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We are problem solvers. We solve the toughest beauty challenges with science and patented technology originating from MIT. Our founders are hair stylists who were fed up with the limitations of conventional products and scientists from outside the beauty industry with no preconceived notions of what can and can't be done. Twenty patents, 50 products, and 100 awards later, we have countless love letters thanking us for making products that keep their promises and for changing lives in ways both big and small. We are not hope in a bottle. We are Living Proof. And so are you.

The Living Proof culture is one of integrity and excellence where technology and product performance, not marketing, is the driving force. It is further collaborative, curious, creative, passionate, risk-inclined and results-oriented.

In addition to an open, creative, and fun work environment, we offer all our employees comprehensive benefits package including incentive stock options. Eligibility to work in the U.S. is required.

For immediate consideration for any open position, please send a cover letter and resume to careers@livingproof.com.

positions available


  • Regional Account Executive (Toronto)

    The purpose of the Regional Account Executive is to manage a regional territory and deliver strong sales results

    Responsibilities
    • Achieve monthly and annual sales goals set forth by company
    • Manage all aspects of regional territory including Field Coordinators and freelance trainers
    • Schedule and execute formal and express trainings
    • Service each door based on business needs and trends
    • Analyze sales results and react accordingly
    • Conduct effective in store business meetings
    • Ensure merchandising and marketing standards are adhered to according to company guidelines
    • Coordinate and execute in store events and promotions
    • Monitor and communicate stock levels/space and location concerns
    • Communicate with peers and supervisor regarding accounts, priorities, concerns
    • Manage and adhere to travel & expense budget
    • Stay aware of competitors
    • Lead by example
    • Other duties as assigned
    Experience
    • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
    • Strong knowledge of retail (both sell in and sell through)
    • Experience in event planning and execution
    • Proven sales record
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to command an audience in an educational setting
    • Understanding of retail math with analytical abilities
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to motivate and hold accountable, sales people within a retail environment
    • Ability to work in a self motivational position, yet part of a team vision and goal
    • Ability to travel 50-75%
    • Have a passion for beauty
    Professional Characteristics

    The preferred candidate will demonstrate mature, seasoned judgment.  Further this individual is able to work independently to make sound business decisions and can accurately balance risks with business needs.  This person must be extremely hands-on, and thrive in a fast-paced, growing environment, consistently serving as Brand Ambassador. A strong sense of responsibility for customer experience on all levels is necessary.

  • Regional Account Executive (Great Plains) - Dallas Based

    The purpose of the Regional Account Executive is to manage a regional territory and deliver strong sales results. Territory includes: TX, OK, AR

    Responsibilities
    • Achieve monthly and annual sales goals set forth by company
    • Manage all aspects of regional territory including Field Coordinators and freelance trainers
    • Schedule and execute formal and express trainings
    • Service each door based on business needs and trends
    • Analyze sales results and react accordingly
    • Conduct effective in store business meetings
    • Ensure merchandising and marketing standards are adhered to according to company guidelines
    • Coordinate and execute in store events and promotions
    • Monitor and communicate stock levels/space and location concerns
    • Communicate with peers and supervisor regarding accounts, priorities, concerns
    • Manage and adhere to travel & expense budget
    • Stay aware of competitors
    • Lead by example
    • Other duties as assigned
    Experience
    • Bachelors Degree or Equivalent Experience
    • Strong knowledge of retail (both sell in and sell through)
    • Experience in event planning and execution
    • Proven sales record
    • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
    • Ability to command an audience in an educational setting
    • Understanding of retail math with analytical abilities
    • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
    • Ability to motivate and hold accountable, sales people within a retail environment
    • Ability to work in a self motivational position, yet part of a team vision and goal
    • Ability to travel 50-75%
    • Have a passion for beauty
    Professional Characteristics

    The preferred candidate will demonstrate mature, seasoned judgment.  Further this individual is able to work independently to make sound business decisions and can accurately balance risks with business needs.  This person must be extremely hands-on, and thrive in a fast-paced, growing environment, consistently serving as Brand Ambassador. A strong sense of responsibility for customer experience on all levels is necessary.

  • Regional Sales/ Education Director for International

    The Regional Director Salon Sales & Education will report to VP of International Sales to grow salon business through Living Proof Education and go to market sales strategies. This Director works closely with all other departments and field sales to create and execute the most relevant education programs for our partners. Regional territory is Europe.  They will be responsible for managing the European Education team, salon education, and work closely with distributors and brand managers and conducting & organizing regional events that are custom fit to the needs of various markets.  Inspire stylists, help salons & distributors grow and mentor education team.

    Responsibilities

    Creation/ Implementation of education content- collaborate and adapt content to fit the market needed in the  region  while preserving brand integrity.  Work closely with marketing & PD to build the best strategies for product launches and ongoing initiative. Work with Living Proof Marketing and Distributors to ensure brand positioning and creation of marketing pieces used in the field.

