Store Manager Job Opening-Ashland Food Coop

January 30th 2018

Store Manager  

Ashland Food Cooperative



Ashland Food Cooperative is looking for a Store Manager to:

  • Lead a team of experienced managers using a collaborative participatory process at all levels of the organization.
  • Manage and direct all retail operations.
  • Ensure efficient and successful functioning of the store, including staff supervision, leadership and financial accountability.
  • Exceed customer expectations for service and provide a welcoming environment for all.
  • Ensure store safety, security and cleanliness.


  • Management experience in a fast-paced, high volume retail grocery establishment, including previous successful management of a product department.
  • Familiarity with the natural foods industry and the co-operative business model.
  • Supervisory experience with hiring, training, motivating, corrective action, scheduling, etc.
  • Background in merchandising with knowledge of current trends in the natural foods industry.
  • Demonstrated ability to handle multiple demands effectively.
  • Experience in budgeting, margin, pricing, and financial reports along with a demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret Co-op financial statements and results.
  • Knowledge of, and experience with, category management.
  • Ability to prioritize and delegate.
  • Ability to exercise considerable discretion and judgment, problem-solve, make decisions and be accountable for all actions.
  • Experience developing systems and procedures to create an efficient, safe and profitable retail environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to follow through on commitments.
  • Excellent communication skills required.


Join us at the Ashland Food Cooperative, a Certified Organic retailer with over $30 million in annual sales, 175 employees, over 11,000 owners and celebrating our 46th anniversary this year. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package along with a dynamic work environment. Visit for application instructions.