Cosmetic Manager

Shoppers Drug Mart #823 - Toronto, ON (30+ days ago)

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Take ownership and find more ways to care about our local store owners in a career at Shoppers Drug Mart Central Office / Store Support. Provide great service, specific expertise and actionable advice to support Associate-Owners and their staff in delivering the best health, beauty and convenience services to Canadians.

Why this role is important?

SUMMARY:
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:
Sales Expectations

  • 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

Customer Service

  • 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

Operations

  • 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.

General

  • 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

QUALIFICATIONS
Planning, Judgment and Decision Making

  • Independent thinking and decision – making when dealing with customer issues and devise appropriate solutions
  • Cosmetic selling tactics

Experience

  • 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)

WORKING CONDITIONS

  • Ability to work flexible shifts which may include nights and weekends
  • Ability to work in a fragrance filled environment

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS

  • 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.

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Why work at Shoppers Drug Mart?

Acting as consultants, supporting internal customers and the Associate-Owners, you will get experience unique to the retail industry while working for an award-winning national brand. Benefit from a purchase discount program, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.

Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your work, co-workers, customers and community.

How You’ll Succeed:

At Shoppers Drug Mart Inc., we seek great people to continually strengthen our culture. We believe great people model our values, are authentic, build trust and make connections.

If that sounds like you, and you are open-minded, responsive to change and up to the challenges provided in a fast-paced retail environment, apply today.
Able to host events to drive costumer traffic.

Adhere to corporate standards.

Meet Financial and customer service Metrics

Job Types: Full-time, Contract

Salary: $40,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Cosmetics: 1 year (Required)