beauty advisor resume example with 12+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
  • Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105 609 Johnson Ave., 49204, Tulsa, OK
  • H: (555) 432-1000
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  • Date of Birth:
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Professional Summary

Results-driven retail management professional determined to exceed company sales goals. Successful at leveraging financial and marketing education to make smart purchasing and merchandising decisions. Forward-thinking in addressing and resolving concerns, optimizing policies and engaging with customers to promote loyalty and drive sales.

  • Sales proficiency
  • Sales expertise
  • Customer consultation
  • Makeup application
  • Inventory Control
  • Retail background
  • Relationship building and management
  • Payment Processing
  • Scheduling knowledge
  • Merchandising
  • Strong multi-tasking
  • Staff training/development
Work History
Beauty Advisor, 09/2019 - Current
Ulta Salon, Cosmetics & Fragrance, Inc. Noblesville, IN,
  • Helped clients achieve desired looks for routine wear and special events by crafting ideal makeup strategies
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination
  • Analyzed customer skin to assess unique conditions and skin type
  • Recommended appropriate products to meet customers' individual needs
  • Upsold additional products and services to increase sales numbers
  • Completed purchases and processed payments
  • Met or exceeded sales goals on regular basis
  • Cultivated productive and positive relationships with customers built on loyalty and service
  • Helped customers feel relaxed and comfortable with process
  • Demonstrated application techniques to achieve desired looks
  • Arranged merchandise to present visually appealing displays that drive sales
  • Processed payments by entering sales in register
Store Manager, 10/2017 - 03/2019
Bassett Furniture Industries Incorporated Watertown, CT,
  • Evaluated suppliers to assess quality, timeliness and compliance of deliveries, maintain tight cost controls and maximize business operational efficiency.
  • Oversaw receiving and display of incoming products, meeting planned promotions and seasonal rotation for sales events.
  • Established and administered annual budget with effective controls to prevent overages, minimize burn rate and support sustainability objectives.
  • Oversaw, trained and encouraged over 10 sales associates, promoting culture of efficiency and performance.
  • Delivered positive results by controlling monthly operations budget and limiting financial discrepancies.
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions.
  • Created work schedules according to sales volume and number of employees.
  • Scheduled and led weekly store meetings for all employees to discuss sales promotions and new inventory while providing platform for all to voice concerns.
  • Engaged and interacted with customers to create positive shopping experiences and drive revenue growth.
  • Hired, trained and evaluated personnel in sales and marketing.
  • Rotated stock to ensure optimum appeal and minimize shrinkage.
  • Oversaw employee scheduling to guide operations and secure adequate staffing coverage for busy periods.
  • Planned budgets and authorized payments and merchandise returns.
  • Generated repeat business by delivering exceptional customer service and positive engagement.
  • Trained new hires for diverse jobs and kept employees up-to-date through frequent meetings.
  • Completed all point of sale opening and closing procedures, including counting contents of cash register.
  • Trained and developed new associates on POS system and key sales tactics, which improved process flows.
  • Responded to customer concerns with friendly and knowledgeable service and remedied issues promptly and effectively.
  • Managed, hired and developed top talent to strengthen workflow and productivity.
  • Protected store from loss or theft by setting and enforcing clear security policies.
Assistant Store Manager, 05/2008 - 10/2017
Carlie C's Iga Fayetteville, NC,
  • Promoted professional growth and facilitated talent development of each associate to drive performance excellence
  • Applied performance data to evaluate and improve operations, target current business conditions and forecast needs
  • Assisted team members with delivering friendly, knowledgeable service by applying proactive monitoring and corrective action strategies
  • Reduced company expenditures and met budget targets by closely monitoring, tracking and controlling expenses
  • Managed opening and closing procedures and recommended changes to enhance efficiency of daily activities
  • Helped with planning schedules and delegating assignments to meet coverage and service demands
  • Rotated merchandise and displays to feature new products and promotions
  • Trained new-hires on opening and closing procedures to better service customers
  • Recruited, interviewed and hired individuals which would add value to team while bringing wealth of experience
  • Drafted employee work schedules to fill coverage gaps
  • Supervised associates by providing direction and instruction for stocking shelves, rotating stock and receiving deliveries
  • Provided weekly work schedules to employees to accommodate business demands and vacation requests
  • Answered questions about store policies and concerns to support positive customer experiences
  • Maintained positive customer relationships by responding quickly to customer service inquiries
  • Advanced to keyholder and assistant manager-in-charge in manager's absence
  • Coached team on effective upselling and cross-selling methods
  • Supervised payroll corrections for accuracy and duplications
  • Met or surpassed business targets regularly through employee engagement and forward-thinking planning
Freelance Makeup Artist, 05/2011 - 10/2016
M.A.C Cosmetics City, STATE,
  • Kept up-to-date with style industry standards, trends and techniques to provide optimal aesthetics services to every client.
  • Employed variety of cosmetics to produce fresh looks, enhance facial features and manage skin tone.
  • Kept work areas, tools and equipment clean and properly sanitized to minimize risk and cross-contamination.
  • Provided clients with personalized skincare recommendations to support maintenance of healthy skin.
  • Processed payments by entering sales in register.
  • Monitored makeup trends to stay on top of fashions and better serve customer needs.
  • Performed full makeup applications to 20 clients per week.
High School Diploma: , Expected in 06/2017
American High School Academy - 103000 S.W 72 Street Miami Florida 33173,
Status -
  • Graduated with 3.4 GPA
  • Homeschooled
: Cosmetology, Expected in
American Beauty Schools - Miami, FL
Status -

Certified Makeup Artist

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School Attended

  • American High School Academy
  • American Beauty Schools

Job Titles Held:

  • Beauty Advisor
  • Store Manager
  • Assistant Store Manager
  • Freelance Makeup Artist


  • High School Diploma

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