District Manager - Express - st. Louis/Kansas City
A Brand That's What's Now
Express is the sexy, sophisticated lifestyle fashion brand for every occasion:work, weekends, or nights on the town.Our brand is what's new and what's now for young fashion-forward men and women.We have more than 600 retail and outlet stores throughout the United States, Puerto Rico, and Canada, as well as franchise stores in Latin America.We also have a best-in-class online/mobile shopping experience at www.express.com that allows our customers to shop whenever and wherever they like.
A Workplace To Match
We think you'll like it here.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, generous associate discount, casual work environment, and the opportunity to connect and engage with some of the smartest, most passionate individuals in the fashion business.We're always looking for talented leaders at all levels to join our team; if this sounds like you, we'd love to chat!
The District Manager manages a district with an annual volume of $20-$30 million and supervises approximately ten to twelve stores and Store Sales Managers. Must possess the ability to:BUILD TALENT -Attract, hire, develop, inspire and retain top talent -Coach, develop and maximize the success of all Store Managers (SMs) Motivate, inspire and retain Associates -Ensure capability education is deliveredBUILD CAPABILITY - Analyze the business and create/communicate clear action plans that optimize results and ensure effective execution of all operational activities -Analyze business, create action plans and gain buy-in with Store management -Manage profit and expenses -Direct workforce management activities -Direct merchandise flow activities -Manage operational execution -Ensure Loss Prevention policies and practices are being followedBUILD THE BRAND - Build a Stores environment that is sharply focused on consistently delivering exceptional, positive in-Store customer experiences -Direct a consistent focus in delivering customer experiences -Ensure visual standards are set in accordance with Brand direction -Direct the implementation of Brand selling strategies -Lead change and innovationStrong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to travel (auto, airplane), visit Stores and attend District, Region and corporate meetingsAbility to work periodic weekends and eveningsAbility to periodically execute most of the Store's duties, including but not limited to:-Backroom processing-Visual presentation standards/marketing presentation-Register functions-Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
As an equal opportunity employer, Express does not discriminate in hiring or terms and conditions of employment on the basis of any federal, state, or locally protected class. Express only hires individuals authorized for employment in the United States.Notification to Agencies: Please note that Express does not accept unsolicited resumes or calls from third-party recruiters or employment agencies.In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement and approval from HR to submit resumes for a specific requisition,Express will not consider or approve payment to any third-parties for hires made.