Jobs at Logan St. Market

Bodega Retail Associate

The Role

Providing fresh and healthy produce to a neighborhood with limited food access is a top priority of Logan Street Market.  This position requires the experience to assist guest with fresh offerings and recipe options. The Bodega section of the Market operates 6 days a week.  Our goal is to purchase as much local produce as possible while still providing an abundant variation of product.  Please note that this is a start-up and a small company with limited operational experience. Employees of the Logan Street Market will be asked to perform duties outside of their normal roles in order to facilitate the overall function and goals of the Market.

Responsibilities

Bodega Retail Associate

    1. Keep up-to-date order sheets and file invoices.
    2. Communicate with sales information to assist with adjustments in inventory and orders to better suite our model and the shoppers. Discontinue or place stagnant product on sale and introduce new products to guests that adds to the sustainability of the Bodega and inventory movement.
    3. Effectively communicate with Bodega purchaser to coordinate timely deliveries and re-stocking.
    4. Check out shoppers using proper POS procedures.  Assist shoppers with their needs and provide service in a friendly and helpful demeanor.
    5. Work with other parts of the company to determine volume needs or consumer preference
    6. Train produce associates on new policies and product knowledge
    7. Develop recipes and nutritional info for seasonal, local foods that are available in the market and coordinate supplies and programming for nutritional education classes.
    8. Operate market’s EBT program and other incentive programs (Double Dollars, etc)
    9. Stock shelves and products.  Front face products on shelves at all times.
    10. Keep the Bodega in a clean, orderly and inviting state.  All cardboard and packaging must be properly broken down and taken out of the Bodega.

Requirements

    1. Strong communications skills
    2. Willingness to learn
    3. Organized self starter
    4. Connection to local farmers and members of the local food system
    5. Must be able to lift 50 pounds, stand for long periods
    6. Knowledge of food sales regulations and certifications.
    7. Knowledge and proficiency in Excel and Google Drive.

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