    Execute trainings and events – oversee the planning, and organize the planning of successful regional events to generate sales within the region. Responsible for creating and maintaining event budgets, working in partnership with Distributors to create education calendars and events. Develop new formats of Education. Negotiations with show organizers, event agencies, sponsors and other vendors

    Work with distributor partners and Living Proof Sales Team – build positive relationships to ensure the future success of Living Proof.  Support teams with motivational sales meetings, in salon classes and spending time in the field with sales to provide education support. 

    Manage Regional Education Teams – provide constant contact to both Living Proof Education Team and Brand Enthusiast team with new product launches, sharing up to date information, organizing travel and managing education calendars. Continue to recruit and grow team with best possible candidates.  Manage expense reports and maintain budgets.

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidate will have the following:

    • 10 years experience in professional hair care education
    • Professional and fashionable image
    • Collaborative style with the ability to build relationships and work with diverse constituencies
    • Strong presence with exceptional communication (oral and written) skills
    • Strong presentation skills, with the ability to engage & inspire an audience
    • Strong organizational skills including time management for self and others.
    • Flexible and capable of handling ambiguity
    • Team-oriented, mature and able to resolve conflict
    • Strong project management skills
    • Demonstrated effective leadership and influencing skills
    • Creative, critical thinking, and excellent analytical skills
    • Conceptual thinking, curious, open enthusiast and dynamic.
    • Ability to work in a fast paced deadline oriented environment
    • Proficient in Excel
    • Willingness to travel 75% of the time
    • Licensed hairdresser, salon experience, excelling in styling & finishing
    • Experience with  managing In Field Educators
    • Prior experience organizing shows and events 
  • Freelance Graphic Production Designer

    This Freelance Graphic Design an on-site position at our Cambridge, MA office. This position requires a strong background in Packaging and merchandising mechanicals to support and maintain the brand’s aesthetic.

    Key Responsibilities:
    • Design and update printed marketing collateral based on existing brand guidelines.
    • Create and maintain packaging mechanicals and dielines that are ready for hand-off to vendors.
    • Create artwork within templated files for POS merchandising that is consistent across several configurations of displays and graphics.
    • Manage projects within project management system.
    • Manage and communicate with vendors about print specifications for packaging and merchandising materials.
    • Possess a strong sense of type, color and page design and serve as the ambassador for the brand standards. 
    Required Qualifications:
    • 2+ years experience in print design, packaging, production or other related field, with a demonstrated portfolio.
    • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft PPT.
    • Solid knowledge of design principles (typography, information hierarchy, color, etc.)
    • Experience with creating print production is a must.
    • Demonstrate experience leading the development and implementation of graphic standards and guidelines for beauty-focused organizations a plus.
    • Experience managing and communicating with print vendors and distributors.
    • Must thrive in a fast-paced environment.
    • Enthusiastic, dedicated, detail-oriented, and a team player.
  • Freelance Copywriter

    Living Proof is looking for an enthusiastic, highly motivated freelance Copywriter.  The ideal candidate will have relevant experience in the fast-paced beauty and/or publishing industry, and possess exceptionally strong writing, fact-checking, proofing and time-management skills. This team member will work closely with the Marketing Team to create lively yet informative, consistently on-brand copy for all primary brand needs including (but not limited to) new products, product campaigns, presentations, visual merchandising, mailers, fact sheets, event collateral, digital and content marketing.

    Responsibilities

    The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to the following:

    • Ensuring consistency and adherence to Living Proof copy standards
    • Writing informative, brand-right descriptions and compelling marketing copy across brand website, social media, retailer merchandise, education materials, etc)
    • Proactively responding to copy requests and consistently deliver high-quality copy that’s on-brand
    • Maintaining high standards for writing and proofreading
    • Proofing and fact-checking copy for brand voice, style, quality and accuracy of information presented
    • Reviewing copy generated by other departments and ensure that it conforms to the unique voice and style of Living Proof
    • Brainstorming creative copy for new product launches
    • Maintaining up-to-date copy calendar and master product dossiers
    Desired Skills & Characteristics
    • Understanding of beauty industry (a love of haircare doesn’t hurt either!).
    • Excellent writing and communication skills.
    • Strong fact-checking and proofing skills, with an inherent attention to detail.
    • Ability to manage a high-speed, high-volume workload in a quickly evolving business environment.
    • Ability to work well in a team environment but also think and work independently, understanding and executing requests with minimal supervision.
    • Ability to manage up and around, working collaboratively with other team members and departments.
    • Strong time management, organizational and listening skills.
    • Flexible to evolving responsibilities.
    • Curious, career-focused and dedicated, with a positive and proactive attitude.
    • Familiarity with ecommerce, with awareness and opinions regarding the direction of copy and advertising.
    • Ability to think strategically about interactive design and advertising.
    • Deadline oriented.
    Requirements
    • Bachelor’s Degree in English, Journalism or related field.
    •  Minimum 5 yrs of professional copywriting experience for a brand, or writing/editing experience at a consumer website or publication.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
    • Comfortable and adept at organizing/saving files on company server.
    • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to adhere to deadlines.
  • Discovery Salon Stylist

    We are seeking a licensed cosmetologist to join Living Proof as a Discovery Salon Stylist. This role will lead testing of new hair care technologies and provide our discovery team with sensitive and accurate evaluations of their hair care products. Role will conduct and document the testing of hair care products in a salon setting utilizing a variety of sensory evaluation methods.

