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


At Plato's Closet, you are in charge of selecting our inventory. This gives you responsibility no other store does. We take our buying seriously! While a fashion degree is not required, people with an interest in and experience with young adult casual fashions are required.

Our stores are casual - wear the latest styles! Our employees are savvy and energetic. Plus we get to feel good about working for a company that contributes to the wellbeing of the environment. All in all, its lots of fun. But we still have to get the work done. That's where you come in.




*Fashion Buyer/Sales - Part Time  1-2 week nights plus weekends.

*Fashion Buyer/Sales - Full Time - Combination of days, mid day and weekends

*Inventory Specialist - Full Time - Monday - Friday 7am - 3:30pm.  Must have drivers license 

*Shift Supervisor  - Full time must have open availability 32-40 hrs per week. 

*Shift Supervisor - Part Time - Part time 3-4 days a week for 18-20 hrs weekend availability. 

All full time positions include health benefits, vacation, sick days & bonus along with other benefits. 


*Fashion Buyer/Sales - Park Time - 1-2 week nights plus weekends

*Inventory Specialist - Part Time - 2 days a week 9am - 4pm

*Manager In Training - Full availability a must for both days, nights & weekends    Includes health benefits, vacation, sick days & bonus along with other benefits

All full time positions include health benefits, vacation, sick days & bonus along with other benefits.

Shift Supervisor - Harwood Hts P/T | Hourly + Bonus - Based on availability & exp

Passion for Fashion & Leadership? Come work for us! 

We are looking for energetic, honest, reliable & customer service oriented person 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 for teens and young adults a must!  

A shift supervisor is responsible for ensuring their Plato's Closet store is running according to company standards. General leadership to ensure the team is performing duties and serving guests. Other responsibilities including: opening and closing the store, accurate register counts, 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 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.

Must be computer literate, process math skills and have retail or customer service experience.   Must be able to work 4 shifts a week which includes full availability on Saturday and Sunday. 

We offer a competitive wage, flexible scheduling, fun casual work environment, 30% discount, first picks & staff bonuses/contests.

Position available immediately for the right candidate. Future promotion possibilities exist with this growing company. We presently have three company locations.

Sales Associates P/T Schaumburg & Harwood Hts | Hourly + Bonus

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

We are looking 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
  • 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.
  • Actively participating in the ongoing processing of merchandise
  • Answering the phone and answering questions about our concept
  • Buying recycled fashions
  • Assisting in keeping the store neat, including ongoing straightening of the merchandise and specific cleaning tasks as assigned.

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.

Qualifications: Ability to stand and walk for long periods of time, up to 8 hours a day. Lifting up to 40 lbs. without assistance. Bending, rotating, reaching as needed to receive, price, and stock merchandise.

Manager In Training - Schaumburg | Salary + Bonus + Benefits - Based on Exp


Plato's Closet is looking for a full time Manager In Training! Unlike other retailers, we buy and sell your favorite brands and on-trend styles at prices that everyone can get excited about. We are not trying to change the world; just offer an exciting way to  reduce the carbon footprint by shop and selling to us.

The Manager in Training will be groomed 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.

What we'll do for you:

-We offer a competitive pay rate with a performance based bonus structure that is limitless.
-Benefits including health insurance, vacation, paid holidays, sick days, and a 40% employee discount.
-We're a great company to work for, with hands-on owners to offer guidance and support.
-Extensive training in and outside the store.
-We provide a fun, fast-paced work environment and liveable work weeks for a healthy work-life balance.

-Must have experience hiring, training, coaching, and terminating
-High School Diploma or equivalent
-Excellent customer service and sales skills
-Excellent verbal communication skills
-Ability to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and effectively
-Ability to provide leadership and inspire people with fun, positive energy
-Strong operational, organizational, and problem solving skills
-Able to work 40-45 hours a week
-Valid Driver's License