Founded in 2000 by Michael Deem, Echo Salon is a pillar of the Grand Rapids Heartside Business District.  

 

Brandi Rinehart managed the growing salon since 2009, developing a rich tradition of customer service and styling excellence. In 2017, Melissa Looman assumed the reigns of ownership and management of Echo. Brandi remains one of Echo's most valued stylists. Melissa is a graduate of Douglas J Aveda Institute Grand Rapids (2011) with 6 years experience as a professional stylist. She envisions Echo Salon to be a warm environment where guests feel comfortable and cared for.

 

Open Positions


Stylist/Receptionist

At Echo Salon, we enhance and inspire inner beauty with outer beauty. We believe in providing the highest possible level of service to our guests. Currently, we do not have enough stylists to fill the demand of guests. 

This position will be a hybrid position until you build your books and can work on the floor full-time. It will include two days of reception work and three days of stylist work. This position will pay $10/hour and/or 50% commission (hourly during receptionist hours, commission or hourly during stylist hours depending on what pays more). We also pay a 10% commission on retail product sold.

Our ideal candidate has:

  • A valid cosmetology license in the state of Michigan
  • Full-time availability including two nights a week and Saturdays
  • A positive, cheerful attitude
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to stand all day
  • Flexibility with all hair types
  • A desire to learn

We offer:

  • 50% reimbursed continued education
  • Marketing 
  • Mentorship and training program for newly licensed professionals
  • 2 weeks of unpaid vacation during your first year
  • A promotion program that rewards you for moving up

No experience is necessary for this position, but experience is always highly sought-after. 

Please drop off a resume with a cover letter and a printed portfolio or link to online portfolio (professional Instagram or Facebook pages are acceptable) in person at Echo Salon. 

We will be collecting resumes for this position until Dec 31 and will hire in January.


Eyelash Artist

At Echo Salon, we enhance and inspire inner beauty with outer beauty. We believe in providing the highest possible level of service to our guests. We are thinking about adding a new service to our repertoire that will add to our talented team of hair stylists and sugarists. Eyelash extensions are a booming service that our guests would love to partake in.

This position will be full-time. It will include four to five days of eyelash extensions. We are currently very flexible with the schedule of this new addition, but when crafting your schedule, we do ask that you are here at least two nights during the week and every Saturday. This position will pay $10/hour and/or 50% commission (commission or hourly depending on what pays more). We also pay a 10% commission on retail product sold.

Qualifications

  • A valid cosmetology license in the state of Michigan
  • Certification in eyelash extension application
  • At least one year of experience in eyelash extension services
  • Full-time availability including two nights a week and Saturdays
  • A positive, cheerful attitude
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexibility
  • A desire to learn

we offer

  • 50% reimbursed continued education
  • Marketing 
  • Mentorship and training program for newly licensed professionals
  • 2 weeks of unpaid vacation during your first year
  • A promotion program that rewards you for moving up

Please drop off a resume with a cover letter and a printed portfolio or link to online portfolio (professional Instagram or Facebook pages are acceptable) in person at Echo Salon. 


At Echo Salon, we enhance and inspire inner beauty with outer beauty. We believe in providing the highest possible level of service to our guests. We are thinking about adding a new service to our repertoire that will add to our talented team of hair stylists and sugarists. Massage therapy is service that our existing guests would love to partake in.

This position will be part-time. It will include two to three (eight-hour) days of massage therapy. We are currently very flexible with the schedule of this new addition, but when crafting your schedule, we do ask that you are here at least one night during the week and every other Saturday. This position will pay $10/hour and/or 50% commission (commission or hourly depending on what pays more). We also pay a 10% commission on retail product sold.

Qualifications

  • A valid massage therapy license in the state of Michigan
  • At least one year of experience in massage therapy services
  • Part-time availability including one night a week and every other Saturday
  • A positive, cheerful attitude
  • Ability to multi-task 
  • Organizational skills
  • Flexibility
  • A desire to learn

we offer

  • 50% reimbursed continued education
  • Marketing 
  • Mentorship and training program for newly licensed professionals
  • 2 weeks of unpaid vacation during your first year
  • A promotion program that rewards you for moving up

Please drop off a resume with a cover letter and references in person at Echo Salon. 

Massage Therapist


Cancellation Policy

 Echo Salon requires a credit card in order to reserve an appointment.

In the event that you would need to cancel or reschedule a reserved appointment Echo Salon requires 24 hours notice. If 24 hours notice is not given for a cancellation, the reserved credit card will be charged 50% of the service that was scheduled. 

Please be aware that if you are more than 15 minutes late for your appointment, we may not be able to provide the service for which you have been scheduled for and a cancellation fee will apply.

Medical and family emergencies are exceptions.

Children Policy
For the safety and relaxation of all our guests, please only bring children who have scheduled appointments.

Redo Services
At Echo Salon, we guarantee our services, so if a service does not meet your expectations, we offer redo appointments. Guests may call to schedule a redo within one week of the original appointment. Redo services must be booked within a week of this call. Echo Salon reserves the right to charge for any products used during the redo service.

Returns and Exchanges
We stand behind the product lines we carry. If a retail product purchased at Echo Salon does not meet your expectations, it may be exchanged for another retail product within 14 days of the original purchase date. Please note that we do not offer refunds. All brushes, styling tools, and makeup are final sale.

Hours

 

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: 10a-8p

Wednesday: 10a-8p

thursday: 10a-8p

friday: 10a- 7p

Saturday: 10a-4p

Sunday: closed

 

Parking

 

Metered street parking is readily available. We encourage our guests to use the Park Mobile app or we can provide change for the meters.

After 5pm and on the weekends, metered street parking is free.