Join a locally owned and operated store to help deliver health, beauty and convenience services in your community, and keep the customer at the centre of everything you do. Shoppers Drug Mart #252 Parkgate Village (North Vancouver, BC) is currently recruiting for a PART TIME COSMETICIAN within our location. Candidates with current or previous Shoppers Drug Mart or cosmetics experience are strongly encouraged to apply.
Why this role is important?
To maximize sales of beauty products and services sold by Shoppers Drug Mart to customers by providing information, advice, application, counsel and instruction, while achieving excellence in sales and customer service.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Promotes sales of the cosmetic products; provide information on new or existing products and services; demonstrations
- Maximizes sales and awareness of promotional programs
- Identifies customers’ needs and sells through demonstration and education
- Provides superior customer service and consultative services demonstrations
- Promotes sales through encouraging customers to participate in the PC Optimum program
- Ensures prestige and derm brands are tracked and that daily targets are achieved
- Seeks out development such as through workshop/education sessions to ensure product knowledge is current
- Introduces and promotes Assisted Selling to customers
- Promote a positive environment for customers and coworkers
- Provides superior customer service, consultations, demonstrations (ie: make-up applications, skin care consultations, and fragrance demonstrations)
- Builds customer loyalty through follow up and repeat business
- Resolves customer complaints within guidelines
- Uses tools and resources provided to demonstrate expertise, to build customer loyalty, and to grow sales. * These tools include but are not limited to: beautyRX Derm Tools: Moisture Checker and Video Microscope, Assisted Selling and eClienteling through iPad, vendor or corporate gift with purchase items, PC Optimum points program, samples, corporate offers, Cosmetics and Makeup Brushes for application on Customers, etc.
- Actively uses eClienteling to provide superior customer service and maximize sales, and to help reach department targets on all eClienteling metrics
- Actively promote and book appointments for in-Store events
- Exhibits and promotes the company’s products and services and provides information to interested parties
- If Cosmetician is a specific brand captain, ensures they attend appropriate vendor schools
- Prepares displays and sets up promotions as directed by the Cosmetics Manager
- Attends workshop/education sessions and learn through other online offerings to ensure product knowledge is current and up to date ie: SDMU, Vendor schools, Cosmetics web based training, YouTube etc.
- Adheres to Cosmetics Operating Standards
- iPad in hand as a daily practice
- Completes all required sales tracking forms
- Implements eClienteling functions as a daily practice to support sales
- Demonstrates a professional image, including clean and complete image guidelines, uniform as outlined in Store Standards with name badge, and full make up wearing only cosmetic and fragrance brands that Shoppers Drug Mart sells
- Utilizes Derm Centre (if applicable) when conducting Skin Care Demonstrations and consultations aiming to achieve “3” per eight hour shift or “1” per four hour shift.
- Complies with all health and safety regulations
- Complies with all store policies and procedures
- Complies with loss prevention policies and procedures and ensures they are executed in the department
- Acts professionally at all times
- Perform other duties as required
- Planning, Judgment and Decision Making
- Independent thinking and decision – making when dealing with customer issues and devise appropriate solutions
- Cosmetic selling tactics
- Proven consultative skills to provide information, advice and guidance to customers on Shoppers Drug mart cosmetic products and services
- A good knowledge of various cosmetic products and services available
- Ability to conduct sit down makeup and skincare consultations and demonstrate application
- Strong communication skills to present and instruct individuals and groups on the use of cosmetics
- Skills to assess the best product for the individual need
- Commitment to providing excellence in customer service
- Punctual and reliable
- Customer service oriented
- Comfort level learning and implanting daily usage of the in-store tools and applications (ex: iPad, derm tools)
- Ability to work flexible shifts which may include nights and weekends
- Ability to work in a fragrance filled environment
- Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
- Ability to climb ladder
- Ability to bend and stretch to stock shelves
The above statement reflects the general details considered necessary to describe the principal functions and duties as required for proper evaluation of the job and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the job.
Given local infastructure upgrades as well as localized transit service restrictions, candidates residing on the North Shore will be considered first. A variety of shifts and times will be scheduled for this position, with a strong focus on evenings and weekends, so flexibility in availability is appreciated.
Why work in a Shoppers Drug Mart store?
Each store has an Associate-Owner, so you will work for a local business owner while having the support of a national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, flexible and varied schedules, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.
Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your patients, co-workers, customers and community.
Associate Owners in the Shoppers Drug Mart network recognize Canada's diversity as an opportunity to better serve their communities, and strive to reflect the nation’s evolving diversity in the products they sell, the people they hire, and the culture they create in their stores. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
Job Types: Part-time, Permanent
- dermatological: 1 year (Preferred)
- Customer Service: 1 year (Required)
- Cosmetology: 1 year (Required)
- retail cash handling: 1 year (Required)
- North Vancouver, BC (Required)
- English (fluent) (Required)