General Manager

Position Type: General Manager
Apply By: August 31, 2019
Posted: July 23, 2019 - 8:04 pm EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Skagit Valley Food Co-op
Organization Location: Mt. Vernon, Washington
Contact Name: Renee Hall
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 360.542.5006

The Skagit Valley Food Co-op in beautiful Mount Vernon, Washington is seeking the next General Manager to lead our community-owned food cooperative, and full-service farm-to-table restaurant. This is an opportunity for an experienced leader to continue the mission of the Co-op and maintain its competitive edge.

The Skagit Valley Food Co-op, established in 1973, is an integral part of this diverse community where it has a reputation for superior customer service and product selection. The Skagit Valley, nestled between the North Cascade Mountain Range and Puget Sound, has a growing local food and farming movement, of which the Skagit Valley Food Co-op is an established partner. With 20,000+ member-owners, 200 employees, a dedicated Board of Directors and over $20,000,000 in annual sales, this is a challenging and rewarding position for the right candidate. Preference will be given to candidates with retail grocery experience, especially if focused on a more socially just and environmentally sustainable food system.

Our new General Manager will:

-Have a track record of sound fiscal decision-making, strategic thinking and analytical problem-solving.

-Consistently operate with a collaborative, accountable leadership style.

-Strive to create a diverse workplace that promotes and values inclusivity.

-Be committed to the cooperative business model as a core value.

Our GM is retiring at the end of 2019.  If you think you have the skills and passion to take the helm, please review the full job description here: