District Manager in Training

Date:  May 8, 2024


Store # - Mall Name:  5435 - Broadway at the Beach

About Our Company

Lids Sports Group is the largest licensed sports retailer in North America, selling fan and fashion-oriented headwear and apparel across the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, and Australia. Operating out of Indianapolis, IN, our retail stores offer officially licensed headwear and apparel from collegiate and professional sports teams, plus top brands like Nike, New Era, Adidas, and Mitchell & Ness.

We currently operate 1,200+ locations domestically and 50+ internationally, including specialty concept stores for the NBA, NHL, Paris Saint-Germain, and numerous MLB teams. In recent years, Lids has built partnerships with iconic global brands including Marvel, Playboy, and the Harlem Globetrotters, and gained ambassadors like Justin Jefferson, Quavo, and Josephine Skriver – creating a community for both sports fans and fashion lovers.

The company is currently expanding with the goal of becoming the largest licensed brick-and-mortar sports retailer across the globe.

General Position Summary

Oversee all functions of the LIDS Sports Group stores and associates within a given geographic area to include DRIVING sales, controlling expenses with emphasis on developing store associates through training and accountability. 

Principle Duties and Responsibilities

1.    Drive sales by delivering exceptional customer service per the Operations P&P Manual.
2.    Successfully complete the DMIT Training Program to enhance core skill set (ie: recruiting, developing, coaching, leading and training).
3.    Train store personnel on standard operating procedures as well as State/Provincial and Federal laws and regulations. 
4.    Communicate consistently with store personnel to insure understanding and compliance with standard operating procedures.
5.    Act as the liaison between the District Sales Manager and the stores under the DMIT’s direction.
6.    Take appropriate actions to insure each store maximizes sales, minimizes asset loss, and conforms to budgetary requirements.
7.    Extensive travel (up to 90%) from store-to-store, within a given geographic area
8.    Perform work of subordinates as needed.
9.    Support and adhere to all company policies, procedures, and guidelines.
10.    Communicate with employees at all levels of the company.
11.    Ability and willingness to travel overnight for training and/or business meetings.
12.    Ability to work varying days and hours, based on business needs.
13.    Ability to maintain an excellent attendance record.
14.    Other duties as assigned

Job Required Knowledge & Skills

1.    One-year relevant experience or; two-year degree in a related field and at least two years of relevant experience or; three years of relevant experience.
2.    Proven supervisory skills
3.    Proven ability to perform independently with minimal supervision
4.    Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate verbally in a clear, audible, and grammatically correct manner.
5.    Ability to operate a computer, as well as maneuver relative software programs.
6.    Possess a current valid driver’s license, certificate of insurance coverage and the ability to drive an automobile.
7.    Driving required for up to 100% of the daily work schedule.
8.    Standing required for up to 90% of the daily work schedule.
9.    Relative computer hardware and software experience.
10.    Ability and willingness to travel overnight for training and/or business meetings.

Reports To

  • District Sales Manager



EEO Statement:
Hat World, Inc., Lids Holdings, Inc., dba Lids and subsidiaries is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to complying with all federal, state, and local EEO laws. Hat World, Inc., prohibits discrimination against employees and applicants for employment based on the individual's race or color, religion or creed, national origin, alienage or citizenship status, marital status, sex, pregnancy status, age, military status, disability, or any other protected characteristic or class protected by law. Hat World, Inc. provides reasonable accommodation for disabilities in accordance with applicable laws.

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Applicants who require accessibility assistance to submit an employment application, please email us at onboardingsupport@lids.com. A member of our Talent team will respond as soon as reasonably possible. This email address and is only for individuals seeking accommodation when applying for a career at Lids.

Req ID: 16793 

Location: 5435 - Broadway at the Beach