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Would you like to work for Santos Organics?

We've been around since 1978 and believe in treading lightly and treating people and planet with kindness and respect.

We're a not-for-profit social enterprise; we source the best organic food and natural lifestyle products, and every single one goes through our Santos Organics Care-Check, so our customers can rest assured that if they shop with us, they're shopping consciously. Operating as a not-for-profit means our profits get injected into community or environmental organisations that share our vision for a cleaner, healthier and more connected future.

When you work for Santos Organics you will be joining a team who are pioneering the way for how consumer spending can re-shape the food system, environment and our communities. We run on 100% renewable energy and are an environmental not-for-profit social enterprise. We also offer some pretty awesome team benefits including an in-store discount. Scroll on to view the positions that are currently vacant.

Working at Santos Organics

Vacant Positions

Store Manager (Byron Arts & Industrial Estate Location)

We are looking for a motivated and committed store manager to lead our retail team at our Arts & Industrial store in Byron Bay. The role is full time 5 days days per week.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about our mission to be the guiding light of conscious change for good food, harmonious living and environmental action. You will also enjoy providing distinctive customer service, sharing your product knowledge, leading a team and achieving the store’s targets.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building friendly and professional relationships with your team to make a difference to the workplace environment and our customers’ experience
  • Making thoughtful and strategic decisions across all aspects of the store that reflect our mission, vision, values and ethics
  • Supporting the use of performance management strategies to influence others and initiate change
  • Fostering teamwork within your store team so as to ensure effective systems, efficient processes and positive team morale
  • Ensuring that all products made and/or sold are of the highest quality and freshness
  • Ensuring that all systems and procedures for stock control are implemented and monitored
  • Arranging and maintaining merchandise on display, ensuring labelling is clear and correct
  • Following at all times WH&S and Food Safety standards and legislation
  • Rostering management
  • Organising and maintaining the cleanliness of the store and/or department
  • Implementing and monitoring all systems and procedures to reduce security issues, primarily in-store theft
  • Conducting stocktakes while ensuring inventory controls are managed, including loss prevention


To be successful in this role you will have the following skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • A minimum of five years experience leading a retail store (or other relevant business) of 5 million or more in sales turn over
  • Confident and competent with business acumen
  • Experience in: Ideal POS (or other POS systems), Microsoft Office, Google Drive and Trello
  • Confident in completing strategic rosters to ebb and flow with sales to achieve labour targets
  • Great with customer service, strong in sales, passionate about training their team and performance management
  • Experience in stock ordering and receiving, controlling stock levels, stock loss, and merchandising

*Please note in this role you will be on your feet for extended periods of time, must be able to lift weight above 15kgs and climb ladders regularly.

Reporting: General Manager.
Remuneration: $55,000-65,000 per annum depending on experience.
How to apply: Please send your resume to peopleandculture@santosorganics.com.au along with a cover letter that outlines your suitability to the role and how your experience matches the skills and experience outlined above.
What happens next: Thanks for thinking of Santos Organics as your next workplace. We appreciate your interest, but unfortunately will only be able to get in touch with our shortlisted candidates. If we think you could be a good fit we will contact you to arrange an interview.

 

Assistant Manager (Byron Bay Area)

We are looking for a dedicated and committed assistant manager to lead our retail team in the Byron Bay area. The role is full time 5 days days per week and some weekends may be required.

Our ideal candidate is someone who is passionate about our mission to be the guiding light of conscious change for good food, harmonious living and environmental action. You also should enjoy providing distinctive customer service, sharing your product knowledge, being part of a team and helping grow the business.

Your key responsibilities will include:

  • Building friendly and professional relationships with your team to make a difference to the workplace environment and our customers’ experience
  • Supporting the Store Manager in making thoughtful and strategic decisions across all aspects of the store that reflect our mission, vision, values and ethics
  • Supporting the use of performance management strategies to influence others and initiate change
  • Fostering teamwork within your store team so as to ensure effective systems, efficient processes and positive team morale
  • Ensuring that all products made and/or sold are of the highest quality and freshness
  • Ensuring that all systems and procedures for stock control are implemented and monitored
  • Arranging and maintaining merchandise on display, ensuring labelling is clear and correct
  • Following at all times WH&S and Food Safety standards and legislation
  • Organising and maintaining the cleanliness of the store and/or department
  • Implementing and monitoring all systems and procedures to reduce security issues, primarily in-store theft
  • Staying up to date and informed on all Santos products so that you can help recommend, select and locate the right product for our customers’ needs


To be successful in this role you will have the following skills, knowledge and attributes:

  • Experience in managing a team in a retail environment
  • Experience with customer service and sales
  • Enjoy working in a team environment
  • Be able to consistently lift boxes up to 20 kilos

*Please note in this role you will be on your feet for extended periods of time, must be able to lift weight above 15kgs and climb ladders regularly.

Reporting: Store Manager.
How to apply: Please send your resume to peopleandculture@santosorganics.com.au along with a cover letter that outlines your suitability to the role and how your experience matches the skills and experience outlined above.
What happens next: Thanks for thinking of Santos Organics as your next workplace. We appreciate your interest, but unfortunately will only be able to get in touch with our shortlisted candidates. If we think you could be a good fit we will contact you to arrange an interview.

 

For general expressions of interest:

Please e-mail your CV and cover letter to peopleandculture@santosorganics.com.au.