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Jun 8, 2021

Hamburg, US, 19526

District Manager

District Manager Job Description

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Bethlehem Shared Services provides professional services exclusively for Cigars International, CIGAR.com, Pipes & Cigars, Thompson Cigar, Meier & Dutch, Cigarbid.com and its affiliates. We are the fastest growing cigar company in the country, and leading online and direct marketer of fine cigars, premium pipe tobaccos, luxury gifts and accessories, and more.
Our Headquarters is located in the heart of the Lehigh Valley in historic Bethlehem, PA. While our roots are in direct marketing and we have a strong e-commerce and growing brick-and-mortar retail presence. We have three (3) Retail locations in Pennsylvania, two (2) in Texas and two (2) in Florida and more to come!

 

 

IGNITED BY CHALLENGE:

Our organization is all about creating moments of great enjoyment for smokers. This promise has made us a world-leading manufacturer of cigars and traditional pipe tobacco. When you join our company, you will be part of an industry that is constantly changing. It takes a team of quick minds to grow and thrive, even when you deliver high-quality, natural products like ours. That is why we look for smart, tenacious people who will go that extra mile.

In return, we offer you the opportunity to challenge the status quo. We’ll give you the freedom to question the way we do things and room to explore as far as your talent will take you. It is our belief that smoking tobacco involves a health risk and is habitual.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

Cigars International is looking for an experienced, motivated, and proactive District Manager.  The District Manager leads the effort to exceed expectations, provide exceptional service and display passion for our brand. They are responsible for conducting strategic business analysis and driving their store teams to deliver top/bottom line sales results. The District Manager ensures consistent visual and operational standards across all their stores. 

 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

Provides Management guidance and leadership to Store Managers and staff.

Responsible for all activities of stores in the assigned district with an emphasis on maximizing sales and profitability.

Manages the execution of company initiatives and ensures compliance with company standards.
 

  • Controlling payroll hours, cash control, conduct store audits and monitor inventory shrinkage throughout the district.
  • Analyzing district sales results and trends to achieve sales increases and maximize sales and profits.
  • Develops sales and customer service strategies that maximize local market potential,  promote brand awareness and drive customer loyalty.
  • Thinks strategically and understands the business.
  • Evaluates, prioritizes, plans, delegates, administrates and adapts to business needs.
  • Conducts store visits to ensure quality, consistency and compliance with company marketing/merchandising programs and high standards of store appearance.
  • Manages direct reports including staffing, training, development, performance assessment, disciplinary actions, and succession planning.
     

KNOWLEDGE SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum 5 years of multi-unit experience in a luxury retail environment.
  • Outstanding leadership skills with the ability to mentor and lead by example.
  • Successful track record in increasing sales, driving profits and meeting company goals.
  • Strong merchandising and operational skills.
  • Strong analytical, planning, interpersonal and problem-solving skills with a working knowledge of profit and loss statements.
  • Proven ability to network, recruit, train, develop and promote quality people.
  • Energetic, results-oriented and competitive with a drive to succeed.
  • Ability to travel to stores.
  • College degree in Business Management preferred.

 

BENEFITS:

We value our employees and in addition to our competitive salaries, we offer a competitive benefits package to our talented team members including:

 

  • Comprehensive Health Care, Vision & Dental Plan
  • Flexible Spending Account
  • Disability Plans
  • Basic & Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Additional Supplemental Benefits
  • Paid Vacation, Paid Time Off (PTO) days, Holidays
  • 401(k) Retirement Saving Plan including a generous Company match
  • Company Pension Plan

 

Cigars International is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

 

 

 


Nearest Major Market: Reading PA