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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

40 hours per week

Wage - $12

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

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

Product Developer

Fun.com is looking for a creative, detailed and driven person for the world of product development. We’ve got new costumes, apparel and masks to make and we want you to be involved! We create dozens of new things every year from over 50 licenses and you get to be in on the ground floor!

Of course, it’s not all creating costumes and other apparel. There are a lot of logistics and communications involved with being a Product Developer. You will have to be able to work on several different projects at once, be willing and able to communicate across cultural and language barriers [specific foreign language skills are not a requirement for this position], and be able to accept feedback from multiple sources – both internal and external – regarding a product design and incorporate those changes.

If you think that you can successfully combine high levels of detail and organization, possess an adaptive communication style and have a flair for the creative – we want you to apply!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Responsible for all private label licensed development
  • Project tracking for internal stakeholders
  • Licensor communications and product approvals
  • Develop styles with suppliers according to internal feedback
  • Work with an internal photo shoot team to photograph products
  • Ensure samples are organized and stored properly in our warehouse for all private label items
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Experience with Microsoft Office suite
  • High level of pop-culture knowledge with a love of all things geeky
  • Fantastic organizational abilities
  • Can successful adapt your communication style depending on the audience
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
Preferred Skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in Apparel/Textile Design, Technology, Merchandising, Engineering, Manufacturing, Business or related fields
  • Knowledge of working with various types of fabric

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

Website Merchandising Specialist

Fun.com, home of HalloweenCostumes.com and Fun.com, is looking for somebody to take our sales to the next level while working from our headquarters in North Mankato, MN. The Website Merchandising department is looking for a savvy shopper to help pair related products and accessories together to increase average sales on our sites. Since this is a fairly new department, expect this position to evolve quite a bit and for you to help determine what the position looks like in the future. It’s an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated person looking for massive amounts of career growth.

Our Website Merchandising Specialist will start by helping make sure all of our products are online by the end of the year so that we can turn around and get even more cool stuff to sell next year. You will get to know all of our items on a very detailed level and discover depths of nerdery that you didn’t even know existed! You will then use that new-found knowledge of these items to position our products in the best places on our sites to get them to the folks who would like to own them. In addition to owning nearly all aspects of ‘stocking’ our websites with all of our stuff, the merchandising team is also responsible for email and homepage promotions. Who better to pick what we should feature than the team who touches lots of great new products all the time!

Are you the kind of person who walks through the aisles of a store, sees things in the wrong place and feels a compulsion to re-stock it correctly? Does it drive you nuts when products aren’t properly faced? Have you looked at a planogram and thought, “If I was allowed to arrange this store, it would make so much more sense”? Good. Because that’s the kind of person that we want on the Fun.com Merchandising team!

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Ensure all received products are online and available for sale after being received
  • Position/reposition products on sites to maximize visibility and create better search/browsing results
  • Collaborate with Purchasing and Marketing teams to learn more about products and initiatives for increased revenue
  • Find new ways to feature and present products on mobile and standard sites
  • Suggest related products and accessories to upsell on the websites
  • Other duties as assigned
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • BA or BA in Business, Marketing, Communications, Merchandising or similar or an equivalent amount of retail experience
  • Ability to effectively communicate between several different people and departments
  • Ability to make informed decisions quickly, based on collected data
  • Highly detailed and organized
  • Ability to stay focused while working on repetitive tasks
  • Preference for working independently, but can still function well in a team environment
  • Strong desire for continual change and innovation
Preferred Skills
  • 1+ years of retail experience, including stocking, facing and executing merchandising plans
  • Previous experience in data entry
  • Previous e-commerce merchandising experience

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

Software Development Intern [Summer]

Fun.com 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.

Fun.com 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

Temporary Image Editor

Fun.com is looking to hire a Temporary Image Editor to get down in the trenches and get done what needs to be done! We’re talking masking, color correcting, vector tracing, effecting, resizing, photo editing and all the other minute details that will make or break a web-ready image. We don’t want any Photoshop disasters on our hands – Not on our watch!

We’re looking for someone who can stay focused and blaze through our backlog images faster than a prairie fire with a tail wind! The Image Editor would be responsible for the final editing, formatting, naming and organization of upwards of eleventy-billion product images a week straight from the photo studio.

That might not be the real number of images, but we know it’s a lot.

What? We went to school for Design specifically to stay away from numbers.

Getting back to the role: you would work directly with our photographer, videographer, Product, Merchandising and Copywriting teams to play a vital part in pushing thousands of new products live on FUN’s main websites: Fun.com and HalloweenCostumes.com

To apply please visit our website at http://www.fun.com/jobs Applications without a link to your online portfolio or an attached portfolio will not be considered for employment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Mask out backgrounds, color correct and edit product photos for packaging and online product page previews
  • Use Photoshop Actions for efficiency in effecting and sizing large numbers of product images
  • Trace lo-res files using vector tools, recognize and closely match fonts
  • Keep file directories on server organized
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Proficiency with Photoshop and InDesign
  • Proficiency with Word and Excel
  • Must be well-organized with attention to detail and excellent follow-through skills
  • Must be able to juggle multiple projects/deadlines
  • Able to work efficiently and within established processes
  • Effective communication skills
Preferred Skills
  • Associate’s degree or higher in Graphic Production, Graphic Design, Multimedia or related area of study
  • 1 or more years of freelance and/or in-house Graphic Design experience
  • Proficiency using Actions in Photoshop
  • Photography/Video experience
  • Experience with Microsoft SharePoint
  • An unbridled passion for most, if not all things fun and geeky

Wage - $10 / hr

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

Video Production/Multimedia Intern [Summer]

Fun.com, home of HalloweenCostumes.com and Shirts.com, is looking for a dedicated and technical minded individual to join our Multimedia team as an intern to help out on various video productions this summer! You will have the chance to work on advertisements, product videos, marketing materials and much more!

This isn’t limited to just holding the boom mic, either! While with Fun.com, you will learn a ton about audio and video editing, setting up lighting, and all the other things that make video magic happen in a commercial environment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Set up for commercial video shoots
  • Grip and Best Boy duties [you would that the industry would have changed that term by now…]
  • Video editing
  • Audio editing
  • Video production
Requirements and Skill Sets
  • Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Premiere and After Effects
  • Some experience with video production through education, personal projects or both
  • Experience with DSLR cameras (no specific brand experience needed just general knowledge)
  • Experience working with digital audio workstations
  • Experience setting up lighting for video production
  • Able to lift up to 75 lbs. with or without assistance on occasion [lights and other equipment are way too heavy]
  • Working towards a degree in Film and Video Studies, Media Arts, Video Production or similar

Wage - $10.50

Please include a link to a portfolio (YouTube is perfectly acceptable) of some of your completed video productions with a resume and cover letter to apply@fun.com. Applications without portfolios or links to clips will not be considered for the position along.

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?