Chief Operating Officer
Optical Retail Company
The COO will be responsible for managing all hands-on operational aspects of the company while supporting the CEO + President in the aggressive and successful growth of the company.
Provide day-to-day leadership echoing the mission and core values
Grow a self-sustaining company
Drive the company to achieve and surpass sales, profitability, cash flow and business objectives
Establish internal and external processes and KPI’s for the business
Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the company
Spearhead the development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies and processes
Collaborate with the management team to develop and implement plans for the operational infrastructure of systems, processes, and personnel designed to accommodate the rapid growth objectives of the organization.
Ensure that company has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures to meet targets
Motivate and lead a high performance executive team; attract and recruit members of the executive team not currently in place
Foster a success-oriented, accountable environment within the company
Represent the brand with clients and business partners.
Develop, implement and monitor the company’s processes
Direct short-term and long-range planning and budget development to support strategic business goals.
Support personnel actions by ensuring all HR and related functions are properly performed
Assist in the protection of the organization by ensuring it is legally protected and by ensuring compliance with all applicable laws and policies
Education and experience required
3-5 years of C-Level experience in either fashion, consumer products, or retail industries
Proven background in scaling business
MBA in Business, Marketing, or Administration is preferred
Up to date knowledge of leadership principles
Working knowledge of the industry and brand landscape
Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational, and written skills
Experience working with a team in a fast-paced setting