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Company: Smoothie King
Location: Wilmington
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

DescriptionIf you're looking for a purpose and not just a job, join the Smoothie King team and turn your purpose into a fulfilling passion!Since pioneering the first nutritional Smoothie franchise in 1973, our mission has always been to inspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle. Now, with over 1300 stores and counting, we have been ranked as the #1 Fastest-Growing concept in its category and #14 on Entrepreneur Magazine's "Franchise 500" list in 2021! We've grown to become the largest nutritional Smoothie bar in the nation, with a simple recipe for success: Hire the best people, use the best ingredients and blend with a purpose!As a dynamic, rapidly growing company, we are looking for a purpose-driven General Manager to join our expanding team and become an ultimate ambassador of our brand. In this role, you will be charged with creating a highly productive environment focusing on building a motivated team, ensuring an extraordinary guest experience, and balancing other corporate priorities, focusing on strategic, operational, and leadership excellence. As the role will evolve over time, the successful candidate will show curiosity in the business, demonstrate willingness to take on new challenges, and lift our team by developing additional skills to assist and support our purpose.Essential Functions / Major Responsibilities:

  • Enthusiastically hire, develop, and lead the team at your store to provide a great guest experience and fulfill our mission to inspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle.
  • Use operational tools such as Profit and Loss Statement, Daily Business Review, Cash & Deposit Log, and Data Central scheduling and inventory management tools to achieve operational excellence.
  • Maintain relationships with suppliers (inventory management, shipments, etc.)
  • Review store environment and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to identify problems, concerns, and opportunities for improvement and adjust accordingly.
  • Manage cash activities for the store (daily deposits, etc.).
  • Ensure compliance with food safety guidelines in your store at all times; ensure all Team Members are in compliance as well.
  • Own and promote brand standards in alignment with company vision.
  • Ensure store appearance and cleanliness are upheld and consistent with Smoothie King brand standards.
  • Drive implementation of company programs through action planning and inspiring team to meet operational standards.
  • Develop local store marketing plans to support brand initiatives, including initiating community outreach through marketing and special events.
  • Recognize and reinforce individual and team accomplishments by using existing tools and programs as well as finding new, creative and effective methods of recognition.
  • Collaborate with Smoothie King professionals from Operations, Training, Human Resources, and Marketing to deliver the best smoothies and healthy retail products to your community.Specific Job Requirements
    • Provide an exceptional guest experience throughout our guest's visit.
    • Exceptional interpersonal skills - you are energized by working with people, both guests and your team.
    • Act with integrity, honesty, and knowledge that promote the culture, values, and mission of Smoothie King
    • Act with a customer comes first attitude and connecting with the customer. Discover and respond to customer needs.
    • Maintain regular and punctual attendance.
    • A bias towards actions - you do not hesitate to roll up your sleeves and do whatever it takes to get the job done
    • The desire to be coached and mentored - you see potential in yourself and enjoy growing that potential
    • An eye for detail - you know that the little things, be it cleanliness, or the extra touch can make all the difference
    • Self-starter with ability to work independently
    • Friendly attitude in the face of adversity.
    • Attention to detail while working in fast-paced environment with multiple projects.
    • Ability to work cross-functionally and to coordinate communication across diverse work groups.
    • Ability to work the hours needed to run your store effectively, which might include a variety of days, evenings, weekends, holidays.
    • Reliable transportation.What We OfferJoin our team and enjoy an unusually fun work environment with an upbeat atmosphere and great team members. It is our purpose to maintain an environment our team members can brag about, where our focus and belief are built on our core values: We Are Better Together, We Keep Evolving, We Live Our Mission, We Do the Right Thing, and We Focus and Finish. With our core values at the forefront of every decision we make, it allows for collaboration, passion, and a no-limits mindset when it comes to your future! We keep our team happy with our great benefits package, free smoothies, flexible work schedules, office lunches and parties, monthly fitness challenges, free gym access, and more fun activities to make Smoothie King a happy and healthy place to work.We start at $750 per week ($15.00/hr. @ 45 hours), tips, plus WEEKLY bonus program. health insurance and paid time off benefits!Our MissionInspire people to live a healthy and active lifestyle.Our VisionTo be an integral part of every health and fitness journey.Our ValuesWe: Do the Right ThingWe: Are Better TogetherWe: Live the MissionWe: Keep EvolvingWe: Focus and FinishCompany InformationAt Smoothie King, when we say inspire people, we mean everyone. We champion a diverse and inclusive workforce that is representative of the guests we serve. We blend the unique members of our organization, celebrating what is both common and different to grow better together and Rule the Day. The foundation of our diversity efforts is closely tied to our core values, which includes "We Are Better Together" and "We Do the Right Thing".

Keywords: Smoothie King, Wilmington , GENERAL MANAGER, Executive , Wilmington, North Carolina

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