Dash In Food Stores, a division of The Wills Group, is a leading regional convenience merchandise and motor fuel marketer serving customers at over 65 retail Franchise outlets throughout Maryland, Virginia and Delaware. Ranked #14 in The Washington Post's Top 200 compilation of the metropolitan area's largest organizations, The Wills Group is a $1.5 billion company and the one of the country’s largest independent marketer of the Shell brand. Throughout our 90+ years in the petroleum industry, we have gained a reputation of driving innovation, providing our customers products and services at exceptional value, and fostering a great work environment for professional development and advancement.
Dash In Food Stores is one of the key business units of The Wills Group Retail Marketing Division. Dash In engages in selling Fuel, Car Wash, and Convenience Store staples including prepared food and beverage. The incumbent reports directly to the Director of Retail Operations. Dash In primarily operates its stores through a Revenue Share Franchise model for store operations, with car wash and fuel operations managed through a commission structure.
We are currently searching for a Retail Area Manager. This position is accountable for the effective and efficient operation of a group of Dash in Food Stores within the incumbent’s responsibility that ensures growth, implementation of strategic initiatives, best-in-class customer service, operational consistency and attractive earnings while following the Corporate Philosophy of The Wills Group, Inc. It holds the primary responsibility for developing strong relationships and the ability to influence the behaviors of corporate store employees and Dash In’s Franchisees. Communication is a key success factor as information is required to be shared up, down and across the network on a continual basis. The incumbent’s success will be measured through various metrics including sales growth, mystery shop inspections, brand standards inspections, Franchisee engagement, and customer feedback.
Key Job Accountabilities
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Management, Hospitality or related field
Franchise and corporate-run retail experience desired
Multi-Unit Management experience a plus
Self-starter and results oriented
Excellent written and oral communication skills