District Sales Manager

The District Manager position plays a crucial role in the growth, development, and image of AKIRA. The ideal candidate will possess leadership qualities as well as proven ability to continuously coach, teach, and improve selling techniques throughout our 12 women’s locations. Motivating and mentoring are crucial components necessary in order to be successful in this position. You should have experience leading multiple stores and/or high volume retail management.


  • Responsible for all aspects of 4-6* women’s clothing stores
  • Improve, augment, and reinforce the current selling culture
  • Recruit, interview, hire, and retain top notch employees
  • Troubleshoot, put out fires, and handle multitudes of personnel issues & needs
  • Explain, demonstrate, imitate, correct, and repeat behaviors, practices, and techniques to employees and managers
  • Coach, teach, and improve selling techniques throughout all stores
  • Be a supreme motivator
  • Manage, promote, and exemplify AKIRA culture and business standards


  • 2+ years of operations experience in a retail (preferably fashion) environment across multi-location operator
  • Strong personnel management and retail operations knowledge, including inventory control, loss prevention, retail systems, merchandising, customer service and store budget preparation
  • Possess knowledge of effective merchandise presentation standards
  • Ability to improve processes and reporting tools and standardize work
  • Prefer working in a highly entrepreneurial environment where being hands on is critical to the day to day running of the business
  • Decisive and ability to “get the job done”
  • Be innovative and forward-thinking; not satisfied with the status quo
  • Possess strong communication skills, product knowledge, and a balance of analytical and creative abilities
  • Have demonstrated the ability to work in a collaborative environment and be skillful at establishing and sustaining strong interpersonal relationships
  • Demonstrate strong organizational, presentation and communication skills
  • Have the ability to supervise and direct employee
  • Fanatical work ethic
  • Boundless energy and enthusiasm
  • Strong analytical and computer skills

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