District Sales Manager - Philadelphia District
In 1969, Don and Doris Fisher opened the first Gap store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco. They wanted to make it easier to find a great pair of jeans, and they did. Their denim and records store was a hit, and it grew to become one of the world's most iconic brands. Today we're represented in more than 1400 stores in over 40 countries, and online. We have headquarters in New York, London, Shanghai, Tokyo, and, of course, San Francisco. Our unique aesthetic is optimistic cool, elevated American style. Our clothes are crafted with care, with focused attention to thoughtful design. We believe in staying true to our heritage while creating what's next. Don and Doris Fisher always wanted to "do more than sell clothes." They wanted to support the people who ran their company, to be active in their communities, and to have a positive impact on the world. Their vision helped transform retail, and we're still following their lead. We stand for freedom and possibility for all; we champion diverse ideas that transcend generations, geographies and genders. So if you have ideas, if you're talented, if you want to work with phenomenal people, and if you think we should leave the world a little better than we found it, we'd love to meet you. GENERAL SUMMARY: The District Sales Manager is responsible for fostering and maintaining an inclusive and collaborative work environment that drives business results, inspires customer loyalty and maintains a highly engaged team of field employees. The District Sales Manager is responsible for aligning store teams to execute against and achieve Gap Brand strategies and business goals. The District Sales Manager is responsible for empowering store leadership teams to effectively lead the day‐to‐day management of their stores within a market including customer experience, employee engagement, merchandising and operational excellence. The District Sales Manager works with his/her "specialist" business partners to ensure store teams have the tools and resources needed to drive results and further grow their local market business. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Drive financial results by creating localized business plans and holding GMs accountable to implement those plans Coach behaviors that inspire customer and employee loyalty and enable sound decision making by our store teams Establish and foster an optimistic, inclusive and collaborative work environment that encourages creativity and innovation Coach store leaders in the establishment of career and personal development plans Reward and recognize behaviors that drive results and contribute to the Brand Talent pipeline Ensure customers product needs and wants are met in a timely fashion; ensure our stores look amazing and product is readily available on our sales floors Leverage Specialist partners to not only identify areas of opportunity and potential solutions to drive results, but also to provide on the ground feedback, development and coaching to team Partner with HR, LP and Operations partners to ensure market has plans to identify and address people, profit and process opportunities CORE COMPETENCIES Business Acumen Inspires and Motivates Builds Relationships Develops Others Practices Self‐Development Collaboration and team work Innovation Management Champions change Drive for Results High Integrity and Honesty Dealing with Ambiguity ORGANIZATION RELATIONSHIPS: Reports to Regional Director of Stores Leads a group of General Managers within a District Partners and collaborates with Specialists and Functional Managers Works closely with peers throughout the brand
- Minimum 5‐7 years multi‐unit high volume, highly complex business experience preferred
- Four year college degree or equivalent preferred
- Multi‐store leadership experience
- Ability to travel between stores
- Ability to lift and carry 30lbs.
- Ability to travel, including overnight as required
- Ability to work a flexible schedule to meet the needs of the business, including nights and weekends.
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