New "Associate Designer" Positions at JCPenney Salons Nationwide

By Lauren Salapatek | 02/07/2013 1:41:00 PM


JCPenney is a launching an exciting new position in the salon industry that embraces raw, new talent. Entitled “Associate Designer,” this position presents the opportunity to truly learn the inter-workings of a salon with emphasis on product knowledge, client interaction and technical training. This position is just the beginning of an exciting career path at JCPenney, from Associate Designer to Designer to Senior Designer and more.

The new Associate Designer role at JCPenney requires great customer service skills at the front desk by assisting both the Salon Leader and Master Stylists while simultaneously gaining experience in the industry. To be considered for the position, applicants must have a valid cosmetology license. Along with performing front desk duties, this person will also participate in jcpenney’s Expert Edge training program, will be mentored by Master Stylists and can also service walk-in clients. This position requires 25 hours a week.

Applicants can learn more information and apply here:






ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Lauren Salapatek

Lauren Salapatek Lauren Salapatek, Web Editor for Modern Salon | Salon Today | First Chair.

(Previous positions: Associate Editor/E-Newsletter Content Production Manager)

Since January 2010, Lauren has worked for Modern Salon Media covering salon style, product and beauty trends, and business editorial for both print and online content. As of October 2013, Lauren’s role changed to Web Editor—now she manages all online editorial content for, and As part of her responsibilities, she creates, edits, organizes and curates content for all Modern Salon Media’s websites; manages the creation and production of all Salon e-newsletters; promotes Modern Salon Media’s digital content via several social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest); and maintains an editorial calendar to keep all Modern Salon Media’s websites timely and current.

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