Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is looking for a high energy, detail-oriented Store Manager to join our team! This position would be responsible for all operations in a fast paced, dynamic, and rewarding environment. The ideal candidate will support our core values of respect, excellence and integrity with a focus on great customer service, and the ability to effectively lead a team. The individual will need to be highly motivated and passionate about Goodwill’s mission, accepting of a changing environment, and constantly looking to influence the outlook of the company. 

Our retail operation is an important part of who we are and what we do. It fuels our good work across the Kentucky Bluegrass, generating revenue for programs and services while providing job opportunities to many of who face limited options. Every role within our retail operations helps us further our mission of empowering people to increase the dignity and independence that comes with earning a paycheck and achieving self-sufficiency. 

Pay: $45,000-$50,000 

Job Type: Full-time, Exempt 

Hours of Operation: 
Monday-Saturday: 9:00 AM – 8:00 PM 
Sunday: 12:00 PM – 6:00 PM 

Essential Duties and Tasks: 

  • Key decision maker in improving operational processes and workflows that enhance the efficiency and quality of store results in collaboration with the Senior Store Manager. 

  • Manage store expense control and payroll to optimize business. 

  • Focus staff on Loss Prevention priorities and Safety Awareness. 

  • Follow company guidelines to foster a positive shopping experience. 

  • Train, develop, and manage a team of Associates and Assistant Managers. 

  • Ability to make good hiring decisions while following the companies hiring process. 

  • Manage and coach all Associates on achieving sales goals with a focus on key metrics. 

  • Develop a culture of goal attainment focused on the company’s mission, vision, and values. 

Education and Experience: 

  • High School Diploma or GED, required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. 

  • 1-3 years of management/supervisory experience. 

  • Retail, logistics, warehouse or light manufacturing experience is a plus. 

  • Must have the ability to work a rotating schedule, including evenings, weekends, and holidays. 

  • Travel to other locations beyond the assigned work location is required. 

Physical Demands: 

  • Ability to stock merchandise from store receiving to shelving; ability to place product, weighing up to 45 pounds, on shelving at various heights. 

  • Regularly required to sit, stand, bend, reach, push, pull, lift, carry, and walk about the store. 



  • 403(b) Plan 

  • Company 403(b) Matching Contributions 

  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP) 

  • Tuition Reimbursement 

  • Medical, Prescription, Dental & Vision Insurance 

  • Generous Vacation Time & 8 Paid Holidays 

  • Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance 

  • Life, Dependent Life and AD&D Insurance 

  • Voluntary Term Life Insurance 

  • Free career coaching, including financial training and digital literacy 

  • Flexible schedule 

  • Access to our Goodwill Cars to Work program 

  • Mission-centric career 

When we say mission-centric career, what do we mean? When you work at Goodwill, you work to help fund employment programs for Kentuckians who have disabilities or other challenges to entering the workforce. You get paid, but you also help your neighbors in need! 

Have a background challenge? That’s OK, too! Goodwill is a proud second-chance employer. 

Goodwill Industries of Kentucky is an EEO/AA employer - M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity 


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