The Estee Lauder Companies National Artistry Trainer - Smashbox (Northern CA) in San Francisco, California

National Artistry Trainer - Smashbox (Northern CA)

Brand: Smashbox


National Artistry Trainer

Reports to: Executive Director, Global

Artistry & Education


Smashbox Cosmetics knows camera-ready

beauty. Born out of Smashbox Studios in Los Angeles—the modern-day image

factory where countless iconic celebrity and fashion images have been shot—we

are a fast-growing, prestige cosmetics brand with domestic and international

presence. Staying true to our L.A. studio roots, we are creative and

trendsetting, yet laidback and accessible. As part of the Estee Lauder

Companies family of brands, we will continue to grow and are seeking qualified

candidates to join our exceptional team.


Event Planning and Execution (up to

70% of job function)

  • Support, lead and participate inRegional, National and Outsource event planning and execution. Responsible forachievement of event goals.

  • Increase retail sales through eventresults and in-store training initiatives; continuously strive to takesales and artistry to next level, both individual and team salesresults/skills.

  • Initiate innovative ways to impact salesand drive retail results (i.e. special outsourcing events).

  • Perform as Guest Speaker and Lead Artistin local/regional and National Trend Shows.

  • Sell side by side with in-store teamsduring key retailer events.

Leadership and In Store (up to 30% of

job function)

  • Coach counter teams daily, side-by-sideto achieve retail sales goals: Workstrategically in store to train new artists on product knowledge, artistrytechniques, sampling, and selling skills.Motivate staff to creatively pull customers, sampling, maximizesales opportunities, and improve artistry skills and event booking.

  • Lead, mentor, and coach regional AreaArtistry Trainers.

  • Lead and elevate Regional traininginitiatives in partnership with Sales Directors and Account Executives(i.e., Color Encore, Departmental Trainings, Gondola Trainings, CounterManager Meetings, and Freelance Trainings).

  • Attend and contribute to seasonal CastingCall and Call Back seminars.

  • Contribute artistry expertise andadvanced product knowledge in key Regional training initiatives.

  • Conduct new store opening trainings withemphasis on artistry technique and product knowledge.

  • Sell side by side with in store teams inorder to develop and guide selling / artistry skills and goal achievement.

  • Communicate weekly with AE, and RTE onoverall business strengths and opportunities; recommend solutions.

  • Communicate with AE or DM as needed regardingany staff or event execution concerns and scheduling needs.

  • Maintain clear communication withDirector of Sales on business successes and challenges within the region.

  • Build and maintain strong workingrelationships with store staff and management, and continuously reinforcebrand awareness.

  • Track Region sales and event performanceweekly and relay strategies to Executive Director of Education on weeklytouch bases.

  • Effectively manage T&E budgetaryobjectives.

  • Demonstrate the highest level ofleadership and professionalism, always upholding the Smashbox mission statementand image, while maintaining a positive attitude at all times.


Position Requirements:

  • Studio level artistry skills combinedwith the ability to teach those skills to others.

  • Strong presentation skills; the abilityto speak via structured format or “off the cuff” to small or largeaudiences.

  • Flexible schedule and the ability totravel within and outside of region.

  • Open and able to embrace change; Businessneeds and retail environment often shift.

Minimum Requirements:

  • 3-5 years of professional cosmeticindustry experience/artistry experience.

  • 3-5 years selling experience.

  • Must be willing to travel (50%)

  • Strong platform speaking experience andtraining experience.

Job: Education / Training

Primary Location: Americas-US-CA-San Francisco

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Job Number: 161701