Do you know how to get the best bargains?
Are you always up-to-date when the best sales are?
Do you know how to squeeze every cent to get the best deal?
Do you get excited or goosebumps whenever you hear the word “Sales” or “Marked down”?
If that is a big yes, you may be wondering if you can turn it as a career and earn from your love for shopping.
You can actually turn your love for shopping like a job. You only need to know what careers are possible with it.
To help you out, here are 10 careers that are perfect for shopping lovers:
1. Personal Assistant
As a personal assistant, you will help your clients take care of their various needs. These needs may include shopping for their clothes, running some errands and cleaning their home.
Some personal assistants earned an extremely high salary however, most of them are single because the job requires you to be on standby 24/7.
There are also incidents where personal assistants get abused by their employers like the famous case of Naomi Campbell and her assistant.
2. Interior Designer
If you have an eye for detail, working as an interior designer will work for you.
In this job, you will help improve rooms with key pieces that will enhance the beauty and function of rooms such as tiles, curtains, and furniture.
You’ll need at least an art degree to get hired at the bottom, which means assistant to an Interior Designer or be a part of the Interior Designing team.
One of the easiest ways is to apply for internship at IKEA to join their design team and that will give you a great head start in your career.
For wine lovers, being a sommelier can help you earn some money.
A sommelier will be tasked to pick the right wines for meals and know what wines are now trending. You will also be tasked to buy wines for restaurants and other establishments.
A good sommelier is highly sought after by top restaurants. You can even become the rich and famous’ personal sommelier.
4. Event Coordinator / Wedding Planner
As an event coordinator, you will be the one to organize events and prepare everything for it. Same goes if you are a wedding planner where you get to plan dream weddings after weddings.
You will be the one to select the decorations, flowers, food, and souvenirs for guests.
Everything you will buy must be within budget and fit the theme of the event. This will speak to the bargain queen inside you.
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5. Food Critic
Food critics get to try out their favorite meals and drinks and review how it is prepared by various restaurants and cafes.
After each meal you buy, you will be paid to review them so the public knows how these meals taste like.
However, it is pretty hard (not impossible) to be hired as a food critic especially since there are plenty of bloggers are willing to do so for free.
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The best way is to get your foot into journalism and worked your way into a food magazine. That way you get to eat your cake and be paid for it too!
6. Commodities trader
If you are familiar with how goods move through trading routes, you can work as a commodities trader.
You will buy and sell different goods and see how their prices change, as well as which trends will grow.
This is the highest paying job in this list but it has the most risk as well. You can either trade on your own or get into a trading house. Commodities traders typically start to earn around USD$120,000 per year.
7. Fashion buyer
If you are a fashionista, you can be a fashion buyer who can influence what trends will be a hit every season.
With your expertise, you can help people sort out their closets and get asked to buy pieces for them. Or you can be a fashion buyer for big departmental stores who relies on your keen eye to bring in overseas brand for local distribution. For this, you probably will travel quite a fair bit.
8. IT buyer
If you are a techie and always buying the latest gadgets, being an IT buyer is perfect. You will work on a budget and buy tech gear for the company.
Of course, you need to be familiar with all the new technology updates to keep your company’s tech up-to-date.
9. Food Service Manager
Meals will not be memorable if they do not make an impact based on their taste and looks.
Food service managers are the ones assigned to order all the things a restaurant or cafe needs and keep customers satisfied. They also monitor the operations of the restaurant or the cafe, including the needs of the staff.
10. Personal shopper
Ah.. this reminds me of Rachel from the popular sitcom, Friends. She is a personal shopper for high value clients.
Not everyone can go to the mall or shop to purchase their clothes or other needs. Personal shoppers will be the ones to shop for clients and have the items delivered to the client.
Any hobby can become a job so long as you know how you can transform it. If you are a shopaholic, these 10 jobs are great places to start and help you earn for doing what you love.
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