Store Manager

Position Type: Management Team
Apply By: May 28, 2019
Posted: May 14, 2019 - 10:23 am EDT
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Mississippi Market Natural Foods Co-op
Organization Location: Saint Paul, MN
Contact Name: Amelia Walicke
Contact Email: [email protected]
Contact Phone: 651-379-1434

About Mississippi Market:

Since opening our doors in 1979, Mississippi Market Co-op has been helping our Saint Paul neighbors enjoy high-quality organic, local, and sustainably-raised foods. We have three friendly neighborhood stores in Saint Paul that are owned by over 18,000 of our community members.


Mississippi Market is hiring for a Store Manager!

Position Summary:

The Selby Store Manager oversees, directs and participates in all aspects of store operations and is accountable for delivering strong outcomes that model integrity, build trust, and align with the mission, vision, values and ends statement of our co-op.

Specific areas of accountability include customer experience, team leadership and engagement, store operations, health and safety,  the creation of a welcoming and inclusive environment, financial planning and management, strategic planning and leadership, and participation on Mississippi Market's senior leadership team.

This position is also responsible for collaborating with Mississippi Market's administrative functions (HR, Finance, Marketing, Purchasing) to ensure strong organizational alignment and communications. 

This role requires strong communication, team building, strategic thinking, problem solving, intercultural competence, and  prioritization skills as well as self-awareness, resiliency, adaptability, initiative,  judgment, and integrity.

Location: Mississippi Market 622 Selby Ave Saint Paul, MN 55104

Reports to: Operations Manager Supervises:  Selby Department Managers

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5+ years Management, supervisory or leadership experience in retail or a cooperative business environment
  • Demonstrated experience leading, coaching, and developing an engaged team
  • Demonstrated Capacity for strong decision making, including ability to organize, prioritize, and delegate multiple, at times competing, demands
  • Demonstrated objectivity, neutrality, calmness under pressure
  • Demonstrated listening and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and other computer-based technology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with natural foods products and industry strongly preferred.
  • Multilingual

Physical and Working Requirements:

  • Available to work flexible schedules in order to meet the needs of the store
  • Able to stand for prolonged periods of time with or without assistance
  • Must be able to move around and access all areas of the store with or without assistance
  • Must be able to operate a computer with or without assistance
  • Must be able to read, write, count and perform accurate math calculations
  • Must be able to occasionally work in a cold environment with temperatures ranging from -10°F to 35°F
  • Must be able to occasionally lift, move, or pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Must meet the Mississippi Market Safe Driver Policy requirements including an acceptable DMV record

Full Time employees are eligible for a great benefits package, including health, dental, vision, ESST, PTO, gain sharing, 401(k), 20% discount, and more.

Interested candidates, please include a cover letter and resume with your application.

The majority of our jobs require some weekend and/or evening hours. Additional shifts may be necessary to meet the needs of the department. Evening and weekend flexibility required.