District Sales Manager manages and directs a sales force to achieve sales and profit goals within a district. Designs and recommends sales and marketing programs and sets short- and long-term sales strategies. Being a District Sales Manager requires a bachelor's degree in a related area. Typically reports to a regional sales manager. The District Sales Manager supervises a group of primarily para-professional level staffs. May also be a level above a supervisor within high volume administrative/ production environments. Makes day-to-day decisions within or for a group/small department. Has some authority for personnel actions. Thorough knowledge of department processes. To be a District Sales Manager typically requires 3-5 years experience in the related area as an individual contributor.