District Manager in Training

Journeys Nesconset, NY 2019-07-03

Company Overview

Journeys is a leader in the teen specialty retail scene, with more than 800 stores in all 50 states, Puerto Rico and Canada. Journeys uses fashion savvy and merchandising science to keep in step with the fast-paced footwear and accessories market for 13 to 22-year-old guys and girls.

Journeys offers a wide variety of trendy, relevant brands that cater to teens that seek the hottest, new styles. However, the Journeys store is more than a retail environment -- it’s an extension of the teen lifestyle. From the TVs playing exclusive content and the latest music videos, to the visual merchandising strategy and promotions, to the employees whose image and style reflect the customers’ lifestyle and attitude. Journeys is, in every way, an attitude you can wear!

For more information check out: https://www.journeys.com/careers

Why Work for Journeys?

  • We’re committed to our people – we want you to succeed!
  • We offer rapid promotions for top performers – we promote from within.
  • Tangible results of your hard work reflected in your paycheck… Work Hard- Make Good Money, Work Harder- Make GREAT Money!
  • Compensation includes base pay, sales commission, and bonus potential.
  • Great Store Environment
  • Excellent Benefits
  • We are fun, a bit irreverent and encourage you to embrace your individuality.


Assist District Manager in supervising retail store locations in assigned territory, while developing necessary skill sets to perform the job functions required as a DM.


  • Achieves sales goals and profitability targets in all stores while maintaining performance in
  • Home Store.
  • Assist the District Manager in evaluating people / performance and determine action plans to improve sales and measure results.
  • Assist the District Manager in staffing stores within the district
  • Assists in managing loss prevention efforts in assigned stores
  • Recruits, interviews, and hires store management candidates (per RVP’s/DM’s instructions)
  • Trains, develops, and promotes store employees in his/her area
  • Conducts store visits regularly (per RVP’s/DM’s instructions)
  • Directs store operations and implements company policies and procedures
  • Communicate regularly with District Manager, Regional Vice President, and corporate office staff


  • Home Store meets the Grand Open Ready criteria
  • Experience in retail stores at the Area Manager level, preferable one to two years of field management experience
  • Valid state motor vehicle operator’s license. Willingness to travel extensively in assigned territory.
  • Ability to climb, reach, bend, and lift up to 50 pounds.
  • Proven ability to increase sales and profitability
  • Proven ability to recruit, train, and develop high-caliber teams
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced, fluid environment
  • Certified in ALL of our training programs
  • Authorized Auditor
  • Completed the DMIT certification course or one to three years Multi Store Supervisor experience in retail.
  • Stand for long periods of time
  • Must be at least 18 years of age.


Check out the following website for more information on all our awesome benefits:


Job Type: Full-time


  • Relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits offered:

  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Healthcare spending or reimbursement accounts such as HSAs or FSAs
  • Other types of insurance
  • Retirement benefits or accounts
  • Education assistance or tuition reimbursement
  • Child Care benefits
  • Gym memberships or discounts
  • Commuting/travel assistance
  • Employee discounts
  • Flexible schedules
  • Workplace perks such as food/coffee and flexible work schedules
  • Others
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