About Organization: A Red Circle’s mission is to promote community betterment in North St. Louis County, through a racial equity lens. Since 2017, A Red Circle has provided services to meet immediate and long-term needs of North County residents who have borne a historic and persistent lack of access to good education and jobs, safety, healthy food access, and other opportunities necessary to survive and thrive. We currently work in five core focus areas: arts, education, employment, holistic living, and policy. Our organization puts the community first and we aim to push toward systemic change without neglecting what North County residents need right now.
Benefits Offered: Health Insurance, Flexible Schedule, Professional Development Opportunities
"Working at A Red Circle gives me the satisfaction of being able to give back to the community and help those who are less fortunate in obtaining what they need." - Deb
"My purpose in coming back to North County and staying here is regenerating the hopes and dreams of folks that live in my home town. A Red Circle is providing me an opportunity to do that.” - Laura
Grocery Manager (Full-Time)
Salary: $50,000/year Plan and help develop our community-based grocery store, People’s Harvest, in North County. For the first few months after hiring, the Grocery Store Manager will have the opportunity to help get People’s Harvest off the ground by planning the store’s operations in advance of the grand opening. Once the store is up and running, the Grocery Store Manager will oversee the day-to-day operations of the store. We are looking to push the traditional model of what a grocery store can be and how it relates to community, and we welcome any candidates excited by that project.
Duties and Responsibilities
Supervise the day-to-day operations: oversees staffing, product purchasing, merchandising, and maintains proper stock levels through appropriate product ordering Takes pride in performance of the team to provide outstanding level of service for the customer including the quality and freshness of products Ensure sufficient profit with a long-term focus on the store’s sustainable financial health so that it will provide dependable value to the community.
Personnel Builds a strong, growth-oriented store culture based on kindness and community Aid in the hiring of store personnel by reviewing resumes and employment applications, as well as interviewing candidates Supervise and provide performance feedback to facilitate individual growth Act with a high level of emotional intelligence in customer service and regarding internal concerns with employees
Community-Facing Leader Understand the overarching mission, as well as communicate and model the core values of the organization Promote and support strong relationships with local community organizations in store’s surrounding area Ensure store compliance with and appropriate knowledge of federal, state, and local laws/enterprise policies
Requirements and Qualifications
Bachelor’s Degree in Business (highly preferred) Deep knowledge of grocery store operations, including managing employees and grocery store supply chains Ideally at least 4 years of grocery store experience, including 2+ years supervising employees and with general management responsibilities
High level of comfort with computers: able to effectively use Microsoft Office & Google Suite, POS software, and financial software Willingness to spend time where the operation needs it including early mornings, evenings and weekends. Excellent interpersonal skills and comfort working with diverse backgrounds. Entrepreneurial and problem-solving mindset: comfortable with ambiguity, change and growth in a start-up environment, willingness to challenge the status quo Committed to the People’s Harvest project and a vision of community betterment for North County and the people that live there.
All positions require valid driver’s license, reliable transportation, active bank account, and access to the Internet for remote work. A Red Circle is an equal opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify.