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Retail Associate

Booth Creek Wagyu
Manhattan, KS
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Part-Time
Job Description
Company Description

The vision of Booth Creek Wagyu (BCW) is to become the leading direct to consumer premium meat company in the US! A recent start-up, BCW is a beef company and ranch located in the Flint Hills of Manhattan, Kansas. By leveraging the strategic advantages of raising and feeding Wagyu cattle in the Midwest, we are cutting out layers in the current industry. BCW encompasses top 1% genetics, best practice feeding and husbandry, and our own processing facilities. Current distribution includes online sales, multi-state farmer’s markets, wholesale accounts, select local restaurants, and retail stores. We welcome you to get in on the early stages of building a great company and working with an eager, determined team! 

    Job Description

    A retail associate will be an energetic fan of beef and work in our new meat market and sampling kitchen in Manhattan, KS. This position will educate customers on our Wagyu beef, be an avid storyteller of our Booth Creek Wagyu story, and match our products with the customers’ needs. The individual hired for this role will be a high-energy, positive person who enjoys working with friendly teammates in a supportive, and fun work environment.   

    Customer Care

    • Welcoming and engaging with customers as they enter the store
    • Assessing customers’ needs and suggesting solutions to their beef needs
    • Working with cash registers and processing payments
    • Preparing samples for tasting
    • Giving customers advice about sales and promotions
    • Using upselling techniques to increase store sales
    • Comprehensive understanding of Wagyu products
    • Collaborate on receiving and restocking inventory 

    Teamwork & Self-Accountability

    • Ability to work cohesively with their team in a respectful and professional manner
    • Effectively communicates both orally and written. Utilizes company tools to communicate relevant information daily via the activity log and to their supervisor
    • Maintains a positive attitude and demeanor in all aspects of their position including room management and customer service.
    • Maintains consistent time and attendance standards
    • Follows company dress code guidelines for professional and safe standards
    • Is on time for scheduled shifts and in the case of an emergency calls in advance of their shift to allow time for proper coverage
    • Takes their own development as a personal responsibility and uses mistakes or challenges as an opportunity to grow to a higher standard of performance

    Steward of Building Care & Cleanliness

    • Continually monitor cleanliness of sampling kitchen and retail shop
    • Perform daily cleaning assignments which may include, but is not limited to sweeping, mopping, taking out the trash, running the dishwasher and cleaning freezers
    • Follow standard cleaning procedures including proper use of chemicals to ensure a safe environment

    • Flexible schedule to include weekends
    • Cattle experience preferred, but not required
    • Customer Service preferred, but not required
    • Computer skills preferred, but not required
    • Ability to stand up to 8 hours, bend repetitively, and use cleaning products to disinfect and sanitize
    • Ability to move quickly throughout the shop while maintaining composure and keeping a smile!
    • Ability to lift and carry equipment weighing 40 lbs.

    Additional Information

    Pay & Benefits: 

    • Pay ranging from $11-$15 per hour based on experience
    • Part-time positions available
    • 401(k) Retirement Plan & Company Match
    • Career Development Opportunities within Booth Creek Wagyu and HCI Hospitality

    Booth Creek Wagyu


    Manhattan, KS



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