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District Managers work in the retail or dining industry and are in charge of the administration of multiple stores in a region. Common work activities for District Managers include running marketing campaigns, overseeing daily operations, recruiting staff, budgeting, maintaining stocks, and liaising with vendors. Those seeking to work as District Managers should emphasize in their resumes commercial awareness, sales orientation, leadership, organization, and time management. Education requirements for District Managers may vary, and some resume samples may display a degree in retail management.

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District Manager

Directed all sales, staffing and operations of 15 stores in Florida and Puerto Rico through activities of 200 Sales, Human Resources, and Store Operations Associates. Full P & L. Generated $30M in annual sales.

  • Led store expansion in Florida and Puerto Rico. Opened eight new stores in first 18 months; hired over 40 managers/supervisors
  • Initiated culture of excellence and accountability which retained over 80% of top manager over five years
  • Great Places to Work Advisor for Fortune's Top 100 Companies to Work For in '08, '09, '10 and '11
  • Best guest satisfaction scores in the company for four straight years
  • Spearheaded growth with improved operational standards, effective merchandising and key personnel moves
  • Created variety of selling and merchandising programs which positively impacted bottom line performance
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
Business
2

District Manager

Top 5 inventory result of 1.4% for 8 years by focusing on key result areas, coaching and performance management.

  • Opened 6 prototype stores in 5 years- procured top talent, exceeded revenue goals and partnered with real estate on site selection.
  • Reduced payroll costs by 1.9% yearly below budget. Follows up to ensure company tools are being used to effectively manage the business.
  • Grew conversion to 40.6%- comp improvement of 1.9%.
  • UPT growth of .12% to goal over 3 years.
  • Implemented and developed interview process to quickly identify top talent at associate and management level.
  • Chosen to pilot college internship program. Only DM to have successful candidate finish and be placed in SM role.
  • Presidents Club 2007
Candidate Info
27
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Medical Assisting
AS
Science
3

District Manager

Managed control of company assets, managed and developed people for future growth and developed and implemented activities of full profit and loss responsibility. Set the direction of work for the area and handled responsibility for the quality and accuracy of work performance with 14 stores.

  • Achieved annual sales volume in excess of $3M through exceptional people development skills.
  • Maintained zero management turnover, 2012 - 2013.
  • Served as a strong visual merchandiser using several different store front configurations.
  • Provided excellent customer service in both hard and soft line business.
  • Increased profitability by moving bottom producing stores to the middle through upselling additional personalization of products.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
Business
4

District Manager

Full P&L responsibility for a high volume district with annual sales of $100 million. Managed staff selection, succession planning, customer service, asset protection and merchandising standards.

  • Generated the top district sales performance in the Midwest Region for 2005.
  • Reduced inventory shrink to below 1% through improved operational standards.
  • Established model store in Joliet, IL to provide training location for new managers as well as testing ground for new initiatives in merchandising and store operations.
  • Invited as speaker at the 2005 National Store Manager Conference to present merchandising standards to the field organization including store managers, district managers and regional vice presidents.
Candidate Info
21
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
AS
Associate of Science
5

District Manager

Mentored and trained 39 [company name] Retailers on business fundamentals and retail techniques. Accountable for locating new markets, leases, business proformas, customizing business plans for each store, business development; monitored and created cash flow/trend analyses, retail environment, sales, operations, marketing, brand management and customer service.

  • Awarded Region of the year in 2012 and Top Ranked District Manager 2013.
  • Collaborated with Human Resource Team, designed a new review program to improve focus and clarify goals.
  • Refined retail growth tools for the Western Division that produced double digit increases.
  • Participated in Corporate Peer-to-Peer input teams to restructure and streamline operations for company wide programs used today.
  • Influenced 44 stores within the Phoenix Retailer Group to develop integrated marketing programs to increase sales, footsteps and brand awareness.
Candidate Info
22
years in
workforce
7
years
at this job
BS
Business Management
6

District Manager - Florida

Managed 8 locations with over 300 associates producing over 50M in revenue. Collaborated with 15 Store and Operations Managers to direct day-to day operations including sales strategies, merchandising, scheduling, inventory control, loss prevention, HR development and performance evaluations. Fostered an environment of creativity and diversity to maximize succession planning and productivity.

  • Analyzed reports to maximize productivity of cross-functional teams. Increased sales by 9% within a 2-year period. Decreased operating costs 1.2% by cutting expenses, overtime and payroll.
  • Orchestrated scheduling initiative. Lowered costs and reduced turnover from 58% to 25%.
  • New Business Development. Delivered increase of 69% over a 2-year period by creating marketing events to support growth of new service segments.
  • Performance Management. Established performance plans to drive sales and increase productivity.
  • Brand Development. Collaborated with corporate office and landlords to open 1 of 3 [company name] Outlet Stores. Resulted in sell through of over 2M in aging inventory.
  • People Leadership. Cultivated team environment and produced 11 Store Managers, 5 Operations Managers and a District Manager.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BA
Communication Arts | Advertising And Marketing
7

District Manager

Operated in a General Manager capacity in two separate units and grew into the District Manager position within 11 months.

  • Oversaw the operation of 9 restaurants covering 3 states with an average volume of $2 million
  • Coached and developed management personnel to achieve P&L objectives.
  • Created new revenue streams through aggressive local store marketing and community involvement.
  • Performed periodic operations inspections and cash audits to ensure consistent compliance and formulate action plans with direct interaction with General Managers to assist them with developing and achieving realistic goals.
  • Assisted with new store openings and recruited, hired and developed management personnel.
  • Provided positive environment and promoted team building activities at all levels
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
Food & Nutrition
8

District Manager

District manager responsible for daily operations of seven Houston restaurants with $14M in annual sales.

  • Took over district in 2008 as 23rd performing district out of 24. In 36 months built sales and controlled costs to rank 4th out of 24 Districts.
  • Led a 35-member management team with a total workforce of 195 employees.
  • Proposed designed and managed company's marketing plan.
  • Develope 2 General Managers of the Year for the Houston Region in 2009 & 2011.
  • District Manager of the Year for the Houston Region 2011.
  • Founded an Annual Houston/ Region Shift Leader Conference
Candidate Info
36
years in
workforce
10
years
at this job
AA
Associate of Arts
9

District Manager

Managed 6-9 store teams to total volume of $10 million including locations in Central Florida and Ft. Lauderdale

  • Recruited & staffed all stores along with opening 4 new locations as the company grew
  • Retained top talent; initiated promotions of 1 Store Manager to District Manager; 6 Co and Assistant Managers to Store Managers and numerous sales managers from stylist
  • Assisted in 8 Regional store openings in Florida and Virginia and 3 store re-locations in Florida
  • Consistently in Top 10 stores in Company in Comp Sales results
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
AA
Fashion Merchandising
10

District Manager

Oversaw 31 stores in NY, PA, CT, and MA with 5 Supervisors as direct reports and 150 Promoters as indirect reports.

  • Recruited and trained approximately 100 employees and decreased turnover rate by 15 %.
  • Increased hours of productivity from 100 to over 600 which resulted in increased sales of 25 %.
  • Consistently met or exceeded productivity each month per monthly reports.
  • Initiated district wide training and awareness of Sears in-store home improvement operations.
Candidate Info
15
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
BS
Marketing / Dean
MS
Theater

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