Shop Manager (m/f/x) | Shop Los Angeles

MYKITA is currently looking for a manager to lead our Los Angeles shop team with outstanding customer service while actively selling eyewear to both local and international clients.

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Manage and direct day-to-day business, including managing the team of associates/opticians to achieve sales goals
  • Oversee daily sales and operations, including staff planning
  • Lead by example. Training, coaching, mentoring and inspiring the team to enhance qualitative and quantitative store performance
  • Business development and client acquisitions as well as leading the team towards developing a strong core clientele
  • Visual merchandising, presenting goods according to brand guidelines
  • Inventory management, stock orders, returns
  • Responsible for store finances and budget, as well as vendor payments, daily cash and settlement activities, bank deposits and reporting
  • HR liaison between shop team and upper management, including active involvement with hiring and team development, benefits, and payroll
  • Sell MYKITA frames and lenses to a wide variety of clients
  • Eyewear dispensing, adjustments, repairs, and maintenance (training provided)
  • Represent MYKITA’s vision and values as well as the highest level of empathic customer service 

Required profile & qualifications

  • Retail management experience, preferably in luxury fashion and/or eyewear
  • Strong leadership skills to motivate and inspire, as well as a “can do” attitude
  • Passion for design and identification with the MYKITA brand
  • Independent and organized work habits required
  • Excellent communication skills. Fluent in English, additional language skills are advantageous
  • Friendly team- and customer-oriented approach
  • Optical experience preferred but not required. We provide training to anyone eager to learn
  • California ophthalmic dispensing license or ABO certification are a plus

We offer a competitive salary, amazing health & dental benefits, and paid time off.


Please direct application to Jonas Schwaer: - Resumes sent with a cover letter will get first priority.