ABOUT LA PRAIRIE

LA PRAIRIE -
The Luxury skincare house where audacious innovation has cultivated a pioneering approach to beauty. 
A place where heritage and creativity are infused with the values of care, passion, entrepreneurship and excellence.
A place where dedicated and diverse professionals each contribute to an inspiring and unique environment. 
A place for careers to grow and flourish and where our sustainable foundation nourishes talents and futures.

LA PRAIRIE. CREATE A BEAUTIFUL IMPACT.

Education Executive - Canada

Location: 

Vancouver, CA, V7Y 1K2

Contract Type:  Permanent - full-time
Description: 

Work Location:

Canada - Vancouver BC

About La Prairie:

La Prairie is the leader in luxury skincare, fulfilling a quest for timeless beauty. Highest standards of advanced technology are combined with exquisite formulations and elegant packaging, elevating skincare to art. 

 

You will love working here!

At La Prairie, people are our greatest strength. We have created an environment where everyone can make a beautiful impact. We foster engaging interactions and a sense of community building meaningful connections with our colleagues and with the company.

 

The North America team is a group of talented individuals that inspire, exude creativity, and demonstrate critical thinking. La Prairie is an employer of choice within the luxury sector, offering a collaborative environment and an elevated experience of working. 

 

La Prairie's Core Values - Passion + Care + Entrepreneurship + Excellence - are at the heart of our successful organization. These ideals are the foundation for our people-centric culture. 

 

Job Scope:

As the Education Executive - Canada, you are responsible for leading Education Programs, and special events to support the Canada territory. This includes conducting new hire training at local and virtual schools, virtual events, and special events in-person. You will assist the Vice President of Education and the Head of Sales – Canada with all Education programs and Key Performance Indicators.

 

You will create a beautiful impact by:

  • Working closely with the Senior Director of Canada and Account Executive on trainings and events.

  • Coaching all Beauty Advisors in region – with a focus on top performing doors and new Beauty Advisors.

  • Conducting trainings (New Hire, department trainings, market schools, Client Service model) to educate on product knowledge and Key Performance Indicators.

  • Identifying opportunities in key doors and developing training programs that best meet the needs of the account.

  • Translating training materials from English to Mandarin or simplified Chinese.

  • Engaging in customer contact and knowing top 20 customers for each door.

  • Meeting regularly with department and store management to review retail sales, inventory, staffing, recruiting, and sales promotions.

  • Developing and strengthen relationships with retailers.

  • Tracking retail sales against goal and identifying opportunities for increased sales within territory. Analyzing the business and proactively taking corrective action to get results.

  • Implementing all merchandising guidelines by door while upholding counter image, brand identity, and hygiene in accordance with La Prairie Standards.
     

To be our next creative and audacious talent you will need:

  • Fluent in business-level Mandarin speaking and writing (required)

  • Must be able to travel 50% of the time

  • Exceptional communication skills

  • Experience in Luxury Retail Space and experience partnering with Holt Renfrew

  • Aptitude for technical applications, i.e. Customer Relationship Management, Retail Systems

  • Outstanding presentation skills and ability to lead large group trainings and events

  • Demonstrates strong organizational and follow-up skills with extreme attention to detail

  • Microsoft Office Suite: PowerPoint, Excel, Word

  • 1-1 and group coaching a must

  

Your journey with us will be unique and rewarding:

 

Professional Development: 

La Prairie is committed to supporting the growth of our team members. We offer access to formal and informal learning programs, mentorship opportunities, and consistent feedback loop that will help you to continue honing your skills. 

 

La Prairie Benefit Highlights:
You will be entitled to benefits, including: medical, dental, life insurance, accidental death & dismemberment, and long term disability. The company contributes funds to a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP) on your behalf based on your years of service and age. Generous paid time off policies to include vacation, sick & personal, floating holidays, coporate holidays, and a week-long winter break.

  

Equal Employment Opportunity:

La Prairie created a diverse and inclusive team by building an open, safe, trusting, and accepting culture. We believe that diversity in our talents is the strength of our house and we are supporting professional equality for everyone. We welcome applicants with and from diverse backgrounds. 

 

The World of La Prairie is just a few clicks away:

  • Apply through LinkedIn or La Prairie Career website at www.laprairiegroup.ch

  • Please attach a resume and a cover letter.

  • If your application is selected, you may receive an invitation to answer 3 pre-recorded video questions.