Regional Executive Director - Specialty Grocery Store

Specialty Grocery Store - Calgary, AB (30+ days ago)

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Are you passionate about the Grocery/Food Industry? Are you interested in being part of a top-notch organization in an Executive Role? Get in on the ground level of an Italian/European Speciality Grocery start-up in Western Canada. Successful candidates will be natural self-starters that are comfortable leading this complex project. This start-up is backed with significant capital as well as procurement partnerships already solidified. You will report directly to the founders of the company who have experience developing a national brand and are passionate and committed to the success of the business. They have a proven track record in running successful billion-dollar operations. The brand will initially launch in Alberta and expand nationally. The concept will provide consumers with a unique, luxurious, upscale shopping experience offering the highest quality products, being able to eat authentic cuisine in store, and learn about the food & culture. All of this being offered in a 30,000-50,000 Sq Ft setting. The brand will include a full Italian/European Grocery service, licensed upscale restaurant, Butcher, Deli, Bakery, Chocolatier, Pizzeria, and Coffee House all providing the highest quality offerings. We are looking for an experienced Grocery executive to oversee all aspects of operations.


  • Design, build, and start-up business operations.
  • Recruit and develop a high performing team
  • Establish policies and procedures that promote company culture and vision
  • Oversee daily operations across: Recruiting, Sales, Marketing, Merchandising, Finance Technology
  • Participate in expansion opportunities.
  • Hands-on leadership of all aspects of the business


  • 5+ years of experience in the grocery industry preferred as a Store Manager or Executive in the industry

The successful candidate will receive a lucrative compensation package which includes a 6-figure salary plus bonuses, relocation to a major city in Western Canada, car allowance, and 100% company-paid health and dental benefits. We look forward to confidentiality discussing this position with you in more detail.

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $200,000.00-$300,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus pay


  • Company car
  • Company events
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Discounted or free food
  • Employee assistance program
  • Extended health care
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Profit sharing
  • Store discount
  • Wellness program


  • Day shift

Work remotely:

  • No