    Responsibilities
    • Shampoo, cut, set, style, perm, and color panelist's hair as needed.
    • Provide discovery team with very sensitive and accurate evaluations of their hair care technologies.
    • Conduct and document testing of hair care products in a salon setting utilizing a variety of sensory evaluation methods. Including maintenance of a sensory evaluation database and issuance of test reports.
    • Ensure suitability of panelists for test participation. Disqualifying a panelist when necessary due to poor scalp evaluation or panelists lack of following instructions.
    • Attend protocol training and/or ideation sessions. Contribute to method and protocol development on an as needed basis.
    • Recruit salon participants based on evaluation needs.
    • Ability and desire to work with both marketing and scientific teams.
    • Ability to travel with company as needed for style demonstrations.
    • 12 hours per week with potential to turn into part-time or full-time role
    Qualifications:
    • Licensed cosmetologist
    • 0-1 year experience with limited or no salon experience 
    • Solid blow drying and styling skills
    • Excellent oral and written communication capabilities as well as strong organizational and prioritization skills
    • Entrepreneurial individual who thrives in a fast-paced start-up environment.
    • Responsive professional, able to turn on a dime
    • Engaging team player, with a perpetual positive spin
    • Excellent communicator interested in bringing out the best in teammates.
    • Creative thinker totally dedicated to helping the company obtain extraordinary performance as both a research, manufacturing and marketing company.
    • Decisive individual who can bring issues to consensus and quickly execute solutions.
    • Intuitive caretaker of company spirit and morale.
    • Honest equilibrator of both the needs of the company and the needs of the individual.
  • Receptionist/Customer Service Advocate

    We are seeking a part-time receptionist/ customer service guru to support multiple aspects of our dynamic company. This hands-on position will provide the right candidate with a wide variety of experiences that make a successful business run – front desk/reception, customer service system management, retail sales support and more. The incumbent must be willing to embrace the culture of a start-up environment with a flexible and “roll up your sleeves” approach to work. This position is on-site in our Cambridge MA offices and is for 20+ hours/week.

    Operations & General Administration  

    • Serve as first point of contact at reception to visitors, RES participants and guests, provide information to callers and direct all individuals to correct destination.
    • Monitor the use of supplies within the office and kitchen; order, receive, stock and distribute these supplies.
    • Clean and organize front desk and common areas, including kitchen and conference rooms. 
    Responsibilities
    • Manage incoming and outbound letters & packages  ( includes  assistance at the loading dock ); assist with  shipping requests
    • Facilitate purchasing process to include:  input of requisitions for general lab and office supplies, placing orders directly with vendors
    • Provide general facilities and vendor support as needed
    • Support and collaborate with colleagues across our organization at all levels.
    Professional Characteristics:
    • Proactive professional with 2 years of experience contributing to office environments (strong emphasis on customer service activities)
    • Bachelors degree preferred.
    • Start-up or small company experience with multi-faceted roles desired.
    • Possess fantastic troubleshooting and analytical skills, are driven to help customers, and have the ability to dive deep into a new product to learn it inside and out.
    • Ability to demonstrate strong leadership qualities in complicated situations
    • Good organizational skills with a great deal of attention to detail.
    • Responsible and extremely resourceful in finding answers and solutions when information and data is not readily available.
    • Ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
  • Part-Time Freelance Sales and Education Coordinator

    Hands on, in store sales and education position representing Living Proof in Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, and Saks. A brand ambassador that supports the company objectives and executes brand initiatives flawlessly. Areas needed: DETROIT, LAS VEGAS, DENVER, LOS ANGELES, DALLAS, PITTSBURGH, and MINNEAPOLIS. Hours: 10-24 hours per week; varies by region.

    Responsibilities
    • Work with Regional Sales Manager to achieve sales goals and training objectives in designated market
    • Execute trainings, events and other brand initiatives at store level
    • Responsible for product knowledge level for Ulta, Sephora, Nordstrom, Saks associates
    • Inspire staff to sell brand outside of personal visits
    • Build relationships with in-store associates and develop plan to achieve goals
    • Communicate marketing activity to business partners
    • Manage gratis/car stock levels and budgets
    • Track all trainings and complete appropriate documents
    • Review and monitor inventory levels; communicate timely and accurately to manager
    • Maintain brand image via merchandising, cleaning, and implementing best practices
    • Develop call cycle calendar with manager
    • If not a stylist, recruit stylists to assist in events
    Qualifications and Relevant Experience
    • Adhere to all company rules and regulations set forth by the Company and manager
    • Exceptional customer service skills
    • Highest level of professionalism – unacceptable behavior such as gossiping, engaging in non-sales activity whilst on sales floor, etc will not be tolerated
    • Strong interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills
    • Confident leader in delivering product education
    • Creative and resourceful
    • A true brand ambassador. As a representative of Living Proof, it is expected you live to our brand standards – customer satisfaction is our utmost priority. Our store partners are our customers as well – respect, partnership, and flexibility is non-negotiable
    • Knowledge of partner retail operations
    • Prior hair experience is a plus, but not required

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