Dior Make-up Artist (Amsterdam)

  • Company: Parfums Christian Dior Netherlands
  • Location: Netherlands
  • Business group: Perfumes & Cosmetics
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Retail
  • Experience required: Minimum 2 years
  • Reference No.: PCD15205
  • Date of publication: 2018.07.02

Position

The Make-up artist is the Dior Ambassador in make-up. 
She/he is to support the strategic marketing plan on make-up and achieve one's sales targets, while promoting Dior image of make-up expertise and trend-setting and providing the highest standard of service to customers in both fragrance & skincare. 

As a member of the Dior team, she/he represents the brand values towards the customers and demonstrates a Dior attitude at all times. The Make-up artist is a coach and a motivator for the Beauty Consultants due to her/his playful and energetic way of working.  

Main responsibilities:

  • Sell Dior products and provide a high standard of service to customers;
  • Attract and recruit new customers by traffic-stopping. Develop personal and durable relationships with customers;
  • Provide specialized make-up consultation and color advice as well as creative & trendy yet personalized make-overs to customers (all sorts: flash, complete, back-stage...);
  • Animate make-up events on Dior counters  and on special occasions when requested;

  • Achieve retail sales targets as defined for the events or on a monthly basis (if fixed on counter);

  • Educate customers on Dior products, in particular on make-up application techniques and styles, and on the Dior brand;

  • Propose additional products within category and bring the customers from make/up to fragrance and skincare;

  • Coach, inspire and motivate Beauty Consultants on their make-up application and selling skills;

  • Participate in counter merchandising maintenance according to corporate guidelines;

  • Respect corporate rules (attendance, punctuality...) and Dior grooming guidelines.

Profile

 Education:

  • Training: Professional beautician or trained as a professional make-up artist. Additional professional trainings in make-up.
  • Languages: Dutch and English, preferably supplemented with Russian and/or Mandarin  
  • Experience: Previous Retail experience in Make-Up, ideally for a luxury brand (at least for 2 years).

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

"Being" Competencies 

  • Out-going, courteous, genuine,

  • Self-confident, liking contact with people and at ease to approach customers,

  • Eager to satisfy customers,
  • Comfortable working in a retail environment,

  • Adaptable to novelty and change, eager to learn,
  • Creative mindset,
  • Team-player,

  • Professional and positive, 

  • Well-organised and self-motivated,

  • Result-oriented, always striving to achieve more.

"Doing" Competencies

  • Selling skills,
  • Customer-service oriented,

  • Good communication skills.



"Knowing" Competencies 

  • Basic cosmetics and make-up application knowledge,

  • Attracted to the beauty, fashion & luxury universes.

"Growing" Competencies

  • Able to coach and develop people in make-up application & techniques

Working hours:

  • Wednesday from 12am to 8pm
  • Thursday from 4pm to 8pm
  • Friday from 3pm to 7 pm
  • Saturday from 12:30am to 8pm
  • Sunday from 1pm to 7pm
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