Retail Franchising Manager is responsible for development of franchising opportunities. Identifies potential franchisees through contacts within communities. Being a Retail Franchising Manager prequalifies potential franchisees prior to the application process. Requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Retail Franchising Manager typically reports to a head of a unit/department. The Retail Franchising Manager typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be a Retail Franchising Manager typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.