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Salon Specialist- Hair Stylist & Nails Opening at American Girl New York in New York, NY

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American Girl New York
609 Fifth Avenue
New York, NY 10017

Job Description

Salon Specialist
Girl Hair and Nail Salon at American Girl New York
American Girl, New York, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, has an opening in Retail for Salon Specialists for Girl Hair and Nails. We already offer girls a one-of-a-kind experience through our Doll Hair Salon, and now we will be offering even more fun through our new Girl Hair and Nail Salon. We are searching for the perfect person to deliver this awesome experience for girls. Our Girl Hair Salon will be focused on styling, blowouts, braiding, etc., and our nail salon will offer a variety of color and artwork options for girls to have on their nails. If bright, wide smiles are your thing, and you’ve got experience as a stylist/manicurist, we should talk!

The American Girl, New York, flagship retail store offers a premium, one-of-a-kind experience for girls and their families. Located in the heart of midtown Manhattan near Rockefeller Center, we feature the company's flagship line of historical and contemporary dolls, accessories, clothing, and books. In addition to shopping, girls and their families can top off their special day at American Girl Place with a fun and fancy meal in our Cafe, a visit to the Doll Hair Salon, a trip to our Signature Studio to create customizable doll/girl clothing, and coming soon a new Girl Hair and Nail Salon!

American Girl offers a challenging work environment that supports and nourishes both your professional and personal growth, offering you opportunities to learn and grow, and have fun while doing it. We offer competitive pay plus 401k and bonus compensation plans, and a generous 30% employee discount on merchandise and services.

The position will be responsible for :
• Providing salon services to girls that ensure a high level premium experience at American Girl.
• Creating a positive, friendly, engaging and professional atmosphere that generates smiles and lasting memories.
• A broad range of styles and must be able to work with a variety of hair lengths and textures, as well as being proficient in creating fun, colorful manicures.
• Possessing knowledge and understanding of all salon services and products.
• Upholding the standards of sanitation and sterilization as directed by law and the salon’s policies and procedures.
• Answering questions, provide general customer assistance and resolving customer concerns.

• Current New York State Cosmetology license.
• Ability and experience to style hair in various styles and perform nail services.
• Ability to engage with children and adult customers while doing hair or nails.
• High energy, experience in a fast-paced service environment with a passion for quality service.
• ¬Experience working with children is desirable.
• Ability to work as a team-player in a fast pace environment.
• Ability to work a flexible retail schedule to include Friday, Saturday and Sunday, as well as evenings and some holidays.

American Girl is a premium brand for girls and a wholly owned subsidiary of Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ:MAT, The Mattel family of companies is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of toys and family products. Since its inception in 1986, American Girl has been devoted to celebrating girls’ ages 3 to 12 through high-quality dolls and accessories, books, clothes, movies, and unforgettable experiences. Best-selling lines include BeForever™, My American Girl™, Girl of the Year™, and Bitty Baby™. Headquartered in Middleton, WI, the company sells products exclusively through its award-winning catalogue, on, and in its experiential retail stores. By inspiring girls to be their best, American Girl has earned the loyalty of millions of girls and the praise and trust of parents and educators.

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Desired Skills and Experience

Current New York State Cosmetology license

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