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Lifestyle Concierge Executive

  1. Full Time
  2. Knightsbridge
  3. Personal Shopping
  4. Permanent
VAC- 38414

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We have an exciting opportunity for a Lifestyle Concierge Executive to join our amazing Private Shopping Department. At Harrods Private Shopping, we invite you to be a part of a world beyond the ordinary. As we strive to be the ultimate luxury shopping and lifestyle destination, we now seeking passionate and talented individuals to join our team. Here at Harrods, we create magic by turning the extraordinary into reality. If you have a flair for exceptional customer service and a desire to be part of a prestigious and dynamic environment, we would love to hear from you.

As we celebrate this momentous anniversary year, now more than ever, it’s an exciting time to join the Harrods Team. Whether you’re a recent school, college or university leaver, or you’re looking to restart your career in an exciting new field, at Harrods we firmly believe in offering exciting career opportunities.

About the Role

The Lifestyle Concierge Executive will directly support the Concierge team with responding to the various requests from our Private Shopping Clientele. The Concierge Executive plays a key role in driving engagement and retaining Harrods most discerning clients.

The key function of this role is to assist with the day to day running of the Lifestyle Concierge service, and to communicate directly with suppliers to facilitate client requests; acting as the conduit between the supplier and the Private Shopping team & client. You will strategically seek out opportunities to optimise the service, through networking within the industry and analysing performance and feedback from the client delivery team and the client. This will enable Harrods to curate exceptional experiences within the luxury market and source highly sought-after and bespoke services and products to Harrods most valued clients, driving engagement to the wider Private Shopping service

About You

You will be required to remain knowledgeable on new openings in the world of hospitality, culture and fine dining, and experiences that we can offer to clients as well as seek to understand the Private Shopping Client portfolio, their needs and desires and cultural preferences to ensure we can provide added value to their shopping experiences.

You will also:

  • Have proven experience within a similar role within the luxury industry
  • Exceptional customer service focus (both internal and external, stakeholders and clients)
  • Strong understanding of the UHNW client and their lifestyle and needs
  • Commercially astute and able to spot opportunities to drive trade and performance
  • A great communicator who can build relationships with clients from a variety of backgrounds and profiles
  • Excellent organisational skills, including the ability and willingness to multi-task to short deadlines
  • Flexibility and readiness to adapt to changing priorities – ideally you thrive on a shifting landscape
  • Self-starting and pro-active, with an ability to perform duties effectively with minimum supervision and guidance
  • Calm in a crisis and with an unflappable approach
  • Network of contacts in the travel/hospitality and luxury industry to identify and pursue opportunities within the Private Shopping business.
  • Good IT literacy (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

About Us

At Harrods, we’re one of the world’s leading luxury department stores and we’re becoming a destination for top designers around the globe. Supported by a £500million transformation programme that has seen us create innovative fashion designer rooms, we give our people the opportunity and inspiring environment to express themselves through their passion and creativity. Here, world-leading brands meet world-class service.

Our Promise to You

Share our drive to create seemingly impossible luxury experiences for customers, then this will be a hugely important move for you. As well as the chance to learn from true retail experts, you’ll have the satisfaction of working with world-class brands and a team that’s setting the standards for the industry.

As you build a long-lasting career with us, you will enjoy a package that includes 22 days’ holiday (rising to 27 days) and your birthday off, up to 33% Harrods’ discount, plus access to a competitive pension.

Uniquely You

At Harrods we believe the personality and authenticity of our people sets us apart. We celebrate and invite applications from all cultures, backgrounds, tastes and experiences and are proud of our culture where people from all walks of life can grow and thrive. What makes you unique makes us exceptional.

While our job adverts outline the ideal qualities, skills, and prior experience for the role, we believe in the potential for growth and value individual strengths. If you do not meet every desired criteria but feel you have the skills and experience to thrive in this role as well as a genuine interest in working for Harrods and you can demonstrate an alignment with our values, we would encourage you to apply.

If you want to know more about our people and our culture, search #TogetherHarrods on LinkedIn, Facebook or Instagram

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