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Posted: Monday, January 8, 2018 1:57 AM

Manager Technical Education - West

Brand: Aveda


Position Summary:

Aveda, America s premier creator and marketer of plant-based haircare, skincare, make-up, PureFume and lifestyle products seeks a Manager of Technical Education who will oversee a regional team of service oriented technical educators (in hair color, hair treatments and skin care) with the goal of delivering engaging education programs that drive achievement of sales goals, service goals and service benchmarks across channels.

Each Aveda employee will practice an individual commitment to sustainability and environmental responsibility in the workplace. We aim to steer society in a more sustainable direction for our benefit and the benefit of generations to come.

Key Responsibilities:

+ Manage and develop team of Hair Color, Hair Treatment and Skin Spa Specialists to achieve highest standards of technical excellence

+ Create strategies to assess and evaluate results of technical training and create plans to drive sales and continuously improve results

+ Track best practices and coach team members to swiftly implement strategies across client base

+ Share best practices with colleagues and leadership for implementation in all regions when appropriate

+ Maintain excellent working relationship and coordination with Regional Executive Directors (salon and retail)

+ Spot new service trends in the market and conduct competitive reviews and determine appropriate action

+ Partner with specialists to create Education calendars to deliver sales growth

+ Provide necessary support to Director Education NA to support technical education programs



Bachelor s Degree


5 years experience in Salon, Distributor and/or Manufacturing education, salon/salon service affinity and expertise

+ Demonstrated ability to deliver technical training/education plans that drive sales results to a diverse audience

+ Exceptional verbal and written communication skills

+ Exceptional training/presentation skills including the ability to present to large audiences

+ Strong affinity for the salon business and strong in-salon experience

+ Strong leadership skills including an entrepreneurial business approach

+ An entrepreneurial spirit including the ability to make decisions as if the business were one s own

+ Excellent communication and organizational skills

+ Demonstrated understanding of adult learning theory

+ Ability to manage highly creative teams

+ Computer proficiency in MAC and PC operations

+ Ability to work a flexible schedule as business dictates including evenings and weekends as needed

+ Ability to travel, lift up to 30 pounds occasionally and to transport own luggage while traveling

+ Must possess a valid driver's license and proof of vehicle insurance


Must reside within the assigned western region territory, preferably San Francisco or Los Angeles

Job: Education / Training

Primary Location: Americas-US-CA-San Francisco

Job Type: Standard

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: 1st (Day) Shift

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

We are an equal opportunity employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Job Number: 178567


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