General Manager Search:
The Old Creamery Co-op in Cummington Massachusetts is looking for a General Manager.
We are seeking a GM who will ensure that the Old Creamery Co-op continues to be a vibrant center of Cummington and the surrounding communities. A full-service grocery store, deli, and café, the Old Creamery Co-op currently has annual sales of nearly $1.8 million, 20 employees, and over 900 member-owners.
The Creamery is a cornerstone of community life in Cummington, MA, a small town nestled along the scenic Westfield River, in the foothills of the Berkshires. The area offers beautiful scenery including farms, forests, quiet lakes and rivers. Outdoor activities include hiking, kayaking, biking, skiing and snowshoeing. The surrounding area offers an array of museums and fine art, performance and music venues. People who move to the area often talk about the strong sense of community — neighbors helping neighbors.
Candidates must have senior management experience in a retail food business and strong skills in financial management, marketing, problem solving, communication, and community building. We seek a leader who embraces challenge and who has vision, compassion, and a sense of humor. Food service experience would be a plus.
Compensation dependent on experience, competitive with similar sized co-ops. Applications will be reviewed upon receipt and we strongly encourage applications before Jan 31, 2021. Refer to our website (oldcreamery.coop) for more information about the Old Creamery Co-op vision and values, and to find the position summary and job description.
To apply, please send an email to Board President Katy Eiseman at firstname.lastname@example.org with the following attachments in MS Office Word or PDF format.
- Cover letter
- Three employment references with full contact information (name, address, phone, email, title, relationship)
While the Co-op strongly prefers applications via email, you may also apply via postal mail to: Board President, Old Creamery Co-op, 445 Berkshire Trail, Cummington, MA 01026.
The Old Creamery Co-op values excellence and diversity in hiring and is an equal opportunity employer (EOE).
Are you interested in employment at the Old Creamery Co-op? When we have openings they will be listed here. You are welcome to fill out an application for future consideration. The cashier can provide you with an application form, or you can download one below.
Please fill it out and return it to the store along with a resume if you have one. We will contact you if any positions meet your qualifications.