Fox News ChannelNew York, NY
JOB DESCRIPTIONAs a Freelance Hairstylist for Fox News, you know how to ready a person for their close-up! Your skills in hair styling guarantee that you can make anyone feel confident in their own skin. You will be a member of a team of artists responsible for preparing Fox News anchors, reporters and guests to appear on national television. This role will require a high level of proficiency in hair styling for both men and women, as well as the ability to understand and work in the rapidly changing environment of cable news.
A SNAPSHOT OF YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
• Hair styling in a manner appropriate for television. This too must often be accomplished very quickly and includes a high level of proficiency in the techniques of blow-outs and velcro roller set, as well as using hot irons to accomplish volume and smoothness and a defined hair style for women.
• Provide excellent customer service for guests who are visiting the Fox News Channel and always projecting a friendly, helpful demeanor for guests and other staff alike.
• Demonstrate good judgement in solving problems as well as identifying problems in advance, and proposing solutions.
• Be a team player at all times. Jumping in to help others who are readying guests for air, as well as being a good steward of the hair and makeup room and sharing in this responsibility with other artists.
• Keeping the hair and makeup room and one's personal space clean, tidy, free of clutter and identifying for management products that need to be replenished so that supplies are well stocked.
• Understanding that the nature of television news requires employees to be able to change their schedule and/or work earlier or later than a planned shift to accommodate the needs of a news bureau responding to breaking news.
WHAT YOU WILL NEED
• Demonstrated ability of television hair for both men and women.
• Minimum 1-2 years experience in working in the field of hair for television news.
• Meticulous and careful in their work with a very high personal standard of excellence.
• A positive attitude and strong work ethic.
• Demonstrated ability to maintain the extremely professional behavior that is necessary as a representative of Fox News Channel involved in the greeting and looking after of guests appearing on the air
OVERVIEW OF THE COMPANY
Fox News Channel
FOX News Channel is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. FOX News finished 2018 as the most-watched basic cable network for the third consecutive year in both primetime and total day among total viewers, and has held its number one national cable news channel status for 68 consecutive quarters. FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.