What is our company’s culture and beliefs

  • We believe recycled clothing not only helps the environment by reducing the carbon footprint but also offers fashionable and affordable options to savvy spending people.

  • We believe in hard work, integrity and respecting all individuals.

  • We believe in recognition for a job well done and celebrating achievements. 

 

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Store Manager - No Current Openings

Showcase your fashion and retail skills while reducing the carbon footprint.More Info »

Compensation:
Salary + Bonus + Benefits
Description:

 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 website www.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!


 

 

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Assistant Manager - F/T - No Current Openings

Our kind of retail is fullfilling...More Info »

Compensation:
Hourly + Bonus + Benefits
Description:

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

We are always accepting applications for motivated assistant managers.  An assistant manager supports to the store manager with the ability to do all functions, just as a store manager. The assistant manager must be fully trained in all of the same tasks as the store manager, including making store schedules, maximizing sales goals,  recruiting, interviewing and training new employees, report analyzing and all other store operations. An assistant manager is also expected to be fully trained in all inventory and back stock functions. It is crucial that the assistant manager be capable of operating the store should the store manager be absent for any length of time, and that employees feel that they can call upon the assistant manager with any issues that they may have. Flexibility and experience is a must.

One year prior retail management experience or 3-4 years prior retail sales experience preferred with strong leadership skills exhibited.  Must successfully complete LEADS certification. Strong organizational and time management skills are vital.  Proven customer service, communication and strong interpersonal skills required.  Must be computer and retail math literate.  Speaking Polish or Spanish and/or daytime availability a plus.

 

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Shift Supervisor - P/T

Natural leaders who love fashion and care about the enviroment...we want to talk to you!More Info »

Compensation:
$9.50 or more-Based on experience & availability
Description:

Passion for Fashion? 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.
 

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Buyer - P/T - No Current Openings

Help us offer stylish and affordable recyled clothing while protecting the environment in the process. More Info »

Compensation:
$8.50 or more based on experience and availability
Description:

Shop-a-holic 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.

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Sales Associates - P/T

Assisting customers and coworkers while creating the go to retail/resale choice. More Info »

Compensation:
$8.25 or more based on experience and availability
Description:

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.
 

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Manager In Training -F/T- No Current Openings

Fashion career that positively affects your community.More Info »

Compensation:
$11.50-$14.00 + Bonus+Benefits - Based on Exp
Description:

Passion for Fashion...Come Join Our Team! 

Tired of boring retail jobs where all you do is stand in a room and make no decisions? Do you read Lucky Magazine? Can you name the top 5 teen clothing trends?  If you answered yes to all three and you’re into teen and young adult fashion, have an outgoing personality, willing to work hard in a very fast paced environment yet have fun doing it...APPLY NOW!

We're looking for a highly motivated, sales oriented, experienced leader to take our growing business to the next level. Plato's Closet is a national franchise that buys and sells current style, name brand clothing and accessories for teens and young adults. We are a leader in the industry, ad our locally owned groups of stores are among the top performers in the country. We are looking for a store manager can help us grow our sales and our concept for our newest location.
  

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 website www.platosclosetchitown.com and ensure it looks like a concept that would interest you.

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Our Locations

Plato's Closet Chicago

2817 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL 60614

773-549-2070

Plato's Closet Schaumburg

1414 N. Roselle Road
Schaumburg, IL 60195

847-310-8433

Plato's Closet Skokie

9330 Skokie Blvd.
Skokie, IL 60076

847-677-7475

Plato's Closet Harwood Heights

4614 North Harlem Ave
Harwood Heights, IL 60706

708-867-2800

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