Gardiner Food Co-Op and Cafe hiring General Manager

Gardiner, Maine

Gardiner Food Co-op and Cafe

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Gardiner, Maine

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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.

See our website for more details at Please send a cover letter and resume to

Contact name:

Veronique Vendette

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