District Manager, Key City Adidas (12 Month Contract)
Vaughan, Ontario, Canada
8h ago
source : FashionJobs
  • You are a creative, confident and collaborative owner of your business, with a clear vision of the role that Key City Toronto stores play in the market.
  • You are a humble, service-oriented leader who can harness the potential of their team to win consumers and earn fans of our brands for life.
  • You are a nimble, resourceful operator who can translate strategic direction into tactical plans that result in coherent, impactful consumer experiences.
  • You are an influential example of the adidas Brand Belief & Values in every choice you make with your partners, your teams and your consumers.
  • You are an open and self-aware role model, who values the feedback that leads you to learning opportunities to improve yourself.
  • You understand retail KPIs and how they shape Profit & Loss Statements, generating insight from them to diagnose store opportunities and then effectively address them.
  • You recognize and understand the decisions, processes and touchpoints that influence sales conversion, and review them continuously with your team to improve performance-
  • You allocate resources flexibly and profitably, to support each store in achieving the correct balance of Good to Great across the 4 Ps of People, Process, Presentation and Premises.

  • You set the example for service leadership through your management team s presence on the sales floor, to drive a consumer-
  • obsessed culture and corresponding store performance.- You focus your store leaders on your consumers needs and expectations through the choices made by your leadership team, and their ability to train, coach and nurture talent.

  • You continually assess your leadership team s ability to deliver exemplary service, measured by the direction they give, the accountability they bring, and the confidence of their performance management.
  • You ensure the mastery of adidas omni-channel operations standards, policies and procedures within your teams, and build the expertise among your leaders to continually elevate the skills of their teams and peers.
  • You drive to full adoption of the processes and tools that drive performance throughout your District, breeding a culture of continuous improvement within your stores and spreading proven ideas throughout.
  • You continually seek out opportunities for efficiency, surfacing examples of waste and advocating on behalf of your stores to solution providers and business partners.
  • You equip your team with the knowledge, training and tools required to Connect, Engage and Inspire the consumer through our brand stories and products.
  • You ensure that our Brands can connect 1 : 1 with our consumers through the communities, technologies and experiences that we create.
  • You understand the role of Key City Toronto in both the overall Canadian Brand strategy for adidas, but also the end-to-
  • end experience of the adidas consumer, across all channels and touchpoints, and take ownership of their satisfaction at every opportunity.

  • You continuously seek out new opportunities for your existing team to build their individual power to contribute, while at the same time actively recruit to bring new skills & experience into your store.
  • You foster a collaborative environment by establishing clear shared goals, involving others in the decision-making process and building productive relationships.
  • You nurture an environment of confidence by acting with integrity, setting high expectations and enabling a learn and growth culture.
  • You embody creativity through the combination of seeking the new and turning ideas into action.- You employ a combination of 90-
  • day planning and aspirational goal-setting to maximize your team s individual and collective development, driving the business while growing the people.

  • Must possess and consistently exhibit the competencies relative to the position.- Proficient retail knowledge operational and selling skills.
  • Retail business management skills (fiscal and operational).- Proficient skills in coaching and talent management.- Ability to prioritize and allocate resources effectively.
  • Well developed ability to read, write, comprehend, and speak (conversational) English.- Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of employees, customers, and the general public.
  • Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively through multiple lines of communication.- Excellent computer skills (MS Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and ability to quickly learn new systems (e.
  • g. POS systems, web-portals, etc.).- While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, talk, and listen.

    The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands, fingers, and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    The employee must frequently lift and / or move up to 12 kg and occasionally lift and / or move up to 34 kg.- Ability to work a varied schedule including weekends, evenings and statutory holidays.

    Also able to work extra hours during peak sales periods which include, but are not limited to, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Easter, and Back-

    to-School.- Understanding of all pertinent government legislation applicable to retail establishments.- Excellent command of the English language required and French language considered an asset (required for Quebec stores).

  • College or University degree, ideally with commerce, marketing or sales focus; or equivalent professional experience- 4-
  • 6+ years industry and / or relevant work experience.- Experienced leader of people in a complex working environment.- Proven ability to develop, communicate, drive, and execute strategies.

  • Fluent written and spoken English language skills, French is a plus.
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