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Store Director

Aberdeen, SD | Full Time

Job Description


 Kessler's is looking at add to their growing team. At Kessler's, we take pride in our Remarkable Experiences for both our Team and Customers. We are currently seeking applications for a Store Director for our Aberdeen, SD Grocery Store. We offer excellent pay and benefits, with a relocation package available!

The Store Director will lead and oversee all store operations in manner that is consistent with our Mission and budget. This position is also responsible for overall profitability, sales, appearance, customer service, and enforcement of all Standards. The store director is accountable for the store and team and everything that happens on the property. It is the store director’s responsibility to execute and reach the Company’s goals set out for the position.


  • Team development – Must build a strong team that creates a culture of appreciation, empowerment, and trust. 
  • Standards – Must develop and execute standards across entire operation: Merchandising plan o grams, job specific, food safety, work safety, cleanliness, health code, uniform, customer service, etc… Ensure that all standards are being met daily.
  • Sales & Budget – Required to grow sales and meet budget through creative merchandising, promotional excitement, fun events, superior quality, and superior customer service.
  • Buying & Inventory – Manage all buying activities to ensure we are in stock for ads, leveraging deals, but also managing cash flow properly.
  • Appearance – Store and team conditions must be held at a high standard; our goal is to operate the cleanest and best maintained stores in the markets we serve.
  • Customer service – Must be present on the floor during busy periods to ensure team is excelling at their jobs and that all standards are being met. Set an exemplary customer service example and build relationships with customers. Lead by example and create a shopping experience that is known for genuine customer service.
  • Quality – Ensure that only superior quality is on our shelves and in our cases. Product must look fresh, bright, full, clean, and taste even better. Ensure that all are production processes yield only the best quality for our customers. Ensure that quality is consistently met daily in every department.
  • Issues – Handles all general issues with store, customers, or team members as they arise in a professional manner.


  • Proven successful experience as a retail manager
  • Enacts and leads change
  • Customer management skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proven ability to follow up on tasks
  • Ability to take off hour calls and report to work as necessary outside normal scheduled working hours
  • Must be able to work a variety of shifts including weekends, evenings, and holidays.
  • Knowledge with Microsoft Office software products
  • High School Diploma or GED

Skills for Store Director

The job skills required for Store Director include Customer Service, Merchandising, store operations, Responsibility, Food Safety, Organizational Skills etc. Having related job skills and expertise will give you an advantage when applying to be a Store Director. That makes you unique and can impact how much salary you can get paid. Below are job openings related to skills required by Store Director. Select any job title you are interested in and start to search job requirements.

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