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Hair and Makeup Artist - Photostudio ( 3-month FTC)

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Hair and Makeup Artist - Photostudio ( 3-month FTC)

Role Responsibility

  • Competent Hair and Makeup artist who is as skilled at creating a natural finish to demonstrating innovative techniques and creative flair.
  • Daily hair and makeup on 1 – 2 models across Men’s and Women’s unrec Fashion sets plus management of each look required.
  • Collaborate with the Photographer, Stylist and Retoucher on creating the strongest imagery that speaks to the Selfridges tone of voice across a multitude of brands
  • This is a daily on-set role reporting into the Senior Hair and Makeup Artist
  • Responsible for fostering a creative and collaborative environment on set
  • Flexibility is essential and the ability to problem solve as required.
  • Responsible for supporting the Bookings Editor on daily collection and departure of models to set.
  • Collaborate with the Studio Manager on improvements and workflow
  • Ability to give and take direction.
  • Work on recognizable and unrecognizable creative sets, as required
  • Full time, 5 days a week, studio based role.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Industry experience in e-commerce and editorial beneficial A creative portfolio of Hair and Makeup imagery
  • Experienced and competent working with all skin tones and hair types Basic manicure training would be beneficial
  • Strong time management skills and flexibility essential
  • Strong Fashion and Beauty trend knowledge Excellent attention to detail
  • A team player who is just as competent to work independently. Demonstrated experience with a wide range of teams
  • Ability to draw on a wide range of references that speak to the Selfridges tone of voice Accuracy and a strong eye for detail ensuring delivery of exceptional work
  • Strong organisational skills and exceptional time management.
  • Calm within busy environment. You are able to prioritise, are adaptive, with the ability to multi-task effectively

About the Company

Rewards and benefits 

Here are just a few of our rewards and benefits that help make our team experience that bit more extraordinary. 

  • Flexible working options to benefit you, your family and your wellbeing that can include part-time, flexi-time, job sharing or hybrid working

  • Generous annual leave that increases with length of service 

  • Up to five paid volunteering days – from beach cleans to co-ordinating food and clothing donations 

  • Family leave that suits your set up including Maternity, Paternity, Adoption, Surrogacy and Shared Parental leave policies 

  • Defined pension contribution scheme  

  • Generous bonus and/or commission scheme  

  • Enviable team member discount including sale previews and double discount days 

  • Exclusive local discounts on a range of restaurants, bars, beauticians and entertainment 

  • Subsidised gym memberships  

  • A sustainable car salary sacrifice scheme (subject to eligibility criteria)

  • Several internal communities to get involved in from our Diversity Board and Green Warriors who are leading the charge on D,E&I and sustainability, to the Wellbeings who are always thinking of new ways to champion healthy minds, bodies and routines for our team members 

  • Workplace Options, our confidential team member assistance programme for when life gets tricky or you need a little guidance 

  • Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development 

Read on to find out how you can play your part in Reinventing Retail… 


Everyone is welcome 

Selfridges is a place where we want everyone to feel a sense of belonging. We embrace every self and are committed to cultivating a diverse and inclusive working culture. We are leading with purpose to not only increase the visibility and recognition of under-represented talent within our organisation, but the wider industry too. Here at Selfridges, everyone is welcome – irrespective of race, gender, ethnicity, sexuality, age or disability, we stand by equal opportunities for all.   

To ensure every feels welcome, we offer support at every stage of the application and interview process.  Should you need it, please let your recruitment contact know and they will be more than happy to help.


Our awards cabinet  

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. We were also recognised as a ‘Best 25 Big Company to Work For 2020’ as awarded by The Sunday Times. 


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