Educator - Hairstylist

Job ID: 2016-2560

Brand: Goldwell, KMS California

Location: US - WA - Seattle

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The District Educator will execute in-field education and lead education initiatives for the Goldwell and KMS product assortment within an assigned territory (or other area as requested by Management) by partnering with KRM/DSM/DSC, Goldwell and KMS artists.


Manage GTA’s & KMS Trainers in Respective Areas:

    • Facilitate classes with salons as requested
    • Facilitate collective classes
    • Facilitate store classes
    • Detail with DSC’s with a plan
    • Develop territory education plan
    • Develop territory route plan
    • Maintain activity reports for selected accounts

Work with DSCs:

    • Co-ordinate field programs
    • Taking initiative in decision making regarding education programs in respective territories
    • Perform cold calls on high potential non-Goldwell salons with DSC’s
    • Identify and communicate potential sales opportunities within the assigned territory (and outside should they arise)

Reporting of Field Activity:

    • Completing bi-annual needs assessment in each territory
    • Completing monthly education reports (how many field and in-salon, projects, future plans/needs)
    • Co-ordinate update trainings with Sr. EM and Training Team

Personal Activity Expectations/Time Management:

    • Maximum 8 hours home office time per week
    • Conduct 10 in-salon classes per month
    • Top 10-salon support visits TBD
    • Contribute recommendations and input for the development and/or improvement of existing and future programs on an ongoing basis
    • Attend meetings upon request

Other Job Responsibilities:

    • Assist in Store education with in territory
    • Assist and support in Shows within territory
    • Venue contracts approved by Sr. EM
    • Comply with all Kao US policies and procedures including Health & Safety
    • Perform other duties as assigned by Sr. EM



  • Active Cosmetology or Barbers license (must have had for a minimum of 5 years)


  • 5 years hairstyling experience
  • Basic computer skills using Microsoft Office (Windows environment)


  • Fluent in English languages
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills demonstrating good grammar
  • Excellent “platform” (presentation) skills with ability to answer questions with confidence and ease
  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Strong Interpersonal (people relations) skills
  • Professional appearance and behavior
  • Self-motivated with ability to motivate and influence others


Physical Demands:

  • Half of time spent standing, often for long durations during training delivery
  • Long periods of sitting required during extensive travel within territory
  • When in the home-based office, activity is limited to those of other office positions
  • Must be able to lift/move supplies/materials a minimum of 30 lbs

Mental Demands:

  • Strong organizational skills i.e. must be able to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines
  • Practical creativity and artistry required
  • Ability to absorb and quickly retain contents of various training programs
  • High flexibility and ability to manage rapid change effectively
  • Effective diplomacy practices at all times


  • Valid driver’s license
  • Meeting deadlines: Education requests/ Monthly reports
  • Updating outlook calendars daily with location details- Salon, address, phone #

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