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GNC District Manager in W DES MOINES, Iowa

Responsible for establishing a strong customer service/selling culture in all assigned stores. Accountable for overall operations, staffing and merchandising of retail stores. Ensure maximum profitability through execution of short and long term strategies. Responsible for providing leadership, executing corporate directives and developing strategies to maximize people development.

  • Manage all appropriate merchandising programs in an accurate and timely manner while adhering to GNC’S established standards of store presentation

  • Anticipate, analyze and determine all sales and operational opportunities within the marketplace and contribute ideas, strategies and innovations based on knowledge of local market conditions and store environment

  • Ensure stores have proper inventory levels to support sales growth and to meet local market demand

  • Complete store visit reports per an established visitation cycle ensuring time for efficient and effective store visits and follow up as needed

  • Ensure compliance with all revised reports and effectively manage schedules for Manager

  • Hire, train, discipline, review, and terminate employees

  • Ensure accurate and timely completion of all required physical inventories and related Loss Prevention assignments/requirements and comply with Target Store Program to manage overall shrinkage

  • Conduct real estate site evaluations and perform functions of store openings, franchise conversions and remodels by coordination of related departments

  • Identify potential new store locations for real estate committee review

  • Timely communication of all mall / strip issues or vacancies to the real estate department

  • Additional duties as assigned


  • Responsible for supervising multiple teams.


  • Regularly required to stand; walk; sit; use hands or fingers to handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.

  • Regularly/Occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

  • Regularly/Occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, extreme cold & heat, risk of electrical shock, and toxic or caustic chemicals.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually low/moderate.

    • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key accountabilities of the job required

  • Advanced degree (MBA, Master’s) preferred

  • 8+ years progressive retail experience required

  • 5+ years in a leadership role (direct or indirect)

  • Prior managerial/supervisory experience preferred

  • High degree of proficiency MS Office Suite, Outlook & Internet applications

  • Strong analytical, prioritizing, interpersonal, problem-solving, presentation, budgeting, project management (from conception to completion), & planning skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (including analysis, interpretation, & reasoning)

  • Solid understanding and application of mathematical concepts

  • Ability to develop and maintain collaborative relationships with peers and colleagues across the organization, as well as, internal and external clients

  • Ability to work well autonomously and within a team in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment.

  • Ability to work with and influence peers and senior management

  • Self-motivated with critical attention to detail, deadlines and reporting

  • Must have current driver’s license.

    General Nutrition Centers, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer