Beauty Consultant

Edinburgh  |  Retail

Reference
VAC-5539
Role Type
Permanent
Salary Overview
£20,963 per annum plus commission and great benefits
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
04/12/2022

Beauty Consultant

As a Beauty Consultant the first point of contact you will be engaging with our customers providing them expert skin care, beauty advice and makeup application.  In this role you will work closely with our Beauty brands such as Chanel, Dior, YSL and Fenty. 

As a Beauty Consultant, you will approach every customer with the sole purpose of serving their every need whilst making it a fun and enjoyable 5* experience for you both! 

This new Beauty Consultant position is full-time permanent, working 37.5 hours a week, which would include working some weekends and evenings.

The salary for this role is £20,963 per annum plus  great benefits, including 40% off food in our restaurants; 40% off all own bought Harvey Nichols fashion and 30% off sunglasses (adjust benefits as appropriate), Beauty and Wine Shop, plus a generous clothing allowance.You will also be eligible for our commission scheme from day 1, earning 0.5% commission on all own bought sales, as well as the potential for enhanced levels of commission when both individual and team targets are achieved

What you will be doing as a Beauty Consultant

  • Build and expand the clients base through exceptional customer service and beauty knowledge.
  • Focus on maximise opportunities to achieve sales targets using all available channels of retailing.
  • Support the business in ensuring that Harvey Nichols is the “go-to” destination for beauty.
  • A Beauty expert, someone who can edit through the entire offer to guide the clients with the best products for every need, in our revolutionary and luxurious Beauty environment.
  • Work closely with your team and celebrate fabulousness wherever you see it

Skills and experience you need

  • Beauty Artistry experience is required.
  • A passion for beauty and skincare with the confidence to work with a variety of different brands, recommending the best product for their customer.  
  • Self-motivated individual, capable of adapting to their ever changing surroundings. They will be required to support each beauty brand on a regular and frequent basis.
  • A sale motivated and targeted driven individual.
  • A can do attitude, who won’t shy away for a task.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Excellent communication skills

All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers.  When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

  • Very generous staff discount, with up to 40% off on fashion, accessories, and beauty, plus an annual clothing allowance
  • Commission scheme earning 0.5% commission on all own bought sales, as well as the potential for enhanced levels of commission when both individual and team targets are achieved.
  • 24/7 access to our employee support helplines including free counselling, financial and legal advice
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work
  • Charity day to support your good cause

If this is still sounding like the perfect role for you, we look forward to reviewing your application

The application process from here is simple:

  • Attach your CV and Cover letter to the application, making sure you include how many hours you are available to work, if you have a preferred department, your current salary and notice period.
  • If suitable, you will be invited to an interview with a member of management.
  • You will be in contact at all times throughout the process with the with the recruiter, who will be able to answer any additional questions you may have.

We will contact you by email and so please check your junk folder to ensure you do not miss any correspondence.

Please note we reserve the right to close a vacancy earlier than the advertised date. This is to ensure our teams can manage application levels while maintaining a positive candidate experience. Once a vacancy has closed, we may be unable to consider further applications, so please submit your application as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

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