Retail Cosmetics Sales - Beauty Advisor, Part Time: Freehold Raceway job

Macy'sFreehold, NJ
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Job Overview:     

With a role in the Macy’s Cosmetics Department, you will have the opportunity to help others look their best every day.  You’ll make one-on-one connections with customers to learn their sense of beauty and style, develop your artistic side through customer consultation and make-up and product application, and attain a sense of accomplishment when your skills combine with your passion for beauty to reach personal and team sales goals.  Previous cosmetics experience is nice to have, but is not required to begin a career in beauty at Macy’s. Perform other duties as assigned.

 

The summary below may not include all the essential functions and qualifications for this position. For more information, we encourage you to review the complete job description by clicking here.

 

Macy’s uses a scheduling plan that allows our associates to participate in the creation of their work schedules by managing availability and identifying preferences. Additionally, during key events and peak selling times, Macy’s may offer additional shifts to our associates, which they may pick up using the self-scheduling tool.  Details on Macy's schedule options are available during the interview process.

  Essential Functions:
  • Assist customers in all aspects of service fulfillment by demonstrating proficient use of proprietary devices and applications; proactively create enhanced shopping experiences through the heightened use of tools, technology and collaboration
  • Partner with Sales Manager and Counter Manager to identify business driving opportunities and stock needs
  • Develop a repeat-business customer base in order to regularly communicate: upcoming events, new merchandise receipts and product replenishment to increase incremental sales
  • Participate in pre-selling and sales driving events as well as processing of new receipts, damages, testers, and return to vendors (RTVs)
  • Attend product training classes and seminars
  • Regular, dependable attendance and punctuality 
Qualifications:

Education /Experience: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Previous cosmetic or fragrance sales experience a plus. 

Communication Skills: 

  • Ability to read, write, and interpret labels including warnings and ingredient lists on products.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with and present information to customers, vendors, buyers, peers, and all levels of management.  

Mathematical Skills: 

  • Basic math functions such as addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division.

  • Able to use a calculator. 
  • Must be able to calculate percentages and ratios. 

  • Must be able to make change using American Monetary units. 

Reasoning Ability:
  • Self-starter, able to work independently and as part of a team and must have good time management skills.

Physical Demands:
  • This position involves constant moving and standing.  

  • Involves standing for at least two consecutive hours. 

  • Involves lifting at least 30 lbs.  

  • May occasionally involve reaching, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and climbing ladders.  

  • May involve reaching above eye level. Involves close vision, color vision, depth perception, and focus adjustment.

Other Skills: 

  • Superior organizational and time management skills.

  • Must be able to build relationships and influence others.

  • Ability to set and achieve goals.
  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment.

  • Must possess a strong sense of urgency and a thirst for knowledge.

  • Must be able to lead by example. 

Work Hours: 

  • Flexible with scheduling and available to work retail hours, which may include day, evening, weekends, and/or holidays, based on department and store/company needs.   

This job overview is not all inclusive.  In addition, Macy’s, Inc. reserves the right to amend this job overview at any time.  Macy’s is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive work environment.  Macy’s, Inc. – including Macy’s and Bloomingdale’s – will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal convictions in a manner consistent with SFPC Art. 49 and LA MC ch.XVIII Art. 9.

Estimated annual salary
$36,819
average
Minimum
$27,183
Maximum
$84,584

TASKS

  • Greet customers and ascertain what each customer wants or needs.
  • Recommend, select, and help locate or obtain merchandise based on customer needs and desires.
  • Compute sales prices, total purchases, and receive and process cash or credit payment.
  • Prepare merchandise for purchase or rental.

SKILLS

  • Active ListeningGiving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • SpeakingTalking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Critical ThinkingUsing logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Social PerceptivenessBeing aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.

KNOWLEDGE

  • Administration and ManagementKnowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.
  • ClericalKnowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Sales and MarketingKnowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Customer and Personal ServiceKnowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
Employee Discount

Macy's

Type

Company - Public

Size

Large

Revenue

Over $10B

Location

Cincinnati, OH

Industry

Retail

Founded

1858

CEO

Jeff Gennette

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