Organization of the Week: American Greetings

American Greetings company logoOrganization Name: American Greetings (click here to view its profile)

Why We Love It: The products we make every day enable people to connect with one another by expressing their thoughts and emotions in a voice that is their own. To create this variety of products to meet the needs of a variety of consumers, we must have a diverse organization – one that employs people with different backgrounds, perspectives, skills and experiences.

What you might not know is that… American Greetings is home to one of the world’s largest creative studios!

Who Our Customers Are: American Greetings services approximately 70,000 retail stores in the United States and 125,000 worldwide. Our Carlton Retail division is the largest owned and operated chain of card and gift shops in North America with approximately 500 stores in the United States and Canada. American Greetings also manufactures and sells greeting cards, gift wrap, party goods, candles, stationery and giftware throughout the world, primarily in Canada, the United Kingdom, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.

Common Career Paths: We seek diverse talent and we recruit regularly for a variety of positions in many disciplines:

  • Marketing
  • Illustration
  • Design
  • Art direction
  • Writing and editing
  • Interactive and information technology
  • Business analytics
  • Sales and finance… to name a few

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