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Director of Retail

Position Description:

We are growing rapidly at Tecovas and are ready to expand our footprint into our own physical retail stores. We're looking for someone to take the helm of our retail operation, which will include opening and operating multiple top-tier retail locations in the next 12-18 months. Responsibilities will include:

  • Own full responsibility of all opening and retail operations activities, including 6-12 month near-term 'pop-up' location and multiple 'flagship' locations through 2018-2019
  • Direct P&L for entire retail operation, working closely with CEO and Director of Finance
  • Serve as interim manager of first location(s) while hiring and strategy vision are set
  • Hire top-tier Manager and Assistant Manager talent to operate stores
  • Work directly with Founder/CEO and relevant contractors to coordinate physical and design vision for all retail stores

This role will report directly to the Founder/CEO and will work closely with the board.


The ideal candidate is a retail executive with multiple years of Manager or Director-level experience. Recent focus on opening and operations is ideal. Specific desired qualifications include:

  • BA/BS degree or higher
  • 3-10+ years of retail opening and operations experience
  • Multiple years of direct store management experience
  • Independent, results-driven work ethic
  • Ability to manage multiple workstreams while balancing a retail P&L
  • Top-tier retail hiring and talent management
  • ​Utmost character, honesty, and transparency so as to accurately represent our brand ethos


  • Competitive salary
  • Generous equity grant
  • Fully-paid health, dental, & vision insurance
  • Open vacation policy
  • Free boots!

Company Description:

Tecovas is revolutionizing the western-wear market as the first brand to make beautiful, handcrafted cowboy boots and sell them exclusively directly to customers. We are a rapidly-growing brand based in Austin, Texas with bootmaking operations in León, Mexico. We have an amazing cohort of customers, venture capital-backing, and a core team ready to expand and disrupt the US boot market. Want an early seat on a rocket ship? Shoot us an application!

Important note: We take hiring very seriously. Interviewing at Tecovas may include phone calls, on-site interviews, and on-the-job mock cases. We are unable to follow-up with each and every applicant, but we do our best to run a thorough process for candidates with whom we identify a potential fit.

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