District Manager

Caribou Coffee: Drink it in.

"It's wonderful to hear guests talk about why they love not just 'their Caribou,' but why they love Caribou in general. This reinforces daily that I chose the right place of work for me."

Caribou Coffee store employee

At Caribou Coffee, you won't hear us talking about our vision or mission. To us, that is corporate speak. Instead, we talk aspirations, experiences and values. We aspire to be The Community Place I Love and we're committed to sharing an Extraordinary Experience that Feeds the Soul.

Sound lofty? We don't think so. Our core valueskeep us grounded and ensure we're able to realize our aspirations and deliver extraordinary experiences each and every day.

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District Manager

What to Expect

As a District Manager, you'll be responsible for eight to 12 of our locations. You'll train and encourage Caribou Coffee Store Managers and Team Members to be excellent in every way, at all levels.

Do you have three years of multi-unit restaurant management experience? If so, we'd love to chat.

Our District Managers

  • Train Store Managers to exceed guest expectations
  • Maximize profit by coaching and developing their team
  • Carefully select Store Manager candidates
  • Lead, direct and counsel Store Managers and Team Members

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When you're hired, we'll put you through an in-depth training program that's designed to help you grow and succeed as part of the Caribou Coffee team.

Pay & Benefits

Attracting and retaining good people is critical to the success of Caribou Coffee. Count on us to treat you well.

Compensation for District Managers includes

  • Competitive base pay
  • Performance based bonus program

Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance

District Managers are eligible the first of the month following 30 days of continuous employment. Eligible dependents include same-sex domestic partners.


Our 401(k) Plan offers a convenient way to save for retirement through pre-tax payroll deductions. Caribou Coffee may offer a discretionary match at the end of each year. This match is subject to a four-year vesting schedule, based on years of employment.

District Managers who are at least 21 years of age are eligible to participate in the first of the quarter following 90 days of continuous service.

Life Insurance

Caribou Coffee provides basic life insurance to all District Managers regularly working 32 hours per week. District Managers receive coverage equal to 1x their base salary. In addition, District Managers can purchase supplemental coverage for themselves and their dependents. Eligible dependents include same-sex domestic partners.

Paid Time Off (PTO)

PTO is a benefit designed to give District Managers a bank of paid time off to use for vacation, minor illness or personal time off as one sees fit.

Hours are accrued from the first day of employment. PTO eligibility will begin after a District Manager completes six months of continuous service.

Short and Long Term Disability

Caribou Coffee team members at the District Manager level and above are eligible to participate after completing 6 months of continuous service. Caribou Coffee currently pays the entire premium for this benefit. All eligible District Managers will automatically be enrolled the first month following 6 months of continuous service.

District Manager Discounts

All District Managers are immediately eligible for discounts on beverages, food, beans, teas and merchandise.

*Benefits are subject to change with or without notice. Some benefits are based on number of hours worked.

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District Manager

how to apply

For Store Managers and District Managers:

1.Tell us your ideal location
2.Fill out online application
3.Wait for us to contact you

Click here to apply online!

District Manager

How to Apply

Interested in becoming a Team Member? Apply Now!

District Manager


When you're hired, we'll put you through an in-depth training program that's designed to help you grow and succeed as part of the Caribou Coffee team.