Gardiner Food Co-op and Cafe
Receiving applications on a rolling basis
Gardiner Food Co-op & Café, an up-and-coming community-owned store located in downtown Gardiner, just 10 minutes South of Augusta, Maine’s capital, is seeking its first General Manager.
Now with 155 member-owners, 3 years operating as a local food buying club, and more than two thirds of its start-up funds, the Co-op plans to open its brick and mortar store in early 2015. Our projected sales will be around $360,000, with a staff of 6, and 2200 sq ft of store and café space.
Skills wanted: entrepreneurial and proven leadership skills, supervisory, financial and retail grocery experience, passion for and knowledge of the natural foods industry, excellent communication and team-building skills, and an understanding and commitment to co-operative principles.
The ideal candidate is charismatic – and has the ability to grow the membership and revenues of the Co-op.