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Vitamin Shoppe Overview

Secaucus, NJ
5001 to 10000 employees
1977
Company - Public (VSI)
Drug & Health Stores
$1 to $2 billion (USD) per year
Every Body Matters™
Is not just our tagline; it's our mantra. It communicates our focus on helping to make the world healthier, one life at a time. From the time we opened our first store in 1977, our mission has been to help people achieve ... Read more

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  • WE'RE HIRING Nutritionists to join our family of Health Enthusiasts! As a nutritionist at The Vitamin Shoppe®, you’ll be one of the first faces our customers see (and hopefully, one of the most memorable!). Conduct one-on-one nutritional consultations and develop workshops in-store and in the community.
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  • WE'RE HIRING! Are you passionate about empowering people on the journey to their best self? Then join us as a Health Enthusiast with The Vitamin Shoppe®. Check out our field openings nationwide. Apply Today! #careersatthevitaminshoppe
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Vitamin Shoppe – Why Work For Us?


What matters...every body matters™ is not just our tagline; it's our mantra. it communicates our focus on helping to make the world healthier, one life at a time. From the time we opened our first store in 1977, our mission has been to help people achieve their health and wellness goals. Though we've changed over the years, our values have remained the same.


700+ Stores

The Vitamin Shoppe® has over 700 stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico and Canada. However, success for us is not measured by how many stores we open. Success for us means providing a fulfilling customer experience to each person who shops in our store.


A healthy difference

Our goal is to make a healthy difference in people's lives every day and travel with each customer on their wellness journey. It matters to us that our customers know we are a reliable resource for their favorite products and also a place where highly trained health enthusiasts are always excited to advise, explain, and share healthy inspiration. From our huge range of top-quality supplements (26,000), to our free Healthy Awards® club and everyday low prices, we make it easier for our customers to make healthier choices every day.

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At the Vitamin Shoppe, we care equally about our customers and the people we entrust to address our customers' needs. So we make sure to hire health enthusiasts who are passionate about health & fitness and helping others to attain their wellness goals. We’re steadfast in our mission of fostering a community of like-minded, health-inspired people.


Health enthusiasts™ 
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We train all of our health enthusiasts on how to provide awesome service. We achieve this by recognizing that every body is unique and has individual needs. So whether you have new weight management goals in mind or you simply want to implement a healthier fitness regimen, we're here to give you guidance and accurate product information so you're armed with the tools you need for success. You can always trust we have your best interest in mind. Our health enthusiasts will never “push” products on you or engage in commission based selling. It's simply not our style.



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We're steadfast in our efforts to foster a community of health-inspired people. We invite our customers to participate in our frequent in-store  Share the Health® events, where they can sample, enjoy and learn about our vast lines of healthy lifestyle products. Beyond our stores we're there  for our customers on social media – just ask our 1.5 million+ fans on Facebook, Twitter, instagram and Pinterest!


Charity 

We are proud to collaborate with organizations that support health and wellness initiatives. Our charitable giving partnerships include Vitamin Angels, which helps at-risk populations, both internationally and in the United States, gain access to vitamins and minerals. We also partner with organizations local to our Customer Support Center, such as the New Jersey Chapter of the Multiple Sclerosis Society, which works to improve the quality of life for people affected by MS, the Hudson County, New Jersey chapter of the Special Olympics organization and the Community Food Bank of New Jersey.We look forward to connecting with our customers...because caring matters.



Careers

Vitamin Shoppe Industries Inc. is a leading retailer of vitamins, supplements and sports nutrition for the entire family. through our three powerhouse brands the Vitamin Shoppe®, Super Supplements® and Vitapath™ our goal is to inspire every body to be healthy. with over 650 stores in the united states and our continuing international expansion, we aim to help people live healthier lives - wherever they might be.

From the time we opened our first store in 1977, our focus has been to help people achieve their health and wellness goals. every body matters™ is not just our tagline; it's our mantra. it communicates our focus on helping to make the world healthier, one life at a time.

Success for us is not measured by how many stores we open: our goal is to make a healthy difference in people's lives every day and travel with each customer on their journey to wellness.


Benefits:

We hire people who are passionate about wellness, nutrition and fitness, and we support them in any way we can to achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle. As a Super Supplements health enthusiast you'll have access to a comprehensive benefits program to help you thrive both in and outside of the workplace. Here are some benefits for which you might be eligible:

  1. 401(k)
  2. medical, dental, vision (benefits vary based on position)
  3. short term disability coverage
  4. employee stock purchase program
  5. health enthusiast discounts
  6. health & fitness programs
  7. on-site fitness centers
  8. global fit program
  9. cell phone plan discounts
  10. pet insurance

Community 

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As a Vitamin Shoppe health enthusiast you'll be able to help people close to home, as well as those who live far beyond your reach. we support many charitable local and national initiatives dedicated to making people all around the world healthier.


To date we've raised over $1 million dollars in support of philanthropic causes like Vitamin Angels, Bike MS, K.I.D.S. and the Special Olympics. We're extremely proud to be a company that encourages connection, caring and giving.


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We honor your service. We value your talent.

At Super Supplements®, we appreciate and support our veterans. We proactively strive to hire current and transitioning members of the U.S. Armed Forces, recognizing that your military experience makes you ideally suited to a career with us. We offer a wide range of corporate and retail opportunities that focus on building teams, finding solutions, fostering camaraderie and providing leadership.


 

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    I worked at Vitamin Shoppe part-time (More than a year)

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    Awesome boss and coworkers which made work fun.

    Cons

    Not much time off if you need more than a day.

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Vitamin Shoppe Photos

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Vitamin Shoppe Interviews

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    I applied online. The process took 1 day. I interviewed at Vitamin Shoppe (Houston, TX).

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    The process began with 2 phone screenings which consisted of general scenario questions. The interview process was super easy going. Lots of general scenario and "get to know you" questions.

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Vitamin Shoppe Awards & Accolades

  • 25 retailers with the best customer service(health store), Business Insider, 2015
  • America's Best Midsize Employers, Forbes.com, 2016
  • 2016 Top 500 internet retailer, Internet Retailer, 2016
  • StellaService's list of Brands with the Best Customer Service!, STELLAService, 2016
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