Hiring: General Manager – Old Creamery Cooperative
Position Type: General Manager
Apply By: January 31, 2018
Organization Type: Co-op Retail
Organization: Old Creamery Cooperative
Organization Location: Cummington, MA
Organization Website: www.oldcreamery.coop
Contact Name: Kimberly Tobin, Board Chair
Contact Email: GMjob@oldcreamery.coop
Contact Phone: 413-634-5560
General Manager (GM) for the Old Creamery Co-op in Cummington, Massachusetts. The Co-op recently celebrated our 5-year anniversary and with our current GM’s announced retirement, we are looking for a new General Manager to navigate our future direction.
We are seeking a GM to ensure that the Old Creamery thrives as a vibrant center of the surrounding communities. A full-service grocery store, deli, and café, the Old Creamery currently has annual sales of nearly $1.8 million, 9 full-time and 24-31 part-time employees (varying with season), and 780 member-owners.
Candidates must have senior management experience in a retail food business and strong skills in financial management, marketing, problem solving, communication, and community building. We seek an inspired leader who embraces challenge and who has vision, compassion, and a sense of humor. Our ideal candidate will help foster the conditions and culture necessary for long-term viability of the operation.
Expected start date April/May 2018. Compensation and benefits dependent on experience, competitive with similar-type co-ops. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and we strongly encourage applications before January 31, 2018. Refer to our website (http://oldcreamery.coop/) for more information about the Old Creamery Co-op vision and values, and to find the position summary and detailed General Manager job description. To apply, please send an email to GMjob@oldcreamery.coop with the following attachments in MS Office Word or PDF format.
- Cover letter
- Three employment references with full contact information (name, address, phone, email, title, relationship)
While the Co-op strongly prefers applications via email, if access to the internet is an issue for any reason, please apply via postal mail to Board President, Old Creamery Co-op, 445 Berkshire Trail, Cummington, MA 01026.
The Old Creamery Co-op values excellence and diversity in hiring and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).