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Department Manager Middlebury Natural Foods Co-op

  • Date Posted January 23, 2018
  • Location Middlebury, VT
  • Category Business
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description

For over 40 years we have been committed to our values of sustainable business practices, growing the local foods movement and supporting our community.  Our ideal candidate will also be committed to these goals and help us achieve them. Last year we contributed over $50,000 in donations to our local food shelves, non-profits, and discounts to low-income shoppers. We also reached a record 34% of sales from local Vermont products.
We just completed a major expansion project, have annual store sales of $15.5M and are thrilled to contribute even more to our vibrant local economy. 

To learn more about our progressive college town just minutes from the Green Mountains and Lake Champlain, check out the following:
http://www.experiencemiddlebury.com/ and see how Middlebury, VT is ranked #11 in this article
http://www.outsideonline.com/2006426/americas-best-towns-2015

Job Description Do you want a professional leadership position with great people, great food, and an excellent benefit package? We are seeking a Department Manager to grow with us. This leadership position is part of our management team. 

As manager of Bulk Foods, Cheese, and Dairy Departments you are instrumental to the entire operation. You know the products, have strong relationships with vendors, and an eye for natural foods trends. Our Manager is a great communicator, embraces a servant leadership style, and knows how to lead a high quality natural foods department. You are in this role because you were looking for a challenge with a company full of dedicated staff who do awesome things. You are passionate in going above and beyond to offer great customer service.

To lead our Bulk Foods, Cheese, and Dairy team, we want you to have
  • 5 or more years of a leadership role in retail and natural foods 
  • ability to lead and motivate an amazing team
  • experience meeting financial goals (sales, margin, labor, inventory)
  • success leading a team of buyers 
  • familiarity with our natural foods and local products
  • proven merchandising skills
Compensation this position is PAID: salaried, varies DOE, $23.00 - $26.00 How to apply Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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