independent beauty consultant resume example with 11+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

Energetic retail and hospitality professional with can-do attitude and strong desire to work with public. Over 10 years experience in customer facing high-traffic environments. Dynamic and flexible employee with unparalleled multitasking and team leadership capabilities.

  • Product and Service Sales
  • Relationship building
  • Direct sales
  • Customer Service
  • Supervision
  • Flexible & Adaptable
  • Clerical
  • MS Office
  • Strategic selling
  • Merchandising operations
  • Prospecting Clients
  • Cash Handling
  • Sales expertise
  • File Maintenance
  • Bookkeeping
  • Scheduling
  • Project Management
  • Administrative support
Work History
08/2020 to Current Independent Beauty Consultant Von Maur | Glenview, IL,
  • Demonstrated makeup techniques and suggested products that met clients' needs.
  • Handled payment transactions, gift-wrapped purchases, and enclosed trial products.
  • Developed community reputation through commitment to customer satisfaction and strong client relationships.
  • Processed product purchases and payments, coordinating packaging, inventory management and varying customer requests simultaneously.
  • Personable Independent Beauty Consultant with 7 years of experience independently selling skincare, fragrance and makeup products. Talented performing makeovers and skincare demonstrations. Persuasive and hardworking with a strong attention to detail
  • Kept up-to-date with style industry standards, trends and techniques to provide optimal aesthetics services to every client.
  • Scheduled onsite and offsite makeup appointments for clientele.
  • Maintained full stock of inventory and properly sanitized makeup tools to avoid spread of infection.
  • Provided clients with personalized skincare recommendations to support maintenance of healthy skin.
  • Scheduled customer appointments and rearranged individual time slots to meet demand.
05/2017 to 08/2020 Cosmetic Counter Manager Deluxe Entertainment | Moosic, PA,
  • Recruited, trained and supported cosmetic counter team members, emphasizing company policies, product knowledge and departmental goals across staff.
  • Analyzed sales, wrote sales reports and set sales goals for Philosophy cosmetics.
  • Collaborated with account executives and store management to plan and prepare for special events, adjusting employee schedules and inventory to achieve smooth, efficient department operations.
  • Offered make-up tips and popular tutorials in alignment with latest trends.
  • Submitted reports to senior management to aid in business decision-making and planning.
  • Mentored new sales associates to contribute to store's positive culture.
  • Examined incoming inventory, merchandised shelves and prevented shrinkage.
  • Used POS system to process sales, returns, online orders and gift card activations.
  • Balanced and organized cash register by handling cash, counting change and storing coupons.
  • Stocked merchandise, clearly labeling items, and arranging according to size or color.
09/2014 to 04/2017 Account Coordinator Hot Topic Inc. | City, STATE,
  • Delivered product demonstrations and sample applications, raising exposure of key brands.
  • Boosted satisfaction and repeat business by recommending products in alignment with customer needs.
  • Educated staff on strategies for handling difficult customers and challenging situations.
  • Created and led sales promotions and advertising strategies to boost profits and bring in new customers.
  • Examined incoming inventory, merchandised shelves and prevented shrinkage.
  • Listened to customer needs and desires to identify and recommend optimal products.
  • Managed efficient cash register operations.
  • Opened, shelved and merchandised new products in visually appealing and organized displays for optimal sales promotions.
  • Conducted product demonstrations to highlight features and redirect objections to positive aspects.
  • Prioritized helping customers over completing other routine tasks in store.
  • Collaborated with Lord & Taylor, Macy's and Bergdorf Goodman department stores to achieve product sales goals.
  • Trained staff on new products in multiple high end retail stores.
  • Monitored front areas so that questions could be promptly addressed.
  • Provided exceptional services and pleasant shopping experiences to retail customers.
08/2009 to 02/2014 Senior Licensed Personal Banker JPMorgan Chase | City, STATE,
  • Networked to increase client base and encourage existing clients to expand financial portfolios.
  • Promoted all financial products by maintaining excellent service offering knowledge.
  • Established new accounts for high net worth individuals and serviced existing accounts to maximize revenue.
  • Assisted customers with setting up or closing accounts, completing loan applications and signing up for new services.
  • Worked closely with management to strategize sales techniques to increase branch production and customer service.
  • Expanded client base by promoting new financial products.
  • Performed vault duties to handle large deposits of up to $15,000 and distribute currency to coworkers.
  • Achieved consistent recognition as top sales performer.
  • Balanced cash drawers and vault accounts on daily basis with zero discrepancies.
  • Counted, verified and handled bank deposits and armored car transactions.
  • Maintained friendly and professional customer interactions.
  • Executed wire transfers, stop payments and account transfers.
  • Conducted detailed financial reviews for business clients to sell appropriate products to fit clients needs.
  • Helped clients plan for and fund retirements using mutual funds and other options to manage, customize and diversify portfolio.
Expected in Associate Of Applied Science | Business Administration And Management LaGuardia Community College of The City University of New York, Long Island City, NY GPA:
Expected in High School Diploma | Long Island City High School, Long Island City, NY GPA:
Expected in Certified Makeup Artistry | Cosmetology Education Empire Beauty School , New York, NY, GPA:

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Resume Overview

School Attended

  • LaGuardia Community College of The City University of New York
  • Long Island City High School
  • Empire Beauty School

Job Titles Held:

  • Independent Beauty Consultant
  • Cosmetic Counter Manager
  • Account Coordinator
  • Senior Licensed Personal Banker


  • Associate Of Applied Science
  • High School Diploma
  • Certified Makeup Artistry

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