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National Design Team Member Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota

Job Location

Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, Minnesota


To qualify for a DTM position you must be employed by and have the support of a Great Clips® franchisee, as well as maintain a valid cosmetology or barbering license

In the referred by field in the application, please indicate your franchisee.

Great Clips, Inc.’s (“Great Clips”) National Design Team is a select group of stylists from the more than 25,000 stylists working in over 4,400 Great Clips® franchisee-owned and operated salons. Their objective is to promote the Great Clips® brand. GC National Design Team (NDT) influence the cosmetology industry through content posted on multiple Great Clips platforms such as social media and the careers site ( and live demonstrations at industry events. Working as a NDT is an annual commitment.

Your Mission
On your journey, you may be called upon to:

  • Create written, photo, and video content for the Great Clips online media platforms
  • Promote careers at Great Clips franchised salons
  • Promote and demonstrate hair cutting techniques that represent the Great Clips® cutting system 
  • Promote and demonstrate hair styling techniques that utilize Great Clips® exclusive products 
  • Contribute to the Great Clips Careers content strategy by providing ideas and feedback
  • Participate in Great Clips-produced videos for school presentations and/or online communication channels 
  • Represent Great Clips salon stylists in video and photo projects utilized for both recruiting and marketing 
  • Provide behind-the-scenes styling at Great Clips meetings and events (as requested)
  • Represent the Great Clips® brand in a professional manner at industry events with technical demonstrations and booth support 
  • Capture content while attending industry shows
  • Help collect contact names into the Talent Community at industry shows

Please note: Travel is not required for all members. We are looking to add a few members who will focus mostly on creating content remotely, and a few members who are open to traveling for industry events. This will be discussed during the interview process.

Your Expertise
To land this job you will need to show your proven ability to:

  • Work within social media platforms such as Instagram, TikTok, and Facebook
  • Be enthusiastic about the Great Clips® brand and careers in the salon
  • Be enthusiastic about hair cutting and styling techniques 
  • Drive results, focus on the audience and build realistic plans.
  • Think strategically, demonstrate agility, think creatively, apply financial acumen, and promote teamwork.
  • Build partnerships, model ethical performance, communicate with impact and influence others.
  • Maintain a professional appearance that is consistent with all Great Clips® brand apparel guidelines

Your Work Environment

  • This is a part-time and temporary Great Clips, Inc. employment position (Please note that this employment with Great Clips is separate and distinct from your employment as a salon stylist with a third-party Great Clips® franchisee)
  • You will be paid hourly
  • Compensated for content development, training, travel, meetings, demonstrations, and performances
  • Necessary tools will be provided
  • Fulfill travel requirements (as requested) including possession of a valid ID and ability to manage luggage (as stated above, travel will be discussed during the interview process. Not all DTM’s will need to travel.

What We Offer

We offer a competitive wage and a company-matching 401K. Some other perks that set us apart are:

A focus on your development. We want to know what your dreams and aspirations are and hope to find ways of Great Clips helping you along in your journey. Your personalized development plan will create a path for your growth as a Design Team Master.

A GREAT culture. One of the most frequent compliments you will hear about Great Clips from employees, franchisees, and business partners alike is that Great Clips has a GREAT culture. Our belief is that we are strongest together and therefore find it important to have an inclusive, diverse work culture. Though we embrace our differences, we all share in our 6 core values; we are kind, we listen and earn trust, we keep it simple, we focus on execution, we exceed expectations, and WE MAKE IT FUN.

A spirit of ideas and innovation. Here at Great Clips, we have a competitive lead within our industry. Though we hold a strong position, we never stop pushing ourselves forward and continue to look for new ways of delivering a powerful and enduring brand.

About Great Clips®

With more than 4,400 franchised salons throughout the United States and Canada, Great Clips is the world’s largest haircutting salon brand. Our salon owners and corporate staff are dedicated to our salon communities with a focus on philanthropic and volunteer activities. Great Clips, Inc. employees are passionate about what we do and our technology team geeks out in finding ways to use technology to make what we do even better.

Job Ref #: 1432

Salon Careers - What to Expect

  1. Apply

    Submit your interest to a local franchisee

  2. Connect

    Great Clips franchisee will reach out to you

  3. Interview

    A Great Clips franchisee will host an interview

  4. Offer

    The Great Clips franchisee will contact you should you be a fit for their position

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