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Corp Stores District Manager

Date: Jun 24, 2019

Location: Walnut Creek, CA, US, 94507

Company: Hallmark

     reqid: 27025 

WHEN YOU CARE ENOUGH YOU CAN CHANGE THE WORLD.

Do you want to work for a one of the world's most trusted and recognized brands? Hallmark is a company rooted in connecting people. We care for our employees, our communities, and our world. A career at Hallmark means you get to make a big impact and create something that can make a genuine difference. We’re looking for people who want to continue to carry our vision forward.

WHO WE ARE:

At Hallmark Gold Crown, we believe it is our mission to help change the world, one moment, one celebration, one relationship at a time through our ideas, inspiration and actions.

WE ARE LOOKING FOR:

The mission of the Corporate Stores is to bring the Hallmark image to life in a world-class specialty retail environment.  Hallmark continues to reinvent its specialty retail channel for the future with a renewed focus on the customer experience.  As this future unfolds, the District Manager will lead their business and oversee the changing image, culture and environment of their stores and team.

This position works from a home office.  This role will cover a market spanning San Jose and Santa Rosa.  The ideal candidate will be located central to the Bay area.

AN OVERVIEW:

As a CSG District Manager you will drive district sales and the profitability plan to meet or exceed retail sales revenue targets for approximately eight (8) corporately owned stores.  You will direct and oversee overall operation of retail stores within your district to ensure stores are running smoothly, effectively managing payroll, and focused on the consumer - their needs and store experience. 

The district manager consistently demonstrates enthusiasm for the business, models positive business behaviors and leads a team of store managers.  Your ability to motivate, coach and strengthen store managers as team leaders, retail operators and business owners is essential to growth and success of the business.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You have ownership and strong influence of multiple elements to enable success including; talent, product mix, visual merchandising and marketing.
  • Responsible for leading, informing and influencing corporate partners to ensure all elements are relevant to local consumer.  Manages and promotes a “best in class” specialty retail experience for our consumers.
  • Attract, select and retain high caliber talent. 
  • Knowledgeable and participates in the social media landscape and enthusiastically share insights and direction with his/her team. 
  • Enable speed and sound decision making, are consumer centric, competitively focused and internally collaborative.  You take risks, drive to win and innovate. 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

You must show how you meet the basic qualifications (listed below) in a resume or document you upload, or by completing the work experience and education application fields. Accepted file types are Microsoft Word (DOC or DOCX), PDF, HTML, or TXT.

In compliance with the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986, Hallmark Cards, Inc. and its subsidiary companies will hire only individuals lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Hallmark does not generally provide sponsorship for employment. Employment by Hallmark is contingent upon the signing of the Employment Agreement, signing of an agreement to arbitrate in connection with the Hallmark Dispute Resolution Program, completing Form I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification and satisfactory reference and background checks.

In addition to other pre-employment contingency checks, a driver check will also be completed. Individuals with three or more driving-related violations in a 3-year period, and those with a record of any driving-related violation or offense involving drugs or alcohol with the last five years will not be eligible for this position.

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

The following is required to be considered for this role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience. 
  • Travel between stores and overnight stays as required based on district assignment. 
  • Experience in  business analytics to support store and district success including management of cost factors, payroll, etc.
  • Experience in Microsoft Office, including strong Excel skills.  
  • Cannot have three or more driving-related violations in a 3 year period, or a record of any driving-related violations or offense involving drugs or alcohol within the last five years.

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Your resume will stand out if you have:

 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in management, retailing, business or related field.
  • 2-3 years of district level or multi-store level management experience  and /or Hallmark sales or GC channel experience
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills; ability to manage, train and coach staff
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet project deadlines; consistently demonstrates a focus on the consumer, acts with speed and urgency, makes decisions, takes risks and works collaboratively.
  • Experience and results in utilizing social media to reach consumers and market products to drive sales and create an engaging consumer experience to grow sales at the store and district level.

 

 

BENEFITS AND PERKS:
At Hallmark, we help people feel connected to what matters. That’s true of our employees, just as it is our consumers. Providing benefits that support the lives and wellbeing of Hallmarkers is among the most important investments the company makes.

Hallmark benefits are designed to give you choices. Wherever you are in life, we want you to find the benefits that are right for you and your loved ones. Explore the Hallmark Benefits Guide to learn more.

Hallmark is an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, pregnancy, national origin, physical or mental disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, or any other legally-protected status.  Principals only please.

 


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