Hiring Practices

The Yankee Candle Company
A True American Success Story

We recognize that people with different backgrounds, skills and experiences bring fresh and innovative ideas to life. As a Company committed to pleasing our customers and focused on long-term growth, we believe our effectiveness at acknowledging each candidate's talents, experiences and perspectives will support our continued success.

The Yankee Candle Company - Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

The Yankee Candle Company, Inc.® reaffirms its continuing commitment to afford equal opportunity in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, disability or veteran status. Equal opportunity extends to all aspects of the employment relationships including hiring, transfers, promotions, training, terminations, working conditions, compensation, benefits, and other terms and conditions of employment.

We appreciate and value individual differences and are committed to treating everyone with fairness and respect. Our goal is to create an inclusive, respectful and equitable environment that draws upon the strengths and differences of our workforce.

Applying for a Position

We encourage on-line submissions, as possible, since this method allows us to accelerate the process of reviewing applicants, and in turn, will help us identify the appropriate candidates to a specific position as quickly as possible.

Applying Online

If you are interested in applying to Yankee Candle, simply click on the "Careers" link on our home page at www.yankeecandle.com. Your resume and cover letter (with salary requirements) may be attached to your application. If you need assistance please call 413-665-8306 x 2116.

On-line submissions will receive an automatic email response confirming receipt of your submission.

Applying in Person

If you are unable to apply online but are interested in applying for a specific open position, please visit our Human Resources office, at your convenience, to complete a paper application, during our office hours Monday - Friday, 8:30 AM to 5:00 PM. Directions to the Human Resources office can be found at HR at Yankee Candle.

Due to the volume of interest we receive for each position, we regret that we are not able to respond to every inquiry. Only candidates whose experience and qualifications most closely match the requirements of the position, will be contacted directly.


Yankee Candle Company is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. We provide all employees and applicants for employment with equal employment opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, immigration status, marital status, military status, any covered veteran status, disability status, genetic information, caregiving responsibilities or any other basis prohibited by law.  For more information on Equal Employment Opportunity please click here.

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