Petty - Beauty Therapist - Bryanston, Sandton, South Africa

Megan Petty

Bryanston, Sandton, South Africa

Services

Beauty Therapist

Summary:

Owner/Manager of my own salon. Dermalogica, RegimA and Dermafix facials. Massage. Waxing, tinting and threading. Manicures and pedicures. GelPolish nails.

Work History

Owner manager/Therapist

Silver Lining Health and Skincare

From March 2012

DUTIES
Therapist: Facials (Dermalogica, DermaFix, Regim-A and peels), Massage (Swedish, Aroma, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Lomi-Lomi, Reflexology), Waxing & Tinting, Mani's, Pedi's, Body Wraps, Threading, Covering reception desk, Taking bookings, Upselling treatments, Recommending and selling retail products
Owner Manager: Stock take and ordering, Dealing with client complaints (in person and on the phone), Doing up specials and making up packages for occasions eg Valentines day, All marketing

REASON FOR LEAVING I will continue to work but am looking to work part time to fill up quiet weekdays.

Front desk co-ordinator

Body Therapy The Wedge

July 2010 - February 2012

Therapist promoted to Group Marketing assistant November 2011
DUTIES
Therapist: Facials (Guinot, Dermalogica, and Filorga peels), Massage (Swedish, Aroma, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Lomi-Lomi, Reflexology), Waxing & Tinting, Mani's, Pedi's, Body Wraps, Threading, Covering reception desk, Taking bookings, Upselling treatments, Recommending and selling retail products
Front Desk Co-ordinator: Stock take and ordering, Dealing with client complaints (in person and on the phone), Doing up specials and making up packages for occasions eg Valentines day, Motivating and training staff
Group Marketing Assistant: Plotting annual marketing calendar, arranging marketing events, online marketing for the group of 5 skincare centres.

REASON FOR LEAVING To open my own skincare centre

Assistant Manager Feb

Revitalize Day Spa

October 2009 - July 2010

PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT October 2009 - July 2010
POSITION Therapist Promoted to Assistant Manager Feb 2010. Promoted to Brand Manager March 2010.
DUTIES
Therapist: Facials (Guinot, Matis, Regim-A and peels), Massage (Swedish, Aroma, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Lomi-Lomi, Reflexology), Waxing & Tinting, Mani's, Pedi's, Body Wraps, Threading, Covering reception desk, Taking bookings, Upselling treatments, Recommending and selling retail products
Assistant Manager: Stock take and ordering, Dealing with client complaints (in person and on the phone), Doing up specials and making up packages for occasions eg Valentines day, Motivating and training staff
Brand Manager: Launching new product in SA, marketing & advertising, consulting with clients, skin analysis for clients, taking orders and couriering product to clients, doing stock take

REASON FOR LEAVING Limited growth prospects and very unstable work environment

Somatologist

Verona Day Spa

January 2009 - October 2009

DUTIES
Facials (Decleor, Elemis, Regim-A and peels, Ahava), Massage (Swedish, Aroma, Hot Stone, Deep Tissue, Lomi-Lomi, Reflexology), Waxing & Tinting, Mani's, Pedi's, Body Wraps, Covering reception desk, Taking bookings, Upselling treatments, Recommending and selling retail products

REASON FOR LEAVING Headhunted

Swimming coach

Cape Otters

January 2008 - December 2008

DUTIES Learn to Swim coach Teaching children aged 2 - 10 years old to swim
REASON FOR LEAVING To concentrate on chosen career path

Career Internship

Sanctuary Spa at the 12 Apostles

From July 2008

DUTIES
Observing day-to-day operations of a top premium spa
Helping out in Reception
Ensuring the highest standards were adhered to in public areas

REASON FOR LEAVING This was a work experience so I had to leave to complete my studies

Swimming coach

Simply Swimming

March 2007 - December 2007

DUTIES Learn to swim coach Teaching children aged 2 - 10 years old to swim
REASON FOR LEAVING Moved to a swimming school that was more conveniently located

Supervisor in Restaurant in September

Oxford Spires Four Pillars Hotel 4

February 2005 - October 2006

Oxford, England
PERIOD OF EMPLOYMENT February 2005 - October 2006
POSITION
Waitress promoted to Supervisor in Restaurant in September 2005. Promoted to Front of House Administrator February 2006.

REASON FOR LEAVING Returned to South Africa to further my studies

ANNEXURE A
DEGREE Health and Skincare Therapy
SUBJECTS
(completed)

Anatomy and physiology
Skincare
Body therapy
Dermatology
Cosmetology
Science
Chemistry
Physical Education
Nutrition
Microbiology
Sales, ethics and communication
Business
Make-up
Facial electrical
Manicures
Pedicures
Waxing
Epilation Theory
Swedish Massage
Aromatherapy
Reflexology
Podiotherapy
Breast therapy
Permanent Make-up
Lymph drainage

PRODUCT HOUSE TRAINING
Dermalogica
DermaFix
RegimA
Environ
RVB
Gatineau
Depileve
Algology
Orly

Projects

Building Silver Lining

Starting and growing Silver Lining Health and Skincare, a skincare ce.ntre based in Bryanston, Johannesburg

Qualifications & Certifications

Sandy Roy Beauty Therapy Institute

Pietermaritzburg Girls' High School

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