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Student: Showroom Sales Consultant

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Student: Showroom Sales Consultant
Requisition Number SE02834
Department Name 3J5SE: Student Employment
Work Location Lexington, KY
On Campus/Off Campus Off Campus
Salary Range $11.00+ per hour based on experience; Bonus when showroom achieves monthly goal
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Preferred Education/Experience

Preferred Skills:

  • Retail experience is a plus but not required
  • Salon/Spa experience is a plus but not required
  • Customer Service experience or the desire to provide exceptional customer service is required
  • Sales experience is a plus
  • Merchandising experience is a plus
Hours per Week

20-40 hours/week

Job Summary

You must be a current UK student to apply for this position. This position is with an off campus employer and is not affiliated with the university.

Our company is the second largest professional beauty distribution company in the US. We are fortunate to represent the biggest names in the professional salon industry: Redken, Matrix, L’Oreal Professionnel, Biolage, Pureology, Amika, Joico and many more too numerous to mention. As one of the oldest and largest distributors in the US, we are committed to our brands, to our customers and to our team members. We strive to be the first choice for salon professional for the goods they need to perform their craft. We continually focus on making our company a great place to work and we strive to give our team members the opportunity to grow with the organization.

We are unlike many retail opportunities you will come across. We sell only to licensed cosmetologists and we differentiate ourselves by our unique approach to customer service. Our commitment to is help Salon Professional prosper by providing them with the latest technology, innovation, techniques and products. Our job is to make sure that the Salon Professionals with which we work are the most informed and best educated out there.

Our local organization distributes products in 64 counties and has showrooms in Lexington and in Ashland. We are currently in need of people to join our team who are energetic, goal driven, eager, and dedicated to exceptional client care. Currently we are hiring only for the Lexington locations.

We are open 7 days a week so weekend availability is required. There is a required Monday staff meeting that can be done virtually, 10 am to 12pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver exceptional customer service by engaging and establishing rapport with customers while informing them about new product introductions and monthly promotions
  • Inform clients of promotional opportunities designed to help them save money or make money
  • Learn State Beauty Supply’s brand offering to maximize showroom sales by effectively sharing product knowledge and make recommendation of products to best meet the customer’s needs
  • Achieve personal goals and aid in meeting showroom goals
  • Perform daily replenishment duties, refilling both home spots and promotional endcaps
  • Help process incoming shipments by checking in inventory and stocking of the showroom
  • Process customer transactions through the point of sale system
  • Establish a clienteling relationship with customers to establish long term relationships
  • Utilize practices for loss prevention
  • Educate customers about our on-site education offerings
  • Inform and help sign customers up for our Level Loyalty program
  • Engage customers both in the showroom room and through social media
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, neat and organized showroom
  • Produce necessary inventory related paperwork
  • Perform other duties as requested by Showroom Coordinator
Skills / Knowledge / Abilities

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

  • Must be willing to follow company policies
  • Must be a good communicator and enjoy engaging customers
  • Must be passionate about retail and do well in a creative and fast paced workspace
  • Must be able to lift 45 pounds
  • Must make every effort to improve skills and job performance
  • Must believe and live daily the TEAM concept: be outgoing, caring, pleasant, and assertive
  • Must love to sell
  • Must have own reliable transportation as we sometimes move between locations during the workday. Also, closers are required to drop the nightly deposit at the bank
  • Must be interested in or passionate about the professional beauty industry
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Open availability
Deadline to Apply 05/12/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Anticipated Start Date 04/26/2021


Posted: 2021-04-14 Expires: 2021-05-14

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