How to Hire a District Manager

Does your growing business need a District Manager? District Managers can help maintain the operations of numerous storefront or business locations.

Here are some tips to help you find great District Manager candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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District Managers search for Jobs on Indeed*

503,415

job seekers clicked on district manager jobs

54,847

resumes from job seekers with district manager experience on Indeed

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district manager jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $17.89 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$90.00 hourly
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Common
$7.00
$90.00

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a District Manager?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great District Manager hire can help your business:

• Monitor profit and losses for each store and develop ways to improve revenue
• Provide all recruiting and training programs to staff stores
• Ensure all locations are complying with company policies

Skills to look for in a great District Manager

A great District Manager candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Several years of retail store management
• Experience with supply chain management
• Business-related degree
• Strong interpersonal communication skills
• Strong teacher and training development
• Can spend time on the road between locations

Writing a District Manager job description

A thoughtful description is important in finding qualified District Manager candidates. A District Manager job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for District Manager jobs, such as:

• District Manager
• Regional Manager
• Retail Area Manager

Interviewing District Manager candidates

Strong candidates for District Manager positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Time management skills and allocating enough attention to each store
• Analytical and decision-making skills
• Public speaking and training ability

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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