1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. began as a place to order flowers for a loved one and has grown into a brand that can offer solutions to all gift-giving problems. From flowers to chocolates, fruit bouquets to gourmet popcorn, the 12 brands under 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. have begun to dominate the online retail gift space.
Take a look at everything you need to know about the company, including how to get hired as a full-time employee or land a gig as one of the 8,000 associates that the company is hiring for holiday season.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. rundown
Size: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. has more than 3,000 year-round employees nationwide across its family of a dozen brands.
Locations: 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is headquartered in Carle Place, NY, with offices in New York, NY, Jacksonville, FL, Lake Forest, IL, Melrose Park, IL, Westerville, OH, Obetz, OH, Hebron, OH, and Medford, OR.
Founder: Jim McCann
CEO: Chris McCann
Mission: To deliver smiles.
How much do 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. employees make?
The average salary for a 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. employee is $127,857 per year. Ladders estimates are based on our calculations.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is hiring for a Graphic Design and Content Manager to join the Public Relations team in Carle Place, New York. The company is also hiring across all brands, including a Director of Digital Marketing at Cheryl’s Cookies to work from the Westerville, Ohio office. Find a full list of open roles on Ladders’ 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Jobs page.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. seasonal jobs
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, INC. just announced that it will be hiring 8,000 new seasonal associates for positions across its array of gourmet food brands as a way to keep up with the busiest gift-giving period of the year. Hiring is underway for seasonal roles at Harry & David, Cheryl’s Cookies and The Popcorn Factory.
The company states that the associates will receive flexible schedules and robust incentive programs. Perks include gift card drawings and raffles, product giveaways, referral bonuses and employee discounts.
“As a company, we are deeply focused on providing a best-in-class experience to our customers, and we count on our seasonal associates to play an incredibly valuable role in helping us deliver smiles,” said Maureen Paradine, the Senior Vice President of Human Resources. “In this highly competitive job market, we’re offering qualified candidates some terrific incentives to join our team and to enjoy a rewarding role working as part of our family of all-star gourmet food brands.”
Additionally, seasonal workers may be considered for permanent positions after the busy holiday season is over.
— 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. News (@1800FLOWERSInc) September 3, 2019
What it takes to get hired
The organization and its brands look for people who thrive in an atmosphere of doing. The company looks for candidates who are able to always move forward, be intellectually curious, are willing to experiment, and are able to take risks without the fear of failing.
A key component of the company’s culture is fostering innovation. The organization has several programs aimed at encouraging employees to think big and embrace change.
“When your vision is to inspire more human expression, connection and celebration, that in itself makes it a pretty motivating place to work,” McCann said.
Today we participated in a fun-filled
wheelchair basketball showdown at
the @viscardicenter with our CEO Chris McCann.
— 1-800-Flowers.com (@1800flowers) August 8, 2019
Complete list of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. acquisitions
The company has acquired 18 organizations over its 43 years in business. The most recent acquisition was chocolate brand Harry & David, which they acquired on Sept. 2, 2014 for $142.5 million.
Complete list of 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. brands
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc.’s family of 12 brands all aid consumers in their gift giving needs. From chocolates and cookies to flowers and personalized gifts, one of the company’s brands is bound to have a gift you’re looking for. If you don’t know what you’re looking for…well, there’s a brand for that. Check out Goodsey, the online retailer that helps you find the right gift for everyone in your life.
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Benefits
Health, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance
Flexible spending account (FSA)
Health savings account (HSA)
Occupational accident insurance
Accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Supplemental workers’ compensation
Vacation & paid time off
Maternity & paternity leave
Reduced or flexible hours for parents
Family medical leave
Run Florist, Run! 🏃💐 Yesterday @1800flowers employees participated in the @MarcumChallenge 5k run-walk for Long Island charities. It was a great time with our team. #MarcumWorkplaceChallenge pic.twitter.com/rpzU9PiE8V
— 1-800-Flowers.com (@1800flowers) July 31, 2019
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. Perks
Employee assistance program
Company social events
Commuter checks & assistance
1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. employee reviews 2019
Reviews on Glassdoor range from one-star reviews titled “too much stress, too much disrespect” to five-star reviews stating that 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. is a “great company.”
The reviews, whether positive or negative, agree that 1-800-FLOWERS.COM, Inc. has many great work from home positions, which is a great idea for people who have long commutes. Unsurprisingly, many reviews report that there are “extra long hours during Valentines and Mother’s Day.”