Redken wants today’s emerging hairdressing talents to become tomorrow’s industry ambassadors and mentors, and their Young Tribe initiative is the avenue to do that. The two-year program develops each participant’s skills in design, business, colour, leadership, networking and more, and you can apply to take advantage of this incredible opportunity.

The objectives of the program are to upskill hairdressers to become bona fide industry and salon leaders, develop their passion for their craft and elevate their skills in brand and industry ambassadorship to harness the potential of their future careers.

The participants receive mentoring by top local and international artists, receive insights into the latest trends, skills and techniques across all creative facets, learn business building tools, organisational skills and presenting acumen and are able to network with other ambitious and talented hairdressing professionals. These lessons embolden participants in every area of their careers, from communication, to hairdressing abilities and more as they work on stage, behind the scenes and in important workshops.

Young Tribe members must commit to the full two-year program, which consists of a minimum of eight development days each year. They must engage with Redken and Young Tribe on social media, professionally represent the brand and be loyal to their salon employer for the duration of the program. Their salon must participate in all Young Tribe programs and Redken education and industry events throughout the two-year period, and be a full stockiest of key colour, haircare and styling ranges for the brand over the two years.

Candidates will be preferred with a minimum of fives years hairdressing experience, Redken Essential Education experience with a certificate of any discipline and full time employment in a salon that utilises Redken, as well as being an engaged industry member and social media user.

Registration is open online until August 30. Entrants simply need to fill out a profile and submit their application online, then post an Instagram video that tags @5thavenueaustralia, #redkenyoungtribeaus and #redkeneducationaus with a signature style in the image and explanation of their passion for hairdressing and Redken in the caption. Successful applicants will be notified on September 6 and will then create a video questionnaire by September 30, before a live interview in October and final results to be announced in November.

Take advantage of this huge opportunity and make the next two years transformational in your hairdressing journey.

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