CDS District Manager CAN

  • Company:
    Advantage Sales & Marketing LLC dba Advantage Solutions
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / monthly
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    3 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Business / Mgmt

CDS District Manager CAN Club Demonstration Services (CDS) is looking for a well-rounded District Manager to lead, oversee and execute performance within an assigned territory in line with the overall strategy goals. The ideal candidate takes pride in developing and successfully leading multi-unit teams inside Costco while flawlessly executing sales strategies. The District Manager will support the Canada Operations Manager to ensure CDS remains at the forefront of the global event marketing industry and will assist in leveraging organizational resources and the customer to achieve strategic and financial objectives for CDS. As a District Manager, you have a passion for driving sales and providing exceptional customer experiences. The best part of this position is motivating a talented, competitive District team who work hard, have fun, and are committed to doing their best every day.CDS is the preferred in-house event marketing provider to Costco. We offer the best person-to-person marketing services in the industry, driving sales for our customers and Costco. APPLY TODAY!What We Offer:Full benefits including Medical, Dental, VisionShort and Long-Term DisabilityRRSPwith company matchGenerous paid time offResponsibilities:Assist in the development and maintenance of operational responsibilities for the CDS organization, including project planning, management, execution, managing a budget, profit and loss responsibility, and using activity-based costing.Collaborate with the Country Manager to evaluate various event performance metrics, including execution rates, sales performance, labor hours and operational costs and adjust as necessary.Manage financial goals of assigned regions. Use analytics to assess ways to improve financial position. Review operational standing of assigned regions to identify areas of opportunity for increased profit margin.Achieve defined revenue and net income objectives through sales activation, strategy and expense management.Recognize and develop skills and abilities of the Event Managers to achieve objectives and provide effective leadership for each District.Provide direction for and practices of employee management, such as recruiting, hiring, training, disciplining, evaluating and terminations.Qualifications:Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience5 years in retail management preferably at a client-side, branded, consumer-packaged goods company; or a combination of supplier-side and client-side experience.3 years’ experience managing multi-unit locations programs or similar leadership experienceFlexible retail schedule including weekendsHome office with the ability to travel as required Excellent written, verbal and interpersonal communication skillsProficiency with Microsoft Office and other web applications The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.The Companyis one of North America’s leading sales and marketing agencies specializing in outsourced sales, merchandising, category management and marketing services to manufacturers, suppliers and producers of food products and consumer packaged goods.The Company services a variety of trade channels including grocery, mass merchandise, specialty, convenience, drug, dollar, club, hardware, consumer electronics and home centers. We bridge the gap between manufacturers and retailers, providing consumers access to the best products available in the marketplace today.Essential Job Duties and Responsibilities Job DutyAssist in the development and maintenance of operational responsibilities for the organization, including project planning, management, execution, managing a budget, profit and loss responsibility, and using activity-based costing.Support the maintenance and ongoing development of corporate governance framework, policies and procedures.Manage financial goals of assigned regions. Use analytics to assess ways to improve financial position. Review operational standing of assigned regions to identify areas of opportunity for increased profit margin.Collaborate with the VP of Operations to evaluate various event performance metrics, including execution rates, sales performance, labor hours and operational costs and make adjustments as necessary.Achieve defined revenue and net income objectives through sales activation, strategy and expense management.Optimize customer satisfaction/loyalty through improved operations.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesDirect Reports- Hires, retains, trains, coaches, guides, directs, and develops direct reports using company-wide processes, tools and resourcesIndirect Reports- May delegate work of others and provide guidance, direction and mentoring to indirect reportsMinimum QualificationsThe following are the minimum job-related qualifications which an individual needs in order to successfully perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the jobEducation Level: (Required):Bachelor”s Degree Or equivalent experienceSkills, Knowledge and AbilitiesExcellent Written & Verbal Communication SkillsSupervising Skills, to include Delegating Responsibility, Training, & Evaluating PerformanceWell Organized, Detail Oriented, & able to Handle Fast Paced Work EnvironmentTrack Record of Building & Maintaining Customer/Client RelationshipsAbility to Gather Data, Compile Information, & Prepare ReportsDecision Making SkillsBasic Computer Skills, including Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Access, Outlook, & web browsersFood Safety Certification requiredEnvironmental & Physical RequirementsField / Administrative RequirementsIncumbent must be able to perform the essential functions of the job. Work may be performed in an office, field, retail store, or warehouse environment. Typically requires the ability to spend 66%+ hours each work day doing the following activities: engage in considerable physical activity, ability to lift and/or push up to 10 kg, stand on feet for long periods of time, use products or cook food as appropriate for the demonstration, and may be required to work in extremely cold conditions (i.e. refrigerated and freezer sections). Also required to travel and drive. The use of proper safety practices when handling the products and/or cooking is essential.Additional Information RegardingThe Company Job Duties and Job DescriptionsThe Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to race, nation or ethnic origin, colour, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy and childbearing), sexual orientation, marital status, family status, physical or mental disability or pardoned criminal convictions, or any other category protected by law. The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position. The Company reserves the right at any time with or without notice to alter or change job responsibilities, reassign or transfer job position or assign additional job responsibilities.The Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable a qualified applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law. Employee understands that neither the provision of the Job Description nor any representation in this document creates a guarantee or contract of employment for any specified period of time or changes the nature of Employee’s employment, which can only be modified in a writing signed by the CEO.The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of associates so classified.The Company is committed to providing equal opportunity in all employment practices without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, physical or mental disability, or any other category protected by law. As part of this commitment, the Company shall provide reasonable accommodations of known disabilities to enable an applicant or employee to apply for employment, perform the essential functions of the job, or enjoy the benefits and privileges of employment as required by the law.The Company welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. The Company will provide reasonable accommodations, accessible formats and communication supports upon request to persons with disabilities who take part in all aspects of the recruitment and selection process. If you require accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact: Recruiter, Talent Acquisition, for external applicants, or, a Supervisor for internal applicants.