Personal Shopper Job Profile and Description

The job of a Personal Shopper is challenging and requires a great deal of competency and understanding. Generally, large retail and departmental stores employ personal shoppers but are also employed by individuals to assist them with their purchases. An individual for a job of this genre ought to be well versed with the market trends and fads to be able to cater to the requirements of clients.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Understanding the specific needs and requirements of clients.
  • Giving suggestions and recommendations to customers for making purchases.
  • Taking telephonic orders of the clients and catering to their requirements accordingly.
  • Evaluating the market and fashion trends and studying the purchase patterns of the store.
  • Keeping a track of all the purchased goods of the store.
  • Assist the purchase department in placing orders for the store.
  • Ensuring the maintenance of the quality and standards of the goods displayed in the store.
  • Coordinating works with fellow workers and meeting all assigned targets.

Skills and Specifications

  • Should possess good written as well as verbal communication skills.
  • Should have good interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with customers and convince them to make a purchase.
  • Should have good time management skills and the ability to meet all assigned targets.

Education and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or an associate’s degree in retailing, merchandise management, warehousing or any other related field of study from an accredited institution.
  • Post Graduate degree or diploma in sales and marketing, merchandising, retailing or any related field, with 2 – 3 years experience as a personal shopper.