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Eye Candy Optical - Westlake OH: http://www.eye-candy-optical.com/Careers

Eye Candy Optical is Greater Cleveland’s hottest independent optical store located in the Promenade Plaza Crocker Park in Westlake OH. Eye Candy Optical offers the best brands and styles in international eyewear. Fun, fashionable, and unique frames combined with the finest lenses is the Eye Candy Optical philosophy. We STRONGLY believe that eyewear is not only a vision correction device but a VITAL fashion accessory. From Mild to Wild, Eye Candy Optical offers simply AMAZING GLASSES for Men, Women, and Teens.

This is where YOU come in. We are expanding our fantastic team of eye care professionals who strive to provide our customers with THE BEST optical shopping experience in Greater Cleveland. We are seeking energetic, confident, and professional people just like YOU. We have created a cool, hip, and edgy optical store that is unlike any in the region. This is a store where people come to buy eyeglasses not because they have to but because they WANT to “See and be Seen.”

Overview of the Position:

  • FIRST AND FOREMOST!!! Have outstanding selling skills. This includes a proven sales record and the ability to sell premium eyewear to both insured and self-pay customers.
  • Provide exceptional service: Work with customers to ensure they feel welcome and have an amazing shopping experience at Eye Candy Optical.
  • Be a confident consultant: Provide style consulting and help our customers choose the best glasses for their personal style, face, and lifestyle.
  • Inform customers: Use “plain speak” to review eyewear prescription terminology so customers can understand and make sense of their optical needs.
  • Talk to everyone: Communicate well with customers, O.D.s, vendors, and fellow Eye Candy team members.
  • Know your stuff: Understand the finer technical aspects of dispensing eyewear. Accurate measuring, frame adjustments combined with your strong knowledge of optics are essential to the quality of our customers’ experience.
  • Know our stuff: Our brands and styles are UNIQUE; know them inside and out. You must be able to talk with confidence about all of our product lines (lenses, frames, and services).
  • Be accurate: Make certain that the eyewear you sell is PERFECT in terms of optics, aesthetics, and fit before our clients leave the store.
  • Get the little things right: Be detail-oriented in every aspect of store operations. This includes all facets: product selection, sales, cleanliness of merchandise and all customer/back office spaces.
  • Help us improve: If you have a comment or idea… share it. Continuous improvement is an ACTIVE process.

Key requirements:

  • Be licensed: ABO licensed in the State of Ohio. Contact lens license is a plus.
  • Be a CLOSER: Love your customers and love selling.
  • Be tech savvy: Know your way around a PC; experience in My Vision Express software or similar practice management software is a plus.
  • Be willing to learn: Embrace new technology, processes, and systems. We are always improving.
  • Be flexible: Able and willing to work days, evenings, and weekends. Weekend and evening work is required and expected.
  • Be on time: Have solid and reliable transportation.
  • Be clean: Eye Candy Optical is a Drug Free Workplace.
  • Be trustworthy: Background checks are a requirement for employment.
  • Be a fan: Wear eyewear everyday (nonprescription OR prescription). Know our products by using our products.
  • Be passionate: About people, fashion, and eyewear.
  • Be a team player: Have a strong work ethic and team spirit.
  • Have fun: Being an optician is very important work, but that doesn’t mean it always has to be serious. Bring the best out of yourself and those around you.
  • BE NICE. We are nice people. We are never arrogant, pushy, or condescending with our customers. We never forget this and neither will our team. We LOVE our customers… and you must, too!

The special qualities we look for in an Eye Candy Optical Team Member:

  • Have an extreme passion for fashion and eyewear. Yes, we are mentioning this again. It is that important to us!
  • Be able to sell unique high fashion and artisan quality eyewear with confidence.
  • Make people feel good about themselves and their eyewear.
  • Take an active interest in getting to know your customers as PEOPLE.
  • Dress to impress. Be stylish and know the upcoming fashion trends. Eye Candy Optical doesn’t just talk the talk, we walk the walk.
  • Have the ability to multitask in a fast paced retail environment.
  • Keep cool under pressure.
  • Be a self-starter. We love initiative!

Our Commitment to you: Full-time Team Member:
  • Highly competitive pay based on your experience.
  • Performance based incentives that really add up.
  • Accrued vacation, holidays, and paid time off.
  • Discounted eyewear.
  • Up to Four (4) - Free personal pairs to look Eye Candy on the job.
  • Healthcare Benefits Plan.

Our Commitment to you: Part-time Team Member:
  • Competitive pay based on your experience.
  • Performance based incentives that really add up.
  • Accrued vacation, holidays, and paid time off.
  • Discounted eyewear.
  • Up to Two (2) - Free personal pairs to look Eye Candy on the job.

Next Steps to joining the winning Eye Candy Optical Team:

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