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Join Our Team

We’ve built a salon culture of collaboration, creativity, and high-end client care. And we want you to join us!

Unlike most salons, we don’t operate as independent stylists. We are a team.

We love our daily morning huddles, closed lunch hours, monthly meetings, community involvement, team travel, and of course, skill sharing!

It’s what makes working at Rustic Salon different from other salons.

So if you are looking to be part of a team that

  • Encourages you to share your thoughts, offer and ask for second opinions, and pitch in when you can
  • Pushes you to grow your expertise and sharpen your skills. Because, when you learn something new, it helps the whole salon, not just the person in your chair
  • Invites you to help build a comfortable space so clients feel welcome and want to keep coming back

Then we want to talk to you! We know the power of great people and ensure there is room for more in our company!

Send in your resume, and we will take it from there!

Team Perks

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Continuing Education

You’ll learn the latest techniques in your craft.

We’re all about keeping our skills sharp and our clients looking good. So we regularly facilitate in-salon training and continuing education on the latest techniques to nurture the most precise and well-rounded stylists.

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Paid Time Off

You’ll have time to take care of YOU!

We close the salon on Sundays and close early on Fridays and Saturdays to give you the time you need to recharge. Plus, after 90 days on the team, you’ll have one week of paid time off waiting for you.

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Competitive Pay

You’ll be recognized for more than just your skills.

We love it when team members are ready to employ their creativity and offer up intelligent business ideas for the growth of the salon. We love it so much we factor it into your compensation!

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Team Goal Setting

You’ll be part of a bigger mission.

We are a team-oriented salon. So we set goals for the whole salon to meet and work together to achieve them. And, of course, when we meet our goals, we will celebrate together too!

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Leadership Opportunities

You’ll sharpen your leadership skills.

The best leaders start as great team members. Whether it is guiding clients on their hair journey or developing new business ideas, we’ll encourage you to take the lead so you can add more skills to your toolbelt.

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Welcoming Place To Work

You’ll join a strong culture of teamwork and customer service.

We feed off each other’s energy and work together to make our client’s hair look fantastic. Together, we make Rustic Salon a wonderful place to be.

Applicants Welcome

We are always looking to add to our team when the right fit comes along, if you are interested in becoming a part of our team – Submit your resume here!

FAQ

DO I NEED ANY PRIOR EXPERIENCE?
To become a stylist at Rustic Salon a board certified Cosmetology License for the state of Iowa is required. We are a team that is here to help YOU grow. Whether you are fresh out of school or have 20 years of experience we would love to continue to grow with you.
WHAT IS THE APPLICATION PROCESS?
Submit your resume for review, after which we may invite you to a one on one personal interview as well as a technical assessment to determine if you would be a good fit for our team!
WHAT IS ONBOARDING LIKE?
At Rustic Salon we are committed to delivering excellence to each guest that walks through the door. As a result, we require a minimum of 90 days of training not just in hair techniques, but our culture, systems and products. This way you can learn and grow as an individual stylist and we can continue guaranteeing a high level of service to our guests.
WHAT IS RUSTIC'S TEAM CULTURE?
We are a supportive and collaborative group. Reciprocal learning, encouragement and communication are just a few of the pillars that make Rustic Salon a wonderful place to be.

We love setting and working towards goals, and we always celebrate our victories! It is important that we work as a team, but we value the individuality of our members and the creativity they bring to the group.

WHAT DOES A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A TEAM MEMBER LOOK LIKE?
We arrive early everyday to review our daily and monthly goals, talk about opportunities to improve our services that day and any promotions or product focuses we have going on.

Then it is time to get to work. We get our guests checked in, offer them a complimentary beverage and then have a thorough consultation before we start cutting or coloring.

We often have two stylists at a consultation to make sure we have a better understanding of a guest’s goals.

We provide high quality services to each and every client, and discuss product regimens throughout the service.

We find ways to imbue value to the business during breaks and then have an hour off for lunch.

We wrap up the day by making sure everything is ready to go in the salon for the following day. Wow but we have fun, feel accomplished, and fulfilled after a day’s work!

Submit Your Resume

Be part of a professional and creative team that will help you reach your career goals while creating a collaborative atmosphere.

Location

Rustic Salon
802 SE Oralabor Rd Suite 106,
Ankeny, IA 50021

515-965-7950

info@rusticsalon.com

Rustic Salon Hours

Monday: 9:15 AM–2:00 PM and 3:00 PM–8:00 PM
Tuesday: 9:15 AM–2:00 PM and 3:00 PM–8:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:15 AM-2:00 and 3:00 PM–6:00 PM
Thursday: 9:15 AM 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM–8:00 PM
Friday: 9:15 AM–3:00 PM
Saturday: 9:15 AM–3:00 PM
Sunday: Closed

Appointment

Arriving more than 15 minutes late for your appointment may require us to reschedule or adjust your services. Please kindly let us know 24 hours in advance to avoid any fees for changing or canceling your appointment.