Now Hiring: General Manager

The Tacoma Food Co‐op is looking for a new General Manager

Our Mission: The Tacoma Food Co-op shall be a model cooperative market within a sustainable local food system.

Do you want to change the world and do you have the drive and experience to lead our co-op in making that change? Is the cooperative spirit so strong in you that you can taste it? Do you love food made with pure ingredients? Do you want to make your living by making your community a better place?

If you said “YES!” to the above then we need to talk. Together we just might make our dreams come true.

The Tacoma Food Co-op is a thriving young organization made up of people devoted to making Tacoma a better place to live and eat. The General Manager (GM) is the leader of our co-op of 15 passionate employees, 1700 member owners (and growing), and a supportive board of directors. The GM drafts the plans that will bring the Co-op’s vision to live, and oversees all aspects of the operation from making sure the doors open in the morning to managing the budget that will allow us to open more doors in other parts of our fair city. The GM works with a 9 member volunteer board of directors to set the vision. The GM brings that vision to life. Your passion, creativity, and skill are the only limits to how far our co-op can go and what we can do together.

If you want to take on this challenge, let us hear from you. Send your application materials: resume, cover letter, youtube video, and/or whatever else will show us that you are perfect for this job. Your materials must reflect minimum job requirements.

Send to: GMSearch@tacomafoodcoop.com

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.

In your application, please answer the following questions:

  1. What interests you about the Cooperative business model?
  2. What leadership experiences have prepared you to run our Co-op?
  3. What makes you the best person to run a young and growing cooperative grocery store?
  4. How do you plan to change the world?
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