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Job Category:
Customer Service
Make Up Advisor (Color Consultant)
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Sephora | McLean, VA
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Job Description

Job ID: 119625
Store Name/Number: VA-Tysons Corner (0352)
Address: 7966 Tysons Corner Center, McLean, VA 22102, United States (US)
Job Type: Part Time
Position Type: Regular Employee

At Sephora our make-up experts provide friendly and knowledgeable service to all clients.

"On Stage"/Client Services
  • Greet all clients who enter the store with enthusiasm.
  • Provide courteous, knowledgeable service to clients.
  • Determine client's needs and suggest products to meet their needs.
  • Communicate product knowledge to clients as appropriate.
  • As required, provide makeovers to clients.

  • Training
  • Ensure that "in-depth" brand training is successfully completed for designated brand specialists.
  • Actively pursue additional product knowledge as needed.
  • Brand "specialists" to cross-train other consultants.

  • Operations
  • Participate in inventory control.
  • Communicate inventory issues/concerns to Assistant Manager/Co- Manager/Store Manager.
  • Ensure compliance with sampling policies and procedures.
  • Be knowledgeable of special events/animations within the store.
  • Participate in programs to reduce shortage/loss.
  • Designated advisors to be knowledgeable of cashier functions.

  • Knowledge, skills required
  • Excellent client service and communication skills.
  • Arithmetic skills.
  • Cosmetic experience required.

  • Experience Preferred
  • 1-3 years in retail/service industry (higher volume stores require 2-3 years' experience)

  • Minimum Educational Level
  • High School Graduate.
  • Proficiency in a foreign language desirable.

  • Requirements of the Job
  • Ability to communicate with clients and store employees in a clear manner.
  • Move around "the stage", "back stage" and offices.
  • Lift and carry 50 pounds.
  • Work in a fragrance filled environment.
  • Handle and apply cosmetic products to clients.
  • Bend and stretch to stock shelves.
  • Able to work flexible days/nights/hours, weekends and holidays.
  • Wear costume provided.
  • Consistent and reliable attendance.

    SEPHORA has been changing the face of prestige cosmetics since its debut in 1970s Paris. Sephora was acquired by luxury group Moët Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) in 1997 then launched stateside in 1998, and is currently home to 200 world-class brands - including its own private label, SEPHORA COLLECTION. Sephora's curated assortment features more than 14,000 products including makeup, skin care, perfume, hair care, body, professional tools and more. Sephora is the beauty education hub, offering consultations at the Beauty Studio, a variety of complimentary classes, one-on-one service from Personal Beauty Advisors, and exclusive retail technology SKINCARE IQ, COLOR IQ, and FRAGRANCE IQ. Sephora is an international force in beauty, and its award-winning website and ever-growing presence on social-media make it the world's premier digital beauty destination.

    About Sephora

    Sephora, the beauty authority, revolutionized the global beauty industry with its unique retail concept rooted in a powerful combination of unparalleled brand and product assortment, distinctive store design and the beauty expertise of its sales consultants. Sephora offers clients a choice of more than 200 classic and emerging beauty brands across a broad range of product categories including skincare, makeup, fragrance, bath & body, hair care, smile care and tools, as well as the company's own private label. Sephora was founded in France in 1969 and acquired by Paris-based LVMH Mo?t Hennessy Louis Vuitton, the world's leading luxury products group, in 1997. Celebrating its 10th Anniversary in 2008, Sephora America operates 202 stores in the United States and Canada, and the world's top beauty website, Sephora.com. Sephora Europe has more than 500 stores within 12 countries and has established 30 locations in China. Thanks to Sephora's recent partnerships with HSN, a global multi-channel retailing giant, and JCPenney, one of America's largest department stores, the beauty authority is now accessible to more clients than ever before.