Converse Retail District Manager-Chicago, IL.



We are looking for someone passionate about sneakers and the Converse brand to lead our District. If you geek out on the synergy between business and creativity and believe that to-do lists and imagination aren't mutually exclusive, then this might be right for you. You embrace distinct points of view by celebrating individuality. Encourage connection, collaboration, and the blurring of boundaries to inspire sharing and discovery between employees and customers alike. In a perfect world, you're comfortable rolling up your sleeves, teaching by doing, and motivating by empowering. You'll be the director of a team of many talents, inspiring collaboration and opportunities for self-expression.

As a District Manager you will be responsible for delivering a consistent, positive customer experience in multiple stores in order to deliver sustainable, profitable sales growth. This will be accomplished by ensuring that the following roles and responsibilities are executed consistently, with an underlying commitment to Converse Values, supporting our consumers and our associates.

  • Be a Leader - Build an inclusive high performing team
  • Lead - Empower your teams and reward good work
  • Attract, hire, develop, inspire and retain top talent
  • Coach, mentor and maximize the success of your teams
  • Drive your teams to success by aligning your resources and your people.


Drive Operational Excellence - Communicate and drive clear action plans:

  • Analyze Business, create action plans and gain buy-in with managers
  • Manage profit and expenses
  • Direct and oversee scheduling activities
  • Oversee inventory activities
  • Drive operational execution
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are being followed

Build the Converse Brand - Build a district team that supports the Converse Strategic priorities:

  • Lead and influence change
  • Direct and oversee the implementation of Converse consumer programs and selling strategies
  • Ensure consistent execution of visual standards



Qualifications


Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of multi store management experience
  • 5 years DTC experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present and facilitate
  • Ability to travel (auto, plane, etc.) 75% of the time, visit stores and attend district and corporate meetings
  • Availability to work periodic weekends and evenings

Preferred:
  • A passion for Converse





Required:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of multi store management experience
  • 5 years DTC experience
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to present and facilitate
  • Ability to travel (auto, plane, etc.) 75% of the time, visit stores and attend district and corporate meetings
  • Availability to work periodic weekends and evenings

Preferred:
  • A passion for Converse




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