Elliptical Naturals is a rapidly rising salon that specialize in exclusive natural hair care. Our new salon concept will provide its staff with an advanced technical education. Continuous training of our associates is of utmost importance at Elliptical Naturals to develop professional expertise, and ensure our guests are treated to the ultimate professional experience in customer care. Opportunity is a beautiful thing at Elliptical Naturals. Come join our Natural Hair Design Team!
Elliptical Naturals is currently accepting resumes for qualified and talented Natural Hair Stylists for our EXTREMELY BUSY Commission Based salon located in Jonesboro, Ga.
As a stylist you’ll be responsible for providing a high standard of hair services accurately, thoroughly and in accordance with established procedures. Improves and updates skills through training programs. Cultivates new guest relationships and ensures retention of existing guests. Displays the highest level of guest service in strict accordance to service standards. Continually meets and/or exceeds service and future retail sales objectives. Complete additional projects or duties as assigned by the General Manager.
Successful performance will be measured by meeting or exceeding established minimum productivity requirements:
Valid current cosmetology license or in process of obtaining one, to include a manager license as required by local (or state/provincial) cosmetology regulation. Position may require the stylist to work alone in the salon.
Ability to work in a dynamic salon environment.
Good time management skills, good judgment, and the ability to multi-task.
Well-developed interpersonal skills to communicate effectively with Salon Manager, salon staff, and clients.
Mathematical skills to accurately compute and complete required functions.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including nights and weekends.
1. Marketing of Salon
a) Meet or exceed minimum productivity requirements as established by the company;
b) Promote and sell services and products, including recommending and selling additional services and/or retail products which will enhance and improve the clients’s image and/or contribute to the clients’s satisfaction with services performed;
c) Maintain professional appearance and a positive attitude.
2. Provide exceptional client service
a) Understand the needs of client; handle and resolve client service issues to maintain client loyalty;
b) Consistently execute client service programs;
c) Conduct quality consultations by suggesting hairstyles according to physical features of the client, current styles, or from the client’s instructions;
d) Communicate to the client a clear understanding of the pricing before services are performed;
e) Display a sound understanding and perform all available services in a competent, efficient and professional manner.
3. Control expenses
a) Follow weekly salon schedules as directed by Salon Manager;
b) Correctly charge for services rendered and products purchased, including proper discounting according to Company policy;
c) Effective control of salon operating costs relating to back-bar and retail inventories;
d) Safeguard company assets by adhering to company policies and procedures.
4. Consistently exhibit and develop technical competence
a) Conduct comprehensive consultation with each client;
b) Perform all services that are requested from our client and offered by the salon in a competent, efficient and professional manner and in compliance with all applicable state and local sanitation rules;
c) Learn and continue to develop technical skills via company provided education.
5. Complete required administrative tasks/compliance
a) Adhere to all corporate policies, procedures and work rules;
b) Ensure closing procedures are adhered;
c) Maintain workstation and other salon areas in a sanitary, clean, orderly manner to board certified standards for cleanliness;
d) Perform a variety of tasks related to salon operations, including but not limited to: answering telephones, stocking shelves, taking cycle counts/inventory, and other duties as assigned;
e) Maintain and uphold safety standards by identifying and correcting conditions that affect salon safety;
f) Timely submission of all company required paperwork;
g) Communicate effectively with management, clients and co-workers in a professional and courteous manner;
h) Attend work timely and consistently, including attending mandatory staff meetings, training sessions or as otherwise required by management.
i) Computer knowledge including, but not limited to, point-of-sale systems.
Physical Requirements and Work Environment:
Continuous standing throughout the day to perform hair services and other job related functions.
Continuous walking – greeting the client at the front of the salon and walking them back to the styling chair, to and from the shampoo area, to get supplies needed for the service and walking the client back to the front of the salon.
Continuous repetitive movement with fingers, hands, wrists and arms using scissors to cut hair, rolling hair in rods to perform perm services, vigorous movement to massage/shampoo client’s hair, twisting wrists to blow dry and styling hair with various irons.
Continuous grasping of client’s hair, blow dryer, curling iron, combs, and hair coloring brushes in order to perform services.
Continuous reaching, alternating between shoulder level and above shoulder level height to perform services, stock shelves, retrieve product/supplies from cupboards and shelves.
Frequent twisting and bending to shampoo client’s hair and twisting to reach for tools while client is seated in styling chair and sweep hair off the floor after service.
Occasional pushing and pulling to move styling chair.
Continuous exposure to various chemicals (Color Only) and fragrances used in performing services and styling hair, including but not limited to permanent solutions, shampoos, conditioners, hair spray and client perfume.
Visual observation of client’s hair, including close vision, color vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Ability to communicate with clients regarding services offered and requested and the client’s needs and wants.
Basic reading, writing and mathematical skills necessary to read and complete company forms and other documents, read product instructions and prepare daily close-out documents.
Occasional travel to mandatory meetings and training sessions, including overnight travel.
Ideal candidates are outgoing, self-motivated, enthusiastic, with a professional appearance and a passion for delivering exceptional guest and technical service. Applicants must possess a valid cosmetology license or in the process of obtaining one. Have a desire for continuing education along with the ability to work well in a team environment. Candidates should have excellent interpersonal, communication, and listening skills. All applicants must also be flexible, reliable and available to work Saturdays, and holidays.
At Elliptical Naturals you’ll join a Design Team of technical experts. You’ll benefit from cross-selling, marketing promotions, gift certificate sales and group business. We offer an excellent career opportunity and growth potential with advanced continuous educational training. In addition to direct compensation, Elliptical Naturals offers a competitive compensation package.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty at a satisfactory level. The requirements listed above are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required.
Please submit resume or qualifications to firstname.lastname@example.org with subject line “New Stylist”.