The inside of The Garden Stathcona Cafe

The Garden is Looking for a Manager

Job Position: Manager

We are looking for a Manager of our café, retail shop and event space in the historic Strathcona
neighbourhood of Vancouver. If you love top-notch coffee and food, supporting local, and
creating an inclusive community experience then this is the place for you!

As our Manager, you are responsible for overseeing the daily activities of our café and retail
shop operations. This includes hiring, managing, motivating, training and developing staff;
fostering a culture of personal accountability and fun, managing inventory and supplies,
development of marketing and sales strategies, website/eCommerce management, vetting new
suppliers, day-to-day issues management, cash/expense administration, visual merchandising,
and creating an exceptional guest experience. You work closely with the ownership team to set
goals and drive measurable results.

Our “Must Haves”

· You have demonstrated management experience in customer service, hospitality and/or
retail sectors (2+ years an asset)
· You embody The Garden’s values of Integrity, Community and Sustainability
· You have an entrepreneurial mindset, always looking for opportunities and continuous
improvement strategies
· You love creating a sense of community through guest experience and authentic
· You are able to solve problems on the fly, get your hands dirty, jump in wherever needed
and remain calm under pressure
· You are a reliable leader with strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as
time-management and organization
· You are an excellent team player and can delegate, make quick decisions, and handle
multiple tasks in a changing environment
· You have a positive, encouraging, “glass half full” mentality
Our “Desirables”
· You have some post-secondary education
· Strong knowledge of Excel, Word, retail/food service POS systems, Instagram,

Shopify, web development an asset

Fine Print

Full Time, 1-Yr Contract

Availability to open and close the shop as well as at least one weekend day per week required

Salary: based on experience, let’s talk!

Please apply to [email protected] with a cover letter detailing your experience and why you’d like to join our team, we
look forward to hearing from you!

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