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Retail Assistant Manager

La Jolla, CA

Employment Type: Direct Hire Position: Retail

Do you have a passion for providing amazing customer service? Have you experienced leadership roles, either in a professional or an academic environment? Are you passionate about learning and growing as an individual and employee? Have you desired to work in the entertainment industry? Do you have experience in retail or hospitality? An upscale entertainment venue in the La Jolla area is searching for a customer service focused Operations Manager. This position will require a lot of interaction with guests coming in and out of the establishment, as well as some behind the scenes operation responsibilities. The individual in this position will also be responsible for maintaining and motivating a staff that embodies the company's guest service and luxury initiatives.

The company offers incredible benefits, including great health coverage options, a 401k with a competitive match percentage, and a one of a kind work culture that is designed to bring out the best in all involved. The total compensation for this position would land in the upper-mid $30k to lower-mid $40k range, depending on overall experience.

Role and Responsibilities:

  • Interact with guests on a daily basis, and ensure that all of their needs are met
  • Manage all hiring, recruiting, and employee maintenance responsibilities
  • Focus on developing all employees, working through goal development and ensuring they are hitting milestones regularly
  • Create new ideas for sales and marketing to drive business in slower times
  • Oversee all business metrics, scheduling, vendor relations, and other behind the scenes operations of the venue
  • Ensure that all company policies are met and maintained, and suggesting ideas for new policies


  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Able to work a variety of shifts throughout the week, including nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Management experience in a retail/hospitality store or organization
  • Able to develop and lead a team to success in the retail world
  • Demonstrable experience with improving monthly and yearly sales/revenue


Janet Zitron
Vice President

Janet is an expert in client relations and has consistently lead Wollborg Michelson's team for over 20 years. She started in recruiting as a staffing consultant before rising through the ranks to manage WM’s Southern California Region. In this role, Janet facilitates and fosters a team environment between the direct hire and contract divisions, while still personally serving a broad client base. Janet's strength is developing long term relationships, which requires thoroughly understanding the needs of both her clients and candidates. Janet has been recognized as a top performer in the staffing industry, winning numerous company awards for consistent top production. She is a California Accredited Consultant. Janet loves working with WM because of the company’s passion for improving lives and building community. A lifelong traveler, artist, nature lover and yogi, when Janet isn’t working, you might find her hiking in Peru, trekking through Southeast Asia, eating tapas in Spain, practicing yoga, walking her dog on the beach with her family, or supporting charity events in the Los Angeles art community.

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