Work with purpose.

Career Opportunities in the True Portfolio

General Manager, Licensed Cosmetologist

Madison Reed

Madison Reed

Rochester, MI, USA
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

General Manager, Hair Color Bar

Managers at Madison Reed’s Hair Color Bars are entrepreneurial leaders who deliver exceptional business results while inspiring the team of Shift Leads, Client Support Specialists, Colorists, and Assistant Colorists to provide quality guest services and an amazing guest experience in their Hair Color Bar every day.

The Madison Reed Hair Color Bar Manager will establish the roadmap of success for their respective Hair Color Bar within Madison Reed's operational best practices and guidelines, work with their team to solicit diverse perspectives, innovate their business growth through positive community relationships, and promote the products, services and values of Madison Reed. As manager your mission is threefold: guest satisfaction, business building and team development. #livelifecolorfully

This role reports to the District Manager, is full time and requires availability on weekends, holidays and other peak times based on business needs.


Demonstrate and continue to develop leadership skills to provide a top tier employee and guest experience aligned with our values of Love, Joy, Trust, Courage and Responsibility.

Lead by example through exhibiting sales and service behaviors in all interactions and communication with guests, including resolving guest service issues.

Ensure all aspects of the business are staffed and resourced, including but not limited to: front of house operations, adhering to all company standard operating procedures, assisting guests with retail orders, managing bookings, services and memberships.

Demonstrating mastery of all services provided at our Madison Reed Hair Color Bar’s, including stepping in and working behind the chair as needed.

Ability to step in for district support as needed by the District Manager which could include training a new Manager, supporting them remotely, or visiting nearby location to support on site.

Achieve monthly sales goals and other key performance indicators, including but not limited to: retail sales, services, memberships.

Ensures Hair Color Bar meets company standards as it relates to cleanliness, merchandising, inventory, company asset security.

Demonstrate mastery of all Madison Reed systems, policies, processes and procedures

Coaches and develops team members to ensure the highest level of team culture, guest satisfaction, and Hair Color Bar performance through aligning individuals’ unique talents and abilities with the most relevant responsibilities.

Owns recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, performance management, coaching, talent development and training of all team members.

Manage employee schedules based on forecasts and business needs and in compliance with local labor laws, budgets and breaks and meals.


  • Active cosmetology license in the state in which you are applying
  • 2+ years of salon and retail experience
  • 2+ years of operational management experience
  • 2+ supervising other team members and participating in hiring, training and scheduling
  • Strong level of technical proficiency a as a colorist
  • Proven track record of exceeding key operational and performance metrics

Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this position, team members will regularly stand/walk for 4 consecutive hours or more at a time; regularly bend and twist at the waist, manipulate fingers and hands, bend wrists and arms, reach with hands and arms, speak, see, hear, and lift/move up to 3 pounds. May on occasion sit, kneel, stoop, crouch, and lift/push/pull up to 20 pounds.

Big on Benefits

The Perks? Glad you asked...

  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, and Vision Benefits
  • Generous Paid Time Off program
  • Company Paid Short and Long Term Disability and Life Insurance
  • HSA Employer Contributions and FSA Options
  • Parental Leave
  • 401k Participation
  • Learning and Education Programs
  • Madison Reed Gratis + Discounts on Hair Color Bar Services and Products
  • Company Sponsored Events + Surprise and Delights

We are Madison Reed.

We’re disrupting a $50 billion industry.

Since 2013, we’ve offered our clients the option to truly own their beauty with a revolutionary choice—your place or ours? Home or Hair Color Bar? Our professional hair color is truly omnichannel, with the option to order or subscribe through our website, pick up in-store at our Hair Color Bars, or make an appointment at one of our Hair Color Bar locations. At our Hair Color Bars, clients can choose from a variety of color services from licensed cosmetologists—permanent hair color, roots only, hair gloss, highlights, blowout services and more. With our men’s line launched in 2020, we’re shaking up the $50 billion hair care industry with products that continue to raise the bar for doing hair at home.

We live our values.

Here at our San Francisco headquarters and in every Hair Color Bar, we truly live our values—Love, Joy, Courage, Responsibility, and Trust. Our values inform everything we do, from how we treat our clients to how we treat every member of our fast-growing team. Our founder & CEO, Amy Errett, has fostered a one-of-a-kind culture based on transparency, accountability, and fun; where diversity and inclusion are of utmost importance and every team member feels supported to succeed.

We are hair color that breaks the rules.

Our commitment to the ultimate client experience, paired with our dedication to product innovation and the latest beauty technology, has attracted a devoted, consistently-growing base of fans, converts, and color evangelists. We love what we do—and it shows.

Join us in our mission to live life colorfully and make personal care more personal.

ALERT: We are aware of a scam whereby imposters are posing as employees from Madison Reed. Beware of anyone requesting financial or personal information.

At Madison Reed, we take pride in creating a best-in-class candidate experience. During the recruitment process, no recruiter or employee will request financial or personal information (Social Security Number, credit card, driver’s license, or bank information, etc.) from you via text or email. If you are suspicious of a job posting or job-related email mentioning Madison Reed, let us know by contacting us at [email protected]

Information for Recruiters: Madison Reed only accepts resumes directly from candidates. Madison Reed does not accept unsolicited resumes from staffing vendors, including recruitment agencies and/or search firms, and does not pay fees to any such vendors for any unsolicited resumes.

Madison Reed is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, military or veteran status, citizenship, or other characteristics protected by state or federal law or local ordinance. Madison Reed has a zero tolerance for discrimination, racism, xenophobia or misogyny in any form in our workplace. We strive to create a workplace where everyone feels empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work every day.

Pursuant to the San Francisco, Los Angeles, and New York City Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.