Giorgio Armani Makeup Expert – West Coast Travel Retail

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Job Status: Closed
Job Title: Giorgio Armani Makeup Expert – West Coast Travel Retail
Location: Los Angeles, CA
Alternate Location: Anywhere on the West Coast (San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas, Seattle)
Industry: Beauty (Cosmetics, Make-up, Skincare, Perfumes, Fragrances)
Market: Los Angeles Travel Retail & Local Markets
Channel: Travel Retail / Duty Free
Reporting to: Area Sales Manager
Reports: Beauty Advisors
Traveling: 60%
Languages: English only
Benefits: Base + Bonus + Benefits
Visa: No sponsorship possible
Job ID: JO-1705-503

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Job Description

Our Client

Our client for this career opportunity is the Travel Retail Americas office of the L’Oreal Group!

Objective

Act as a brand ambassador and makeup artist for Giorgio Armani Cosmetics on both airport and downtown points of sales. Organize makeup training sessions motivate team members.

Ideal Profile

We need someone with a very strong beauty retail background, outstanding customer services and selling skills. A background in beauty with companies like L’Oréal, Estée Lauder, Shiseido or LVMH is welcome.

Responsibilities

  • Increase awareness of brand values and create strong brand loyalty
  • Conduct make-up applications on customers using Giorgio Armani products and services, explaining Brand rituals, benefits & techniques, recommend a routine (including skincare), and close the sale.
  • Provide outstanding customer service to customers, following company & retailer standards and procedures.
  • Build solid relationships with retail partner management and selling teams
  • Execute and complete travel agenda established by superiors
  • Anticipate travel documentation (visa or work permits) and obtain information of travel agenda (contact information, schedules, etc)
  • Handle travel expense account
  • Training the Beauty Advisors in Giorgio Armani make-up techniques when at point of sale (through demonstration on customers or coaching)
  • Motivate, coach & increase the excitement & engagement of the sales team
  • Achieve individual & collective sales targets (Event, daily or monthly / Productivity is key)
  • Reporting following each animation/trip
  • Verify product merchandizing & counter image (clean, tidy and welcoming selling area)
  • Liaise with marketing and training teams in order to implement and improve the animation plan, the coaching plan and all marketing initiatives.
  • Media appearances, PR events, Make up shows and interviews as requested
  • He or she will attend Paris and Milan top selective trainings.

Requirements

  • Available to travel 70% of the time
  • Work on some weekends and holidays as required
  • Qualitative and quantitative reporting on animations conducted
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • Appreciated previous experience: Clarins, Clinique, Estee Lauder, Kiehl’s, L’Oreal, La Prairie, Creme de La Mer, Richemont, Redken, Guerlain, LVMH, Dior, Kenzo, Givenchy, Chanel, Gucci, Lancome, Shiseido, BPI (Beaute Prestige International), Tairo, Essence Corp, Cartier, L’Occitane.
  • Appreciated previous titles: Makeup Artist, Makeup Artist, Training Manager, Education Manager.