Over Thirty-seven years ago, Sevananda Community-Owned Natural Foods Market began as a small group of dedicated enthusiasts searching for a way to buy whole and organic foods. Today, Sevananda is one of the largest natural foods cooperatives in the southeastern United States.

One of the goals of Sevananda is to provide an enriching work experience to each member of our team. This goal allows us to focus on building a dynamic team structure, and provides us the resources we need to empower the community to improve its health and well-being. The community has high expectations of Sevananda, and we have high expectations of every person who chooses to work here. Sevananda staff members receive competitive wages and benefits including a staff discount.

Now Hiring! Full-Time Wellness Manager / Flexible Hours/Weekends

Sevananda Natural Foods Market is seeking a visionary and dynamic individual to join the Management Team as Wellness Manager. This critical and innovative full-time position will start in March 2015. Interested candidates are encouraged to download the attached application and skills sheet or obtain an application at the Sevananda Customer Service Desk.

Position Overview

The Wellness Manager will serve as a role model who is friendly, and engaged with customer service and leads the Wellness team to provide excellent service to member-owners, shoppers; and internal service to staff/peers. The manager will also be knowledgeable about retail management, and maintain vision of the “big picture” for wellness department and co-op as a whole while simultaneously attending to details. The Wellness Manager will work with vendors, and select/obtain and merchandise products including but not limited to: supplements, essential oils, natural herbs / remedies and tinctures; and will have the ability to supervise staff to meet objectives for sales and margin goals determined in conjunction with the General Manager. The wellness department under the leadership of the Wellness Manager will maintain a high level of product knowledge, and communicate pertinent product information to the wellness team. This position reports directly to the GM, and supervises buyers and wellness clerks.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required:

• Strong demonstrated product knowledge
• Ability to manage people and create systems of accountability
• Excellent communication skills
• Strong customer service experience
• Strong demonstrated merchandising skills and product knowledge
• The ability to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and holidays

Employment with Sevananda Natural Foods is voluntarily entered into, Georgia law provides that employment for an indefinite duration is at-will, and may be terminated by either party without cause.

Please download and complete application/skills sheet.
Sevananda Appplication 2013