Hiring: General Manager – Old Creamery Cooperative

Jan 5 2018

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.

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume
  3. 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).

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