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Store Manager

Bell Farm Shops
York Village, ME
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Who Are We

Bell Farm Shops is a unique collection of shops located on Route 1 in York, Maine in a beautiful red barn. We are comprised of a gift & home shop, Backyard Birds & Garden & Forever Christmas. There is also a café called Nectar onsite that serves breakfast and lunch! The property is set on 2.3 acres where we also hold classes, events and sell daylilies from. Overall, the mission of the property is to provide an experience that people want to come visit, explore and tell their friends about! The mission of the shops is to provide unique quality products merchandised in a way that inspires & excites and to provide exceptional customer service.

Why We Are Looking for YOU

Our business is growing and we need someone to lead our team.

Who You Are

You are passionate about nature and community. You are driven, trustworthy, highly organized and want to be a big part in having a small business grow. You take ownership and responsibility for the sales floor and ensuring the best possible guest experience. You are comfortable directing and educating others, while still asking questions when needed. You want a career with a small shop where you are truly making a difference in our lives and the communities!

You are solutions oriented, a problem solver and have good tech skills.

You are a leader and take initiative. You are a planner and can think ahead to anticipate what needs to be done before a problem arises.

You comfortable making decisions and can work both independently and with a team.

Backyard bird knowledge is a big plus. Prior retail management experience required.

We are a small shop, but we are growing. We have had to completely rework our business to be flexible to the current supply chain issues. You must be extremely comfortable with change.

We have been in business 4 years and have seen growth every year. We need someone to help us create more structure and more procedures to make our business more efficient.

Store Manager Job Responsibilities:

-Manage and develop other manager and assistant managers by coaching, directing, motivating and keeping the Bell Farm mission alive

-Has bi-weekly meetings with managers individually and organizes monthly meeting with entire management team to ensure we are moving in the same direction. Holds quarterly full staff meetings.

-Assist customers

-Create and enforce the daily task list as needed. Make management decisions on what is accomplished each day based on demands of the day

-Run daily morning meetings to discuss priorities for the day

-Train new employees for floor work and new products

-Provide both positive and constructive feedback to employees

-Recognize growth potential in other employees and delegate tasks accordingly

-Write end of day recap emails

-Check in product and move to the selling floor in a timely manner

-Place orders for supplies

-Must be able to lift/assist with products weighing up to 50lbs

-Keep the store clean and orderly

-Check for online orders and make sure they are packed and sent out

-Recruit employees and maintain the schedule

-Longer vacations cannot be taken in November or December


5 days a week. Hours and shifts vary throughout the year.

Must work weekends. Must be willing to work up to 50 hours in the busy season. Overtime will be paid at 1.5 times the hourly rate.


End of year bonus

Sales incentives

Employee discount

PTO (eligible to use after 4 months of service)

Simple IRA (eligible after 1 year of service)

Job Type: Full-time

Bell Farm Shops

Why Work Here?
Groing small business allowing for lots of opportunity and creativity!


244 US Route 1

York Village, ME
03909 USA



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