Convenience Store/Gas Station Retail General Manager

Job Description
Retail General Manager
Anchorage, AK
DOE and great benefits 

Our client: Alaskan, family owned for over six decades, this company is passionate about customer service and seeks a proactive Retail General Manager who shares that passion. You will have oversight of nine company-owned and operated convenience stores, and six cardlock facilities. This is an excellent opportunity to achieve consistent store profitability, steady growth, and a positive customer experience. This position requires regular travel to sites in southeast and southcentral Alaska. 
Apply here or email your resume to today if you meet the qualifications.

Would you like to: 
  • Working with station managers, ensure all retail site systems remain fully functional through application of scheduled maintenance. Take steps to diagnose/troubleshoot and make necessary repairs in a timely manner
  • Work with station managers and regulatory agencies to maintain compliance where applicable
  • Standardize inventory and merchandise sets among all sites to the extent possible. Use merchandise sets for promotions to increase sales and profit
  • Set target margins for convenience store inventory; monitor retail price policy constantly
  • Provide weekly reports to upper management containing data on store sales and profit
  • Oversee month-end inventory counts and reconciliations. Pay attention to inventory shrinkage, verify cigarette pack counts are done at all locations each shift
  • Implement orientation programs for new hires; establish training calendar for regular employees
  • Work with vendors to consolidate buying and ensure cost of goods is optimally low; work with freight forwarders ensuring rates are in line with prevailing market rates
  • Conduct overall appearance evaluations of sites regularly; advise store managers of anything requiring attention
  • Other projects/tasks as needed 
Ideally you have: 
  • High School diploma or equivalent, 4 years of convenience store/gas station  management experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • General knowledge of accounting procedures
  • Proficiency in MS Word and Excel
  • Experience working with point-of-sale systems
  • Ability to work cooperatively, and communicate in writing and verbally effectively with others; have a desire to achieve higher standards for self and the team
  • A willingness to learn from the team and set high-performance standards for self and the team
  • Valid driver’s license, ability to work independently, and be willing to travel regularly; this is an “on-call” position as required
Making it worth your while: 
  • Company profit sharing and 401k plan
  • Company-subsidized medical/dental/vision  plans for individual and family coverage
  • Company-paid short-term and long-term disability insurance
  • Company-paid life and AD&D insurance
  • Three weeks PTO benefits for the first 5 years
  • Paid holidays 
  • Stable, secure company
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