Sally Beauty

  • Regional Director

    Job Location US-MN-Minneapolis
    Posted Date 8 months ago(10/2/2017 12:19 PM)
  • Overview

    Sally Beauty is the world’s largest wholesale and retail distributor of beauty supplies and we have over 3,300 stores carrying over 7,000 professional products for our customers.


    We are currently looking for a Regional Director to join our growing team!  This person will be responsible for driving sales and profit growth by leading a team that enables associates to put the Customers first in our Stores. Develops a proactive team that is accountable and delivers a shopping environment that meets or exceeds customer expectations, ensures effective execution of Company merchandising and operational plans, and achieves sales and profit objectives. Manages expenses to meet or exceed profit objectives. Directs all the assigned activities of a designated region, averaging 10 districts and approximately 200 retail stores. Accountable for P/L performance of assigned Region.


    • Provides leadership and creates a customer focus culture to ensure excellent customer service to maximize sales and customer loyalty. Develops customer-focused leaders through coaching. Reviews targeted reports and store processes to identify sales and profit benchmarking opportunities across the territory and provides that feedback to leadership. Understands the competitive landscape by observing and studying other companies to learn about current initiatives/strategies.
    • Assesses District Leaders and leadership team to determine talent development needs as it impacts overall store performance. Consistently engages District Managers in discussions regarding their own strengths to leverage and opportunities to develop through IDP process. Ensures District Managers engage and develop their teams. Strategically identifies talent opportunities across their leadership teams and plans for developmental opportunities, openings and succession planning in advance.  
    • Evaluates the effectiveness of such functions as inventory control, labor and general expense control and store security to maintain or improve set standards of operation. Indirectly responsible to maintain minimum shrink.
    • Embodies and articulates the vision of the brand and Can Do culture. Lead/Manage teams that continually have a focus on our brand to drive customer satisfaction, in-store presentation, and competition resulting in higher sales products associated with our brand.


    Basic Knowledge: 

    • Requires specialty retail or trade knowledge, problem solving and driving associate engagement
    • Thorough knowledge of selection of top candidate, sourcing and education
    • Thorough knowledge of merchandising techniques and systems, including sales promotion activities of the Stores
    • Ability to plan, organize, lead and control
    • Ability to communicate effectively
    • Incumbents in this position must be willing and able to relocate as assigned.
    • Knowledge of inventory management strategies
    • Ability to recognize, analyze, and quantify market trends
    • Understanding the customers' merchandise preferences and store variables
    • Understanding of assigned store capabilities and growth potentials

    Previous Experience:

    • College degree preferred.
    • 8 – 12 years in similar or related tasks.
    • Prior business, management, and merchandising experience

    Working Conditions/Requirements:

    • Ability to travel extensively and frequently
    • Available to attend national sales meetings, beauty shows, and sales operations meetings

    We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision. Life insurance, paid vacation and sick days, paid holidays, merchandise discounts, tuition reimbursement and 401(k) with company match.


    Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, or disability.





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