Image consultant profile and description

An image consultant changes and enhances the image of a person. He advises on the wardrobe, communication skills, body language and attitude of a person and makes him more presentable. Training a person in the right behavior patterns is a major portion of an image consultant’s job. An image consultant can be employed either by companies or run a freelance image consultancy business.

Image consultant duties and responsibilities

The duties and responsibilities of an image consultant are:

  • Evaluating the personality of a person
  • Evaluating the departments in which a makeover is necessary
  • Understanding the requirements of the clients
  • Advising clients on the right clothing
  • Advising clients on the right way of behavior
  • Training the clients to achieve a positive body language
  • Training the clients in strong communication skills
  • May have to go on shopping sprees with the clients to help them choose the right clothing, accessories and footwear
  • Training the clients in grooming in order to appear neat and sophisticated
  • Work on developing soft skills and self confidence in the clients
  • Arrange counseling sessions wherever necessary

Image consultant skills and specifications

The skills and specifications of an image consultant are:

  • A strong knowledge about the right kind of clothing for different occasions and situations
  • Ability to train a person and instill self confidence
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent motivational skills and leadership qualities
  • Ability to adapt to different kinds of people
  • Must have a pleasing personality and should be approachable
  • Must have strong soft skills

Image consultant education and qualification

A high school graduation is sufficient in most cases. It is important for an image consultant to have strong sense of fashion and knowledge in personality development.

Image consultants salary

The median salary for an image consultant is $40,000 per annum.