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1 Sep 2020

Full-Time Assistant Cafe Manager (41st Ave)

Verve Coffee Roasters – Posted by Janepera Santa Cruz, California, United States

Job Description


Verve makes days! From Farmlevel to Streetlevel, our passionate and dedicated employees constantly strive to provide an authentic, superior coffee experience.

We seek an enthusiastic, confident leader to assist in managing Verve’s bustling 41st Avenue café and further develop our highly talented crew. Join us in continuously raising the bar on the coffee and culinary experience. Live with Verve!


  • Coach and support retail staff
  • Have a clear knowledge of all products offered by VCR
  • Effectively communicate expectations to staff
  • Provide and promote excellent customer service at all times
  • Participate in the interview process
  • Participate in planning and facilitating staff meetings
  • Facilitate weekly/monthly inventory and ordering
  • Cash handling operations
  • Manager on Duty on the floor when the manager is not present


  • Motivate team with positivity, and set the pace for speed and efficiency during shifts
  • Take advantage of teachable moments that are presented
  • Lead in store bar training, coffee education and be a model barista
  • Uphold current standards and identify key areas of improvement
  • Promote team work and excellent communication within the café
  • Follow disciplinary protocol outlined in the VCR Employee Handbook
  • Can interpret and understand weekly metrics
  • Review employees clock in/out on a daily basis
  • Work with the Café Manager to ensure that all financial goals are being met
  • Place weekly/monthly orders with vendors
  • Manage and organize stock areas
  • Ensure that daily side work and weekly projects are completed


  • Inspirational leader
  • Supervisory experience preferred
  • Ability to display advanced skills in leadership and communication
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Well organized and detail oriented
  • Previous cash handling experience
  • Must be positive, approachable and have the ability to work well with a team
  • Logical and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Flexible with the ability to multi-task in a highly demanding and sometimes stressful environment
  • Able to give and receive constructive feedback in any given situation
  • Available to work full-time, including some weekends and holidays
  • CA Food Handler’s certificate required
  • Microsoft Office proficient
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs unassisted and be able to stand for long periods at a time


  • Free bag of coffee with every paycheck
  • Free coffee at work
  • We take care of you! Full-timers are eligible for Paid Time Off and insurance coverage per plan terms; all employees qualify for paid sick days
  • Fantastic mentorship and positive work environment

How to Apply

If interested, please apply on our website:   Thank you!

Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 21 days.

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