Store Managers at rue21 are business owners, motivators and coaches, and they do it all with style. You must have a passion for life, want to make a difference and stay current with the latest trends and styles. You’ll bring a takecharge attitude and the belief that a new outfit can change someone’s day.
Advancement. We are a rapidly growing company, with plans to continually open new stores and convert existing stores to newer concepts with new merchandise categories, like our plussized business. At rue21, we never stand still — and you won’t, either!
Empowerment: As a manager at rue21, you’ll have a voice and will ultimately make decisions that make your team and our company successful. You will take ownership of your store and its results. And you will be accountable for executing business plans and leading a team of dedicated and enthusiastic associates.
Excitement: At rue21, no two days are the same, because we are constantly evolving with the trends and styles that our customers want to see. We update our merchandise offerings and looks on a daily basis. We always want to improve. Getting better every day is our passion. And that will make you better, too.
rue21 has helped me grow professionally and personally. The company has allowed me to get involved with different teams and projects to increase my skill set and confidence as a District Manager. It has also provided me with partners and resources that have been instrumental in my career.Jen District Manager
I started out as a sales associate six years ago. The company has more than doubled in size since I have been here. That presents a lot of growth potential. Working for an organization that truly invests in people and their careers is what separates us from the rest.Brandon District Manager
I wanted to be a part of a brand that was all about people. I came here for leadership development and growth. I knew immediately that I made the right decision, as I had so many people who were committed to my career and helped me through strong mentorship.Carrie District Manager
When I go to other fashion retailers, I see associates stuck in the same routine. We hire amazing people — and amazing people come from different backgrounds, races and sizes. As rue associates, we hit the ground running. There is never a dull moment, because we dress the best and work the hardest.Ian Assistant Manager
What drew me to rue21 was my experience while shopping! The music was blasting, the deals were crazy good and the staff was having a great time. What sets us apart is our super trendy fashion. We are always reinventing ourselves and evolving with what’s hot in pop culture.Jackie Store Manager
What sets rue apart is our people! We support each other and work together as a true rueFamily. Knowing at the end of the day you can make a difference in people’s lives is the reason that I joined rue21.Ricardo District Manager
Store expansion, along with brand evolution, makes for an amazing opportunity to grow your management career.
We succeed by staying consistent with our strategic vision and continuing to grow both our store count and our field teams.
We offer training programs dedicated to helping you develop your skills, with a career path you can see.
District Managers and Store Managers have great bonus potential!
We have real examples of associate store managers being promoted quickly to store manager, and store managers being promoted to field leaders.
We are fun, and social media is a part of our culture.
We have invested in new technology in the stores all to help streamline the workload to ultimately improve the customer experience and your work/life balance.
District Managers have on average 10 stores, so you can spend more time with your teams developing and driving the business.
Our accessible executives listen to your ideas and solutions, and focus on improving your experience at rue21.
Our People First recognition program is designed to express our gratitude for top performance, great customer service stories and doing the right thing” behaviors.
We believe in rewarding the people who drive our sales and unite our teams. Here are some highlights of working at rue:
25% off merchandise every day, with additional discounts of 50% during associate appreciation days
Great bonus potential based on sales results from the store, district or region for which you have responsibility
Vacation, sick time and personal days
Medical/prescription, dental and vision coverage
Flexible spending accounts
Basic and supplemental life and accidental death & dismemberment insurance
Supplemental dependent life insurance
401(k) profit sharing plan
Health Advocate wellness support program
Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
MAD, our Management Advancement Development program, helps us train managers in multiunit leadership and accelerates your movement through the different roles. If you enjoy running a single location, we offer stretch assignments and district trainer roles to help you grow your skills.
We believe in promoting our best — and, since we’re growing so fast, you can move ahead fast. Our retail management career path includes: