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Hair and beauty salon managers organise and oversee the daily operation of hair and beauty salons, including staffing and preparing rosters, managing money and maintenance of the premises. They also determine product mix and range, stock levels and service standards for the hair and beauty products offered.

Work is in hair and beauty salons. Evening and weekend work can be expected.

Suits people with good communication, organisation, and business management skills who are interested in helping others. Knowledge of sales and marketing, hair and beauty products and health and safety regulations is important.


  • devise and implement product purchasing plan, set prices and develop marketing policies
  • promote and advertise beauty or hairdressing goods and services
  • schedule and provide hair and beauty treatments for clients
  • sell goods to customers and advise them on product use
  • maintain records of stock levels and financial transactions
  • manage the budget for the business
  • select, train and supervise staff
  • ensure compliance with occupational health and safety regulations.


  • stressful.

To become a Hair and Beauty Salon Manager

Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Customer Service

  • Budgeting

  • Staff Management

  • Sales

  • Organisational Skills

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