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Corporate Store Area Manager - Delaware

Company: Dash In
Location: La Plata
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Corporate Store Area Manager - Delaware

The Wills Group, 102 Centennial St, La Plata, Maryland, United States of America Req #156
Tuesday, May 25, 2021

This role will be responsible for our Delaware market. Travel within the Delaware market and headquarters is required. Ideal candidate will reside within 1 hour of the Delaware market.

The Corporate Store Area Manager is a field operations role within Dash In that is responsible for the site level operations for Dash In’s Corporate locations. This role is responsible for ensuring that each store meets or exceeds Dash In Brand Standards, that each store is staffed appropriately, and is focused on improving sales and financial performance. Additionally, this role is responsible for store recruiting, Manager development, and succession planning within their store group. The Corporate Store Area Manager role will supervise 5 Corporate store locations, on average, and it is estimated that 80-90% of their time will be spent in the stores.


This position requires an in-depth understanding of Dash In Operations, food service preparation and delivery, ordering, Dash In processes and procedures, profit and loss management, driving sales, and all other store functions. This role collaborates with the Retail Area Managers and Category Management teams but will report to the Regional Operations Senior Manager. 


Success in this position will be measured by improvements in Corporate store sales, financial results, Store Manager and store team development, and brand standards. Brand Standards are measured through 3rd party mystery shops, internal store audits, food production times, in-stock position, etc. Ultimately, this role leads the teams that delivers on the customer experience. 


Why You Should Join Wills Group

We are a $1.5 billion company headquartered in La Plata, Maryland (an easy 45-minute reverse commute from DC) with nearly 300 retail locations across the Mid-Atlantic region, including Dash In, Splash In ECO Car Wash, and SMO Motor Fuels. A family-owned company since 1926, our passion areas are in convenience retailing, fuels marketing, and commercial real estate and we pride ourselves on keeping our customers', employees' and communities’ Lives in Motion.  


Our Wills Group employees come to work for more than just a paycheck, but rather they come to learn, make contributions, make an impact, and feel valued as a part of our family-friendly culture.  We have a work-hard, play-hard mentality that makes us a progressive company and we thrive on giving back to our community.  That is what is core to our DNA. 


Benefits and Perks 


Are you interested in flexible working hours, including telework opportunities, free parking, a modern work environment with monthly employee events, collaboration spaces, and café with unlimited soft drinks, coffee, and lattes?   Then the Wills Group is just the place for you. 


And we take pride in investing in our people’s well-being. That’s why we back our words with competitive total rewards packages.  


  • Financial Wellbeing –, employer 401 (k) match (currently at 7%), health savings plan, and financial planning   
  • Physical Wellbeing – comprehensive health, vision, and dental plans that meet the needs of our people  
  • Paid Time Off – Vacation, Sick, Personal, and Community Engagement, Parental Leave for new Dads and Moms   
  • Education and Development Opportunities – 100% Tuition reimbursement to support our people’s education goals   
  • Competitive Salary - competitive pay matched to DC Metro area 


What You Will Accomplish Day to Day

  • Leads the store teams in their assignment to enable outstanding customer experiences by delivering on Dash In Brand standards. The Brand Standards include site cleanliness, well-stocked store, safe and inviting environment, friendly and engaging employees, and quality/timely food execution.
  • Meets or exceeds the Corporate stores’ financial plans/goals including driving sales, achieving category margins, controlling labor and variable expenses, and minimizing inventory and cash losses.
  • Develops the Store Managers to become effective store leaders which creates a positive store culture that delivers seamless operations that are efficient and consistent.
  • Reviews Operational reports on an ongoing basis and completes an in-depth monthly financial review of P&L statements. Develops improvement plans based on actual results.
  • Ensures Store Managers maintain a well-staffed store with trained associates that deliver on the expected customer experience at all times. Works with Recruiting and Learning departments to ensure each store meets expectations in this area.
  • Ensures corporate policies are followed with respect to cigarette/alcohol sales, cash management, inventory management, daily paperwork, etc. and proactively addresses store related issues. Provides ongoing feedback to Supervisor.


A Great Fit Will Have…

  • ?5-years experience in Food Service, and/or Retail in a Store Manager or Multi-Unit Manager role, Convenience Store experience a plus 
  • Experience managing and analyzing P&L statement
  • Proven experience with developing and leading a team


What You are Bringing to the Table


  • High School Diploma required, Associate's or Bachelor’s degree preferred 
  • Retail Operational proficiency and business acumen
  • Strong collaboration and communication skills
  • Computer skills using Microsoft Office 365 software suite
  • Effective interpersonal skills 
  • Ability to coach, teach, develop
  • Comfortable presenting to a team to motivate others
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical capability
  • Attention to detail and follow up
Dash In is an equal opportunity at will employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, disability, sex, sexual orientation or national origin. 

Other details

  • Job Family Retail Operations
  • Pay Type Salary
  • Min Hiring Rate $85,000.00
  • Max Hiring Rate $95,000.00

Keywords: Dash In, Alexandria , Corporate Store Area Manager - Delaware, Other , La Plata, Virginia

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