playing hard as well. Hopefully your foosball skills are up to par. If not, they probably will be by the end of your internship.

If you feel you can contribute to our unique culture and help us excel at all things fun, we want to hear from you.

The position will require 20 hours of work per week.  Work must be performed between Monday and Friday between 8 AM and 5 PM.  The position requires the individual to be on-site in North Mankato, MN.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leverage various technologies to solve basic business problems
  • Interact with a project manager and provide project status updates
  • Write SQL queries and use stored procedures
  • Work with a mentor to learn by example in requirements gathering meetings
  • Learn how an e-Commerce business operates
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • A passion for technology and programming
  • Strong communication skills
  • Someone that is a little nerdy yet knows when to be professional...ish
  • Ability to deftly learn new technologies
  • A basic understanding of object-oriented programming languages
  • Some experience with SQL
Preferred Skills
  • C#/ASP.NET 4.5
  • JavaScript
  • HTML5
  • CSS3
  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Team Foundation Server 2013
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 R2/2012
  • Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services
  • JQuery

Wage - Depends on Qualifications

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

On-Call Positions has various positions available from time to time.


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. Benefits & Perks

Many benefits begin on the first day of your job, when the real fun begins. At, 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 employees: a traditional $500 deductible plan, a traditional $1,000 deductible plan and a $3,000 HDHP plan. 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: offers an additional two 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 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: 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?