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Join The Team At Plato's Closet Harwood Heights, Lincoln Park or Schaumburg!

Join Our Team At Plato's Closet Harwood Heights, Lincoln Park & Schaumburg!



·      Do you go through your friends' closets when they aren't looking?

·       Do you check the person's shoes before saying "Yes" to a date

·       Do you know what the hottest styles of denim are?

·       Do you enjoy working alongside like-minded, interesting, fun people?

·       Do you like getting great discounts on cool stuff?


If you answered "yes" to most of these questions, we'd love to meet you.

At Plato's Closet, we offer:

·      Full and part-time positions

·       Full time positions – benefits, vacation & sick time, bonus potential

·       Flexible schedules that complement your busy life

·       A great employee discount


Assistant Manager - F/T Schaumburg | Hourly + Bonus + Benefits $12 - $15 based on exp

Culture Isn't Dictated...It's Inspired

The Assistant Manager is responsible for managing and providing leadership for all operations, support processes and activities in the store in order to achieve store sales and profit objectives. The range of duties are related to; inventory management, staffing, training, evaluating personnel, sales, visual merchandising, social media marketing and customer service and satisfaction. A love of fashion and clothing is essential. Extensive training in buying clothing from customers is provided.


  • Assist with buying, selling, pricing, ticketing and merchandising by adhering to merchandising standards, evaluating market demands, adhering to buying plan, managing stock and sales levels, and meeting or exceeding store sales goals and purchase goals. 
  • Responsible for the timely flow of merchandise to the sales floor and storage area. Ensure the sales floor is full at all times with the appropriate product. 
  • Maintaining merchandise and visual presentation standards on a daily basis. Including the proper usage of all in-store signage components and standards. 
  • Assist with determining personnel requirements based on season and store schedule; assist with staff recruitment and interviewing.  Train, certify and evaluate current staff as assigned throughout all stages of their development. 
  • Familiarize yourself and staff with product merchandise, current fashion trends and brands. 
  • Performs all opening and closing procedures. 
  • Promote, coach and role model superior customer service to all customers, every day.  Insure that all store associates understand and support the pursuit of superior service and our non-negotiable standards. 
  • Monitor employee hours in relationship to sales and make cuts or additions if necessary.    
  • Observe and encourage through positive communication staff performance and productivity.  Maintaining accurate recordings in the manager log of sales, staff performance, customer’s situations, and repair and maintenance issues.
  • Protects store assets by ensuring all staff follow safety and security rules and procedures.
  • Insure all inventory functions are completed as directed, including regular inventory counts. Insure merchandise receiving and ticketing occurs in a timely manner, so that merchandise can be processed to the selling floor for sale. Back stock inventory needs to be organized, rotated and dated to insure oldest merchandise is brought out to the sales floor first.
  • Conducts periodic meetings in conjunction with the Store Manager to keep employee relations at a high level and to keep employees informed of relevant information...


  • We offer a competitive base salary along with bonus potential
  • Health insurance, vacation, sick time and a generous employee discount
  • Extended training opportunities
  • Ability to build your own stores inventory
  • Career advancement


One year prior retail management experience or 2 years prior retail sales experience preferred with strong leadership skills exhibited.  Strong organizational and time management skills are vital.  Proven customer service, communication and strong interpersonal skills required.  Must successfully complete LEADS certification and be computer and retail math literate. Able to work 35-40 hrs a week flexible schedule that includes mornings, nights & weekends. Must be able to work occasional overtime when necessary in busier season

Sales Associates P/T Schaumburg, Harwood | $9.00 or more based on experience and availability

Love Fashion & Talking to People?  Let's Chat! 

We are always accepting applications for highly motivated, honest, reliable and customer service oriented individuals for our challenging, fun, fast-paced retail environment.  A great sense of style with a knowledge of brands, current trends and labels a must!  Along with an ability to prioritize, work with a sense of urgency, receive feedback and take action when appropriate. As an employee, you'll receive on-the-job training in recycled fashion.

  • Assisting customers on the sale floor and at the dressing rooms
  • Assisting in keeping the store neat, including ongoing straightening of the merchandise and specific cleaning tasks as assigned.
  • Actively participating in the ongoing processing of merchandise
  • Answering the phone and answering questions about our concept
  • Perform all point of sale related tasks, which involves but is not limited to: counting cash, making change, and operating the point of sale system.
  • Creating interior and window displays and dressing mannequins.
  • Assisting with store security, which involves, but is not limited to, monitoring the sales floor and dressing rooms.

