*What would you do? – The Specifics* * Drives, monitors, and achieves profit, sales and performance goals according to National Vision standards. Monitors retail operating costs, budgets, and resources. * Optimizes and oversees the eyeglass department to ensure efficiency and compliance with company’s policies and operational guidelines. Identifies areas of opportunity and creates an action plan for improvement. * Conveys a commitment to providing outstanding customer service and ensures all associates do the same. * Ensures quality standards are met. * Ensures effective merchandising and execution of marketing, pricing promotions, and initiatives according to Brand and Company standards. * Supervises and motivates Opticians and CL Sales associates (in some stores the Receptionist) and ensures the timely completion of day-to-day functions. * Assists the General Manager with forecasting staffing needs, recruiting, selecting and retaining a high caliber staff. * Leads and coaches associates towards the attainment of sales and customer service goals. * Mentor potential Apprentice Opticians as permitted by law. *Are you the right fit? – The Suitable Talent* * Maintain Optical license as required by the state. * Optical sales experience. Supervising experience is preferred. * Proven ability to lead, coach and build associate relationships. * Sound understanding of store operations and standards for success. * Strong communication skills (both oral and written) for effective management of teams. * Exceptional customer service skills. * Strong organizational skills for planning work and continuously monitoring progress towards goals. * Ability to analyze, create, and understand financial reports. * Demonstrated ability to analyze and solve problems of varied scope. * ABO and NCLE Certified *Taking care of our people* We understand the importance of financial health and security, and because of that, we provide competitive compensation to all Associates – including bonus potential for every position in the store! We also offer a comprehensive benefits package including health and dental insurance, 401k retirement savings with company match, flex spending account, paid personal time off, paid company holidays, parental leave, employee eyewear discount and much, much more. At National Vision, we strive to deliver opportunities for professional growth and long-term career fulfillment. We provide training programs, access to educational courses and pride ourselves on the ever-increasing amount of promotions from within. Please see our website www.nationalvision.com to learn more. National Vision is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer.