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LOCAL FOOD & ZERO WASTE JOBS

Position: Store Manager
Company: The Source Bulk Foods
Location: Leslieville, Toronto, Ontario

Are you...

  1. Knowledgeable about Healthy Nutritious Foods (or consider yourself a Foodie)?
  2. Passionate about the Zero-Waste Movement
  3. Enjoy Communicating these passions to others?
  4. Do you have Retail Management experience?

Then we want to hear from you!


THE SOURCE BULK FOODS OVERVIEW:

Join a retail revolution that nourishes our families, communities, and the planet!

The Source Bulk Foods began with a drive to reduce packaging and waste from our day to day purchases. We are committed to making a difference to the environment and working with our customers and communities towards achieving a zero-waste world.

With 80+ locations already established in Australia, New Zealand, the UK, Republic of Ireland and Singapore, we’re all about nourishing families and our planet by providing wholesome, nutritious ingredients, free from unnecessary packaging. Our purpose is to provide our customers not only with an exciting and rewarding store experience, but also the knowledge and guidelines for using our products to change their lifestyle.

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ROLE OVERVIEW

We are now looking for a Store Manager to run our Leslieville store. You should be a motivated individual, who first and foremost resonates with our brand values, and can demonstrate some retail management experience. The right candidate will have both passion for the brand’s values and a leadership mindset, which may rapidly open the opportunity to evolve the position into a larger regional role.

Your role will be primarily focused on

  • Store management
  • Team management
  • Customer service management

 

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Store Management:

  • Ensure opening, mid-shift and closing checklist tasks are performed diligently at all times
  • Manage inventory to obviate any out-of-stock situation
  • Place and Receive stock orders, completing the procedures as set out in the brand manuals
  • Constantly monitor product presentation and quality standards
  • Constantly monitor the overall cleanliness and presentation of the store, including serving counter and storeroom
  • Undertake daily POS and banking reconciliation procedures
  • Undertake banking as required
  • Ensure the retail store environment complies with all Work Health and Safety requirements
  • Complete weekly store reports and advise Owner of any store management or team member issues to be discussed
  • Serve customers

Team Management:

  • Team member training using The Source Bulk Foods Training Manual
  • supervise new hires, interview potential workers, and extend job offers
  • Team member motivation and support to achieve The Source Bulk Foods customer service specialist standards
  • Closely monitor team member performance and action further training as required
  • Prepare weekly team rosters
  • Ensure store teams effectively and constantly engage with our CRM platform to ensure team is informed on all aspects of store operations, marketing, customer service and training.
  • Conduct regular team meetings to discuss, review and implement various store operational strategies.

Customer Service:

  • Ensure that all team members maintain the customer service format and standards as set out in the brand manuals
  • Ensure that every customer leaves the store delighted with their retail experience
  • Manage customer complaints as per the procedures set out in the brand manuals

 

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

Store Management:

  • Effective store operation
  • Timely and accurate production of all store reports
  • Documentation of all accidents, whether team member or customer
  • Achievement of store key performance indicators in terms of:
    • Sales
    • Average sale value
    • Wage percentage

Team Management:

  • Skill levels of all team members
  • Performance of all team members in regards to store presentation, cleanliness and stock refill systems
  • Team attitude
  • Low team member turnover

Customer Service Management:

  • Achievement of customer service standards
  • Number of customer complaints
  • Number of repeat customers

 

QUALIFICATIONS & REQUIREMENTS:

  • 1-3 years management experience in a retail setting (preferred)
  • Passion for and understanding of healthy whole food
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Clearly communicate and embody The Source Bulk Foods (TSBF) brand, vision and values
  • Adheres to all operational and health & safety policies and procedures, including the Occupational Health & Safety Act.
  • Food Handling Certification (preferred)
  • Able to work a variety of shifts, including mornings, evenings, weekends
  • Willingness to participate in recruiting, interviewing, hiring and mentoring new talent
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task
  • Ability to effectively manage special projects
  • Outstanding people management skills
  • Ability to work unsupervised
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-changing work environment

 

WHAT TO EXPECT:

This is a full-time salaried position where you'll need to spend about two thirds of your time in the store (901 Queen St East, Toronto).

Start Date: September 2021
Salary: from $52,000 per annum
Additional Pay: Bonus Pay
Benefits: Store Discount
Schedule: up to 8-hour shifts, Monday-Friday and Weekends (no more than 5 days per week in the store)
Training: pre-store opening and ongoing training modules
Physical Requirements: Normal work environment is in a store, which involves some physical risks requiring basic safety precautions. This position routinely requires sitting, standing, bending/stooping, operating a computer, walking, and lifting or carrying objects (up to 25 kgs/55lbs).

 

HOW TO APPLY:

If our mission and values resonate with you, then please apply!

Please forward your cover letter, describing why you would be a good fit for this position, and resume to leslieville@thesourcebulkfoods.ca .  Please indicate you saw this posting at FoodWork.

We would like to thank all applicants for applying for this position, however you will only be contacted if your candidacy is being considered. The Source Bulk Foods is committed to an inclusive and accessible recruitment and selection process.

Thank you very much for your interest in The Source Bulk Foods and good luck!

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Current status: Open/apply now.   Date posted: Aug 30 2021    ID: 61191