FARM STORE MANAGER

Start Date: March 20th, 2020

The Roots Farm Market is growing! We are searching for a full-time store manager to add to our market staff.  

 

Management Duties

  • Manage the store: both front of house and behind the scenes

  • Recruiting, interviewing, hiring, developing, and managing staff

  • Creating employee schedules, assigning schedules and responsibilities to employees, checking to see if these responsibilities and assignments are carried through in the store

  • Training new employees and providing ongoing education for employees

  • Evaluating staff based on performance-based metrics

  • Setting criteria for staff, such as sales performance and customer approval or complaints

  • Giving staff financial goals and sales targets to meet on a scheduled basis

  • Helping to create advertising campaigns for attracting new customers and retaining current customers and helping to create both in and outside store promotions for attracting customers

  • Assist in the implementation of new systems   

 

Retail Duties

  • Complete customer transactions quickly and efficiently using a POS system 

  • Display market goods, including a wide array of fresh produce, in an attractive and creative manner  

  • Receive deliveries of inventory and price, merchandise, and restock 

  • Order from specific distributors on a weekly basis 

  • Research new products, makers, farmers, etc., to keep our store filled with the best local products 

  • Open and close register independently 

  • Marketing via social media, signage, and event planning 

  • Maintain a clean and welcoming interior and exterior of the market  

  • Strive to build knowledge of products in each department of the store

  • Assist in the implementation of new systems   

 

Qualifications:  

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in food/grocery related retail and customer service

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing staff 

  • Experience & knowledge with handling produce, foods, plants, and beverages

  • Knowledge and experience with local food system, agriculture, and food seasonality

  • Ability to self-manage as well as manage others on a daily basis

  • Desire to interact with the public and create relationships

  • Ability to manage time efficiently  

  • Positive attitude, excellent communication skills

  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable to quickly evolving systems  

  • Attention to passion for details and aesthetic  

  • Ability to move quickly during peak hours

  • Must be willing to work one weekend day

 

Compensation:  

$15.50/hour for the first two months. Negotiable yearly salary $33,280-$37,000 (depending on experience) after 2-month intro period. One-week paid vacation per year. Employee discount & vegetable seconds. Start date no later than March 20th, 2020.

 

To Apply:  

Please send resume, three references, and scheduling availability to karin@therootsfarmmarket.com​. We look forward to hearing from you!  

JANUARY 27th, 2020: JOB POSTING 

The Roots Farm Market is growing! We are searching for another full-time team member to add to our market staff. 

 

Job duties: 

  • Complete customer transactions quickly and efficiently using a POS system

  • Display market goods, including a wide array of fresh produce, in an attractive and creative manner 

  • Receive deliveries of inventory and price, merchandise, and restock

  • Maintain a clean and welcoming interior and exterior of the market 

  • Strive to build knowledge of products in each department of the store 

 

Qualifications: 

  • Minimum 2 years work experience in customer service, food service, retail, agriculture, or related field

  • Experience handling food; produce knowledge is a plus

  • Ability to manage time efficiently 

  • Positive attitude and excellent communication skills

  • Ability to adapt quickly to systems as they evolve 

  • Attention to details and aesthetic 

  • Ability to hustle, coupled with a sense of humor 

  • Knowledge of local food and agricultural systems is a plus 


 

Compensation: 

$13.50-$15.00 hourly DOE, plus employee discount and vegetable seconds. 

 

To Apply: 

Please send resume, three references, and scheduling availability to karin@therootsfarmmarket.com. We look forward to hearing from you!

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