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- Cheesemonger
- General Manager


Cheesemonger

full time with health insurance + retirement benefits, although part time would be considered for the right candidate

This front-of-the-house position ideally suited to a person who’s as passionate about farmstead cheeses + pairings as s/he is about sharing the very best bites with others.

Duties includes

- engaging guests with information about a quickly rotating selection of farmstead cheeses, cured meats, and more
- creating enticing cheese + charcuterie window displays and beautiful arrangements on plates and boards
- slicing and packaging cured meats and cheeses to order
- assisting with food prep, taking orders, making sandwiches, and more

All positions require being part of the team that

- engages guests in exceptional front-line customer service
- demonstrates excellent product knowledge
- maintains a positive attitude and team spirit
- upholds standards for organization and cleanliness

How to Apply

Applicants may submit the form below but are encouraged to apply in person at Goose the Market 2503 N. Delaware St. Indianapolis IN 46205. Applicants who cannot apply in person may email a cover letter and resume to jobs [at] goosethemarket.com No phone calls or social media inquiries please.

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General Manager

With features in Wall Street JournalFood & WineBon Appétit, and more, Goose the Market is a full-service butcher shop and specialty food and wine market near downtown Indianapolis. The General Manager works closely with all staff in fulfilling Goose’s commitment to offering a carefully curated selection of good, clean, and fair foods along with exceptional front-line customer service.

As the leader of all market operations, the ideal General Manager has:

  • at least three years experience in a food related business such as a retail storefront or butchering, farming, cooking, etc.

  • at least two years management experience in a business with top line annual revenues of at least $2-5 million

  • a solid understanding of and demonstrated support for good, clean, and fair food

  • excellent planning and problem solving skills

  • excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • excellent leaderships and mentoring skills

  • excellent event management skills

  • experience using Quickbooks

  • experience with inventory management of a perishable product

General Responsibilities

·        Will hold all general manager responsibilities

·        Upholds and enforces quality standards and guest satisfaction of the Goose

·        Reserves the right to use any means necessary within reason to ensure guest satisfaction

·        Supervision and management of all operations within the market

·        Key holder with alarm code access

·        Cash handling

·        Writing budgets, monitoring the budget and profit margins

·        Scheduling of the entire team

·        Supervision and management of Purchasing and Receiving

·        POS knowledge and training

Purchasing and Receiving Responsibilities

·        Uphold quality assurance, wholesomeness of product, and freshness of product

·        Monitor and manage deliveries, product quality and following up on corrections

·        Check product displays, labels, and par levels

·        Oversee and direct staff in retail product displays

·        Places orders in accordance with budget and par levels

·        Issue purchase orders and check deliveries against purchase orders 

·        Curate product selection and manage purchasers

·        Rotate product selections in accordance with seasons, holidays, trends

·        Oversee production rotation for quality

Leadership Responsibilities

·        Be a solid role model

·        Encourage growth and education among associates

·        Establish expectations for associates’ performance

·        Provide associates with periodic feedback and constructive criticism

·        Hold associates accountable for expectations

·        Be firm, fair, and consistent in management

·        Be proactive rather than reactive

·        Remain calm, cool, and collected at all times

·        Oversee and work closely with Events Manager

·        Promptly and effectively handle employee  discipline

·        Schedule employees in accordance with budget and demands of business

·        Confirm that associates are working their scheduled shifts

·        If variance from a scheduled shift is needed then evaluate need and provide reasoning for change

·        Authority to handle circumstances that require immediate attention with associate issues:

·        Call offs and replacements for call offs

·        Tardiness

·        Failure to cooperate

·        Inappropriate actions from associates towards guests or other associates

·        Contact owners with of any issues

Product Responsibilities

·        Ensure that products are being labeled, rotated, and stored correctly

·        Direct staff in corrections for labeling and rotation

·        Curate new and exciting products and communicate new additions to leadership team

·        Ensure that product is of the highest quality and find outlet if it does not meet these standards

·        Check par levels and quality of sandwich station, barista station, enoteca, and cases

·        Oversee and monitor production schedules

·        Research product information

·        Train and taste staff on products

·        Oversee the gathering of information necessary to feature products for holiday pre-orders

·        Oversee membership management and product selection of Goose’s “of the month” Clubs

Sanitation Responsibilities

·        Required to be Serv Safe certified

·        Required to have a alcohol beverage service permit and server training certificate

·        Uphold sanitation standards of the market

·        Assist health department with any questions in the event of an inspection

·        Preparation for inspections

Basic Requirements

·        Average 50 hours per week (typically five days per week, ten hours per day)

·        Lead by example in uniform, personal hygiene, and attitude

·        Lead by example in work ethic

How to Apply

Applicants may send a cover letter + resume to jobs [at] goosethemarket.com No phone calls please.


update: application period has closed for this position
Catering Sales + Event Coordinator

Catering by Goose provides exceptional client service and a unique, delectable menu for delivery, pick up, and service at four locations: Goose the Market, Smoking Goose, Oca in downtown Indy, and Oca in Carmel.

The Catering Sales + Event Coordinator builds relationships with current clients and actively engages new customers over the phone, online, and through networking in person. For small-scale and large-scale orders, this Coordinator oversees affairs from start to finish including bringing in new orders, assisting clients with menu selections, negotiating pricing and payment, coordinating orders with catering staff and on-site partners, and following up with clients.

Prior experience in catering, food service, or a related field is required, and sales experience is a plus. The successful applicant is self motivated, demonstrates excellent organization and communication skills, and has a professional, friendly demeanor as well as a commitment to customer service that goes above and beyond.

Although routine tasks may be accomplished during traditional office hours, irregular hours including evenings and weekends are required to oversee events, respond to customer inquiries, cultivate new business, and more. Meeting sales goals and growing the client base is a regular requirement of the position.

An above-average base salary plus sales commission, health insurance, and retirement benefits are available. Be a leader for the team that's banishing the boring board room lunch and inspiring events that cultivate community over local, sustainable, delicious dishes.

Apply by emailing resume and a cover letter to jobs@smokinggoose.com No phone calls please.