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 

Who We Are: AURA Candle Bar is a socially interactive, pour-your-own retail 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: Are you awesome, love candles and have an interest in blending fragrances? Do you have a relentless passion for taking care of customers while taking care of details? Do you want to build a business from the beginning, working toward a larger vision with a team of equally awesome individuals who know how to work hard and have fun? If your answer is “yes,” read on!

We are looking for exceptional individuals who love fragrances and candles to join our Chicago team. You will be responsible for creating experiences that ensure we are always the best part of our guests’ day. From greeting guests as they enter the store, helping create custom-scent blends, to pouring and glazing candles, your involvement in every aspect of Aura Candle Bar will be integral to the elevated experience delivered to each and every guest. Previous customer scentric and high-end retail or hospitality experience is a plus, but not a deal breaker – we are seeking great human beings that want to shine and thrive in a positive and supportive environment where being present with customers and delivering an authentic 5 star service is a top priority. All while being a terrific team member. We are highly interested in Illinois residents with weekend, holiday and afternoon/early evening availability who love food, cooking, travelling, fragrances, candles, art, music and serving others. Teachers and high end restaurant employees have found significant success at AURA.  Our team members describe working at AURA as the best job they have ever had. Completion of bachelors degree preferred.

*Custom scent blending training provided.

Important Notes:

Store hours: Tues./Weds: 11-7pm, Thurs.-Sat: 11 – 8, Sun: 12 – 5pm. Weekend, night and holiday availability is a must. Pay starts at $15/hour: $23-$25/hour with tips. Must be able to stand for long periods of time and lift over 45 pounds.

We understand that you have a life outside of work – whether that means another job, school or other. We will do our best to maintain a balance that works for all of us.

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!