Store Manager

Yes! Organic Market
District Of Columbia

Job Summary

To direct and manage all phases of store operation in a manner designed to obtain maximum sales and gross profits through effective utilization of personnel and other resources available.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Increase sales and profits utilization of methods as outlined in the profit plan.
  • Plan, organize, direct, and control store activities with the assistance of department managers.
  • Assure that all store personnel are courteous to customers and that all customer complaints/requests are handled promptly and professionally.
  • Ultimately responsible for all cash accountability and accurate store bookkeeping.
  • Responsible for maximum utilization of store personnel through effective scheduling, counseling, and evaluating programs, training programs, motivation and supervision.
  • Responsible for efficient and effective delegation of duties to achieve maximum performance and proper follow up procedures.
  • Acts as company representative both within the store and within the community.
  • Responsible for preparation of the store’s operating budget.
  • Maintain a housekeeping program, which ensures an orderly and clean store that is pleasing to the customer’s eye.
  • Responsible for the maintenance of prompt and accurate check-out service through proper supervision of front end personnel and cashier accuracy.
  • Maintain efficient and knowledgeable method of operation through regular department manager meetings.
  • Maintain building and equipment in maximum operational condition.
  • Implement discount, price protection, and sign programs.
  • Responsible for optimum freshness of all products and proper merchandising to achieve maximum sales and profits.
  • Implement and maintain effective fire and safety programs within the store.
  • Implement and maintain effective security standards within the store.
  • Greet all customers and thank them for their patronage.
  • Responsible for payroll administration for all employees in the store.
  • Responsible for hiring, firing, and discipline of all employees.
  • Abide by all company policies as stated in the Employee Handbook.

Supplemental Job Functions:

  • Responsible for approving vacation, personal days, and time off for all employees.
  • Explain fringe benefits to all employees.
  • Conduct daily refrigeration checks throughout the store.

Minimum Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Minimum requirement of a high school education. A college education is helpful but not required.
  • Minimum of 5 years experience in the supermarket industry, with successful participation in management training programs.
  • Working knowledge of all aspects of store management and operations. Also, have the ability to make decisions and to provide effective leadership.
  • Must have excellent oral and written communication skills for dealing with customers, employees, and vendors.
  • Must have basic math skills to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, gross margins, markup, percentages, proportions, ratios, and volume.
  • Ability to verify vendor invoice charges and counts, and the ability to complete required accounting reports including inventory and receiving.
  • Excellent organization and follow through skills.

Interested applicants should submit a resume with cover letter detailing your qualifications for this position to Dennis Pick at