General Manager

Position Type: General Manager
Apply By: January 15, 2020
Posted: October 18, 2019 - 2:18 pm EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op
Organization Location: Sacramento
Organization Website: Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op
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Come join Sacramento Natural Foods Co-op as our new General Manager!

The Sacramento Natural Foods Cooperative is the largest single-store grocery co-op in the nation. Located in Sacramento, California, our 47-year old cooperative has more than 11,000 members and 230+ employees with sales exceeding $45 million annually. The Co-op continues to grow in a dynamic market with a strong, experienced management team. 

We are looking for a leader to continue our sales growth, direct our management team and continue our commitment to the cooperative principles. The General Manager reports to a seven-member Board of Directors that is elected by the cooperative's members. The cooperative's workers are represented by a union and we enjoy positive labor relations.

Essential Qualifications:

  1. 5+ years of experience in retail grocery management.
  2. 3+ years of experience working with a Board of Directors
  3. Experience managing financial statements and projections.
  4. Experience managing a top-level management team and staff.
  5. Previous experience creating and developing effective procedural standards.
  6. High School diploma, GED or equivalent certificate.


What you should LOVE to do:

  • Deliver exceptional customer service.
  • Grow sales and control costs.
  • Identify, hire, and train talent.
  • Merchandising and selling.
  • Being an integral part of your local community.
  • Being committed to the Co-operative principles.
  • Working cooperatively with a strong management team and the Board of Directors.

Compensation information available to applicants upon request.  We offer competitive wages and benefits, including a retirement plan, health care, and a bonus package.

To review the full job description including complete qualifications, visit

About Sacramento

Sacramento, America's "farm to fork capital," is consistently rated as one of the best places to live in America. Our diverse community is home to the nation's agricultural heartland, and a short distance to San Francisco, Napa Valley, and Lake Tahoe.

How to Apply

Send cover letter, resume to [email protected]

No phone calls please.