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District Manager - Retail Merchandising

Company: Driveline
Location: Adrian
Posted on: September 20, 2022

Job Description:


Job Description
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!
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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, 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.
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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 trainings, 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



    Job Requirements
    Requirements



    • Strong verbal and written communication skills

    • Strong organizational skills including the ability to manage multiple tasks and projects

    • Intermediate skill level of 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 pounds

    • 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.

Keywords: Driveline, Overland Park , District Manager - Retail Merchandising, Executive , Adrian, Kansas

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