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Local Food Market and CSA Manager Beyond Harvest Foods

  • Date Posted July 24, 2020
  • Location Columbus, GA
  • Category Business / Nonprofit
  • Job type Full-Time
Company description Beyond Harvest foods combined a meat packer and produce house with the intent to work directly with local farms and food producers to provide our community with better access to the best, most-sustainable foods grown and raised in our region.

Our company sources and aggregates food for retail and wholesale with the bulk of our business supplying restaurants, caterers, grocery stores, and large institutions.

Beyond Harvest is taking the next steps to provide a full-circle service and are looking for experienced food service sales oriented individuals to join our team and help us actively support the development of resilient food system rooted in Phenix City, AL and Columbus, GA. Job description Our Grocery Store Manager plans and directs the day-to-day operations of the market, which includes assisting our wholesale food sales business. They will develop strategies to improve customer service and in-store experiences while improving sales and profitability. Our company supports the development of a resilient food economy in the southeast, and your main goal is to help our markets reflect that mission.

You will become very familiar with Wholesome Wave GA's "Fresh for Less" program, which reduces fresh/frozen vegetable and fruit purchases by 50% for SNAP/EBT users. You will also work closely with local food nonprofits on enriching initiatives to improve our community's health. 

Additionally, you will help launch and manage a regional food box CSA through the market.

You must ensure customer needs are met, providing efficient service with a compassionate and helpful attitude. An eye for detail and strong organizational and project management skills are required to ensure all products and displays are merchandised effectively.

You will forecast retail staff needs and develop a recruiting strategy to develop an optimal team environment. You will collaborate with other managers and owners to develop a CSA-style program for our retail customers, as well as lead our mobile market program, which will help distribute local food to areas of town where it is most needed.

Bachelor's degree and/or work experience required.
Grocery store management experience required.
Three years experience in related position(s)
Food service a plus.

General Job Skills (list not exhaustive)
Ordering, Merchandising, Scheduling, Wholesale Sales, Project Management, Business Development, Staff Training, Sales, Sanitation, Organization, Stocking, Excellent customer service , Friendliness, Compassion, Extroverted
Job Type: Full-time
Salary based on experience Compensation this position is : salaried, less than 50k Application instructions Please click here to sign in and view application details.
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