Private Shopping Host

London  |  Retail

Role Type
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary Plus Benefits
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
15/02/2023 12:35:00

Our Private Shopping team is currently looking for a Full Time Host to assist Private Shopping clients, take bookings and allocate fitting rooms efficiently, greeting customers according to requirements, including appointments and Stylist Club

About us

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche, and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs - from everyday to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same.  

Job Objectives

• Ensure that the department adheres to impeccable housekeeping standards, is replenished with refrigerator refreshments and also Harvey Nichols packaging.

• Maximise sales through up-selling and recommendations.

• Provide the highest possible standards of customer service ensuring all clients are greeted and bid farewell in a polite, efficient, professional and friendly manner.

• Answer telephone calls politely and professionally and complete any resulting actions required.  Ensure messages are communicated as intended.

• Courteously escort all clients to fitting rooms or waiting areas, making sure all clients are offered refreshments.

• Manage the life cycle of customer enquiries and ensure each customer interaction is followed through to the end.

• Be aware of, and promote, all services and activities throughout the store. 

• Establish a good working relationship with team members.

• Maintain the accuracy and integrity of the reservations and appointment booking system and follow company procedures when making, altering or confirming bookings.

• Operate the waiting areas efficiently ensuring property is secure and clients are informed of any delays

• Handle any customer complaints raised at reception in a professional manner.  Ensure the manager on duty is aware of any problems or issues relating to customer service.

• Have a thorough knowledge of the all the services available within Private Shopping and Style Concierge.

• Ensure all payments for clients good and events are taken accordingly and in line with appropriate procedures.

• Ensure that the department is maintained in a safe manner, free of hazards, and that store Health and Safety Regulations are adhered to at all times.

• Demonstrate a pro-active approach to self-development.

• Maintain high standards of personal presentation in line with company dress code guidelines.

• Ensure that personal KPI’s are achieved.

Qualifications and Experience required

• Customer service experience

• Computer literacy

• Previous experience with client book / personal shopper for a luxury fashion brand essential.

• Extensive knowledge of the current trends including fashion and beauty within women and men’s categories.

• Understanding of ecommerce platform back-office is desirable.

• Understanding of CRM.

• PC and technology literate.

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:

  • A unique learning and development programme to support your career with us
  • Very generous staff discount plus annnual clothing allowance
  • Subsidised travelcard for zones 1-6 (upon passing probation)
  • Vouchers or schemes that fit your world
  • Seasonable staff parties and team days
  • Charity day to support your good cause 
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