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Retail District Manager - Career Portals in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 9/24/2018

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Job Description

Goodwill Southern California (GSC) prepares and places thousands of individuals into sustainable employment through programs and services throughout Los Angeles, Riverside and San Bernardino counties. As one of the leading non-profit brands in the world, and the largest non-profit in Southern California, we have been transforming lives through the power of work for over 100 years. Goodwill Southern California supports its mission with proceeds generated from over 78 retail stores and over 44 attended donation centers, as well as from charitable donations and grants from the public and private sectors. Goodwill SoCal is a rapidly evolving organization and yet we have never been more focused – on our mission, on our people, and on our future. It’s always a GOOD day in SoCal!

Job Summary

The District Manager drives sales through store management and ensures the general operation of assigned stores meets Company standards.

1. Ensures stores operational standards are met in the areas of customer service, safety, merchandise presentation, production, housekeeping, cash handling, banking, and business reporting.
2. Assists with the preparation of annual sales and expense budgets.
3. Creates a succession plan for all management levels in the district.
4. Identifies retail sales opportunities using reports and customer input.
5. Manages store budget, ensures profitability and quality of service.
6. Maximizes floor layouts to achieve sales per square foot goals.
7. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding, developing and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
8. Coordinates stores’ delivery and pickup transportation needs.
9. Identifies and resolves store structural, security, loss prevention, safety, loss prevention, equipment needs and maintenance issues.
10. Able to work evenings, weekends and holidays as needed.
11. This job requires extensive local travel (over 75%), a valid CA driver's license and state-required auto insurance. Driving records must be acceptable to company’s insurance vendor.

1. Bachelor's degree from a four-year college or university preferred.
2. Excellent communication and people skills.
3. Demonstrated abilities to lead and motivate direct reports to achieve sales and strategic goals.
4. PC proficient.
5. Knowledge of HR Information and POS systems helpful.

1. 5 years of retail management experience.
2. Min. 7 years of retail experience.

Goodwill is an equal opportunity employer and will provide reasonable accommodations for job duties in accordance with Federal and State law.


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Goodwill gives preferential consideration to persons with barriers to employment.   Persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 

Equal Employment Opportunity

Goodwill is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees. 
Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Disabilities

In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

It is the policy of Goodwill to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment.  If you need assistance for accommodations to interview because of a disability, please notify the Human Resources Department. 
Employment opportunities will not be denied to anyone because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a disability.

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