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Town & Country Markets, Inc Housewares Manager in Bainbridge Island, Washington


T&C is a family-owned company that builds authentic relationships one interaction at a time through consistent commitment to heartfelt service, relating to people as people (not numbers) and by selling the freshest, highest-quality products available. We have a deep passion for food and people and are always looking for service-minded individuals of all backgrounds to join our community.


You are genuine and authentic in your interactions both with your customers and co-workers. You thrive in a team environment, take your responsibilities seriously, and always consider the customer in your decisions. You see richness and strength in a diverse workforce and treat others with respect to create a place of belonging for all. You care about your community and the environment. Pursuing knowledge in order to add value and grow is your idea of fun. Oh, and you love food!


We have a highly competitive benefits package ($5-$19 weekly medical premiums), vacation/sick time, paid holidays, premium pay rates, an Employee Assistance Program, a discount on virtually everything in our markets, 401(k) plans, profit-sharing and a pension, scholarship program and an employee referral bonus program. Whoa! That’s a lot of great stuff!


T&C is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value a diverse workplace and do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, disability, or any other applicable characteristic protected by law. We invite women, people of color, LGBTQ individuals, members of ethnic minorities, foreign-born residents, and veterans to apply. Duties and responsibilities may be added, deleted, or changed at any time at the discretion of management, formally or informally, either verbally or in writing.

If your experience looks a little different from what we’ve identified and you think you can thrive in this role, we’d love to learn more about you. Research shows that women and members of other under-represented groups tend to not apply to jobs when they think they may not meet every qualification, when, in fact, they often do! We are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive environment and strongly encourage you to apply.

  • Providing excellent customer service by answering lots of questions & making product recommendations.

  • Reviewing the merchandising calendar you developed at least 13 weeks ago to ensure sales, labor & grosses are on target.

  • Hiring, training, and scheduling your staff to create a collaborative & well informed team.

  • Writing orders and planning promotions for a fun and fresh department, while maintaining acceptable inventory levels.

  • Demonstrating an attitude of service to your team by lending a hand and working cohesively.

  • Maintaining the department so that it is clean, enticing and safe.

  • Supporting and following all safety and security policies and our sustainability programs.

  • Operating within the Company’s Core Values & Company Brand (don’t worry, we’ll tell you all about this).

  • You have experience in Housewares and ideally have run a retail department before.

  • You know the difference between a Chef’s knife and a Slicing Knife.

  • You have enthusiasm for merchandising, selling and exceeding goals.

  • You love providing outstanding customer service and you role model this with a patient, level-headed and cool under pressure, positive attitude.

  • You enjoy solving problems, and take on difficult challenges with a creative & detailed eye.

  • You show up committed to manage effectively, lead by example and think on your feet.

  • You communicate clearly, you listen attentively and you know how to build strong relationships.

  • Your computer skills are great and you know your way comfortably around MS Office.

  • You are flexible to work mornings, afternoons, evenings, weekends and holidays. After all this is retail and we are open every day except for Christmas Day.

  • You have the physical ability to lift and carry 50lbs (Cookware is heavy), have excellent manual dexterity and can bend, stoop, twist, reach and stand for long periods of time.

USD $25.90/Hr.

USD $26.90/Hr.

ID: 2023-6097

External Company Name: Town & Country Markets, Inc.

External Company URL: http://www.townandcountrymarkets.com/

Street: 343 Winslow Way E