Assistant Store Manager

Homegrown Sustainable Sandwiches Published: January 17, 2019
Seattle, Washington
Job Type
Full-time Part-time
Admin/ Gen Mgmt / Farm / Organics /

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~ In an effort to better connect to our food and the earth we started Homegrown Sprouting Farms, our very own certified organic farms with outposts in Woodinville, WA & Discovery Bay, CA. ~

The farms support our stores with local, hyper-seasonal, organic produce. We also use the farms as a vehicle to educate our teams and communities about sustainable agriculture. While they are a small part of our growing business they are a big part of our commitment to keeping it local.

Position Overview

As a Homegrown Assistant Store Manager, you are dedicated to developing your management skills and proactively achieving outlined goals with the intention of being prepared to manage your own Homegrown location. You are the right hand to our Store Managers, supporting all operations at a Homegrown restaurant location including hiring, training and development, store operations, and financial performance. You are a motivated leader who is committed to knowing your store inside and out, and helping to drive excellent guest service, product quality, and sales growth.


  • Lead with integrity, transparency, and knowledge to embody and promote the Homegrown mission, vision and values
  • Foster and support a positive, respectful, and inspiring environment, creating a culture of relentless improvement, curiosity and collaboration
  • Model and motivate exceptional guest service as a top priority with focus on accuracy, sense of urgency, quality and value with every interaction
  • Manage inventory, quality control, team management and deployment, adherence to all systems, and support maintenance of the physical space with approved vendors
  • Understand, demonstrate, inspire and coach company standards regarding processes and procedures that create a culture of sustainable food practices through thoughtful sourcing strategies
  • Ensure fresh, quality food and beverage are produced in all retail and catering orders; Seek guest feedback consistently and actively share feedback with appropriate channels
  • Conduct thorough and timely training to all incoming and existing Partners, conduct regular performance reviews, and facilitate ongoing development to foster the professional growth of each Partner
  • Communicate with and coach partners, conveying standards and policies in a clear and consistent manner, addressing challenging situations when necessary
  • Develop in-store leadership, ensuring consistency in processes during Manager absence
  • Oversee financial performance of store with a focus on growing sales, controlling cost of goods and labor, and managing all aspects of the P&L


  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a management or leadership role (Background in food service/hospitality preferred)
  • Exceptional guest service experience with proven ability to anticipate guest needs and proactively solve concerns
  • Strong leader with proven ability to inspire a team to collaborate and create a positive working environment
  • Advanced interpersonal skills and ability to build strong relationships to achieve goals and objectives
  • Experience with managing to, and understanding a P&L
  • Ability to prioritize in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Why Homegrown?

There are so many fantastic reasons to join the Homegrown team! When you become a Homegrownian, you join our mission of sustainability, learn to create delicious and healthy meals, build lasting friendships with an awesome team and bring smiles to your community every day. But that’s not all! Our Partners enjoy these benefits as well:

  • Love Where You Work – Partners enjoy a fun, healthy and team-oriented work environment
  • We’re Competitive – General wages and tips; Medical benefits provided for full-time employees
  • Delicious All-Natural Organic Food – Partners enjoy a free Homegrown meal during each shift
  • Work-life Balance – Consistent and flexible hours for those looking for a part-time or full-time schedule
  • Mission-based Learning – Learn about organic farming and get your hands dirty at Homegrown’s Sprouting Farm
  • Opportunities to Grow – We strive to develop our team, promote from within, and help you to achieve your personal and professional goals

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