District Manager

Earn $38000 – $42000 / year.

Are you looking for a challenging and rewarding management career with the ability to work remotely while still being part of a large team? Do you like talking to and interacting with people, employees, and customers? Do you take pride in providing excellent customer service? Then continue reading for an exciting career opportunity that might be perfect for you!

Position Summary:
This is a home-based position that is responsible for managing the day-to-day field merchandising operations, program execution, and quality controls within a specific geography. As a District Manager, you will be directly responsible for managing 150-200 merchandising employees and supporting hundreds of Retail locations within district boundaries. The District Manager is responsible for recruiting, hiring, and training all assigned employees, resulting in high execution and store fill rates.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

Train, coach, and manage all assigned employees
Foster interactive working relationships with retailer and client counterparts
Plan and organize staffing to meet client project requirements
Manage district costs such as drive time, mileage, and overtime
Control merchandising expenses including wages, overtime, DTM, and travel costs
Conduct in-store merchandising activities including store audits, employee training, and building store personnel relationships
Cultivate a flexible labor pool to handle routine spikes in merchandising activities
Work as part of a Regional team, contributing to the overall Region and Company Success

Requirements

Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects
Intermediate skill level in WEB-based reporting and Microsoft Outlook, Excel, and Word
Ability to stand and move for up to eight consecutive hours
Routinely lift up to 25 lbs
Possess a valid driver’s license

Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor’s degree in marketing, management, or a related field preferred OR equivalent supervisory / management experience
1-2 years of retail or field operations experience
Firm understanding of Retail and/or Retail Merchandising practices

Travel Requirements Approximately 65% travel required: Frequent, weekly travel to stores and working with employees across the region is required. Overnight stays may be required throughout the work week as dictated by business objectives and district boundaries.


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