Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom
3d ago

We are seeking a passionate an experienced stylist / educator to join the Kao Salon Division education team and work to support the Sales and be a brand ambassador of Kao Salon division brands (Goldwell and KMS) via Education activities and Events.

In this role you will strive to improve hairdresser skills and knowledge, to help build the sale through of Kao Salon products by engaging and connecting with Salon staff and owners to build and maintain loyalty.

Educators are a vital link to salons, communicating at the same level, with real hairdressing, expert color and retail experience.

What you will do :

  • Demonstrate and train Kao salon division products and services to potential and existing accounts in your region. Be positive Brand Ambassador, presenting yourself and the brand exceptionally at all times.
  • Responsible for meeting annual targets set by the Kao Salon division. The results must be updated and tracked on Connect.
  • Work as a united team across all functions. Work closely with your Team Leader and Territory Sales Exec to achieve set goals and targets for new business and distribution.
  • Be available to present information at the Business Builder (BB) and national education meetings to ensure all colleagues have the latest information.

  • Use and promote only Kao Salon division, services and tools at all times when performing internal or external education activities.
  • Ensure your company vehicle, all demo product and tools are in pristine condition, fully stocked. You are responsible to have Kao Salon division and industry knowledge fully up to date.

  • Complete all relevant reports and submit weekly before close of business every Friday. Maintain and fulfill all requested and expected administration tasks and reports relating to Education function.
  • What you will need :
  • NVQ Level 3
  • NVQ Level 3
  • Proven industry experience in all aspects of hairdressing including retail, and have experience in team leading and basic management
  • Minimum of 5 years working in salon
  • Have an understanding of the different personalities, salon cultures, long work days and how to prioritise work load
  • Creative problem solver
  • Self motivated
  • Have experience of how a salon runs, how best to organise and run training sessions that inform, motivate and maximise the use of Kao Salon Division products in this environment
  • Strong technical knowledge and experience of colourants, treatments and haircare products
  • How to plan and run training sessions that inform, motivate and maximise the use of Kao Salon Division products
  • Able to organise working days to ensure maximum number of locations are visited and be able to plan contingencies often at last minute
  • Able to communicate effectively to influence clients to choose Kao Salon Division products every time
  • Have basic knowledge of MS Office
  • Maintain high levels of professionalism and behaviours in line with the Kao Leadership Values
  • Who we are : Founded in Japan in 1887, Kao is passionate about making a difference in people's lives with our high quality products and services that make the life of our consumers and customers more beautiful.

    In the region Europe, Middle East, Africa (EMEA) Kao focuses on premium beauty brands across three distinct sectors : Kao Salon Division, Premium Mass and our London based boutique brand Molton Brown.

    How we work : Having been selected among the World's Most Ethical Companies for 13 consecutive years, we are a company with a purpose and strong corporate values.

    We never compromise on quality and craft our products with care for the consumer and the environment. At Kao, each employee can actively shape their job and their career.

    We work collaboratively to achieve our common goals, always aiming to deliver the best for our customers.

    What we offer : A friendly and flexible work environment with competitive salaries, benefits package, ongoing development and the opportunity to enhance your skills and deliver tangible results.

    At Kao your voice will be heard. Your opinion really counts. We believe that change comes from taking opportunities into your own hands, so we value and reward entrepreneurial thinking and innovation.

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