Monday, May 13, 2013

Casting Now: amika Pro Educators


amika, offering incomparable professional-quality products, has been embraced as a new leader in the professional salon, fashion and hair styling industry. From its revolutionary styling tools, to its miraculous Obliphica Line of Haircare, amika is in constant development of new ways to perfect the art of hair styling. amika products are used and sold exclusively through professional hair salons—and we are looking for educators to help spread the love!
As a licensed stylist with working knowledge of amika products, the role of an amika Educator is to teach, inspire and develop stylists and salons. An amika Educator reports directly to the National Pro Education Manager. All Educators will work closely with Brand Managers to educate stylists, salons and distributors on the amika brand and product knowledge.

We are looking for Freelance Educators in the following regions:
Orange County, CA
San Francisco, CA
Los Angeles, CA
San Diego, CA
Jacksonville, FL
Gainesville, FL
Pensacola, FL
Orlando, FL
Miami, FL
Tampa, FL
Naples, FL

Job Functions
  • Work closely with the Education Department and Brand Managers to execute successful events consistent with amika image and goals
  • Execute in-salon classes and product knowledge training
  • Actively participate in model calls, in-salon events, fashion shows, trade shows, road shows, media events and photo shoots as needed
  • Act as a resource for distributors, salons and stylists
  • Submit weekly reports to the National Pro Education Manager
  • Test new products and provides detailed feedback
  • Attend meetings as requested
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • Strong and creative styling skills with a focus on blowouts, updos, and cutting
  • Fashion/editorial hairstyling awareness and interest
  • Awareness of beauty and fashion trends
  • Professional personal image
  • Understanding of and dedication to the amika brand
  • Energetic, well-mannered and humble
  • Motivating and supportive as an educator
  • Professional, punctual, proactive, organized and respectful
  • Experience as an educator preferred, but not required
  • Strong presentation and communication skills
  • Desire to grow the brand, product line and education
  • Willingness and ability to travel with flexible schedule
  • Holds a valid driver's license
If you feel that you would be a great addition to the amika Pro Education Team, email your resume, cover letter, images of your work to 

Also, to be considered, please submit a link to a video demo. The video should be a maximum of 15 minutes, demonstrating a style look of your choice (updo, down style, etc. no cut or color). We are not only looking for the best styling talent across the country but also for candidates with personality, professional appearance, and those who are comfortable speaking in front of a crowd. Please don't forget to introduce yourself and tell us why YOU want to be an amika Educator!

-When submitting your work please use your region as the subject title (ex: California Educator)