Posted Date: Sep-15-2021
Job ID: 21469
Job Type: Full Time
Job Function: Travel and Adventure
Store: Chicago Gearbank
Remote Eligible: Yes
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The Regional Experience Manager for the Midwest must be located in one of two markets: Chicago, IL or the Twin Cities, MN. This is a remote hybrid role, some regional travel is required for this position.
This job contributes to REI’s success by leading and growing REI’s regional outdoor experiences. The Regional Manager is based in the field and responsible for defining the regional experiences business strategy and driving business growth for the experiences portfolio inclusive of Day and Multi-Day programs, and Activity Sites. This role oversees program operations, coordinates and leads regional teams, implements corporate initiatives, and serves as main point of contact for program risk management at the regional level. The Regional Manager will partner with Retail Directors and Local Brand Engagement Managers to develop REI’s local and regional customer approach and strategy – aligned with business goals and objectives
Some additional responsibilities include: regional budget management, contract negotiations and partnerships, program assortment and planning oversight, program assessment and reporting, and regional experiences expansion management.
At REI we offer an enviable work environment that Fortune Magazine has recognized on the "100 Best Places to Work" list since the award's inception – 23 years in a row! Sure, we work hard, but it’s balanced with time off to play—a strategy that works for us as we continue to grow and thrive. Want to enjoy a workplace where you can be yourself, be heard and be respected while having a job that challenges you? This is the place.
With more than 160 retail locations (and growing), REI offers unique competitive benefits to its more than 15,000 employees, including healthcare, gear and apparel discounts, free equipment rentals and challenge grants to help employees reach personal outdoor goals, generous retirement plan contributions, public transit subsidy, adoptions assistance, paid sabbaticals, and more.
REI is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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