Salon Manager Careers
A passion for the business end of the salon. This means keeping an eye on the financials. Are enough clients coming in? Can all the bills be paid? A salon manager keeps track of daily sales totals.
A passion for the business end of the salon
- This means keeping an eye on the financials. Are enough clients coming in? Can all the bills be paid? A salon manager keeps track of daily sales totals.
Ability to manage a retail piece of the salon
- Are there enough products on the shelves? How are clients made aware of those products? Retail sales can bring in considerable revenue. The more money a salon manager helps to generate, the more valuable they will be to the owner.
Marketing savvy to attract new clients cost effectively
- As a salon manager, you may have to decide where to advertise. You need to keep track of special offers and coupons that worked. Then, report your conclusions to the owner so that final decisions can be made.
Resolving conflicts is critical
- In order to keep clients coming back to your salon and get new business through positive word of mouth. Showing patience and a caring attitude—especially with difficult or demanding clients—is key. If you are good at putting yourself in another person's shoes, you have this skill set.
Hiring and firing might fall to you
- As a salon manager, all the scheduling, hiring and firing might fall to you. You have to be prepared to resolve all kinds of conflicts and challenges.
At The Hair Design School, we help you understand the business end of the salon. You’ll gain insight into how a salon is operated and what makes a salon successful. You’ll begin your career knowing which factors separate the typical from the exceptional salons.