Sunglass Hut
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About Sunglass Hut

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Join the Sunglass Hut Family. Outgoing, people-loving team players: we want you! Why Sunglass Hut is a great place to work: Gain unique experience in the luxury retail sector Get the opportunity to build impactful relationships with customers Experience working on a close, collaborative team Enjoy growth, training & career advancement opportunities Join a network of 180,000 employees in eyewear’s most famous brands through EssilorLuxottica Enjoy employee benefits like our Sunspire rewards program What we offer: A competitive pay rate, with generous commission of up to 3% Free pair of sunglasses after passing probation Discount vouchers for Friends & Family Free eye test vouchers Career progression opportunities Monthly incentives Opportunity to volunteer in One Sight vision clinics across the globe Innovative online learning platform

Who we are

Born in 1971, we started as a small family business running a kiosk in a Miami mall. In just over 50 years, we’ve grown that business into 3,000 stores worldwide as part of EssilorLuxottica, global leader in eyewear and home to eyewear’s most famous brands. Even with our growth, we strive to bring that same family feel and welcoming spirit as the very first Sunglass Hut to our stores today. And that’s where you come in.  We are a very diverse company. In the UK our workforce includes more than 60 different nationalitis, of which 71% is female and 29% is male.  Our Culture Inclusion: Individuality thrives here and everyone is welcome Fun: We empower others through uplifting energy & authenticity Drive: We set ambitious goals and we go further together Relationships: We are a global community connected by a shared passion for self-expression

Retail Careers

We have opportunities fit for a wide range of backgrounds, including seasonal openings! The Roles: Store Manager Assistant Manager Supervisor Sales Associate Are you a student? Sunglass Hut has seasonal openings during summer months and the holiday season. For students, it’s a great way to kickstart a career in luxury retail with the potential to lead to future opportunities within Sunglass Hut or our EssilorLuxottica corporate offices! Stay in the know, find out when new opportunities open up! Internal Development: We strongly believe that our success depends on the success of our people, that is why we have several internal progression career path. 

Eyes on the Planet

EssilorLuxottica took an important step towards a more sustainable future by announcing its Corporate Social Responsibility program called ‘Eyes on the Planet’. The program outlines the Company’s ambitions and strategy for sustainability, based on the following five key pillars: Eyes on Carbon: To reduce its footprint and combat climate change, the Company is working toward achieving carbon neutrality across its direct operations (Scope 1 & 2 emissions) by 2025, starting in Europe by 2023. To turn this vision into reality, the Company is focusing on renewable energy, efficiency and the protection and restoration of natural ecosystems. The Company also regularly monitors the Scope 3 emissions associated with transportation and distribution of products and has already launched several initiatives within the supply chain, such as green shipment. Eyes on Circularity: Committed to reducing its impact on the planet, the Company is taking steps to implement a ‘4R’s program’: “Research-Recycle-Reduce-Reuse”. Its goals are to invest on innovative materials, fighting fossil based contents, limiting and managing waste, maximizing recycling and upcycling, aiming on circularity of materials and products. EssilorLuxottica has launched the first international chair devoted to the circular economy, the ‘Global Circular Economy Chair’, together with the Essec Business School and other global industry players to advance on research, design and development of more circular products. Eyes on World Sight: Good vision is a basic human right. EssilorLuxottica is committed to eliminating poor vision by 2050 and making eye care accessible to everyone, everywhere. In 2021, it created access to sustainable vision care for over 20 million people by training over 650 community based primary vision care entrepreneurs and establishing four new vision centers.  Eyes on Inclusion: EssilorLuxottica was also recognized this year by the Financial Times “Diversity Leaders” list, proof of its efforts around diversity and inclusion in recent years. These efforts include several initiatives at global and local level from addressing unconscious bias to the promotion of female career development, from the integration of disabled people in the workplace to the creation of an employee-led Think Tank and Business Resource Groups (BRGs) to bring people from various backgrounds together through common interests. Eyes on Ethics: An ethical approach to business is an absolute priority because it positively impacts teams, and has a tangible influence on the Company’s millions of consumers and customers around the world. EssilorLuxottica’s vertically integrated business model is the key to delivering an ethical approach wherever we do business. From concept to design, distribution and beyond, EssilorLuxottica’s 360 degree view of the supply chain allows us to ensure its products are created responsibly - using the highest quality materials and applying the most stringent manufacturing and safety standards. In 2022, EssilorLuxottica will continue working towards its ambitions: to achieve carbon neutrality by 2025, starting in Europe by 2023; to embed ecodesign in all our developments by 2025 and to eliminate poor vision in one generation.

Diversity and Inclusion

At Sunglass Hut, diversity, equity and inclusion are at the core of who we are. Our commitments to these values can be seen through our workforce, representing 60 different nationalities, of which 71% is female and 29% is male. These values are central to our mission and to our impact to be the most inclusive employer. This drives our company spirits to celebrate all major religious activities across the year, recognising events such as Chinese New Year, Ramadan and Easter. We are proud to support the LGBTQ community, raising company awareness to celebrate Pride Day across all global divisions of the business. We believe having diverse and inclusive teams create a positive impact on employee moral, building an environment driven by empowerment and freedom.

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Company Details


EssilorLuxottica 1-6 rue Paul Cezanne Paris, 75008 France


£4bn to £7bn (GBP)




Retail & Wholesale