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Tattoo Shop Manager


Under the Sun Tattoo

209 N. Locust St. 

Floyd, VA 24091

Job Type: Part-Time (25-30 hours a week)

Starting Pay: $13-$15/hr based on experience and proficiency.

Job Summary: We are seeking a dedicated Tattoo Shop Manager to wrangle our artists and ensure the shop's smooth operation. The ideal candidate will have a passion for the tattoo industry, excellent organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to shape shift and wear many hats. This is not a path towards a Tattoo Apprenticeship, please....really...we just need a Manager.



Team Management:

  • Organize all the shit for the tattoo artists and support staff.

  • Plan and schedule regular team meetings and communicate the shop needs to the team.

  • Help artists manage and delegate Tattoo Request assignments.

Customer Service:

  • Provide exceptional customer service and address client inquiries and concerns.

  • Maintain a weird, welcoming, and professional atmosphere in the shop.

  • Handle customer appointments and scheduling, as needed by our individual artists.

  • Help artists send appointment reminders, confirm scheduled appointments, and double-check artists calendars. 

  • Fill/mail online orders.

Inventory and Supplies:

  • Manage inventory of tattooing supplies, equipment, and merchandise.

  • Place orders and ensure adequate stock levels.

  • Monitor and control costs to maximize profitability.

  • Keep the Candy Skulls full. 

Health and Safety Compliance:

  • Enforce strict hygiene and safety standards in accordance with local regulations.

  • Adhere to infection control and safety protocols.

  • Help maintain a clean and sterilized workspace.

Marketing and Promotion:

  • Develop and execute marketing strategies to attract new clients and help us keep existing clients.

  • Manage social media accounts and promote the shop's work.

  • Coordinate with artists on promotions and special events.

Administrative Tasks:

  • Handle paperwork, contracts, and waivers related to tattoo services.

  • Maintain accurate records of client information and transactions.

  • Assist with bookkeeping and financial records as needed.

  • The password is in the FAQs.

  • Work with CJ our Financial Accountant (the scariest of us all) by preparing financial reports, handling receipts, bank deposits, and more.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Order/pick-up Lunch and help keep our artists fed (and hydrated...some of us are really bad at this!)

  • Shopping for supplies

  • Cleaning the shop and taking out the trash and recycling.

  • Decorating the shop for holidays and events.


  • Previous experience in customer service is preferred.

  • Previous experience in a similar role within the tattoo industry is not necessary, but acceptable.

  • Strong leadership and team management skills.

  • Excellent communication and customer service abilities.

  • Willingness to learn, understand, and implement health and safety regulations in the tattoo industry.

  • Proficient in computer and scheduling software.

  • High attention to detail and organization.

  • Flexibility to work some evenings and weekends, and out of town as needed.

Application Process:

Interested candidates are invited to apply by clicking the button below to answer relevant questions for this position, submit their resume, and an interesting and creative cover letter outlining their relevant experience and interest in working with us at Under the Sun Tattoo. You may also submit photos of yourself in costume, and include references.

LA Arts LLC. & Under the Sun Tattoo is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds. Under the Sun Tattoo is committed to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.This job description serves as a general guideline for the responsibilities and requirements of the Tattoo Shop Manager position and may be subject to change based on the specific needs of the shop.

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