General Manager

Organization: 
Medford Food Co-op
Organization location: 
Medford, Oregon
Apply by: 
Fri, 05/31/2013

The Medford Food Co-op opened its doors in August, 2011 and has enjoyed great success since! We are currently 33% ahead of last year’s sales and projecting $3.5 million in annual sales for 2013. Our 5500 sf store has over 2100 owners and continues to grow.

We provide a link to a vibrant network of locally produced products and local family farms. As an environmentally and socially aware business, the Co-op contributes to a strong, local effort for sustainability. The Co-op is also a community resource for information and education on cooperatives, food, and healthy living. Future plans include the addition of a full service deli and a community meeting/classroom for cooking classes and related education.

We are seeking a dynamic, proven leader who is passionate about the community, healthy food, local products and the value of extraordinary customer service.

Qualified candidates will have 5+ years of successful and progressive leadership experience in the food cooperative or retail grocery business. A background in natural foods and a good understanding and commitment to cooperative values and principles are important. Additional abilities should include: financial planning and budgeting expertise, project management and strategic planning experience, a high level of computer literacy as well as excellent communication and team building skills.

The Medford Food Co-op is located in the beautiful Rogue Valley in southern Oregon, which is known for its 200 days of sunshine, abundant natural beauty and many cultural and recreational activities. http://southernoregon.org/

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package and a dynamic work environment. To apply please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] AND complete the On-line Employment Application on our website at: http://medfordfood.coop/engage/employment/ We are an equal employment opportunity employer.