• District Manager - Canada

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(27/09/2019 16:03)
    Job ID
    2019-7323
    # of Openings
    1
    Store Name
    Toronto Yorkdale
    Department
    Retail
  • WHAT WILL I BE DOING?

    District Manager candidate will have several years of specialty retail experience in a leadership role.  Emphasis on customer experience, operations, talent and business acumen to lead concessions successfully. District Manager will be based in our Canada Flagship, Toronto Yorkdale and oversee all nine Canadian stores. The candidate must have a clear understanding of Brand, business operations, how to maximize profitability, and ensure visual and operational standards are achieved within the district.

     

    District Manager must be able to work a flexible schedule according to needs of the business including evenings, weekends and holidays.

     

    Job Description:

    • Drives business results by analyzing business trends, maximizing daily sales plans and coaching and development of teams.
    • Provides consistent feedback that motivates our team and fosters a team environment by using effective communication skills.
    • Plans, delegates and follows up on action items, floor directives, and Company initiatives, and ensure expectations and objectives are met timely and executed effectively.
    • Fosters a positive work environment that encourages design thinking with an open door policy.
    • Attracts, recruits, and retains talent. Develops teams to provide the best customer experience while driving sales.
    • Retains top tier talent to ensure successful succession and growth opportunities within market and other channels across North America territory.
    • Maintains a high degree of personal integrity and hires a team with the same values.
    • Creates and reinforces a proactive customer centric environment.
    • Maintains visually inspiring stores by ensuring teams are effectively carrying out directives and maintaining visual standards at all times.
    • Understands and adheres to all company policies and procedures throughout the district.
    • Creates a fun and aspirational in-store atmosphere that encourages customers to engage with AllSaints
    • Sets a clear vision on the environment, in order to create the buy-in and support of the management team, so they grow and evolve this with every member in their store.
    • Devise and deliver a district business plan which has tangible goals to aim for. This plan will be reviewed regularly to ensure the store is on track to deliver the best standards.
    • Lead an efficient process in executing operational excellence. The teams will be inspired to achieve excellence and ensure the stores have a clear and driven process, while keeping costs to a minimum to ensure maximum profitability.
    • Consider the customer and set a compelling story from a visual perspective, balancing commerciality with in store experience to deliver an exciting store experience.
    • Lead, coach and develop the management team to go above and beyond.
    • Push self-development and ability to personally grow own capabilities as a leader.
    • Support peers in other regions and participate in projects and Company initiatives.

    WHAT SKILLS DO I NEED FOR THE ROLE?

    • 6 - 10 years relevant retail management experience
    • 3 – 5 or more years of multi –unit management experience
    • Multi-unit management experience within a fashion and volume sales environment is essential
    • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business, Retail Management or related field preferred
    • Leadership experience and ability to demonstrate a passion for developing others and retaining talent
    • An innate desire to be customer centric and ensure they are at the heart of every decision.
    • Ability to manage upwards and deliver on self-set expectations.
    • Demonstrates leadership and integrity at all times
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Strong merchandising and visual skills
    • Excellent organization skills; ability to plan and execute tasks efficiently
    • Proactive and creative problem solving ability
    • Flexible and adaptable
    • Ability to multi-task and balance multiple priorities
    • Ability to consistently travel within their territory
    • Proficient computer skills using Microsoft Office and Google Platform

    A BIT ABOUT ALLSAINTS AND THE TEAM

     

    THE ALLSAINTS STORY

     

    Founded in 1994, AllSaints has built an international team that includes some of the best global creative talent, imbued with a winning combination of business and design thinking.

    The brand’s constant obsession is to deliver an immersive experience to our international customer base in a way that embraces each unique culture. AllSaints is proud of the fact that every aspect of the brand is curated in-house, from store design and construction to the East London based coding team, making AllSaints a truly agile business working with pace and integrity.

     

    ALLSAINTS PEOPLE

    We recruit the best digital creative innovators and design thinkers across the globe to spread the AllSaints message of integrity and sophistication. Our People are the ambassadors for our brand.

    We look for individuality, confidence and brand passion when we recruit. We seek talent with creative mindsets who are collaborative in their approach. Our brand ambassadors act with humility and treat those around them with respect. Obsessed with brand experience, we constantly strive to develop the brand and customer journey. By 2020, our aim is to lead the industry with best in class talent.

     

    EXPERIENCE

     

    We are looking for talent with experience in a customer facing role.  A background of operating with pace will set you up for success with us.

     

    BENEFITS OF JOINING THE TEAM

     

    Career development.  Your career matters to us and we will do what it takes to help you on your journey in life.  You’ll have to challenge yourself and your leadership.  The opportunities will be there.  You will need to know what to do to take them.

     

    In addition to this we offer competitive pay and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we very much look forward to hearing from you.

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