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Hobby Lobby Hiring for Mt. P. Store

Craft retailer plans October opening.

From Hobby Lobby Press Release:

Hobby Lobby Stores is preparing to open its latest location in Mount Pleasant.

Construction is on schedule for the 55,000 square-foot retail facility being built from the ground up in the Six Mile Marketplace shopping center. Located at Six Mile Road and US Hwy 17, Hobby Lobby’s 12th store in South Carolina is projected to open the beginning of October.

Read more about the jobs on HobbyLobby.com.

Dates, times, and locations for employment applications will be posted on the company’s website and in the localnewspapers. This location will bring about 35 – 50 jobs to the community, paying $13 per hour for full time, and $9 per hour for part-time associates.

“Customers find shopping at Hobby Lobby to be a totally unique experience, and unrivalled in selection, value and service, and, those new to Hobby Lobby are always in awe of the crafts and home décor merchandise we carry, as well as the size of the store,” stated John Schumacher, Assistant Vice President of Advertising.

Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc., headquartered in Oklahoma City, OK, started as an outgrowth of Greco Products, a miniature picture frames company founded in a garage by David Green in 1970. Today, Hobby Lobby has over 500 stores across the nation that average 55,000 square feet in size. This major Oklahoma City-based private corporation offers more than 65,000 crafting and home decor products in its stores. Departments include floral, fabric, needlework, picture framing, baskets, home accents, arts and crafts, wearable art, jewelry and scrapbooking supplies. Store hours are Monday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m., and all Hobby Lobby stores are closed on Sunday.

Elizabeth Wilson July 21, 2012 at 01:07 PM
I have been with a major retailer for 38 years and am currently in the position of Assistant Store Manager of Operations (20 years) accountable for providing a great customer experience with a highly motivated Cashier team, expense control, warehouse maintenance,receiving, merchandise pickup, store office, and overall store maintenance. I am beginning the retirement process, however I do not want to stop working entirely. I would like to work closer to my home (Mt.Pleasant, SC resident) and in a full time position (30-40 hours). I particularly enjoy warehouse and stocking and am not afraid of hard work and working along with my team. I enjoy mentoring new associates and assisting with their training. As a crafter (decorative painting) Hobby Lobby sounds like a great fit and a great company to be associated with.
Patch.com July 21, 2012 at 05:50 PM
Elizabeth, You should probably go to the Hobby Lobby website to apply for the job. Patch is a news and community event website not affiliated with Hobby Lobby. Good luck!
Robin White July 22, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Sounds just like Michaels! Again, building from the ground up instead of occupying one of the hundreds of empty storefronts in this town.
Mary July 23, 2012 at 05:47 PM
Robin, Hobby Lobby is nothing like Michael's. They average 20,000 sq ft per store while Hobby Lobby averages 55,000 sq ft. I'm sure if Hobby Lobby could have found an empty big box that size they would have taken it!

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