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Manager - The Glass Jar Inc.

Santa Cruz, CA
Posted Jun 22, 2020

Despite these trying and uncertain times, where many companies are downsizing to ride out the wave, The Glass Jar Inc. is looking for another incredible manager to join our team. The Glass Jar was founded in Santa Cruz, CA in 2010 with a focus on the nexus of locally sourced food and community.  We operate The Penny Ice Creamery, The Picnic Basket and Snap Taco.

We are a company that is nimble and committed to continually growing our businesses to offer the latest and greatest product and experience to our guests. Our company builds on a strong foundation of thoroughly researched & developed business plans and operational systems which allows us room to consistently reflect and explore how to improve and optimize. 

We are eager to find a hands-on, dynamic manager who is a passionate leader and thinker capable of independently operating their own location. The manager we are looking for directs their team in defining, managing and coordinating as well as setting the standard for all sales and operations; the Manager facilitates all operations for their location through agreed and defined strategic goals and objectives.

This hands-on dynamic position requires:

  • Ability to work 40+ hours a week consistently. (Available to work late nights, weekends and holidays)
  • Demonstrates success and desire to work in a fast paced, hands-on environment.
  • Juggling multiple tasks while being detail oriented.
  • Supervisor experience in a food service establishment.
  • Interest in managing shops that strive to be a nexus for community and local, sustainable food.
  • Interest or current participation in the local food movement.


  • Competitive Compensation
  • Constant Opportunities for Advancement
  • Medical/Dental/Vision Benefits
  • Company Outings & Gatherings
  • Discounts at Select Local Businesses
  • Paid Time Off
  • Shift Meals