Regional Retail Director, Northeast

  • Company: Christian Dior Inc.
  • Country / Region : United States
  • Business group: Fashion & Leather Goods
  • Contract type: Permanent Job
  • Function: Retail
  • Experience required: Minimum 10 years
  • Reference No.: CDC04418
  • Date of publication: 2021.03.28


Regional Director will have supervisory responsibility for all Christian Dior Boutiques in a given Region or geographic area.

The Regional Director is a role model and leader and must solve problems, make informed decisions, and manage the workforce and their time wisely in order to achieve maximum results.

  • Travel to all assigned regional retail locations to gain familiarity with the market.
  • Responsible for Sales driven business Results.
  • Responsible for P&L results for stores, monitor store profitability and manage budgets.
  • Develop Business strategies to support regional growth
  • Work with PR/ marketing /advertising department on direct marketing, editorial, and advertising initiatives.
  • Partner with Special Events department on client initiatives and special events.
  • Partner with CRM department to ensure Clientele development.
  • Attend markets in Paris; provide market specific feedback to Merchandising Team with regard to buying assortment for regional stores, as needed.
  • Communicate on a consistent basis with the Merchandising Department with Regard to Regional needs
  • Coordinate new store openings.
  • Partner with visual team with regard to store and window presentations.
  • Audit compliance of all Store Management and associates with established Company policies and standards, such as safekeeping of Company funds and property, personnel practices, security, sales and record-keeping procedures, and overall maintenance of the store. Audit paperwork pertaining to receiving, transfers, debits/damages, returns-to-vendor (RTV's), and charge-backs to headquarters in order to ensure accuracy of inventory.
  • Ensure that proper channels of communication exist between the store and corporate office.
  • Ensure that adequate security exists and that physical facilities comply with safety codes and ordinances.
  • Assist in the recruitment and hiring of the most qualified applicants to meet the store's needs.
  • Partner with/support Training Department initiatives to ensure associates are trained in all areas of business. (management training, induction, sales, product)
  • Partner with Human Resources department to ensure that company policies and training guidelines are being upheld, and that employee relation issues are reported and resolved in a timely manner.


  • Ability to effectively manage a multi-store network of luxury boutiques.
  • Ability to understand and apply all company policies and procedures
  • Ability to understand and apply all Human Resources Directives relating to progressive discipline, investigations, and documentation.
  • Ability to develop, and train management team, build relationships, utilize skills of workforce most appropriately
  • Ability to effectively delegate tasks and follow-up with field managers
  • Ability to merchandise and manage store operations effectively
  • Ability to provide outstanding customer service
  • Ability to understand and analyze financial details of retail business
  • Ability to maintain a fair, consistent set of standards as they apply to work force
  • Ability to adjust priorities and manage time wisely in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to maintain records and documentation pertaining to work force
  • Ability to communicate in a clear, concise, understandable manner, and listen attentively to others, understand material, and provide instructions to all employees
  • Ability to operate all equipment necessary to perform the job
  • 10+ years of retail store management, preferably in a luxury product setting.
  • Multi-store management experience.
  • Ability to handle multi-million dollar sales volume
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, organization and follow-through skills
  • Ability for frequent travel

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