HIRING PRACTICES

At Yankee Candle, we recognize that people with different backgrounds, skills, and experiences bring fresh and innovative ideas to life. As a company committed to 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.

Yankee Candle believes in supporting employees in all aspects of their physical, psychological, and financial well-being. To support this policy, we have a fully integrated health and wellness program and a comprehensive benefits package.

Yankee Candle, and our parent company Newell Brands, 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.

Click here to view the “EEO is the Law” poster and additional EEO information.

We are an E-Verify employer.

Applying for a Position

You can search for opportunities within Retail, Supply Chain, and Corporate by clicking the links for Hourly and Salaried positions. This will allow you to view our openings by location and/or job type and apply online.

Online submissions will receive an automatic email response confirming receipt of your submission. Due to the volume of interest we receive for each submission, 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 by a recruiter.

For retail associate positions, we ask that you visit your local Yankee Candle retail store and complete a paper application. A listing of our store locations can be found on our home page under the store locator.


Newell Brands

Yankee Candle® is part of the Home Fragrance Division of Newell Brands, which includes WoodWick®, Chesapeake Bay Candle®, and Millefiori Milano® brands. Our division fills homes and other spaces with inspiring, long-lasting scents. Season after season, from reliving favorite memories to setting a mood, our brands are at the intersection of a passion for fragrance and design.

We touch the lives of millions of consumers around the world every day. With our ability to create, innovate, and animate, we are able to turn life’s everyday moments into something special, something exceptional.

We are building a winning team that can lead our industry for a generation. As a company with a special purpose, we will continually transform into the very best that we can be. We know that growth is the engine that will power us.

Our Principles

Our principles define who we are. Inspired by our founders, they guide our behaviors and drive our actions as we grow.

Diversity & Inclusion

Just as our portfolio comprises a variety of unique brands which come together to make Newell Brands more powerful, so do our people. We believe a more diverse and inclusive workforce can boost financial performance, reputation, innovation, and make Newell Brands stronger.

Working at Newell Brands

We believe that in each of us is the drive to grow, to be our best, and to reach our full potential. We look for that desire in our people. Our ambition is to create a company that constantly produces new talent and allows them to grow into their own within a bold, industry-leading business agenda.

Newell Brands (NYSE: NWL) is a leading global consumer goods company with a strong portfolio of well-known brands, including Paper Mate, Sharpie, Dymo, EXPO, Parker, Elmers, Coleman, Jostens, Marmot, Rawlings, Oster, Sunbeam, FoodSaver, Mr. Coffee, Rubbermaid Commercial Products, Graco, Baby Jogger, NUK, Calphalon, Rubbermaid, Contigo, First Alert, Waddington, and Yankee Candle. For hundreds of millions of consumers, Newell Brands makes life better every day, where they live, learn, work, and play.

To learn more about Newell Brands, visit our website:

https://www.newellbrands.com/our-company


Benefits

Newell Brands is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits program to help you through all stages of life — from growing your family to saving for retirement.

HEALTHCARE & HEALTHY LIVING

Giving coverage, tools, and resources to our employees and their families to manage their health is at the core of our benefits program.

Healthcare

  • We offer three medical plan options: two with HSAs that both you and the company contribute to, plus a traditional plan.
  • Our dental coverage provides free preventive coverage and competitive levels of coverage for routine and major services.
  • Vision coverage provides services for annual visits and discounted eyewear and/or contacts.

Healthy Living

Our Healthy Living benefits help you make your health a priority. Highlighted below are some of the benefits we offer to help you get and stay healthy:

  • Annual Physical Reward for getting a physical exam
  • Tobacco Cessation Support, including tobacco cessation aids at no cost to you

Making your health a priority helps you get the most out of life. Newell Brands is here to support you in that effort.


When you are ready to grow your family, Newell Brands benefits will be there to support you along the way.

Foundational Support

  • Adoption assistance
  • Fertility solutions

Leave Support

  • Paid maternity leave
  • Paternity/adoptive parent leave

Pregnancy Support

  • Healthy Pregnancy program, including a Newell Brands baby product reward

Ongoing Support

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Back-Up Child Care Program
  • Dependent Care Spending Account

Family Support benefits help you and your family during some of life’s most precious moments.


Our Financial benefits offer you a variety of ways to save money and protect your income and your family when you need it most.

The Employee Savings Plan

Newell Brands offers employees the 401(k) Employee Savings plan, which includes a 6% company match; 100% vesting on all contributions; and an investment fund lineup that offers you everything, from Target Date Funds that model your investments for you based on your estimated retirement date, to a self-directed brokerage account that lets you manage your investments on your own.

Income Protection

To help protect you and your family financially, we offer:

  • Disability Coverage
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Critical Illness Protection
  • Supplemental Accident Coverage

Additional Benefits Include

Paid Vacation and Sick Time, Paid Holidays*, Tuition Reimbursement and Tuition Benefits Program, Group Auto, Home and Pet Insurance, generous Yankee Candle and Newell Brand product discounts, discounts through Beneplace for hundreds of national and local retailers and services, on-site dry-cleaning service (corporate), casual attire, and a fun, collaborative work environment

*Benefit coverage varies depending on position and location.



INTERNATIONAL

The Yankee Candle International Group offers excellent career opportunities to develop within a passionate, diverse, and growing company.

Our international team offers opportunities within Human Resources, Marketing, Retail, Finance, IT, Sales, and more.

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