District Manager

  • Goodwill - Easter Seals Minnesota
  • Apple Valley, MN 55124, USA
  • Apr 27, 2021

Job Description

We're looking for a strong multi-unit leader to oversee 12 store locations in the Southeast Metro Area and Western Wisconsin! Are you passionate about developing your team, improving processes, driving sales and doing it for a non-profit with a strong mission? If yes, apply now! ****$7,500 signing bonus!**** (first half paid on first paycheck, remainder paid after 6 months of service) Position Summary: This position is responsible for directing the management and operations of multiple retail stores within an assigned district. The District Manager (DM) is responsible for ensuring retail stores run efficiently and meet their financial expectations. The DM directly manages each store’s General Manager (GM) and is responsible for their professional development and performance management. About You: Candidate Profile Team member development – Professional and skills development Multi-Unit management – 1+ year minimum, 3+ years preferred Softlines and/or Hardlines retail experience preferred Ability to navigate and influence cross-functionally with support teams and business partners Strong independent work skills, personal organization, and drive Strong communication skills, both verbal and written – Fast and efficient with modern communication vehicles (email/text) Hands on approach to training, coaching and inspection skills Ability to pull a team together cohesively and leverage the unique skills and talents of each individual to perform better holistically Ability to adapt and lead within an ever-changing environment and ability to help progress employees through such changes Performance management – Ability to analyze data, observe behaviors, solicit feedback, and in turn, identify practices and behaviors necessary for improvement in business results Talent management – Ability to source, identify, and develop quality talent for replacement and bench-strength based upon their background and tenure Organizational agility – Ability to understand and navigate various field and office support mechanisms Proven history of utilizing POS, scheduling software, spreadsheets, onboarding software, HRIS, payroll History of, or comfort with, working in an environment where team members utilize heavy equipment and perform extensive manual labor Basic weekly expectations – Daily vehicle travel, occasional overnights, multi-tasking administrative work (meeting scheduling, conference calls, etc.), occasional weekends, 24-hour accessibility (available for any issues that may arise after-hours) Proven ability to drive sales Strong conflict management skills Ability to interact with a diverse population Budgeting and cost analysis procedure expertise Ability and desire to provide excellent customer service and to lead a staff that does the same Must have a valid Driver’s License Prior Experience and Education: Bachelors of Arts or Science Degree in related field or an Associate's Degree preferred, or equivalent experience as noted below: With a bachelor's or associate’s degree: Minimum of five years recent retail experience as a store manager with high-volume/traffic retail store; prefer 1-3+ years of multi-unit experience. Without a bachelor’s or associate’s degree: Minimum of eight years of recent experience as a store manager with high-volume/traffic retail store; prefer 1-3+ years of multi-unit experience. Multi-Unit management – 3+ years preferred Softlines and/or Hardlines retail experience preferred About Us: Serving Minnesota for nearly 100 years as a leader in workforce development, Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota provides education, job training and placement services to eliminate barriers to work and independence. Revenue from 50 retail stores, along with other contributions, supports programs throughout MN. Our “donate-shop-reuse-educate-employ” model diverts over 65M pounds from landfills annually and brings us one step closer to a world where everyone experiences the power of work. Read more about us here! Goodwill-Easter Seals Minnesota (GESMN) is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating a diverse workforce. GESMN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant based upon a person’s race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, marital status, disability, status with regard to public assistance, age, sexual or affectional orientation, familial status, ancestry, local human rights commission activity, citizenship, genetic information, protected veteran or military status, or any other protected class.