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Operations Manager Stella*s PopKern

  • Date Posted June 12, 2019
  • Location Washington, DC
  • Category Business / Culinary
  • Job Type Full-Time
Company Description We are a 100% female owned, gourmet popcorn company located in the up and coming neighborhood of Petworth.  The business has 4 components - the shop, which was opened after receiving the Great Streets Grant in 2016, the food truck - our nation's first gourmet popcorn food truck (opened 8 years ago), e-commerce and finally, the catering component.  We've been awarded a contract to run the National Zoo's popcorn program for two locations. We use only non-GMO popcorn, creative and fresh ingredients and make really amazing and different popcorn with no preservatives added. We are Gluten Free, Nut Free & offer many Vegan and Soy-Free options. Job Description

Stella*s PopKern (, a gourmet popcorn company dedicated to distributing high-quality products and providing excellent customer service, is looking for a Zoo Ops Manager to round out our team of dependable, self-motivated, honest, flexible and positive people at our newest location, the renowned National Zoo. We are looking for a self-motivated entrepreneurial type seeking to advance with our company. This position will start as hourly with the opportunity to transition to salaried in one month contingent upon a favorable performance review.


General Responsibilities:

- Manage all aspect of staff - hire, train, schedule, conduct team meetings.

- Manage day to day operations.

- Engage with customers and devise marketing strategies.

- Maintain & promote SPK via social media outlets.

- Handle money, place orders, and prep PopKern/Beverages to sell.

- Ability to work catering jobs

- Interact with owner on daily basis


- Able to lift between 35-50lbs.

- MUST have a valid driver's license.

- MUST have a car.

- Energetic and upbeat personality to interact with customers and staff.

- Cell phone that works is a must as communication is very important.

- 2-3 years of kitchen management and/or food retail experience.

- Accustomed to fast-paced environments.

- Flexibility with schedule.

- Ability to think quickly on your feet.

We are looking for people to advance with the business as we continue to expand our company. If you are interested in joining our team and company, please send us your resume and cover letter along with 2-3 recent WORK references.

Job Type: Full-time

Hours: M, T, Th, F, S 6:30am-4:30pm

Job Type: Full-time

Compensation this position is PAID: hourly, varies DOE, $17.00 - $19.00 How to apply Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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