Makeup Artist/Sales Associate

Langton Howarth Ltd
02 Feb 2017
02 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Makeup Artist. Location: East London

Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 pa + Commission Scheme + 20 days holiday + 8 bank holidays + 50% Staff Discount + Product Allocation Quarterly

The Requirements:

  • As the sole Makeup Artist for this store you will need to have strong experience in the Beauty Industry as a Retail Artist/Freelance Makeup Artist and be able to demonstrate the ability to apply makeup to different customers

  • Be self-motivating and highly driven to succeed personality is required to really make an impact within the Makeup Artist role

  • You will need to have experience in a sales environment and exposure to a target-focused position, as well as experience & being comfortable traffic-stopping customers

  • Promotion of products and organising and arranging bookings as well as ensuring the company standards are preserved at all times along with professionalism and customer enthusiasm

  • As a Makeup Artist/Sales Associate you will have a passion for makeup artistry, beauty and cosmetics as well as keeping up to date with current trends in the industry through various networks such as social media, exhibitions, fashion weeks etc.

The Role:

  • As the Makeup Artist your main responsibility is to drive sales to ensure personal KPI targets set with line manager are achieved as well as store KPI targets

  • Creating fashion forward looks that meet individual preferences and exceed expectations

  • Drive sales of new launches and key lines by using the companies High Impact Demonstrations and Live demonstrations

  • Possess a strong technical ability to show customers how to get the best from their products

  • Offer professional standard of customer care to every customer who enters the branch as laid down in the company’s handbook

  • Delight customers and build brand loyalty by delivering professional selling skills

  • Demonstrate good product knowledge by providing accurate information to all customers about the goods, including ingredients, suitability for skin types and how to apply

  • Assisting the Head Of Training with New Launch roll out program as well how to devise the team’s looks and customer focuses

  • Support any external events with Bloggers, Press or similar to increase the brands’ awareness

  • Retain a strong knowledge on current trends to enable us to be ahead of the competition, using social media and commercial awareness

  • Maintain communication with Store Manager around key lines to ensure that we are driving fully stocked lines

  • Maintain the hygiene and testers of the store as well as the cleanliness and testers of the Play Table

  • Record sales on the branch cash register in accordance with branch procedures and company policy

  • Be fully aware of the company and branch security procedures and help to protect the interests of the company

The Company & Opportunity:

  • Established over 8 years ago my client has managed to be very successful in the short space of time, they have 30 stores in the UK with plans to open many more!

  • After the success of their renowned their nail polish range they have since branched out and created their own colour-cosmetics & skincare ranges as well as bringing out their own beauty tools/accessories

  • Our client doesn’t believe in beauty do’s or don’ts, they are encouraging people to be brave with beauty no matter what their personal style is! The product ranges are very colour focused and fashion forward - and that is the message that they are aiming to send out!

  • The company offers an excellent training scheme on their products, as this is the first Makeup Artist position the company is recruiting for, the opportunities are endless for progression

Langton Howarth also operates a recommend a friend referral scheme. So if you know someone who could be good for this job, email your nominated candidate’s name and contact details in confidence via email too, and we’ll ensure you receive £50.00 of vouchers from a high street retailer of your choice once we have successfully placed the person referred by you.