Farm Store Manager
We are looking for a passionate and energetic individual to manage our Farm Store and Team.
As the Farm Store Manager, you will oversee daily operations to ensure the store runs smoothly as well as additional management duties. You will be responsible for scheduling and staffing needs, ordering and managing inventory, and customer orders. While our store may be small, it is a bustling enterprise that requires dedication, focus, and enthusiasm to run properly. You will keep busy during the day talking to and ringing up customers, restocking products, keeping up on the milk supply and answering emails. Weekends can be particularly hectic when the weather is good and folks flock to walk the property, stock up on the week’s groceries and enjoy the Farm Tour on Saturdays. Additional office hours may be needed before or after store hours for management duties. Keep in mind that the store is open 7 days a week.
Management as well as team members will need to be good multitaskers, prioritizing excellent customer service in person, via email and over the phone. We are often doing several things at once, including but not limited to:
General Farm Store duties, including restocking frozen meat, milk, vegetables and a variety of food products; keeping track of milk levels throughout the day; restocking store products throughout the day.
Ordering store products, unpacking and inventorying orders.
Is comfortable standing most of the work shift with limited time for sitting.
Setting special projects tasks for Team Members outside general daily tasks, as needed.
Packing and coordinating pickup of various customer orders.
Hiring and scheduling new and existing staff members.
Communicating with ownership about meat processing and inventory.
Conducting end-of-year inventory.
Applicants must be 18 years of age at start of position and able to lift at least 40 lbs. to shoulder height (boxes of meat and eggs, containers of milk), and have a flexible work schedule that would include weekends and holidays. While most of the shift would take place in the farm store, management and sales associates are exposed to cold (walk in cooler/freezer) and hot temperatures (occasional customer support outside). We will begin training immediately.
Ideal candidates are self-motivated leaders, are able to work independently and as part of the store team, have willingness and interest in learning about the products sold in the store especially ones produced by All Grass Farms. As well as interest in local food and an excitement to share that information with our customers. Management experience is preferred though not necessarily required.
Compensation $15 - $18/hour depending on experience.
Hours – 40-50 hours per week. Training beginning immediately with negotiable hours; full-time management position begins in October.
Interested applicants please submit resume and cover letter to email@example.com.