Seasonal Cosmetic Associate

Lord & Taylor - Fairfax, VA3.6

Full-time | Part-time | TemporaryEstimated: $23,000 - $32,000 a year
Who We Are:
HBC is a diversified global retailer, focused on driving the performance of high quality stores and their all-channel offerings, growing through acquisitions, and unlocking the value of real estate holdings.

Founded in 1670, HBC is the oldest company in North America. Our portfolio today includes formats ranging from luxury to premium department stores to off price fashion shopping destinations, with more than 480 stores and over 66,000 employees around the world.

Our leading banners across North America and Europe include Hudson�s Bay, Lord & Taylor, Saks Fifth Avenue, Saks OFF 5TH, Galeria Kaufhof, the largest department store group in Germany, and Belgium�s only department store group Galeria INNO.

We have significant investments in real estate joint ventures. HBC has partnered with Simon Property Group Inc. in the HBC Global Properties Joint Venture, which owns properties in the United States and Germany. In Canada, HBC has partnered with RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust in the RioCan-HBC Joint Venture.

A truly global corporate citizen, HBC is committed to responsible business practices to bring about positive change, and we work hard to shape a sustainable future for people and the planet. Our philanthropic initiatives help create healthy families, strong communities, and sport excellence in the cities and countries in which we operate around the world, while striving to create innovative programs and resources that provide flexibility for work-life balance in order to maintain a positive working environment

What This Position Is All About:
The Seasonal Cosmetics Associate/Beauty Advisor represents Lord & Taylor and its ideals of service and quality to the customer. Seasonal Cosmetics Associate must always be ready to assist customers with product selection and ensure that the customer's Lord & Taylor experience is a positive one. Professionalism and product knowledge are essential qualities for a successful Seasonal Cosmetics Associate. Seasonal Cosmetics Associate must have strong people skills and be comfortable with developing and fostering client relationships. Seasonal Cosmetics Associate are responsible for generating sales by accurately determining customers' needs and completing sales in a friendly efficient manner. Part Time Seasonal Cosmetics Associate report to an Area Sales Manager.

Who You Are:
You get things done by engaging in high level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills
You are a respected and proven thought leader with a quantifiable track record of success in delivering results within a large complex organization.
A natural problem-solver, who is also intuitively analytical and creative

You Also Have:
Prior selling experience is required
Phone Etiquette

As The Cosmetic Associate, You Will:
Achieve daily sales and clientelling plans.
Develop comprehensive product knowledge of own line and key products in neighboring bays.
Treatment BAs must perform 5 skincare consultations/make-overs daily. Fragrance BAs must perform 5 fragrance-layering consultations daily.
Open new charge accounts, minimum 1 per week.

Continually build and utilize clientele file:
Must add a minimum of 3 clients a day to their clientele file.
Must contact 5 clients a day, 10 clients a day during GWP time.
Work with Counter Managers to plan and implement special events and daily "at counter" events.
Provide intersell training on key products for neighboring bays.
Demonstrate flexibility to meet the staffing needs of the business.
Ensure counter is adequately stocked, cleaned and properly merchandised.
Wear vendor supplied uniforms and maintain Lord & Taylor dress code standards.
Enforce loss prevention and shortage control procedures and maintain all safety standards.
Maintain all specific cosmetic line standards, policies and procedures.

Your Life and Career at HBC:
Be part of a world-class team; work with an adventurous spirit; think and act like an owner- operator!
Exposure to rewarding career advancement opportunities, from retail to supply chain, to digital or corporate.
A culture that promotes a healthy, fulfilling work/life balance
Benefits package for all eligible full-time employees (including medical, vision and dental).
An amazing employee discount

Thank you for your interest with HBC. We look forward to reviewing your application.

HBC provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, HBC complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

HBC welcomes all applicants for this position. Should you be individually selected to participate in an assessment or selection process, accommodations are available upon request in relation to the materials or processes to be used.