We are looking for a highly motivated, capable, and enthusiastic Grocery Manager who will help meet and maintain our ambitious growth objectives. The Grocery Manager will work with various grocers and retailers to promote and develop existing Groundwork Coffee programs and cultivate opportunities for new programs.
• Plan, organize, analyze, direct, and control your staff to meet company objectives
• Visit customers' locations on a scheduled basis, perform basic equipment preventative maintenance, analyze account purchases while looking for opportunities, and prospect for new business
• Develop relationships with retail buyers and managers
• Develop/implement merchandising plans to assist in the marketing and promotion of products at client locations
• Monitor inventory and product dates; work with buyers and managers to keep inventories full and fresh
• Handle customer concerns or issues, maintaining Groundwork's high customer service standards
• Identify potential retail/grocery customers and develop strategies for placement
• Strong analytical skills required and college degree preferred
• 3-5 years in grocery management or related industry
• Proven track record in managing, training, and directing a highly skilled, motivated, successful and results-oriented grocery team
• Strong leadership qualities with effective communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong understanding of customer, market dynamics and industry trends
• Able to operate in a fast-paced and changing environment
• Positive, solutions-oriented attitude
• Approachable and mindful communication style
• Strategic, organized, and consultative customer approach
• Proven track record of sales/customer service experience
• Must have a valid driver's license
If you love a great cup of coffee and are motivated, enthusiastic, and want to work for a company that values its employees, then please email your resume. Please include "Grocery Sales Manager (Los Angeles)" in the subject of your email, as well as a brief summary of your experience with food or beverage sales to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Groundwork is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin or disability.