Hair Stylist - Urban Retreat

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UK London London


Hair, Hair Stylist



Full Time

From the creators of Urban Retreat, ‘The White House’ a new hair, beauty and hospitality concept is set to open in Knightsbridge this Spring. This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Stylist to join the ultimate beauty destination in the heart of Knightsbridge.

Summary of Position

To perform hair services to the highest standards, building a loyal clientele base, achieving both service and retail targets and supporting the salon management and team in the day to day running of the business. 


  • Generous competitive Salary packages and commission
  • 28 days annual leave
  • Monthly allowance to use on services of your choice
  • 20% off services on top of your allowance, and 20% off services for family and friends
  • 15% discount off retail products

Main Duties and Responsibilities

•    Responsible for delivering the highest level of service for both male and female clients
•    Providing cutting and styling skills; possessing the ability to perform classic, contemporary and trend styles
•    Ensure  high levels of service delivery from greeting to departure
•    Provide clients with a thorough consultation to understand their needs and expectations
•    Record accurate and detailed notes including treatment details, recommendations of a treatment plan, aftercare and home care
•    Meet departmental targets for client retention, requests and re-bookings
•    Proactively up-sell additional services, demonstrating a high level of knowledge of all Salon services and products
•    Take ownership of own service column to maximize revenue
•    Follow company, departmental policies, procedures and instructions from management
•    Takes a pro-active attitude to Health & Safety, including attending training as required
•    Participate in scheduled personal training and continue professional development to stay up-to-date with industry developments, innovations and trends

Person Specification

−    Minimum 4 years shop floor and column generating experience

−    Excellent all-round cutting skills; possess the ability to perform classic, contemporary and trend styles.

−    Excellent all-round knowledge and experience with colour techniques

−    Ability to blow-dry and finish in a modern way

−    Good command of English both verbally and written communication

−    Level 3 NVQ  or equivalent

−    Documented professional development over your career

−    Certified training with any of the major providers such as L’Oreal 

−    Ability to work in areas such as session work, shows, competitions, seminars etc.

−    Must be flexible and prepared to work evenings, weekends and Bank Holidays

−    Enjoy working in highly competitive, fast-paced environment

Please note that this job description is not exhaustive and the role holder may be required to undertake other relevant duties commensurate with the effective running of the hair department and salon. Activities may be subject to amendment as the role evolves.

If you wish to apply for this position, please email your cv to the recruitment team on [email protected]

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