NARS Assistant Business Manager - Selfridges Exchange Sqaure (37.5 hours)

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Date: 22 May 2023

Location: Manchester, MAN, GB

Company: Shiseido

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NARS Assistant Manager





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 over 1 trillion yen of net sales in 2017. Thanks to 146 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.

Shiseido EMEA is Shiseido's Regional Headquarter for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) regions. Representing a workforce of 4,000 employees in 88 countries, Shiseido EMEA is covering worldwide activities for fragrance brands (Alaïa Paris, Dolce & Gabbana, Elie Saab, Issey Miyake, Narciso Rodriguez, Serge Lutens, Shiseido fragrances and Zadig & Voltaire) as well as business and distribution of Shiseido group brands (BareMinerals, Buxom, Clé de Peau Beauté, Laura Mercier, NARS and the brand Shiseido). Shiseido EMEA is home to the Center of Excellence (CoE) for Fragrance. The Center uses Shiseido’s acclaimed scientific methods and innovative technologies in creating new and unique fragrances for the global market.


ABOUT NARS                                            

Sophisticated, witty and effortlessly chic, NARS embraces individuality, providing the vivid colour and luxurious texture needed to express personal visions of beauty.

Created in 1994 by the iconoclastic makeup artist François Nars, the brand has become a modern cult classic, synonymous with artistry, exquisite design, richly adventurous colour and witty irreverence. With counters across the UK & Ireland and a growing network of standalone stores, NARS is the brand to join for those who want to focus on the future.




Reports to: Area Manager NARS
Job Location: Selfridges Exchange Square, Manchester
Contract type: Permanent Contract, 37.5 hours per week over 5 days



Leading by example by in delivering our customer engagement approach you will be able to create strong connections with your customers through the brand history and high performance formulas thus securing brand loyalty to not only NARS but you as an Artist. Your coaching skills will be a real asset as you support management in developing the team, whilst your drive will ensure that the team are delivering on sales targets.

We'll make sure you have the tools and training you need to deliver and inspire in coaching, artistry and customer service so that you can support the leadership of the team and take accountability when the manager is not there. In return, we'll expect you to deliver on your goals whilst supporting and driving the team. As a NARS Artist and Supervisor, you have the power to change the way a client feels about themselves through your actions, communication and the connections that you make. This will be your daily commitment to your clients and yourself.



  • Demonstrable experience in coaching and developing others
  • Beauty retail management experience
  • Strong experience in artistry, ideally with a qualification
  • Ability to communicate effectively with a team and lead
  • Ability to drive KPIs and sales targets
  • Excellent communicator
  • 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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