Posted on: July 23, 2019 | Job#: 287557

District Manager - Long Island

Full-time | 630 Old Country Rd, Garden City, NY, US 11530-3402

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About Gap

Gap has always been about optimistic American style. Starting with our very first store on Ocean Avenue in San Francisco, opened almost 50 years ago by Doris and Don Fisher. The thread that’s run through those five decades is the phenomenal people that make up our brand – our employees and our customers. People who are rooted in the legacy that makes Gap what it is, but who are also focused on the future. People who want to leave the world better than they found it.

We’ve built our brand on staying true to our roots while always being out in front of what’s next. If you want to be part of an iconic American brand, and help lead the way for where we’re headed, we’d love to have you join us.

About the role

As a District Manager, you lead a portfolio of stores and coach a team of General Managers to deliver an optimal customer and employee experience, operational excellence, merchandising execution, maximum productivity and profitable sales and earnings growth. You are accountable to drive consistent, high performance across all initiatives, and for ensuring consistency between your stores as measured by the P&L and other reports.

What you'll do

  • Attract, hire, develop and retain the best team to meet both short and long-term business goals.
  • Monitor performance and consistently follow-up to ensure results are delivered.
  • Develop individual and team performance & capabilities via clear expectations, intentional conversations, meaningful recognition and accountability.
  • Foster and maintain an inclusive and collaborative work environment.
  • Identify themes in product performance across your portfolio and create a district merchandising plan to excel performance utilizing data points, strategy and seasonality
  • Lead effective store visits focused on driving behaviors which enable the team to consistently deliver results in all areas of the business.
  • Identify and use multiple ways to achieve goals when confronted with obstacles; plan for contingencies.
  • Identify and solve problems with sustainable solutions
  • Maintain a keen awareness of the external market and competition
  • Ensure stores are operating in compliance with all Gap Inc. policies and procedures

Who you are

  • Demonstrated ability to drive results; execute based upon direction and manage multiple, competing priorities
  • Demonstrated ability to build merchandising capability and coach to sustain merchant strength in stores
  • Demonstrated ability to build diverse, high performing teams with an inclusive environment
  • Demonstrated ability to deliver an exceptional customer experience via all channels
  • Demonstrated ability to continually embrace challenges, take risks, learn fast and enable change.
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve beyond what is expected, and take actions or use improvements or learnings to exceed existing goals.
  • College degree preferred.
  • 3+ year’s multi-unit, high volume, complex business leadership preferred.
  • Flexible to work days, nights, weekends and holidays to meet the needs of the business.
  • Ability to travel overnight and/or between stores as required.
  • Ability to lift and carry 30lbs.

Benefits at Gap

  • Merchandise discount for our brands: 50% off regular-priced merchandise at Gap, Banana Republic and Old Navy, 30% off at Outlet and 25% off at Athleta for all employees.
  • One of the most competitive Paid Time Off plans in the industry.*
  • Employees can take up to five “on the clock” hours each month to volunteer at a charity of their choice.*
  • Extensive 401(k) plan with company matching for contributions up to four percent of an employee’s base pay.*
  • Employee stock purchase plan.*
  • Medical, dental, vision and life insurance.*
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*For eligible employees

Gap Inc. is an equal-opportunity employer and is committed to providing a workplace free from harassment and discrimination. We are committed to recruiting, hiring, training and promoting qualified people of all backgrounds, and make all employment decisions without regard to any protected status. We have received numerous awards for our long-held commitment to equality and will continue to foster a diverse and inclusive environment of belonging. This year, we’ve been named as one of the Best Places to Work by the Humans Rights Campaign for the fourteenth consecutive year and have been included in the 2019 Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index for the second year in a row.

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