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AVEDA - caring for people and the environment

"Our mission at Aveda is to care for the world we live in, from the products we make to the ways in which we give back to society. At Aveda, we strive to set an example for environmental leadership and responsibility, not just in the world of beauty, but around the world."
- Horst M. Rechelbacher, Founder, Aveda

For over thirty years, Aveda has worked to expand the boundaries of beauty, developing extraordinary products made from plants and flower essences, while creating a company with a conscience. Aveda, which means 'knowledge of nature' aims to create a more positive lifestyle by combining nature and science to create premium, quality, plant-based products for hair, skin, lifestyle and colour cosmetics.

Our products are distributed through prestigious hair and beauty salons, high end luxury retailers and our own freestanding stores. At Aveda, you'll find a strong sense of teamwork and you'll be challenged with new opportunities. Due to our commitment to the environment, we hire individuals who share this same respect.
Careers

There are a variety of career opportunities available within Aveda for committed individuals with a passion for our vision and core beliefs and who can demonstrate excellence in their field. The main areas of opportunity are as follows:
Career Opportunities for Hair Stylists and Colourists

We welcome applications from talented and committed assistants, hairstylists and colourists at all levels to work in our flagship salon and spa - the Aveda Institute in London's prestigious Covent Garden and our boutique salon - The Aveda Hair Studio, Marylebone.

As a member of our dedicated hair team, you will have an individual training and development plan devised specifically for you and in return for your hard work and commitment, we commit to helping you progress your career by offering you the highest standards of training and development; a clear career path to success and the opportunity to work with a team of cutting edge Industry professionals who connect beauty, art and well-being.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Retail Opportunities

Positions include Business Managers, Team Leaders and Advisors. In order to work as a Retail Advisor you should be able to demonstrate excellent business acumen, including the ability to achieve sales targets; have outstanding communication and presentation skills and must enjoy working in a fast paced retail environment. We also welcome applicants from the professional hair care industry who are looking for a change from the salon environment.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Head Office Opportunities

Our General Management, Sales, Marketing, Education and Creative Departments are all based at our head office in Holborn, London and we welcome applications from candidates who have the relevant experience in these fields gained either within the professional hair care industry or related industries. From time to time we also have vacancies for secretarial and administrative staff to provide essential support to our brand management, marketing, sales and education teams. When recruiting for support staff, we look for committed and passionate team players with excellent administrative, secretarial and organisational skills. Previous hair care, retail cosmetics, luxury brand or related industry experience is also desirable.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Field Management Opportunities

With Aveda Salons and Department Store Accounts across the whole of the UK and Ireland, we often have vacancies for Sales and Education Managers, Salon Development Partners and Technical Hair and Skin-Care Educators.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Sales and Education Managers

Sales and Education Managers are field-based employees responsible for the recruitment, development and people management of all Consultants to ensure that our retail targets are achieved. This role is responsible for budget management, strategic business analysis and also involves close liaison with our retail business partners. Previous retail cosmetics and proven multi-site people management experience are essential for this role as are excellent analytical skills.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Salon Development Partners

Salon Development Partners are also field-based employees with responsibility for working with and through our salon partners in order to achieve Aveda's business objectives. The role comprises working with each salon to maximise their growth opportunities by providing expert advice on product retailing, staff motivation, merchandising and customer retention. Previous professional haircare industry experience is essential for this role as is proven business acumen and a flair for building and maintaining relationships.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Technical Hair Educators

Technical Hair Educators are responsible for coaching our salon partners on the use and application of Aveda professional colour and hair care range. Similarly, they are also responsible for promoting Aveda's unique seasonal hair trends - bringing looks from the catwalks of Europe into the salons. To be an Aveda Technical Hair Educator you will need to be an experienced hair stylist, with creative flair and technical expertise and a passion for presenting. From the initial starting point of Aveda Technical Hair Care Educator it is possible to progress to the role of Advanced Educator. Our Advanced Educators are based at our state of the art London Hair Academy based upstairs at the Aveda Institute in Covent Garden.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Advanced Educators

Whilst our Technical Hair Educators are responsible for providing foundation education, our Advanced Educators are highly gifted and creative individuals responsible for providing inspirational education to our more experienced salon partners. As well as educating, our Advanced Educators travel extensively throughout Europe and the USA as international platform artists, showcasing Aveda's trends and their expertise to the rest of the haircare industry. Similarly, they work with top designers, providing high fashion hair to complement the latest couture trends at all the international fashion shows.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Spa and Skincare Educators

Spa and skincare Educators are qualified beauty therapists, responsible for educating our salon partners on our state of the art highly proficient skin and body products. With an in-depth knowledge of our products and their effect on the mind, body and spirit and their excellent technical skills, our Spa and skincare Educators demonstrate how each Aveda spa experience should be carried out to maximum effect.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Work Experience opportunities

Work placements give those developing skills for the work place the opportunity to learn about our business and become part of the Aveda world.

Head Office Work Experience
Work placements within our Holborn head office provide students with the opportunity to enhance and develop their skills and experience within specific disciplines. First hand experience can be gained through a placement in one of the following departments: Marketing, Sales, Education or Creative Services. Work placements are provided for a minimum of three months.

Salon Work Experience
We are always looking for talented individuals to gain experience within our London Hair Academy and/or to assist some of our prestigious salon partners. As an Assistant, you will assist with client preparation and finishing and will also get the opportunity to work alongside the industry's leaders and benefit from their experience and knowledge.

Opportunities at the Aveda Institute, London
At the Aveda Institute London, we provide lifestyle consultations for each and every customer. Through consultation, we recommend the care that is needed for the customer's hair and skin, and propose a customized plan that is most effective for each individual.

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Spa Therapists

Roles within the Aveda Spas and Institute include:
Massage TherapistFacialist
Manicurist
Generalist

Roles within the Aveda Institute Experience Centre include:
Advisor
Receptionist
Guest Services (concierge)

How to apply for Spa Therapists Opportunities
"We also work closely with Aveda Spa Partners, who work with us in partnership to run highly successful salons and spas. All are committed to the same high standards of education and training, and share the same passion for Aveda's Mission and products.

Therapists need to possess skills in all areas of beauty therapy including facials, massage, waxing, manicure and pedicure."

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.
Corporate Vacancies

For details of our current vacancies, please visit our Corporate Website.