Open Positions - Team Member/Scent Consultant

Position Title: Team Member/Scent Consultant for Chicago’s very own Pour-Your-Own Custom Candle Experience at AURA Candle Bar.  

Location: Southport Corridor - Lakeview, Chicago – 2 minute walk to/from Brown Line, Southport Station

Hours: Part-time positions currently available during studio hours. Weekend, night and holiday availability is a must. Studio Hours: Monday- Closed, Tuesday +Wednesday 11-7PM, Thursday-Saturday 11-8 PM, Sunday 12-5 PM

 Who We Are: AURA Candle Bar is a socially interactive, pour-your-own retail candle making class experience bringing people together to explore and create with scent. We invite guests to custom-blend fragrances in our customer-'scentric' atmosphere. 

Who We Are Looking For: Self-aware, present, emotionally mature, professional and intentional humans who are ardent about connecting with other humans in their community. A relentless passion for curating an up-scale fragrance experience while carrying out AURA Candle Bar’s mission to be the best part of our guests’ week.

By contributing your resourcefulness and initiative, you are creating an intentionally calm space for guests to escape the chaos of daily life. From the initial greeting of guests as they enter the studio and guiding guests on their fragrance journeys to creating custom blends and knowing how to take exceptional care of yourself so that you can take exceptional care of guests. We are seeking those who are integral and authentic in their overall approach to life. 

Those who are comfortable speaking to groups in a public setting, those who are exceptional at prioritizing tasks as the tasks pertain to the guest experience, and those who are aware of the operational flow of a retail space have found significant success at AURA.

We are highly interested in those who have life experience that compliment fragrance. People from various backgrounds enhance AURA’s ability to serve those who visit the studio.  *Custom fragrance blending training provided

Important Notes:

Pay starts at $15/hour: $24-$25/hour with tips

Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 45 pounds

Still interested? Then so are we!

To apply, please do the following:

  • Email your resume to and let us know why you want to join the AURA Team:  

We look forward to hearing from you!



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