Since 1984 Costume Specialists Inc. has been creating the mascot characters that have been a part of our lives and that we all love and recognize. The award-winning Costume Specialists team is proud to bring a variety of costume characters to life, like: VeggieTales, children’s book characters, the Michelin Man, M&M’s characters, Kool-Aid Man, professional and university mascots, theme park characters and so many more.

At Costume Specialists we understand our employees are our most valuable asset – whether they create, design and build costumes or work in our front office, managing all aspect of production. Our employees like being part of a company that enhances the lives of others by building characters that build team spirit, business recognition and, most importantly, bring smiles and warmth to those they encounter.

As you can imagine, Costume Specialists is an amazing place where art and creativity meet opportunity.

We’d love to hear more about you! Please forward your resume to us by clicking here.

Employment Opportunities

Industrial Seamstress (Downtown, Columbus OH) PART-TIME or FULL-TIME

POSITION OVERVIEW

Costume Specialists is looking for an Industrial Seamstress to join our talented team. 

The ideal candidate:

  • 2+ years of experience assembling and sewing materials and textiles with industrial-specific sewing machines in a production environment
  • Sensitive to issues of urgency
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced, creative, and fluid operating environment

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Have the knowledge and skill to perform and complete tasks such as machine maintenance and setup
  • Ability to sew on various industrial machines
  • Sewing with multiple fabrications
  • Ability to work in creative collaboration
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player with a positive attitude
  • Creativity and Problem solving a strong plus

Interested parties, please email GChristopher@cospec.com for more details.

Costume Maintenance (Downtown, Columbus OH) Part-Time

POSITION OVERVIEW

Looking for an energetic and self motivated individual with an eye for details to work in our “Mascot Spa” and be responsible for maintaining and cleaning costume inventory. 

The ideal candidate:

  • Possesses a critical attention to details
  • Hand sewing and laundry experience is a plus, but not mandatory
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Sensitive to issues of urgency
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced detailed environment

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs
  • Excellent written communication skills
  • Creativity and Problem solving a strong plus
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player with a positive attitude

Interested parties, please email PDF of your resume to rcoon@cospec.com.

Sales Representative (Downtown, Columbus OH) FULL-TIME

POSITION OVERVIEW

The Entry Level Sales Representative position is an amazing opportunity to join a flourishing organization, grow with the role and make an impact. The role requires you to be able to balance multiple tasks simultaneously by leveraging your dynamic interpersonal skills and goal-oriented attitude to close transactions. You will focus on engaging interested customers and utilizing consultative selling skills to build trust and advance them through the sales cycle. 

The ideal candidate:

  • A proactive self-starter, highly independent, motivated and resourceful to reach and exceed sales goals while achieving a high level of customer satisfaction
  • An effective communicator with a strong phone presence and the ability to proficiently engage customers over the phone and through e-mail
  • Sensitive to issues of urgency and be able to take ownership in escalating customer concerns as needed
  • Able to thrive in a fast paced, creative, and fluid operating environment
  • Respond to customer inquiries via email and phone
  • Demonstrate product knowledge and guide customers in product selection and options
  • Manage established accounts and develop new accounts

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Full-time, M-F 9am-5pm
  • Ability to prioritize projects, handle multiple tasks, & manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • Exhibit strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • A team player with a positive attitude
  • Creativity and Problem solving a strong plus
  • Some travel to customers and trade shows 
  • Compensation: Base Salary plus commission
  • Company benefits include Health, Dental and Vision Insurance, Paid Vacation and Sick Time, 401K and Profit Sharing.

Interested parties, please connect with us here.