Stylist Job Description

The awarding-winning Aveda salon Shai Hair in Clerkenwell is currently recruiting for talented individuals with a creative flair to join their friendly central London team. Shai Hair is a young, innovative, boutique salon which has just been nominated for Best Independent Salon and Business Newcomer 2016.  Being an Aveda Salon we exclusively use hair products and hair colours developed by Aveda.  If you are creative, personable and keen to be part of an exciting, award-winning and growing salon in the heart of London’s creative centre, then we want to hear from you.


  • Providing clients with expert consultations and all aspects of cutting, styling and colouring
  • Supporting junior staff members as required
  • Selling and advising clients on Aveda hair products
  • Our salon employs a cutting and colouring system that follows the brand ethics of Aveda, so the successful candidate must be willing to adopt these practices and make them their own
  • You will need to build and harvest relationships with clients to promote the existing ambience of the salon


  • A minimum of two years’ experience cutting and styling hair to an exceptional standard
  • A minimum of two years’ colouring experience. Previous experience with Aveda products would be an advantage but is not essential
  • The ability to demonstrate enthusiasm for the Aveda philosophy of using natural plant-based hair products is important
  • You must have a friendly attitude, a natural flair for developing excellent client relationships and enjoy working in an independent salon environment

In return we can provide you with

  • Competitive salary package
  • Ongoing onsite stylist training together with onsite management training
  • Aveda product training and commission on all retail sales
  • Excellent support for entering Industry Awards
  • Performance related staff discounts on Aveda products
  • Performance related bonuses on turnover expected

To apply please send your CV to or call 020 7490 5756 and speak to Petar or Adrian for further information.