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Harry & David

October 24, 2014 12:11 ET

Harry & David Announces More Than 3,000 Positions to Fill Nationally for the Holiday Season

Key Positions Available Include Contact Center Associates, Distribution Associates, and In-Store Sales Associates

MEDFORD, OR--(Marketwired - Oct 24, 2014) - Harry & David, which is currently celebrating 80 years of delivering expertly crafted delight, is excited to announce more than 3,000 brand-new open positions throughout the U.S. as the holiday season quickly approaches. The iconic American brand is hiring seasonal employees who are looking for a great work atmosphere as well as generous employee discounts.

Harry & David will host several Job Fairs and Hiring Events throughout the U.S., with a focus in the Hopewell, OH; Eugene, OR; and Medford, OR, areas. Most positions are available immediately and until the end of November, including around 530 open positions in regular and seasonal stores; 1,250 open positions in Hopewell, OH; 430 open positions in Eugene, OR; and 970 positions in Medford, OR. To find out specifics on positions, please visit www.HarryandDavid.com/Jobs or www.Facebook.com/HarryandDavidCareers, or stop by one of their employment centers in Medford or Hopewell.

The Eugene location will be hosting a local holiday hiring event on Thursday, October 30, 2014, from 12 to 4PM at their Contact Center (180 W 8th Avenue, Ste. 200, Eugene, OR 97401). With 430 positions to fill, specifically in the Contact Center department, there will be representatives onsite to discuss opportunities with applicants and to perform on-the-spot hiring. There will be coffee and goodies for attendees to enjoy.

"We're thrilled to grow our team in order to prepare for the busy holiday season this year," said Pam Turay, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Harry & David. "With a vast importance on unmatched quality and customer service, Harry & David is looking for talent who has passion for sales, exceptional customer service, and a desire to earn extra money for the holiday."

About Harry & David
At Harry & David, we strive to be the authority for all gifting and entertaining occasions. Since 1934, our focus has been delivering expertly crafted products backed by an extraordinary experience and unparalleled service.

Our company has been rooted in innovation since our founders, brothers Harry and David, first tended their Royal Riviera® Pears in the Bear Creek Orchards. Their exquisite pears were soon in high demand, and they became the inspiration for an array of innovative gift ideas. Today, we create nearly everything that goes into our gourmet gifts, baskets, and towers, including signature chocolate truffles made in our candy kitchen and fine baked goods from our bakery. Each expertly crafted gift is shipped to arrive on time, in perfect condition.

Harry & David is a trademark, service mark, and DBA of Harry and David, LLC, Medford, Oregon. HarryandDavid.com

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