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BROBSTON GROUP

Beauty – Client Development Manager

Posted 4 weeks ago
Indianapolis
Market: IN - Indianapolis
Industry Segment: Beauty and Fragrance
Category: Client Development
Seniority: Manager
Job Type: Full time

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Beauty – Client Development Manager
Saks Fifth Avenue
Indianapolis
Beauty and Fragrance
Full time
Posted 4 weeks ago

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Job Description

What This Position is All About:

Under the direction of the General Manager or Assistant General Manager of Merchandising, the Client Development Manager (CDM), Beauty is responsible for driving sales by developing the selling and clienteling skills and behaviors of a team of Beauty Advisors, creating a high performance team and consistently coaching for optimal sales results. The CDM, Beauty must maintain high visibility on the selling floor to coach and develop their Advisors’ ability to drive sales by connecting with customers and building sustainable client relationships through exceptional service and regular outreach. Fundamental to the role is the responsibility for onboarding, training, ongoing education, and performance management of the selling team. Additionally, the role serves to provide product knowledge training, event information, policy & procedure updates, targeted selling and clienteling coaching.

Who Are You:

  • Create and maintain a strong Selling and Service culture
  • Drives positive outcomes through objectives and measures & monitors progress & results successfully
  • Constantly looking for ways to improve the way things are done & comfortable with change and challenging conventions
  • Able to organize an build structural processes
  • Effectively facilitate training programs and communicate training needs
  • You get things done by engaging in high-level teamwork and flexing your interpersonal skills
  • An inspiration leader who can problem-solve and manage effectively
  • You are naturally intuitive, analytical, and creative
  • Possess a mix of creative and strategic abilities
  • You possess a positive, solution-oriented, and customer-focused mindset
  • You have a strong attention to detail and ability to remain extremely organized
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment with the flexibility to adapt to change
  • Have an eye for detail, often going above and beyond your goals to meet and exceed deadlines.
  • Proactive and innovative – able to identify and leverage opportunities to advance the team’s objectives in creative, memorable ways
  • Collaborative – should be able to work with peers across multiple business verticals

You Also Have:

  • 3+ years of management experience with comparable volume or a proven track record of success managing a selling workforce and achieving result
  • Experience in the Beauty industry preferred but not required
  • Tech savvy skills
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule that includes nights, weekends, and holidays

As The Client Development Manager, Beauty, you will focus on these drivers:

  • Client Development – Working closely with each Business Manager and Beauty Advisor to ensure they successfully:
    • Establish deep relationships with clients and drive repeat business to achieve sales goals and event goals
    • Consistently deliver memorable shopping experiences to all clients; plan client appointments to maximize results
    • Maximize every appointment with a client to address their Beauty/Skincare needs and those of the client’s network
    • Inform clients of in-store events to enhance their experience of Saks and increase engagement
    • Diagnose client spend and identify opportunities to increase engagement and wallet share
    • Increase new client acquisition by leveraging various marketing tools such as clienteling, social media platforms, referrals and networking

  • Business Development through Technology – Coaching your team of Business Managers and Beauty Advisors to use technology & data to drive their business, develop a growth mindset and provide a Customer Experience:
    • Building their personal brand as a Beauty authority through proactive marketing and outreach.
    • Strategically leveraging social media platforms to promote themselves as a Beauty influencer and broaden connections beyond client base
    • Using multiple channels of technology to strengthen existing relationships and drive new client acquisition
    • Using clienteling tools to stay connected with the client and make targeted recommendations based on shopping history and preferences
    • Using technology to deliver 24/7 service
    • Taking initiative to stay informed on new merchandise deliveries in the store to maximize selling potential

  • Beauty Expert Development – Focusing on growing the clients beauty closet by fostering and developing a team of beauty experts comfortable to engage across all brands to meet the clients closet needs:
    • Build beauty expert technical and product knowledge through SFA provided educational platforms
    • Facilitate ongoing engaging and interactive intersell trainings
    • Liaison with the brands to drive big bet moments through education
    • Build partnerships throughout the store with Top Books and leadership to grow and develop business

  • People Management – Leading and developing your team of Business Managers and Beauty Advisors:
    • Fostering an inclusive team culture
    • Coaching Business Managers and Advisors to key performance drivers and expected behaviors
    • Effectively managing through performance issues
    • Developing succession plan for your team’s roles and identify top talent for future opportunities
    • Focusing on recruiting top talent in local marketplace

  • Selling Floor Operations – Supporting the running of the day-to-day business operations within the store:
    • Serves as a Management leader on the floor to help resolve client issues and support the general running of the selling floor
    • Participates in Opening and Closing duties

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue first opened its doors in 1924, taking up a full city block on one of the world’s most prestigious shopping streets. Since then, Saks has changed the luxury retail game and become an icon of style and innovation—from world-famous window displays and impactful in-store art exhibitions to unforgettable, curated designer collections and a seamless online shopping experience.

The Saks team is at the cutting edge of high-end fashion, bringing the new luxury experience to customers far and wide. At the core of the Saks culture is a commitment to people—whether it’s surprising and delighting shoppers, supporting the growth of every team member or using the Saks platform to create change and champion causes.

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Indianapolis
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