Love Apple Farm hiring Retail Manager

Ghent, New York

Love Apple Farm, located in Ghent in the Hudson River Valley of New York, is looking for a full-time retail manager for their farm store.

Retail Farm Store Manager Job Description:

  • Oversee design of farm stand (new building)
  • Select products to be sold in farm stand in addition to home grown products
  • Responsible for the day to day running of the store, including weekends and holidays
  • Responsible for achieving financial objectives of the farm store by overseeing an annual budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances, and initiating corrective actions
  • Formulates pricing policies by reviewing sales activities, determining competitive pricing, studying trends, etc.
  • Maintains the sales records, meets budget, and tracks activity on a daily basis
  • Identifies current and future customer requirements, ensures availability of merchandise, maintains inventories, and coordinates the flow of products from the stock room to the sales floor
  • Maintains store staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees on a seasonal basis
  • Responsible for maintaining housekeeping standards and the farm store’s visual objectives by arranging merchandise

Retail Store Manager Skills and Qualifications:

  • Background in farm stand retail, food prep, grocery and/or restaurant management is a plus
  • An energetic , outgoing, customer oriented personality is required
  • Strong planning, decision making, and organizational skills is essential
  • Capable of overseeing budgets and meeting budgetary goals

Compensation: Salary commensurate with experience.

How to Apply: Please submit a cover letter and resume to