Shiseido Beauty Advisor - Boots Edinburgh Gyle (22.5 hours)

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Date: 10-Jun-2022

Location: Edinburgh, EDH, GB

Company: Shiseido

 


Shiseido Beauty Advisor

 

 

 

 

MISSION

We find beauty in everything, in science and art, in the products we make and how we engage with the world. As a Beauty Consultant, you will embody the spirit of Omotenashi, the Japanese concept of going above and beyond the expectations of each customer, treating each customer uniquely, listening to them and understanding their needs.

We are the namesake of the Shiseido Group, and in joining Shiseido you will not only receive industry leading training, access to our award winning products and the chance to be part of an brand that is forever leading innovation and cutting edge technology – you join an incredible network of brands, where developing our people is at the heart of our business.

 

ABOUT SHISEIDO

Founded in 1872 in Japan, Shiseido is one of the top leading cosmetics companies in the world and aims to inspire a life of beauty and culture. Operating in about 120 countries with 45 000 employees and 70 nationalities, Shiseido offers a unique selection of skin care, makeup and fragrance resulting in Shiseido being one the most trusted companies. Thanks to 150 years of heritage, Shiseido constantly creates high-quality, highly functional, safe and innovative cosmetics and develop brands deeply loved by people from all over the world.

Our first strength is make-up with our market share at number 9 in the UK with NARS. We are also growing fast in fragrance with brands such as Dolce & Gabbana, Issye Miyake and Narciso Rodriguez as well as winning market share in Skincare with Shiseido and Cle de Peau Beaute in Harrods. Drunk Elephant joined our portfolio in 2021 which supports our ambition and objective to be the Top5 Beauty Group in the UK.  Our clients include high-street retailers such as Premium department Stores, fast paced drugstores & chains as well as online pure players and specialty stores. We also have 4 boutiques and 2 direct e-commerce websites.     

                     

ABOUT SHISEIDO

Shiseido was the first Western-style pharmacy in Japan. We don’t just lead J-Beauty; we are J-Beauty.

For over 140 years, Shiseido has continued to spearhead innovation and acted as a pioneer in the beauty space. Developing ground-breaking technology for world class skincare innovation and being recognised through numerous awards, from our global best-seller Ultimune, which enhances the skin’s inner defences, to the debut of Essential Energy with Neuroscience-powered technology. Having just relaunched our makeup, we are continuing to develop our counters and customer experience to combine traditional Japanese elements with a modern, state of the art experience.

 

ORGANISATION

 

Reports to: Area Sales & Education Manager 

Job Location: Boots Edinburgh Gyle

Contract type: 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, 22.5 hours per week

 

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

 

You will relish in the challenge of meeting your sales targets and identifying new opportunities to drive the business. You are a Beauty and skin enthusiast and will be confident, engaging and knowledgeable about Shiseido brand history and high performance formulas, ensuring customers are excited and connected with both Shiseido brand and you as a beauty professional. Providing exceptional service and surpassing the expectations of customers will come naturally to you, as will your confidence in establishing meaningful rapport with both customers and store teams. You will maintain high standards of visual excellence of the Shiseido retail space within the store and will be expected to oversee the visual representation of our sister brands within your store.

 

With a selective distribution, of this model your voice is always heard and you have the opportunity to make a real impact on the business. We expect you to be dedicated and enthusiastic to develop your knowledge about skincare and beauty, to be proactive and target driven with a true passion for the beauty industry and what it represents. In return we offer world class training – we invest in you, ensuring you have the highest level of product, sales and services training, enabling you on your journey to become the best Beauty professional you can be.

 

 

PROFILE

  • Ability to work to a sales target in a fast paced environment
  • Excellent communication skills with all touch points, Customers, Line Manager and retail partners in store
  • Self-motivated and results driven
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Committed to excellence in service and standards
  • Customer facing and/or retail sales experience desirable
  • A warm and vibrant personality, you are approachable.
  • Alignment with the group’s “Trust8” working principles: Think Big, Take Risks, Hands on, Collaborate, Be Open, Act with Integrity, Be Accountable, Applaud Success


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