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On Call Culinary Stylist ( Food / Product Styling )

Job ID R40796 Date posted 10/11/2019

HSN is looking for a Culinary Stylist that is energetic, dependable, creative, and an eagerness to adapt to the needs of a fast-paced production environment. In this role, you will be responsible for preparing and styling food items and displays for the culinary programming at HSN. A successful candidate is open to learning and able to build and maintain good working relationships with a diverse group of individuals and personalities.

Job Description Details

About “On –Call” @ HSN

HSN employs “on call” staff to cover projects, vacation, and periods of high volume.

“On call” means that you are scheduled “as needed”, and you could work a varied schedule from week to week based on our needs and your availability. You may know your schedule a few weeks in advance however, you may also be called on short notice.

Day in the Life

The Culinary Stylist will focus on getting product and food ready for the HSN live broadcast ensuring items are visually appealing and functional.Set up and style tables showcasing the product.Traffic presentations/ tables on and off set during the live broadcast.In this role, you will work on a team and interact with vendors, on-air guests, and Broadcast Production staff.

  • Style demos for on & off air presentations, following demo guidelines established by manager and supervisor
  • Manage product consignment, which includes unpacking, packing, sorting, verifying quantity, and quality.
  • Collaborate with the HSN showroom to ensure a timely delivery of the items needed for on air
  • Prepare for shows by: verifying studio space, setting up tables, ensuring demos are in working order
  • Ensure proper, timely return of all product to HSN Showroom, and understand the process
  • Perform daily kitchen-related duties including:  cooking, cleaning, shopping, food storage, food prep, food styling, and other related duties as assigned
  • Keep departmental props and supplies in good condition and store them properly

Must Haves

  • Culinary training in either a school or professional setting
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs without assistance
  • Standing for 75% of shift (or more)
  • Wearing headset (with Live Show audio) for up to 4 hours consecutively
  • Must be able to work various shifts in a 24/7 environment, including weekends and overnights.

“Candidates will be considered in totality of their skills and experience versus strict interpretation of “must haves”.

Nice to Haves

  • 3 years food industry experience
  • Food prep for retail or entertainment industries
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Sense of style and/or creative eye for design
  • Strong desire to develop visual skills 
  • Excellent time-management skills and able to work under tight deadlines

About HSN, Inc.

HSN, Inc., is a leading interactive entertainment and lifestyle retailer, offering a curated assortment of exclusive products and top brand names to its customers. HSN incorporates entertainment, inspiration, personalities and industry experts to provide an entirely unique shopping experience. At HSN, customers find exceptional selections in Health & Beauty, Jewelry, Home/Lifestyle, Fashion/Accessories, and Electronics. HSN broadcasts reach approximately 90 million households (with live programming 364 days per year) and its website — features more than 50,000 product videos. Mobile applications include HSN apps for iPad, iPhone and Android. Visit to learn more. HSN, Inc., founded 40 years ago as the first shopping network, is a wholly owned subsidiary of Qurate Retail, Inc. (NASDAQ: QRTEA, QRTEB), which includes QVC, HSN, zulily and the Cornerstone brands (collectively, “Qurate Retail Group”), as well as other minority investments. Qurate Retail Group believes in a third way to shop -- beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores -- and is #1 in video commerce, #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the U.S. (according to Internet Retailer).

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