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Director of Optical

New Orleans, LA 70130

Posted: 06/13/2023 Employment Type: Permanent Job Category: Product Development Job Number: MD816053613

Job Description

Director of Optical
Our client, a luxury eyewear brand, is seeking smart, creative, and experienced individuals to join their talented team as the business grows! Key attributes and qualities we are looking for in candidates for all open roles include an entrepreneurial spirit, innovative and solution-oriented, adaptable and resilient, best-practices methodology, team-oriented with a lean-in attitude, highest standards for execution, and a high level of accountability. 
We are currently searching for a high-performing Director of Optical to develop and implement a growth strategy for our client’s optical products and prescription fill services across the In-Person sales channel. 
Key responsibilities include: 
  • Partner with leaders and founder to strategize and execute plan to impact optical growth and meet long term objectives of being an industry leader. 
  • Source and secure the optimal vendors and partners for enhancement and growth across products, services, and technology. Such as lens providers, finishing labs (in house) and 3rd party labs, prescription and order related service technologies, CRM/Patient communications, and Optometrist relationships. 
  • Establish the flagship market as a center for optical excellence by establishing the service model and standards that are both measurable and scalable. 
  • Establish a plan per market, store, and/or location to meet the sales and service standards established in the center for excellence.
  • Coach, develop, and motivate teams through strong accountability and collaboration as a leader of optical. 
  • Successfully track, measure, and drive YOY optical rate of growth through KPIs. 
  • Minimum 10 years of optical business development experience 
  • Track record of developing successful business growth strategy specific to Optical business 
  • A strong operator who thrives in a fast-paced environment. Someone who can be both strategic and tactical as the business dictates.
  • Demonstrated experience negotiating with vendors to achieve costing and quality improvements. 
  • Proven experience working within a high-growth organization and contributing to enhancement and success of product processes and execution.
  • Excellent analytical and organizational skills 
  • Flexible and adaptable. Amenable to looking at existing processes/standardizations and future solutions in different ways. 
  • Demonstrated ability to drive organizational change, identify opportunities and effectively implement new ideas. 
  • A proven leader with experience in developing high-performing teams. 
  • BA/BS+ degree 

Meet Your Recruiter

Madison Day

Madison has experience in many sectors of the apparel industry. From retail to production she has seen it all and is well versed in the luxury market. Always ready for a new task, she is driven, focused and hard-working.

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