General Manager

Organization: 
Amazing Grains Natural Foods Market
Organization location: 
Grand Forks, ND
Apply by: 
Thu, 08/15/2013

Amazing Grains Natural Foods Market is seeking a General Manager.  Established in 1972, Amazing Grains is North Dakota's only co-op grocery store. Sustained throughout most of its history by a small but dedicated group of customers and member-owners, Amazing Grains has experienced a boom in recent years. Sales in 2012 were $1.3 million and our member-owners now number over 1,400. Amazing Grains is currently in the early stages of planning for an expansion to accommodate and nurture this exciting growth.

As the General Manager you will be the leader in all store functions including store operations, sales, merchandising, quality, cost and financial control, strategic planning and the ensuring a positive customer experience. Your work will also involve supporting the Associate Manager with recruitment, hiring, supervision and training of all store staff. You will be responsible for promoting a positive work environment that encourages learning and staff promotion. You must be able to exhibit confidence and leadership and possess a vision for the future of our co-op.  The General Manager reports directly to the Board of Directors.

The salary range for this postion starts at $45,000 DOE. This position is benefitted, including health insurance and vacation. For more information about Amazing Grains, this opportunity and our community, please visit our website, www.amazinggrains.org.

Please send letter of application, resume and salary history to [email protected] (attachments are fine) or mail to Board President, Amazing Grains, 214 Demers Ave, Grand Forks, ND 58201. Please contact Lisa Earls, Search Committee Chair/Board of Directors at [email protected] with additional questions or concerns.

Grand Forks is a growing city with a population of 54,000. Home to the University of North Dakota, and located near the Grand Forks Air Force Base, Grand Forks boasts low unemployment rates and a stable housing market.  Our local economy is based around higher education, defense, tourism, health care, manufacturing, food processing, and scientific research. Located on the Red River, Grand Forks boasts a revitalized downtown, North Dakota's largest farmer's market and a vibrant arts community. The Greenway (twice the size of Central Park) offers an abundance of recreational opportunities and over 20 miles of trails.

Contact name: 
Lisa Earls