Must be able to work at least 3 shifts per week and be available weekends.  Speaking Polish or Spanish and/or daytime availability a plus.

We offer a competitive wage, flexible scheduling, fun casual work environment, great discount, first picks, contests & staff bonuses.  Buyers can move on to get management positions at the stores.

Shift Supervisor - P/T Harwood Hts | $10.25 - $11.00 Based on availability & exp

Passion for Fashion & Leadership? Come work for us! 

We are always accepting applications for shift supervisors that are energetic, honest, reliable & customer service oriented to help promote all aspects of the business:  buying, selling, pricing, and merchandising.  Promoting a high level of customer service ensuring customers are assisted in an enthusiastic, timely, and knowledgeable manner. Having a sense of fashion with a knowledge of current styles, trends and brands a must!  

A shift supervisor is trained on all operational functions that the store manager and assistant manager are trained on, including opening and closing the store, administering returns and store credit, sales goals, and delegating tasks amongst sales associates and buyers.

A shift supervisor is expected to be the link between the management team and associates, helping management to accomplish important tasks such as regular store cleanings, merchandising, and motivating employees on the sales floor to help exceed goals. An ideal shift supervisor is hardworking, a quick thinker, and friendly with excellent communication and customer service skills. Previous retail experience is necessary for this position.

Responsibilities include all aspects of store operations from buying, selling, training and merchandising.  Must be computer literate, process math skills and have retail or customer service experience.   Must be able to work 3 to 4 days a week including weekends.  

We offer a competitive wage, flexible scheduling, fun casual work environment, great discount, first picks & staff bonuses/contests.

Buyer - P/T - Accepting Applications | Based on experience and availability

FASHION-FORWARD With A Can Do Attitude?  Talk To Us!

We are looking for enthusiastic, uber friendly and responsible people with current knowledge of styles, trends and brands.  If you feel that your personal style, fashion wisdom and customer service skills are perfect for our retail environment, then we would love to hear from you. Our fast paced buyers purchase casual clothing and accessories for girls and guys from the community, which involves keeping up-to-date on current fashion trends, brands, pricing, and what items are selling for. In addition to the sales associate responsibilities. 

Must be able to work at least 3 shifts per week and be available weekends.  Speaking Polish or Spanish and/or daytime availability a plus.

We offer a competitive wage, flexible scheduling, fun casual work environment, great discount, first picks, contests & staff bonuses.  Buyers can move on to management positions at the stores.

Store Manager - Accepting Applications | Salary + Bonus + Benefits

 Be Creative & Entrepreneurial. Make A Difference! 

We are always on the lookout for talented individuals and accepting applications for dynamite store managers.  A Store Manager is responsible for establishing and maintaining outstanding customer service. He/She is responsible for; the various tasks in the overall operation of the store including measuring business trends, buying, controlling expenses,  inventory management, asset protection, store human resources, maximizing sales/profitability by developing a staff and all aspects of merchandising.  Continually strive for innovative solutions and alternatives in bettering the business. 

We offer an amazing manager conference a year in various North American locations. An unconventional retail structure to support your entrepreneurial spirit.  Monthly out of store manager training and development to continue building your skill set. A fun and funky store atmosphere were individualism is encouraged. Health insurance plan, paid holidays, sick time, vacation and bonus opportunities.

Required: two years of management experience and clear direction and longevity in previous employment. Plato's Closet management must have transportation, be willing to work in any store in the district and able to travel to training and development meetings.  Current district is comprised of stores in Chicago, Schaumburg, Harwood Heights and Skokie. Speaking Polish or Spanish and/or daytime availability a plus.

Plato's Closet management must have transportation and be willing to work in any store in the district.  Current district is comprised of stores in Chicago, Schaumburg, Harwood Heights and Skokie.  Interested applicants should check out our websitewww.platosclosetchitown.com and ensure it looks like a concept that would interest you.

Thanks for your interest in Plato's Closet! Due to the high volume of applicants, only those applicants selected for an interview will be contacted. Best of luck in your career search!