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123 N. Hill St
South Bend, IN 46617


Now Hiring

Purple Porch Cooperative grocery of South Bend, IN is looking for a General Manager. Full-time, salaried, appointed by and reports to the Board of Directors.  This person will be responsible for the management of Purple Porch Cooperative, ensuring smooth operations in all departments. Experience in managing a natural food cooperative or grocery store preferred. Demonstrated decision-making skills, with capacity to execute such decisions in an efficient manner, considering the input of others. Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to work well cooperatively. Understanding of merchandising, marketing, financial planning, operations, and budgeting required. Capable organizational and managerial skills, with an ability to prioritize tasks and delegate responsibilities. Familiarity with natural food products and commitment to build relationships with local producers a must.


High school diploma or equivalency required. 

Associate or bachelor’s degree with emphasis on business desirable.

Paid time off and/or holidays.


All applicants should submit a resume, references and cover letter to  All applications will be confidentially held.  Application review will begin October 1st, 2019.