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Personal shopper

Personal shoppers advise customers on what items they should buy.
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What does a personal shopper do?

Personal shoppers advise customers on what items they should buy, based on information given to them by the customer – this could be for regular shopping or for a special occasion, such as a wedding.

You’ll need excellent communication skills and to be up-to-date with the latest fashions and trends. 


What do I need to do to become a personal shopper?

You don’t need any specific qualifications to become a personal shopper, though experience as a sales or customer service assistant is highly desirable. 


Related skills

  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Creativity
  • Customer service
  • Interpersonal skills

Related subjects

  • Art
  • Business studies
  • Design technology

Desirable qualifications

  • GCSE English
  • GCSE maths

Where could I be working?

You’ll usually be working indoors in a department store or boutique shop.


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