Referred applicants should not apply directly to this role.
All referred applicants must first be submitted through Workday by a current Loblaw Colleague.
3812 118 Ave, Edmonton, Alberta, T5W 5C7
At Loblaw, we help millions of Canadians get through their best days, worst days, celebration days, and every day. Through our innovation and quality products, we’re here for our friends, neighbours, family members and colleagues.
We succeed through collaboration and commitment and set a high bar for ourselves and those around us.
We’re looking for adaptable people who are thrilled to join us in our goal of helping Canadians Live Life Well®. Whether you are just starting your career, re-entering the workforce, or looking for a new job, this is where you belong. We promote leaders at every level and support our people to follow their passion.
Why is this role important?
Does the world of beauty intrigue and inspire you? Do you love connecting with people and educating them on all of the “how-to’s” of beauty? Are you driven by to make a difference in people’s lives? If you are passionate about helping people discover their beauty, feel confident and love how they look, Beauty at a Shoppers Drug Mart store is made for you. So come put your best face forward!
Come discover the beauty of working here.
Beauty Specialist Job Description
If advising on products, application, and new trends excites you, our Beauty Specialists help our customers select the best products and services every day. In this role, you will maximize sales of beauty products and services by providing information, advice, application and instruction, while achieving excellence in sales and customer service.
The ideal Beauty Specialist will:
Identify customers’ needs and sells through demonstration and education; Coaching customers through make-up applications, skin care consultations, and fragrance demonstrations
Possess a “selling is fun” attitude
Promote sales of beauty products; provides information on new or existing products and services; conducts demonstrations
Encouraging customers to participate in the PC Optimum program & other promotions
Introduce and promote Shoppers Beauty online to customers
Ensure applicable sales are tracked, and that daily targets are achieved
Seeks out development opportunities such as through workshop/education sessions to ensure product knowledge is current; Participate in workshop/education sessions and learn through other online offerings to ensure product knowledge is current and up to date I.e. The Academy, vendor schools, YouTube, etc.
Builds customer loyalty through follow up and repeat business
Actively use eClienteling to provide superior customer service and maximize sales, and to help reach department targets on all eClienteling metrics
Actively promote and book appointments for in-Store events
Demonstrates a professional image, including clean and complete image guidelines, uniform as outlined in Store Standards with name badge, and full make up wearing only cosmetic and fragrance brands that Shoppers Drug Mart Associate’s sells
What you Bring:
Proven consultative skills to provide information, advice and guidance to customers on Shoppers Drug Mart Associate’s beauty products and services
Selling experience with a proven track record
Ability to conduct sit down makeup and skincare consultations and demonstrate application
Strong communication skills to make presentations, instruct individuals and groups on the use of cosmetics
Commitment to providing excellence in customer service
Punctual and reliable
Comfort level learning and implanting daily usage of the in-store tools and applications (ex: iPad, derm tools)
Ability to work flexible shifts which may include nights and weekends
Ability to work in a fragrance filled environment
Ability to lift up to 50 pounds
Ability to climb ladder
Ability to bend and stretch to stock shelves
Why Work for Us?
Each Shoppers Drug Mart store has an Associate-Owner, so you will work for a local business owner while having the support of a national brand. Take ownership of your work and find more ways to care about your patients, co-workers, customers and community.
Benefit from a purchase discount program, flexible and varied schedules, competitive pay and online learning through SDMU.
Associate-Owners recognize Canada's diversity as an opportunity to better serve their communities and strive to reflect the nation’s evolving diversity in the products they sell, the people they hire, and the culture they create in their stores. Accommodation is available upon request for applicants and colleagues with disabilities.
In addition, we believe that compliance with laws is about doing the right thing. Upholding the law is part of our Code of Conduct – it reinforces what our customers and stakeholders expect of us.
Join our team. Apply today
Loblaw is committed to sustainability by sourcing products with integrity and making a positive difference in the community. Our CORE Values – Care, Ownership, Respect and Excellence – guide all our decision-making and come to life through our Blue Culture. We offer our colleagues progressive careers, comprehensive training, flexibility, and other competitive benefits – these are some of the many reasons why we are one of Canada’s Top Employers, Canada’s Best Diversity Employers, Canada’s Greenest Employers & Canada’s Top Employers for Young People.
Type of Role:
We have a long-standing focus on diversity, equity and inclusion because we know it will make our company a better place to work and shop. We are committed to creating accessible environments for our colleagues, candidates and customers. Requests for accommodation due to a disability (which may be visible or invisible, temporary or permanent) can be made at any stage of application and employment. We encourage candidates to make their accommodation needs known so that we can provide equitable opportunities.
Candidates who are 18 years or older are required to complete a criminal background check. Details will be provided through the application process.