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Engage with guests in a genuine way to understand their needs and what level of service they prefer; ask open-ended questions and follow body language and verbal clues to tailor your approach.

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Ulta Beauty Consultant

5622 Amanda Ln, Orchard Park, NY 14127, United States



Working at Target means the opportunity to help all families discover the joy of everyday life. Caring for our communities is woven into who we are, and we invest in the places we collectively live, work and play. We prioritize relationships, fuel and develop talent by creating growth opportunities, and succeed as one Target team. At our core, our purpose is ingrained in who we are, what we value, and how we work. It's how we care, grow, and win together.

Your expertise and passion for the latest beauty trends will come to life while you educate and actively engage with guests.


Our Ulta Beauty Consultants have the unique opportunity to impact guests in the moment by making every interaction count. When we activate our Ulta Beauty force of passionate and knowledgeable consultants, guests feel welcomed and inspired to explore, discover, and make a purchase. Ulta Beauty Consultants delight each guest through meaningful interactions, personalized solutions, product samples, and loyalty program benefits - making the Ulta Beauty experience easy and rewarding for guests. It is their priority to put the guest first.

At Target, we believe in our team members having meaningful experiences that help them build and develop skills for a career. The role of an Ulta Beauty Consultant can provide you with the:

  • Ability to adapt communication style to build a trusting relationship with guests and influence beauty regimens
  • Ability to provide personalized beauty products and regimen recommendations through guest engagement, product training, sampling events and actively selling
  • Experience in retail business fundamentals including: department sales trends, inventory management, guest shopping patterns, pricing and promotions strategies
  • Knowledge of beauty products including: beauty brands, seasonal trends, cosmetics and various skincare products
  • Knowledge of loyalty programs (Target Circle and Ultamate Rewards) including: guest benefits, and how to leverage as a sales-driving tool

As an Ulta Beauty Consultant, no two days are ever the same, but a typical day will most likely include the following responsibilities:

  • Create a welcoming experience by authentically greeting all guests and inviting them into the shop
  • Engage with guests in a genuine way to understand their needs and what level of service they prefer; ask open-ended questions and follow body language and verbal clues to tailor your approach
  • Help guests find the right products that fit their skin care, make-up, and hair care needs, regimen, and budget
  • Utilize tools and resources to learn about loyalty program benefits (Target Circle Ultamate Rewards)
  • Invite guests to become a member of Target Circle and Ultamate Rewards; explain benefits of the programs and linking their accounts
  • Inspire guests by guiding them through the shop, sharing product knowledge and personal recommendations, and highlighting newness
  • Encourage guests to explore Beauty with confidence by making sure the area is clean, testers are available, and surprising & delighting them with product samples
  • Build guests’ baskets by adding on products that compliment or enhance each other
  • Thank the guest in a genuine way and let them know we’re happy they chose to shop at Ulta Beauty at Target
  • Participate in weekly learnings to enable continuous development and drive sales performance
  • Familiarize yourself with prestige product ingredients and benefits; leverage training resources, product packaging, in-store marketing, and store tools
  • Stay informed regarding new and existing beauty industry trends
  • Be knowledgeable about the tools, products, and services available in the total store
  • Leverage Beauty Routines to prioritize guest interaction and engagement while balancing task
  • Create an inviting shopping environment by ensuring product is organized, instock, signed correctly and available for guests to shop
  • Support changes to product assortment and keep Beauty inspiring to guests all year round by remerchandising new product and maintaining a brand space following new sets
  • Always demonstrate a culture of ethical conduct, safety and compliance
  • Work in a safe manner at all times to benefit yourself and others; identify and correct hazards; comply with all safety policies and best practices.
  • All other duties based on business needs


We might be a great match if:

  • Working in a fun and energetic environment makes you excited…. We work efficiently and as a team to deliver for our guests
  • Providing service to our guests that makes them say I LOVE TARGET! excites you…. That’s why we love working at Target
  • Stocking, Setting and Selling Target products sounds like your thing… That’s the core of what we do
  • Staying current on latest products, trends, and services is something you are passionate about...That’s what makes our Ulta Beauty at Target shop exciting
  • You aren’t looking for Monday thru Friday job where you are at a computer all day… We are busy all day (especially on the weekends), making it easy for the guest to feel welcomed, inspired and rewarded

The good news is that we have some amazing training that will help teach you everything you need to know to be an Ulta Beauty Consultant. But there are a few skills you should have from the get-go:

  • 12+ months previous beauty retail experience preferred, but not required
  • Strong interest and knowledge of beauty and skincare products
  • Welcoming and helpful attitude toward guests and other team members
  • Learn and adapt to current technology needs
  • Effective communication skills
  • Work both independently and with a team
  • Resolve guest questions quickly on the spot

We are an awesome place to work and care about our teams, so we want to make sure we are clear on a few more basics that we expect:

  • Accurately handle cash register operations
  • Climb up and down ladders
  • Scan, handle and move merchandise efficiently and safely, including frequently lifting or moving merchandise up to 15 pounds and occasionally lifting or moving merchandise up to 40 pounds
  • Flexible work schedule (e.g., nights, weekends and holidays) and regular attendance necessary

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

Target will provide reasonable accommodations with the application process upon your request as required to comply with applicable laws. If you have a disability and require assistance in this application process, please visit your nearest Target store or Supply Chain Facility or reach out to Guest Services at 1-800-440-0680 for additional information.