Store Manager- Scottsdale, AZ APPLY NOW

Shady Rays, one of the largest mid-priced sunglasses brands in the U.S., has an exciting opportunity for a Store Manager to oversee the daily operations of our brand-new store located at Kierland Commons in Scottsdale, Arizona! We are a high growth, high impact company with a vision to become the largest mid-priced sunglasses brand in the U.S. and be the most loved brand in the industry.

The ideal candidate will be energetic, entrepreneurial, and have knowledge of diverse business aspects. The Store Manager will demonstrate authentic leadership and be able to motivate personnel to perform according to their maximum capacity while exemplifying company mission, vision, and values, thereby contributing to the overall growth of the brand.

In addition to standard benefits, at Shady Rays you can look forward to ongoing support and a company culture that believes in open communication, inclusivity, and true work-life balance. We also provide unique benefit offerings such as paid wellness days, paid adventure days, a health reimbursement program, and company-wide fitness challenges with various rewards. We are a team of creative and collaborative individuals who are passionate about our brand, purpose, and customers.

We will be opening the store in March, 2023. The selected candidate must be willing to travel to Louisville and Lexington for one week of training prior to store opening. Candidate should also be comfortable with final phases of store build-out.


Role and Responsibilities

  • Clearly communicates and models Shady Ray’s values and brand philosophy to team members and customers
  • Defines and develops a clear business strategy with measurable results to grow sales and profits
  • Recruits, develops, and motivates a team of associates providing timely feedback, rewarding and recognizing achievement of financial results and statistical standards. Must be able to lead by example.
  • Educates associates on marketing initiatives, product placement, lifestyle concepts, and product knowledge
  • Fosters a customer-focused team environment as Manager on Duty, driving volume and anticipating customers’ needs
  • Ensures a frictionless customer experience navigating between online and instore purchasing and warranty processing
  • Shares information and communicates clearly and in an accessible manner to all levels
  • Receives feedback and fosters dialogue around solutions
  • Drives profitable sales through forecasting and scheduling to maximize productivity and control payroll spend
  • Strategizes, develops, and executes in-store events and sources partnerships within the community to build brand recognition
  • Creates a compelling shopping environment utilizing company visual and merchandising standards
  • Coordinates timely floor setup for all promotional and seasonal activity
  • Manages stock levels and the receiving and processing of inventory for point of sale
  • Protects customers and employees by providing a safe and clean store environment

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • High School Diploma/GED required. Bachelor’s degree in Business or relevant field preferred.
  • Proven successful experience as a Store Manager
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including evening and weekend shifts
  • Travel may occasionally be required
  • Ability to lift and carry up to 20 pounds and maneuver effectively around the sales floor
  • Must have open availability
  • Strong business acumen
  • Technologically adept
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills

Preferred Skills

  • Specific sunglass industry experience

Why Work Here?

Shady Rays is one of the largest and fastest growing mid-priced sunglasses companies in the U.S. In 2020, we ranked as the 54th fastest growing privately held company in the country via the INC 5000 list, and the #1 fastest growing company in the eyewear category.

We are an independent, direct-to-consumer sunglasses company with a mission to give back by fighting hunger in America with every pair of sunglasses sold. We donate meals to fight hunger every hour of every day through each order and have donated over 20 million meals to date. In addition, we engage in charitable causes across the spectrum including Autism Acceptance, Breast Cancer Awareness, and others. We are always striving for ways to make a greater impact in the world.

Join our dynamic and growing team and help us make a positive impact while disrupting the sunglasses industry. Be an integral part of a fast-growing, social conscious company with a positive culture.


  • Competitive compensation plus annual bonus potential
  • Comprehensive health insurance
  • 100% company paid dental and vision
  • PTO (Paid Time Off)
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid wellness days
  • 401k with employer matching and immediate vesting
  • Employee discounts
  • Prescription discounts
  • Health program reimbursement
  • Employee development
  • Employee recognition
  • Short term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Paid maternity/paternity leave
  • Company-wide fitness challenges with rewards
  • Paid adventure days

Shady Rays is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Background check and drug test required prior to employment with ongoing random drug test potential.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $60,000

Supplemental pay types:

  • annual bonus potential


  • store management: 1 year (Preferred)



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