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Abisola Akande

Team Member
About

Specialising in luxury beauty sales at Harvey Nichols, I excel in offering expert advice on Fenty Beauty/Skin products, boosting sales through exceptional customer service and tailored client consultations. Proficient in maintaining brand image and adapting to diverse client needs.

Previous Brands
Hollywood Bowl o2
EDT Insight
Harvey Nichols
Work Experience
Makeup Counter Specialist
Nov ‘23 - Apr ‘24
Harvey Nichols

Working at the Fenty Beauty/Skin at Harvey Nichols as a specialist. I was tasked with improving sales by offering advice and knowledge on makeup and skincare. By staying up to date on the latest releases of all luxury beauty products sold, I was regularly exercising my people skills to cater to the range of clients seen every day. Working as a makeup counter specialist also meant that withholding a polished image in order to well represent the brand was a major priority, so I can be trusted and respected as someone knowledgeable when applying these products to the client as well as selling them to them.

Team Member
Sep ‘21 - Jan ‘22
Hollywood Bowl o2

• Acted as a host for groups of up to 25 people of all ages and managing their demands in a fast-paced environment that is the O2 • Learned to manage sales and advertise a variety of events that could be held at Hollywood Bowl

Course
Jun ‘21 - Aug ‘21
EDT Insight

• Completed a number of projects for universities such as Lancaster University based on their lectures • Learnt about subjects such as Fractals and Polytopes, and how maths can be applied to engineering

Retail Experience
Retail Category
Luxury
Work Environment
Shopping centre
Department store
Product Category
Beauty & Fragrances
Responsibilities
Client Help
Greeting
Complaint handling
Cash register
Product demos
Client Advising
Upselling
Store Maintenance
Product setup
Languages
French
Yoruba
English
Education & Training
University of Bath
‘22 - ‘26
MMath Mathematics
London Academy of Excellence
‘20 - ‘22
A Level
Mathematics, Physics, French
The Urswick School
‘15 - ‘20
GCSEs: 9 GCSEs