JAM Parkside | Coffee & Community | 7:30am - 4:00pm | 301 Parkside Ave 14214

JAM Careers- Store Manager

JAM Careers- Store Manager
301 Parkside Ave. | Buffalo, NY 14214

JAM is a modern cafe set in the beautiful Parkside Neighborhood in Buffalo’s Northside. JAM was created to help fill a void in one of the city’s prized and historic neighborhoods. We wanted to fill a vacant storefront with something that made the city, the neighborhood, the surrounding area of Delaware Park stronger and filled with culture and action. JAM isn’t just a coffee shop; it is an opportunity for community.

Primary Job Responsibilities:
● Create an exceptional coffee experience and be a coffee industry leader
● Lead and direct the business activities of the café
● Serve as a voice and the face of JAM Parkside
● Manage inventory and all monetary transactions
● Ensure quality by proper training of all café employees
● Attend regular meetings with the owners
● Conduct staff meetings with café personnel on a regular basis
● Maintain café maintenance and cleanliness
● Educate customers on all of our products
● Maintain high quality and consistent product standards
● Cup and taste coffee regularly to maintain familiarity with product and quality standards
● Stay informed of new coffee availability and attributes
● Other duties as assigned

Job Requirements
● Applicant should have previous cafe experience
● History in a leadership role
● Passion for high quality coffee and customer service
● Occasionally travel for procuring supplies is required, so access to an automobile is necessary
● Stand and walk—must be able to stand for shifts and move about the café
● Perform repetitive motion with the hands, wrists and forearms to operate espresso machinery
● Talk/hear – frequently communicates with customers
● Carry weight, lift – lift up to 5 pounds frequently and up to 50 pounds occasionally

JAM offers competitive pay, plus tips and free coffee drinks.
Interested applicants should email jamparkside@gmail.com with a cover letter or letter of interest and a resume.
JAM promotes an environment that is diverse, and filled with tolerance for all people. We are seeking the right candidate and will not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.