District Manager

Dunkin' Donuts - Duluth, GA (30+ days ago)3.5

Franchisee of Dunkin Donuts/Baskin Robbins is seeking a Multi-Unit Manager to become a District Manager within six months. Company currently owns and operates 24 restaurants in Georgia with a development agreement of 5 additional stores per year. In anticipation for this growth we are seeking upbeat, motivated, real, and approachable leaders to grow in our thriving organization.


A Multi-Unit Manager (MUM) is generally responsible for leading the overall operations for 5-8 Dunkin’ Donuts® and/or Dunkin’ Donuts/Baskin Robbins ® combo restaurants, including recruiting, hiring, onboarding, training, management development, managing budgets and ensuring Managers and Crew are delivering great guest service and executing applicable Brand standards and procedures in the restaurants.

Responsibilities Include

Team Environment

 Responsible for general Human Resource functions such as, but not limited to recruiting, hiring, conducting performance reviews, developing performance improvement plans, and professional development

 Ensure appropriate training tools are utilized

Operational Excellence

 Create and maintain a people first culture in the restaurant

 Monitor, follow up and report training progress

 Ensure a safe, secure, and healthy work environment for safety, food safety, and sanitations guidelines; comply with all applicable laws

 Ensure Brand standards, recipes and systems are executed

 Prepare, complete and follow up on action plans for remodels and new restaurant openings

 Lead team meetings to communicate relevant operations information, e.g. seasonal products


 Identify and support systems to control costs and maintain budgets

 Provide coaching and feedback to Restaurant and Assistant Restaurant Managers regarding Brand standards, sales, marketing, and labor and food costs

 Support sales goals by developing action plans for seasonal forecasting

 Ensure tools and systems are in place to roll out new products, systems and processes


 Associate’s degree in related field or equivalent in education and experience

 Fluent in English

 Microsoft Office proficiency

 Facilitation and presentation skills

 Written and verbal communication skills


Guest Focus

 Understands and exceeds guest expectations, needs and requirements

 Develops and maintains guest relationships

 Displays a sense of urgency with guests

 Seeks ways to improve guest satisfaction; asks questions, commits to follow-through

 Resolves guest concerns by following Brand recommended guest recovery process

Passion for Results

 Sets and maintains high standards for self and others, acts as a role model

 Consistently meets or exceeds goals

 Contributes to the overall team performance; understands how his/her role relates to others

 Sets, prioritizes and maintains focus on important activities

 Reads and interprets reports to establish goals and deliver results

 Seeks ideas and best practices from other individuals, teams, and networks and applies this knowledge to achieve results

Problem Solving and Decision Making

 Identifies and resolves issues and problems

 Uses information at hand to make decisions and solve problems; includes others when necessary

 Identifies root cause of a problem and implements a solution to prevent from recurring

 Empowers others to make decisions and resolve issues

Interpersonal Relationships & Influence

 Develops and maintains relationships with team

 Operates with integrity; demonstrates honesty, treats others with respect, keeps commitments

 Encourages collaboration and teamwork

 Leads others; negotiates and takes effective action

Building Effective Teams

 Identifies and communicates team goals

 Monitors progress, measures results and holds others accountable

 Creates strong morale and engagement within the team

 Accepts responsibilities for personal and team commitments

 Recognizes and rewards employee’s strengths, accomplishments and development

 Listens to others, seeks mutual understanding and welcomes sharing of information, ideas and resources

Conflict Management

 Seeks to understand conflict through active listening

 Recognizes conflicts as an opportunity to learn and improve

 Resolves situations using facts involved, ensuring consistency with policies and procedures

 Escalates issues as appropriate

Developing Direct Reports and Others

 Works collaboratively with employees to create individual development plans to strengthen employee’s knowledge and skills

 Regularly discusses progress towards goals, reviews performance and adjusts development plans accordingly

 Provides challenging assignments for the purpose of developing others

 Uses coaching and feedback opportunities to improve performance

 Identifies training needs and supports resources for development opportunities

Business and Financial Acumen

 Understands guest and competition; translates and applies own expertise to address business opportunities

 Approaches situations with an innovative mind and looks beyond the obvious to deliver solutions and implement change

 Has a working knowledge of profit and loss and other key financial measurements in order to identify business trends, make adjustments accordingly and set goals

 Understands, analyzes and communicates the key performance/profit levers and manages to these measures

Leading with Vision

 Sets clear, meaningful, challenging and attainable group goals and expectations that are aligned with those of the organization

 Drives a clear vision or sense of purpose and clearly communicates to the team

 Links mission, vision, values, goals and strategies to everyday work

Strategic Thinking

 Sees where current trends will lead, and how they may influence the organization’s direction

 Translates the vision for a program into clear strategies

 Thinks in strategic terms and is able to make the connection across functional teams

Salary $55,000 per year plus bonuses. Healthcare is provided after 60 days of employment.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $55,000.00 to $60,000.00 /year