Who’s Hiring Part-Time: Hallmark, Sirius XM & News America Marketing


Looking for part-time work? You’re in luck. Here are three companies with part-time openings available right now.


What They Do: Major greeting card company.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Merchandisers and territory assistants.

Desired Hours Per Week: About 20 hours per week on average, but varies depending on number of stores you are assigned.

Starting Pay: Varies based on experience and geography.

Benefits: Somewhat flexible hours.

Requirements: Must have reliable transportation and access to an analog landline phone line. Must be able to stand for prolonged periods of time and lift up to 50 pounds.

The Inside Scoop: There are lots of opportunities, as Hallmark distributes its products in 43,000 retail outlets nationwide. The bad news: these positions will not lead to full-time employment. 

Apply here.

Next Page: Sirius XM

Sirius XM (Stock Quote: SIRI)

What They Do: Major satellite radio provider.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Talk show hosts, board operators and call screeners. Most jobs are in New York City, but there are also openings in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C.

Desired Hours Per Week: Varies by position, but would generally involve a regular set schedule. Some positions — such as those focusing on a specific sport — may be seasonal.

Starting Pay: Depends on position.

Benefits: Cool working environment.

Requirements: Radio experience a must, with specific requirements dictated by position. Most positions require a college degree or equivalent work experience.

The Inside Scoop: This is a fast-paced, high-profile environment, so you need to work well under pressure. On the plus side, you may get to rub elbows with Howard Stern, Martha Stewart or some of the other Sirius personalities.  

Apply here.

Next Page: News America Marketing

News America Marketing

What They Do: Marketing service company that handles newspaper inserts, online coupons and in-store advertising promotions.

Types of Part-Time Position(s) Available: Merchandisers.

Desired Hours Per Week: Campaigns operate on a four-week cycle. Merchandisers generally work 20-35 hours during ad change week and less than 10 hours during the remaining three weeks. Hours are somewhat flexible, but work generally must be done between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Starting Pay: Hourly wage plus mileage.

Benefits: None.

Requirements: Must be 21 years old, with reliable transportation and good driving record. Background check required.

The Inside Scoop: The company has more than 4,000 part-time merchandisers nationwide. 

Apply here.

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