For new nonprofit organization
Mission: To provide local, organic, and craft foods for our community.
Vision: Create a food market that promotes personal, community, and environmental nourishment by supporting local/regional and organic food production, as well as consumer education, with access for all.
The Prairieland Market in Salina, Kansas is re-inventing itself! We are expanding and moving to a new location in downtown Salina, with a whole different look and feel. Prairieland will be set up as a nonprofit organization to provide local, organic, and craft foods for our community, with a focus on food education and access for all. We are seeking an experienced individual to lead the store operations and to work with the Executive Director with the re-launch and setting up the new store. The successful candidate will have a passion for local food, experience in managing store operations, the ability to oversee and supervise a combination of paid and volunteer staff, and excellent communication skills. Experience in the retail grocery industry is preferred, along with a successful track record in a managerial position.
Oversee day-to-day operations of Prairieland Market
Supervise Market employees and volunteers
Ensure that the Market has sufficient inventory stocked to support sales goals
Maintain financial records and reports, working with the Executive Director
Develop and maintain relationships with local producers and vendors
Oversee the Community Supported Agriculture program
Associate's degree or equivalent
Experience in the retail industry
Successful track record in a managerial position
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to manage finances
High level of integrity, passion, and commitment to the mission of the Market
Be able to put in a full day on your feet
Be able to lift 30 pounds
Salary & Benefits:
Salary commensurate with experience
10 days paid vacation
5 sick/personal time days