Job Facts

Job Status: CLOSED

Job Title: Makeup Expert – North East Travel Retail

Location: New York, NY

Industry: Beauty / Cosmetics

Market: North Eastern Airport stores

Channel: Travel Retail / Duty Free

Traveling: 60%

Benefits: Base + Bonus + Benefits

Visa: No sponsorship possible

Job ID: JO-1801-579


Remote work policy:

Job Seniority:

Company size:

Company Ownership:

Industry(ies): Makeup, Beauty, Luxury Goods, Travel Retail / Duty Free,

Function(s): Training & Education,

Region(s): , , ,

Job Description

Our Client

Our client for this career opportunity is the Travel Retail Americas office of a US beauty conglomerate !


As a Makeup Expert, you will Act as a brand ambassador and makeup artist on both airport and downtown points of sales in the North East of the US. 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.


  • Increase awareness of brand values and create strong brand loyalty
  • Conduct make-up applications on customers using  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 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.


  • 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.