Beauty Advisor/Makeup ArtistBeauty advisor (Current Employee) – SoHo, NY – 3 August 2017
• Makeup Consultations. • Keep track of all inventory while ordering any inventory needed in the store. • Verify and separate all damaged and returned merchandise from customers and properly document damaged and returned items for loss prevention purposes. • Build and keep very close relationship with customers by providing full individual customer service experience • Promote store events, Greet and educate customers of the Benefit products and any special offers such as limited items and pre-sale upcoming merchandise.
Freelance Makeup Artist/ Beauty Advisor (Current Employee) – Orange County, CA – 31 July 2017
As a Freelance artist, I go into stores to bring more light to the Benefit Cosmetics products, I am there to bring more business to the brand.It helps to know the products and which ones compliment each other to help up-sell. Benefit is a fun cosmetic brand that likes to bring the party and that keeps the energy of selling more enjoyable for you and the customers. One thing that may make the job difficult, is having a slow day and not having customers to show the products. Other than that, the atmosphere and the people are pleasant to work with.
I loved working there as I was working as part of a huge family. The first time I met my manager she loved my natural makeup so much that she offered me the job about an hour later. I have never felt so confident in myself in a working environment. Just being able to be myself and show people my skills in makeup and how I have a pure passion to please people and help them reach their goal. Doing makeovers was definitely the highlight of my job- seeing people's expressions after doing their eyebrows or after doing a full face of makeup and them underestimating how beautiful they are just added a new spark into my life. This helped my normal life as well - with people complimenting my new makeup tricks inside and outside of work.
Uniform and ability to speak to other departments such as Clarins for face tips
Brow Expert (Current Employee) – St David's – 13 July 2017
For the job you're doing i would say it is well paid, however it can become very draining and you're expected to do alot in a short space of time. Very different to working in a salon although both are appointment and service based.
retail hours, working every weekend, repetitive, limited opportunity for progression
The only thing keeping everyone going, is the people you work with. They are the most amazing people who never get enough credit for all of their hard work but rather they have to face unnecessary drama. Management is horrible, and use bullying tactics to 'help' employees reach their targets- which are ridiculous themselves. Great stepping stone to intorduce yourself into the industry however as a job it is just the worst.
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) – London, Greater London – 29 June 2017
Brought me out of my comfort zone Risk taking Ensured I met my daily targets I became very comfortable communicating with strangers Very enjoyable experience Allowed me to show my potential and work extremely well as part of a team Very friendly colleagues
Make up consultant (Current Employee) – Johannesburg, Gauteng – 17 May 2017
Was fun working with people and meeting new people, seeing the smiles on their faces when they left the shop made my day, having to listen to their stories and advise where I could was also very nice..I like working with people and making them feel better about themselves.
Beauty Advisor (Former Employee) – london – 15 May 2017
I really enjoyed my time here at Benefit, the area managers were always so helpful and the training was always fun and exciting! only thing I hated was when the managers came in for the day and you felt so pressured to push for sales!
Fun place to work and lovely team members. Although daily money targets were sometimes difficult to reach due to high targets and low footfall in the store. Great brand, great training, great opportunities for advancing with the company, loyal management and very professional. Loved it here!
Staff discount within the whole store, great co workers