Stein Mart retail giant conducting nationwide open commercial casting call

Stein Mart, the discount retail giant has announced a national casting call for actual shoppers of Stein Mart to appear in their Fall and Holiday Season ad campaigns. Customers who want to try out are asked to create a short video clip and submit it to the casting directors.

The retailer is seeking loyal customers to share their stories about why they enjoy being a Stein Mart shopper in a video submission. Those chosen to appear in Stein Mart’s Fall or Holiday Season advertising campaign will also receive a $500 Panache gift card.

To be considered, shoppers should create a 30-45 second video of themselves stating why they enjoy shopping at Stein Mart.

Video sumbissions will be accepted through June 25, 2010. Select entrants will be invited to final auditions in Dallas on July 10th and 11th, all expenses paid. Finalists must be available to attend the Stein Mart television commercial shoot in Orlando, Florida the week of July 19, 2010 and September 27, 2010.

Only persons residing in United States who are at least 18 years of age can enter. To enter, please visit the following Stein Mart casting site:

Stein Mart is an American chain of department stores based in Jacksonville, Florida. The company reported over $1.5 billion in sales in its 2006 year and that it has 268 stores with 14,500 employees in 30 states plus Washington, DC. Stein Mart has locations in most of the Southern, Midwestern, Mid-Atlantic, and Southwestern United States.