What a Difference.
Do you possess a sense of adventure? Do you like to make people smile? Do you love great food? Wouldyou rather wear a Hawaiian shirt to work than a suit? If the answer is, " YES! " then we have leadership opportunities that will challenge and excite you. Who are we? Trader Joe's, your favorite neighborhood grocery store that originated in Southern California and now operates more than 400 stores from coast to coast. And we are still growing, so we need fun, passionate leaders like you to guarantee our continued success.
Regional Mobile Thrive - What's That?
The Regional Mobile Thirver (RMT) program is a focused training program designed to recruit the most experienced candidates to join our company as Assistant Store Managers (Mates). RMT's train in two to three local stores over 12 months, at the end of the program they will be relocated (if mobile) or remain in their local area as Mates. We promote Captains (Store Managers) exclusively from within Trader Joe's. Is that talent person you? This training is guided by the Regional Vice President and designed to prepare a trainee for a successful career with Trader Joe's. This program is not for everyone as only the most experienced candidates with qualify.
Who is the Ideal RMT Candidate?
To begin your journey we want you to have:
5+ years of recent high volume retail, restaurant or hospitality experience
3+ year of recent experience as a salaried Store Manager, General Manager or DIstrict Manager
A stand-out history of rapid promotions and increased responsibilities
Demonstrated ability to lead teams and motivate others
Ability to assess and develop talent
Strong organizational and interpersonal skills
A Bachelor's Degree
Ability to relocate a plus
Trader Joe's is unlike any other place you've ever worked. Trust us. We simply have no room for bureaucracy... all Crew Members support our stores to assist in the delivery of great products and WOW customer experiences to our customers.
We expect a lot. But we give a lot, too.
We'll be upfront; this exhilarating retail management career has an ever changing schedule and dynamic workload. But our pay and benefits more than make up for it. New RMT's typically earn between $50,000 and $75,000 a year (based on our 47.5 hours work week). In addition to a fun work environment, you can also expect two consecutive days off - a rarity with other retailers!
Along with your resume and salary history, please include a cover letter and provide answer to the following questions:
Why do you want to work for Trader Joe's?
Which Trader Joe's store is closest to you?
Are you relocatable? If yes, what areas of the country interest you?
What is your favorite Trader Joe's product and why? (We know this a tough one. )
WOW us with your cover letter and experience to guarantee a response!
Trader Joe's is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring a diverse Crew.