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Creative Cutter | Colour Specialist

Creative Cutter | Colour Specialist
If you enjoy the high-energy buzz of a prestigious salon with an enviable roster of loyal clients, the role of Creative Cutter or Colour Specialist could be for you. The Sassoon Team has a reputation that is second to none and as a Creative Cutter or Colourist you can expect several things to come as standard.  Of course you will be operating in a highly creative and motivating environment in a key Sassoon location in one of the most fabulous cities in the world.
 
Guests visiting Sassoon Salon expect the highest level of technical, trend and style expertise combined with a relaxing salon experience. To meet and exceed these client expectations, Creative and Colour Directors nurture each new team member to ensure the quality that defines Sassoon.

In turn, you will become part of a truly international organisation that remains at the forefront of Hair Design.
 
All Sassoon Creative Cutters and Colour Specialists enjoy fully funded, continuous training and benefits that include a comprehensive salary package with the opportunity for high commission levels, paid vacation and retail bonuses. Additional incentives such as, in-house awards that celebrate individual and team successes and ongoing client care and service training, attest to our commitment to maintain the highest level of creativity and professionalism within all Sassoon Salon locations.
 
Career progression is intrinsic to the Sassoon philosophy. The Sassoon leadership team advises and mentors all Creative Cutters and Colour Specialists with the goal to help them achieve their professional ambitions. Hair professionals around the world pay for the Sassoon leadership team’s experience and expertise, and you would receive this priceless education each day you step foot into your Sassoon Salon.
 
Gratifying, creatively stimulating and an excellent career decision, choosing to become a Sassoon Creative Cutter or Colour Specialist confirms your place amongst the stars in this industry.

Creative Director | Colour Director

Creative Director | Colour Director
Regarded as the most prestigious Creative team in the Hair industry, the role of the Creative or Colour Director is both challenging and rewarding in equal measure.
 
Upon choosing to be a Creative Cutter, Colour Specialist or Instructor, you can also decide to pursue a Creative or Colour Director role. The position of Creative or Colour Director challenges, rewards and dictates the future success of Sassoon.
 
It goes without saying that your technical work needs to be of the very highest standard, born out of years of dedication and adherence to the Sassoon philosophy of continuous improvement.
 
As a member of the Creative Team one of your key responsibilities would be the on-going training of the Sassoon team, looking after the next generation of superb hair professionals, encouraging and helping them succeed.
 
You will also have the opportunity to take part in the many shows and events that Sassoon conduct around the world, taking the stage to deliver Sassoon education, expertise and inspiration through insightful demonstrations and live model presentations.
 
The Sassoon Photographic Collections are eagerly anticipated throughout the International Hair Industry, and as a member of the Creative Team together with the International Creative Director you would have the opportunity to take part in the development of the collection and work on the cut and colour concepts that continue to keep Sassoon at the forefront of Hair Creativity.
 
A Creative or Colour Director represents the highest level of Sassoon expertise and as such, marks the ultimate goal in the career paths at Sassoon.

Salon Director

Salon Director
A Salon Director's role is both engaging and thought provoking and requires a high degree of discipline to successfully manage a Sassoon flagship location in the highly competitive modern day Hair Industry.
 
A Salon Director’s goals revolve around creating a smoothly functioning and happy salon environment to enable the magic of Sassoon to unfold. Salon Directors make the crucial operational decisions, control budgets, problem solve and assist team members in achieving professional goals and company targets.
 
You would also be responsible for the many operational duties that are part of a sophisticated salon operation, providing a professional work place for your team, one that they will describe with pride as well as a welcoming and relaxing environment for your guests.
 
You would be responsible for monitoring the performance of the unit and compiling reports that reviews the results, and together with the Regional Manager, use the analysis gathered to develop plans that may be implemented to enhance individual and collective accomplishment.
 
Above all, a Salon Director must be a 'people person' as a key component to the position involves acting as a conduit between management, the team and guests.
 
The role of a Sassoon Salon Director is stimulating and motivating and encompasses many different skill sets.

Instructor

Instructor
If you are passionate about helping others to succeed, and sharing the world-renowned Sassoon technique, the celebrated role of a Sassoon Academy Instructor may be for you.
 
With Academy locations in exciting, international cities– including LA, London, San Francisco, Miami, Toronto, Munich - the Sassoon philosophy connects students from around the globe.
 
As a member of the educational team you will meet people from across the globe, eager to tap into their potential and who share your passion for hair.
 
Working in a highly creative and motivating environment, you will have the opportunity to enjoy fully funded continuous training and benefits that include a comprehensive salary package with paid vacation and retail bonuses. Additional incentives such as, in-house awards that celebrate individual and team successes and ongoing guest care and service training, attest to the commitment to maintain the highest level of creativity and professionalism within all Sassoon Academy locations.
 
A career progression is intrinsic to the Sassoon philosophy. The Sassoon leadership team advises and mentors all Creative Team members with the goal to help them achieve their professional ambitions. Hair professionals around the world pay for the Sassoon leadership team’s experience and expertise, and you would receive this priceless education each day you teach at Sassoon Academy
 
An Instructors role is an intensely rewarding one and the most positive choice for your future career.