“The product is fun and lets me flex my creative muscles every season, but the best part of working here honestly, is the team. The people I work with are amazing, and that counts for a lot in the design industry!”

Sean, Designer

District Manager - Gymboree, Seattle
in WA - Seattle

Job Description

Original. Optimistic. Unexpected. These are just a few of the ways we describe ourselves at Gymboree. We’re more than a clothing brand. We encourage every child’s creative and independent spirit so they can start to discover who they want to be—and you could play a part in that. Sound like fun? Then you might be the perfect fit for us!

Field Leadership

At Gymboree, we know our field leaders are a big part of our success. We look for talented people who can meet the unique needs of each of our retail locations while empowering their teams to make the Gymboree shopping experience the best it can be. Our District Managers are a valued part of the Gymboree family.

What You’ll Do

The District Manager is responsible for sales management, operations, and human resources in their assigned district to ensure maximum productivity and profitability. Responsibilities include:

  • Recruiting, developing, and motivating teams to deliver the company's vision, customer experience, and financial strategies for the stores in an assigned district
  • Leading the district through inspiring and directed communication, team building, and establishing effective business relationships
  • Overseeing the Gymboree brand's Seattle district, ideally based in Washington
  • Reporting to the Regional Director and regularly interacting with the business partners from the corporate office

Job Requirements

What You’ll Bring

  • BA Degree or related field of study preferred
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of apparel district management experience
  • Strong organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic company
  • Ability to travel on a regular basis

Why You’ll Love Working With Us

  • The Product—so good, you’ll be using your employee discount more than you probably should
  • The People—ask anyone that works here…we have incredible people on our team
  • The Experience—you’ll enjoy a rewarding career at a respected global children’s brand
  • The Benefits—health insurance, 401k match, and onsite wellness services for your convenience

Let’s Talk Perks!

  • Generous Health Savings Account (HSA) employer contributions for individuals and families
  • Flexible Spending Accounts and commuter benefits
  • Paid holidays and flexible time off
  • 30% off merchandise employee discount (Gymboree & Outlet, Janie and Jack, Crazy 8 & Outlet)
  • Gymboree Play & Music class discounts
  • Educational Assistance Development Program
  • Life insurance (self, spouse/domestic partner, children)
  • Additional corporate discounts at participating companies

More About Us

Gymboree Group, Inc. is a specialty retailer, operating stores with high-quality clothes and accessories for children. Our family of brands includes Gymboree, Janie and Jack, and Crazy 8. Since our start in 1976, we have grown from offering mom-and-baby classes in the San Francisco Bay Area to currently operating over 900 retail stores in the United States and Canada, along with franchises around the world. We believe that respect for the customer, respect for the brand, and respect for each other are at the core of everything we do.

Gymboree Group, Inc. is unable to provide relocation assistance for this position.

Principals Only. EOE. No phone calls please.

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Job Attributes

Req Code

H1957-GYM.4

Job Category

DISTRICT MANAGEMENT

Job Type

FULL-TIME

Career Level

N/A

Education

N/A

Job Location

401 NE Northgate Way, Suite #529
Seattle, WA  98125

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