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Christkindlmarket Chicago Keyholder


Kathe Wohlfahrt of America is the premier source of high-quality Christmas items handcrafted in Germany.

We are currently hiring a Keyholder for this years’ Holiday Market. People who are outgoing, customer focused and self-starters are encouraged to apply to be part of the team! We offer competitive hourly rates, flexible scheduling and generous employee discount.

Where: The Daley Plaza in downtown Chicago (between Washington, Clark and Dearborn streets)

Employment Dates: Early November – December 26th, 2023 (includes set up and tear down)

Market Dates: November 17th – December 24th, 2023

Market Hours: Sunday - Thursday: 11 - 8 p.m., Friday & Saturday: 11 – 9 p.m.


  • Guide team on set-up, merchandising and pack-up of all product
  • Ensure all areas of sales floor are being maintained and stocked
  • Resolve all customer issues quickly, calmly and effectively
  • Committed to promoting a positive team environment
  • Ensure consistent execution of Kathe Wohlfahrt policies and procedures
  • Solid computer skills and knowledge of current POS (point of sale) systems
  • Must be available nights and weekends and have ability to open and/or close market
  • Strong communications skills
  • Prior retail and management experience a definite plus!

To apply please click here to download an application form. Resumes, cover letters and/or job applications can be submitted to

We thank all applicants for their interest, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.