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67 Merchants Row
Rutland, VT, 05701
United States

(802) 417-1528

Rutland Area Farm and Food Link (RAFFL) promotes local food knowledge, production and market opportunities for farmers and community members throughout our region.

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Job Opportunity: Manager of a new Market & Country Store (Manchester)

Kristin Smith

Garden Art Fresh Market and Country Store in Manchester is hiring a manager. Full time, year round job. Base pay $30,000 with readily achievable bonus and raises based on Market's financial performance. Full budget and pro forma available with up to date sales records from opening day -- March 10, 2012.

The Market is open 7 days per week at least 10 hours per day. Full service gas pumping on site with four pumps and a steady flow of vehicles coming in for fuel. (Gas service guarantees potential customers to Market.)

Recruit, hire, fire, and manage young and inexperienced staff. Responsibilities include ordering, stocking, inventory control and sales reporting to consignors of foods as well as payables management to direct distributors. Responsibility for overall and specific appearance of merchandise, signage, and displays of product.

Responsible for customer service.

Market is owned by the Garden Arts Company -- a ten year old and highly regarded full service landscaping company based on the same property as is the Market but in a different historic building. Garden Arts is owned by Steve Burzon, a mature and successful small nagement and marketing personality with a track record of launching successful businesses. Burzon is involved in major decisions for the Market but is basically a hands-off manager who prefers to hire the right people and to let them do their jobs. To apply, contact Steve directly at sburzon@vermontel.net