"I’ve been going to Van Otis for many years. I like being able to pick and choose each piece of candy for each person I am purchasing treats for."

-Denis McMahon


Van Otis Chocolates occasionally has job openings, especially during the fourth quarter each year, for various hourly production and retail positions. Positions can be part-time, full-time, or seasonal. Our needs vary, but we are always looking for dedicated and responsible employees who love people and thrive in a team environment. Retail, customer service, and gift positions usually involve Saturday work hours and certain Sundays.

The following positions represent common job openings at Van Otis, full-time, part-time, and seasonal:

  • Retail Clerk/Customer Service: Prior retail experience/customer service experience a plus
  • Gift Department Help: Must have experience creating and assembling gift baskets, with wrapping and bow-making skills
  • Candy Packing: No Experience necessary
  • Candy Cook: Must have experience cooking and creating candy/chocolate products
  • Internship: No Experience necessary

If you are interested in a position at Van Otis Chocolates, please fill out our online application or come into the store to fill one out. After your application is submitted, it will be reviewed by our HR Department. If you meet the job positions criteria, you will be called to come in for an interview. Please do not contact Van Otis about your application.

Please click link below to download employment application. Open this file in adobe reader to fill out form. Please click submit once form is filled and email to hr@vanotischocolates.com, along with your resume and cover letter.



Van Otis Chocolates, founded in 1935, is a small, modern-day confectionery company located in Manchester, NH.  By coupling traditional recipes with new and exciting product lines, we bring fun, and nostalgia back to the chocolate and candy experience. We are proud to have been voted Best Chocolatier of New Hampshire, for the past 15 years!  

We currently have an opportunity for a motivated, friendly, and dependable team player who likes a busy environment to join our team as a Seasonal Retail & Packing Assistant. We’re looking for a flexible candidate with the ability to work between 15 and 50+ hours, including Saturdays and certain Sunday’s. The ideal candidate has at least a few years of experience in retail and customer service. Lastly, candidate must like chocolates!

If you are interested, please download and fill out our employment application form (http://www.vanotischocolates.com/pdfs/VanOtis_Employment_Application.pdf) and submit it along with your resume and cover letter to hr@vanotischocolates.com.