Cosmetic Salesperson – Job Description & Salary
What is a Cosmetic Salesperson's Job Description?
Whether you're a hairstylist, clothing designer or cosmetic sales rep, working in the world of beauty and fashion is all about helping people to look and feel good. For those who work at department stores, helping customers first-hand can be fun, but also challenging – and working at the cosmetics counter can be an especially demanding job. With many people passing through, a cosmetic salesperson manages a high volume of clients. Plus, a cosmetics line regularly introduces new products and discontinues others, and competition is just a few feet away.
Julie: A job at Nordstrom, through a friend, who recommended me for the position. I started out looking to advance in the retail cosmetics field. However, most people are not hiring.
PayScale: What is the most amazing or interesting part of having a career in cosmetic sales?
Julie: I guess I’m glad I haven’t had crazy or weird things happening when I was in this job. Every day I’ve encountered new people, new products and co-workers. I’ve enjoyed being with my co-workers the most.