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Spirit Halloween Is Hiring 40,000 Seasonal Employees for Their 2023 Season

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Halloween will be here before you know it, and Spirit Halloween is already ahead of schedule. For the 2023 season, the retailer is hiring 40,000 associates across its U.S. and Canadian stores. They’re specifically looking for new and returning associates who are at least 16 years old, as well as store managers who are at least 18 years of age.

Due to year-over-year demand for trending Halloween costumes, animatronics, and Halloween decor, Spirit Halloween is set to open a record 1,500 stores across North America in 2023. And to keep up with its growing customer base, they need more workers to fill those locations (they currently operate about 1,450 stores). On July 29, they’re having a grand opening at their flagship store in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey.

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New and returning workers are eligible to apply if they’re at least 16 years old.

a person smiling while holding out a spirit halloween card

If you have 1-2 years of related retail sales experience, Spirit Halloween welcomes store managers and store associates to apply for seasonal work. The application window is open, and they’ll continue to accept applications until location needs are met. Find more information at or text “Reaper” to 85000 to apply.

Sales associates need to be at least 16 years old, while store managers should be 18 years old. Other than flexible schedules (and a bunch of other benefits), employees get a 30% discount. Returning store managers are also eligible for seasonal bonuses. Have a younger teen looking for work? Here’s all the jobs that hire at 14.

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Wages will depend on your Spirit Halloween location.

a spirit halloween hiring sign

While Spirit Halloween’s pay is competitive, your actual wage will depend on store location. But they do offer part-time and full-time schedules, so inquire about hours if you get hired.



Spirit Halloween currently has over 1,400 pop-up stores across the country.

a person standing inside of a spirit halloween while smiling

You can always tell Halloween is coming soon when you start seeing Spirit Halloween stores appear in malls and shopping centers. This year will be Spirit Halloween’s 40th season, and they’re scheduled to open 1,500 retail stores throughout the U.S. There are currently over 1,450 locations across all 50 states.


Stores will begin opening in early August, but there’s a grand opening on July 29 in New Jersey.

The seasonal retailer typically starts opening stores in early August, closing the beginning of November. On July 29, 2023, there will be a grand opening at Spirit’s flagship location in Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey. Soon after, other locations will open their doors. Use their store locator to find a Spirit Halloween store near you. New locations will be available online after July 24, 2023.


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