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National Produce Merchandiser
National Cooperative Grocers Association (NCGA) is accepting applicants for the position of National Produce Merchandiser. The merchandiser will participate in new store planning and openings, offer on-site department audits and troubleshooting services and work with the NCGA staff and vendors to develop revenue enhancing and cost reduction opportunities. This position will support NCGA and its members with promotions, trainings, peer mentoring and development of operational resources.
The preferred candidate should have a strong background with produce and organic foods, a firm understanding of department operations, a minimum of 3 years experience running a profitable produce department and be able to analyze and interpret sales and financial data. In addition, the successful candidate must possess strong computer, communication and listening skills; be goal and deadline-driven; have a strong commitment to customer service; and a willingness to frequently travel. This position will be located in NCGA’s office in St. Paul, Minnesota.
Please send letter of interest, resume, references, and salary history to:
National Cooperative Grocers Association
Attn: Tami Bauers
Please be advised that no materials will be returned. Applicant information will be kept confidential, excepting references provided by applicant. A full job description is available by contacting Tami Bauers using the above information.
NCGA is a member-owned, equal opportunity, national cooperative providing a variety of services to retail food co-ops in 35 states. We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package, along with a great opportunity for the right individual.