|Job Description :
||At Five Below our growth is a result of the people who embrace our purpose: We know life is way better when you are free to Let Go & Have Fun in an amazing experience, filled with unlimited possibilities, priced so low, you can always say yes to the newest, coolest stuff! Just ask any of our over 17,000 associates who work at Five Below and they’ll tell you there’s no other place like it. It all starts with our purpose and then, The Five Below Way, which is our values and behaviors that each and every associate believes in.
It’s all about culture at Five Below, making this a place that can inspire you as much as you inspire us with big ideas, super energy, passion, and the ability to make the workplace a WOWplace!
Position: District Manager
DEPARTMENT: Store Operations
Report To: Regional Director
At Five Below our growth is a result of the people who embrace our purpose: We know life is way better when you are free to Let Go & Have Fun in an amazing experience, filled with unlimited possibilities, priced so low, you can always say yes to the newest, coolest stuff! Just ask any of our over 12,000 associates who work at Five Below and they’ll tell you there’s no other place like it. It all starts with our purpose and then, The Five Below Way , which is our values and behaviors that each and every associate believes in.
So if your heart is beating a little quicker and your smile is getting bigger now that you know what we’re all about, let’s just say your search for a one-of-a-kind experience that’s much more than a j-o-b just might be officially ending HERE. It’s all about culture at Five Below, making this a place that can inspire you as much as you inspire us with big ideas, super energy, passion, and the ability to make the workplace a WOW place!
The District Manager will assume leadership role for multiple stores throughout a designated geographical area with accountability for maximizing business results through consistent direction and follow up. Builds high performance teams through recruiting, developing, coaching; as well as retention and succession planning of top talent. Ensures execution of all company merchandising and operational standards. Strategically reacts to and analyzes business metrics through root cause analysis to maximize productivity. Creates a remarkable internal and external customer environment where decisions are value based to include: accountability, collaboration and humility.
Reports to Regional Director. Supervises Store Managers, Customer Experience Managers, Merchandise Managers, Support Leads, and Store Associates. Must possess the ability to: Drive Financial and service results:
Achieves district business metrics and objectives including: sales, profitability, shrink, payroll and staffing
Ensures exceptional customer experiences through the effective implementation of the MOD program and application of the Five Below service model.
Operates district with entrepreneurial spirit that inspires out of the box thinking to impact business results
Analyzes daily, weekly, monthly business results and store visits to pursue ways to drive greater performance level of direct reports.
Achieves results without compromising quality or integrity of work Leadership: • Takes personal accountability for delivering results
Motivates and inspires through shared vision and clear goals
Presents facts clearly and has a teachable point of view
Is an effective listener that inspires trust and respect of direct reports
Has an ability to lead through and adapt to change
Balances competing priorities with a recognition of what is critical
Models Five Below cultural values of “wow our customers”, “unleash your passion”, “hold the penny hostage”, “achieve the impossible”, and “work hard, have fun, and build a career”.
Develops a peer network internally and externally to build strong recruitment and succession planning for district/region
Establishes and communicates a clear, compelling vision for the team that inspires empowerment to meet or exceed company objectives
Assesses how to motivate many kinds of direct reports and team members
Establishes and facilitates career paths for each manager through individual development planning and performance coaching
Empowers team to set high standards and achieve them
Values and appreciates inclusion and diversity
Partners with Human Resources in the implementation and administration of associate policies, programs, practices and procedures aimed at attracting, retaining and motivating Associates.
Actively promotes strong management and associate dynamics consistent with Five Below policies, local laws and regulations Merchandising and Operations:
Ensures execution of all company merchandising and visual direction to positively impact sales and the customer experience
Assures that merchandise flow meets company set standards and closely monitors sell through. Works closely with corporate business partners to capitalize on business opportunities
Manages resources to maximize financial goals
Minimum 3-5 years district manager in specialty retail environment or equivalent work experience
College degree preferred • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Proven ability to motivate others
Proficiency in base computer use, including e-mail, MS Word or other word processing program and Excel or other spreadsheet program
Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer
If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you’ll enjoy your career with us!
Five Below is an Equal Opportunity Employer.