Retail Store Manager

Sales & Marketing Thousand Oaks, California


Description

Position at Wild Fork Foods

As a Wild Fork Sr. Sales Leader, you will play a pivotal role in managing our team of brand ambassadors. Providing guidance, training, and leadership skills to inspire the team to perform at their optimum. You will lead by example and embody the company's core values to establish a dynamic and caring work environment. Additionally, ensuring that we maintain proper inventory control to maximize product freshness and availability, monitoring day-to-day store operations, and becoming the community's personal chef and friendly butcher. 

If you are someone looking for a career growth opportunity and you LOVE TO COOK & LOVE TO EAT, we would love to connect with you! 

Our Values: Determination, Simplicity, Availability, Humility, Sincerity, Discipline, Ownership 

Essential Tasks and Responsibilities: 

  • Establish and achieve the highest standard of store execution  
  • Create an inspiring team environment with open communication, high energy and respectful culture 
  • Offer sufficient resources and autonomy to build trust and ownership 
  • Focus on delivering TOP of the line customer experience by sharing your passion for food and becoming a product expert 
  • Hire, retain, develop and mentor a high performing team of employees 
  • Maintain and replenish inventory, staying in communication with the distribution center and commercial team regarding store specific needs 
  • Develop a plan strategically designed to bring in more customers and increase their basket size  
  • Provide training to improve the knowledge base and utilize cross-training to maintain productivity when employees are absent  
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure the store is presentable and can function properly 
  • Make sure all employees adhere to company’s policies and guidelines 
  • Maximize productivity through effective scheduling  
  • Manage controllable costs to keep the store profitable
  • Execute other related duties as assigned 

Physical Demands and Work Environment: 

  • Physically able to exert up to 50 pounds of force 
  • Occasional exposure to extreme temperatures – walk-in freezers  
  • Stand/walk for up to 8-10 hours 
  • Frequent movement within the store to access various departments, areas, and products 

Benefits & Perks: 

  • Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance   
  • 401k Retirement Plan 
  • Culinary Training 
  • Higher Education Programs 
  • Vacation Time, Paid Holiday & Birthday PTO 
  • Monthly Bonus Potential   
  • WF Unlimited- Free Shipping 
  • Chew On This- One give away product a month
  • Wild Chef - Allowance per month to shop in our store 

Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related field preferred 
  • 5+ years of retail experience, with at least three years in a management capacity 
  • Proven success in coaching and training employees
  • Strong understanding of sales drivers and customer service 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Experience with recruiting and performance evaluation processes 
  • Ability to delegate tasks to other team members
  • Be determined and deliver superior results with a sense of urgency, time management, and prioritization  
  • Systems capabilities preferred: SAP, Order Management Systems, Microsoft Office 
  • Treat it like you own it –Take ownership and responsibility to be successful 
  • Acts with respect and values other opinions
  • Strong cognitive skills, including problem analyzing
  • Demonstrated ability to meet and work within a budget
  • Ability to meet seasonal peaks, workloads, and deadlines
  • The availability to work a flex schedule, working various hours and shifts, including early mornings, evenings and, weekends/holidays. 

EOE/Vets/Disability