VAIN is a top-rated Seattle salon dedicated to supporting personal style expression in a down-to-earth, positive environment. We have a solid reputation as a creative style destination with daily booking rates above 80%. We offer: 

  • progressive commissions for services and retail sales
  • consistently amazing education offerings
  • extensive back bar, color lines, and product lines
  • opportunities for community engagement and activism
  • low drama / high passion work environment

We're always looking for talented people. If you think you might be a good fit but don't see the right position for you below, send your resume and three references to lisam@vain.com. No phone calls please.


APPRENTICE

We're looking for a creative, dynamic apprentice who has recently graduated cosmetology school and has a valid Washington State Cosmetology License. Our apprenticeship offers the ability to work hands-on with clients and stylists to build the skills necessary to become a successful stylist.

This is a full-time position for our Ballard location (40 hours per week).

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Lisa Matson at lisam@vain.com. No phone calls please.


FRONT DESK

We're looking for an outgoing, industrious, detail-oriented front desk person to work at all three VAIN locations (downtown, Ballard, and West Seattle). This person will work with the salon manager, stylists, and other staff members to ensure that everyone who comes to VAIN has a superior experience. In addition to being conscientious and great with people, the right candidate will appreciate that beauty is an intensely personal vision and will be willing to help each VAIN client and customer explore their individual style.

This is a full-time position (30-40 hours a week with shifts during the week as well as on weekends).

Q U A L I F I C A T I O N S

  • 1-3 years retail and/or customer service experience both in person and over the phone
  • Computer-literate and web-savvy
  • Highly skilled in listening and communication with clients/customers and co-workers
  • Comfortable managing multiple tasks
  • Able to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Trustworthy, considerate, and reliable
  • Knowledge of booking software a huge plus (Millennium, Salon Biz, or similar)
  • Flexible to work different shifts and days

Applicants should send a cover letter and resume to Derek Markland at derek@vain.com. No phone calls please.

 

DOWNTOWN

206.441.3441
2018 1st Ave

Sun 10am - 7pm
Mon Tues 11am - 8pm
Weds - Sat 10am - 8pm

 

WEST SEATTLE

206.535.2595
4513 California Ave SW

Mon 12pm - 8pm
Tues - Fri 10am - 8pm
Sat Sun 10am - 6pm

BALLARD

206.706.2707
5401 Ballard Ave NW

Mon 12pm - 8pm
Tues - Fri 10am - 8pm
Sat Sun 11am - 7pm