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Department Manager, Grocery (Relocation and Housing)

Bethel, AK · Retail · $50,600 - $63,100/annually, DOE
More than just retail. Come make a difference.

The Alaska Commercial Company has exciting opportunities for full-time, permanent employment in retail stores across the North. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your experience and work ethic are appreciated and rewarded. With The Alaska Commercial Company, you’re encouraged to learn and grow on the job and explore the beauty and culture of the communities where we live and work.

The Alaska Commercial Company offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Taxable housing accommodations (no pets allowed in this location)
  • Relocation package
Your Responsibilities:

Are you a great communicator who creates team spirit, and you’re welcoming with customers? Take your high-level retail experience and bring your skills to Alaska Commercial Company (ACC) as the Grocery Department Manager.
  • Ensure appropriate merchandise is ordered and properly presented to maximize sales and profits
  • Control labor and overhead costs
  • Ensure merchandise is priced correctly
  • Drive sales through promotional offerings
  • Role model great service and demonstrate your enthusiasm to delight our customers
  • Share your knowledge, experience, and best practices to create team spirit across the department
  • Achieve maximum sales and impact seasonal events, planning well and also react to changes in weather, driving opportunities
  • Monitor the level of customer service and satisfaction within the department and take action as required to address issues
  • Ensure store policies and procedures are communicated to department employees
  • Support the rest of the store management group
  • Maintain great quality products for customers by ensuring your team follows the correct product handling
Skills and Qualifications:

We’re looking for professional, organized workers with a healthy sense of adventure and a strong knowledge and experience base.
  • Minimum of 3 years of management experience in grocery retail
  • Exceptional analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills with high attention to detail
  • Proven organizational, planning, and prioritizing skills
  • Must have demonstrated the ability to work both independently and within a team
  • Understand how to take special orders, offer suggestions about different products, and navigate customer experiences
  • Demonstrate a personal and enthusiastic commitment to ACC’s vision, mission, values, and strategies. You want your communities to live better
  • Highly motivated with an appreciation for small-town life, in a culturally diverse setting, is considered an asset
  • Enthusiastic desire to approach customers, ask questions, and make product and service recommendations
  • Experience with visual merchandising, inventory management, training and development, and sales and service
Location: Bethel, AK
Reports to: Store Manager

ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have provided groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC: www.alaskacommercial.com. 

We’d love to hear from all workers motivated to thrive professionally and personally while making a difference in the communities we serve. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Acting with integrity • Fostering excellence • Respecting others • Working collaboratively • Being accountable
ACC is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates, including but not limited to all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.


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