Pricing Programs Manager

Position Type: Other Staff
Apply By: February 21, 2021
Posted: January 27, 2021 - 9:03 am EST
Organization Type: Co-op Service Organization
Organization: National Co+op Grocers
Organization Location: St. Paul, Minnesota
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National Co+op Grocers (NCG) is a member-owned purchasing and business service cooperative providing a variety of services to retail food co-ops in 39 states. NCG helps unify food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and offer more value to food co-op shoppers everywhere. NCG provides a fast-paced, dynamic work environment. We are a group of passionate, intelligent, and disciplined people working to improve the food supply and grow the cooperative economy. NCG is well suited for talented individuals seeking to make a difference in our world through their work.

We are seeking an energetic and experienced individual with a passion for strategic pricing. This position will lead and advance NCG’s pricing initiatives by establishing pricing and margin strategies for NCG programs, and developing price management support programs for NCG member co-ops.

This is an ideal position for retail pricing experts interested in having a direct impact on the success of food co-ops, and their communities. This position will be based in NCG’s St. Paul, MN office, and requires up to 15% business travel including overnights and weekends (when business travel resumes more broadly). Relocation assistance is available for this opportunity! Diverse applicants are encouraged to apply.

St. Paul is part of the major metropolitan area which along with Minneapolis is known as the Twin Cities. The area is known for is excellent parks, bike trails and other outdoor activities; vibrant arts, culture and dining scene; and cultural diversity.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and assess data from a variety of sources to derive insights useful to NCG’s pricing strategies.
  • Establish, document, and implement pricing and margin strategy for NCG Programs that meet program objectives for generating consumer excitement, improving or maintaining competitive advantage, market share gains and achieving revenue goals in collaboration with NCG’s Category Management team.
  • Support NCG business managers with pricing negotiations, evaluating pricing investments, and identifying opportunities for increasing vendor or partner spend.
  • Establish a suite of pricing support services for NCG member co-ops.
  • Maintain relationships with third party data partners.
  • Train, mentor, and update NCG analysts and Retail Support on NCG’s pricing strategy, pricing support resources, and recommendations. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Economics and/or 3 years’ experience with retail pricing, business operations, or systems development, or the equivalent combination of relevant education and experience.
  • Strong industry knowledge including competitors and market trends.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, advanced Excel and Access skills preferred.
  • Proficiency with retail pricing optimization software packages a plus.

Apply By:  February 21, 2021

Our team members are our most-valued asset; we offer a generous salary and benefits package including 4 weeks PTO at hire, medical, dental, vision, company paid Life/ Disability/ Long Term Care insurance, HSA/FSA with company contribution, a matching 401K plan with profit sharing and much more.

Conveniently located between St. Paul and Minneapolis
2610 University Ave W, Suite 150 | St. Paul, MN 55114
Free Parking | Front Door Light Rail Station (Westgate - Green Line)

We are a learning organization on a continuous journey to build a positive and inclusive culture that values a diversity of ideas, perspectives and identities. We foster an environment where everyone is treated with dignity and respect, where we are inspired by our work and proud of our contributions.

Individuals with Disabilities - National Co+op Grocers wants all interested and qualified candidates to be able to use this career site to review and apply for employment opportunities. If you have a disability and need an accommodation to access this site, please contact us for assistance at (866) 709-2667 ext. 2992.

Equal Opportunity - National Co+op Grocers is an equal opportunity employer. We hire qualified individuals without regard to age, race, color, national origin or ancestry, alienage or citizenship status, creed, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital or familial status, status with regard to public assistance, pregnancy, physical/sensory/mental disability, genetic disposition, veteran or military status, membership or activity in a local human rights commission, arrest or conviction record, or any other protected category in accordance with applicable laws.

About NCG: National Co+op Grocers (NCG), founded in 1999, is a business services cooperative for retail food co-ops located throughout the United States. We represent 147 food co-ops operating over 200 stores in 39 states with combined annual sales over $2.3 billion and over 1.3 million consumer-owners. NCG helps unify natural food co-ops in order to optimize operational and marketing resources, strengthen purchasing power, and ultimately offer more value to natural food co-op owners and shoppers everywhere. By providing a variety of purchasing, management, development, marketing and other services, our co-ops are able to gain many of the advantages large grocery chains enjoy, while still reflecting the unique qualities of their local communities. For a map of NCG member and associate co-ops, visit our Find-a-Co-op page. To learn more about co-ops, visit