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District Design Manager
Achieve sales goals while maintaining satisfactory profit performance, gross margin, inventory levels, and customer service. Maintain Design Center image through a planned merchandizing program ensuring the Ethan Allen brand is consistent. Achieve budgeted sales growth and establish a plan for continued improvement. Cultivate an environment in which the staff is inspired to reach their fullest potential in relation to business growth.
Education: BA or BS degree in Business and/or Interior Design with courses in such areas as accounting, economics, management, or similar courses.
Experience: Five or more years in retail sales management and merchandizing. Experienced in budget forecasting, monitoring, and preparation of financial reports, managing sales growth, and procuring profits. Supervisory experience required. Multi store management experience preferred.
Other requirements: An entrepreneurial attitude and approach with excellent business sense. Ability to effectively communicate and motivate people. Must be accessible to associates on holidays, weekends, and evenings as the business demands. Travel within the district is required as well as limited overnight travel.