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Spirit Halloween is getting ready for the spooky season, and they need help.

The retailer, which is world’s largest specialty Halloween retailer, is looking to hire 35,000 seasonal employees for the 2021 season.

Openings are available at more than 1,425 Spirit Halloween locations throughout U.S. and Canada. A total of 35,000 seasonal positions are available.

This year, Spirit Halloween is offering early hire pay incentives, flexible scheduling, competitive salaries and bonus opportunities, according to a statement. Employees will also score a 30% discount on all Spirit Halloween merchandise.

“It’s a competitive job landscape and we know candidates are looking for opportunities where they can learn and grow, while also having fun in a collaborative and high energy environment,” Steven Silverstein, CEO at Spirit Halloween, said in a statement.

He added, “At Spirit Halloween, we live and breathe Halloween 365 days a year, our associates’ passion and dedication are what got us through the most challenging year in recent history and we are looking for team members to join us in celebrating what we anticipate to be the spookiest Halloween ever while experiencing the excitement that Spirit brings to all of its locations.”

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