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Story Distributing Company Marketing Director (Convenience Stores) in Bozeman, Montana

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Story Distributing

Marketing Director (Convenience Stores)


Story Distributing


Marketing Director (Convenience Stores)




Full Time


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Date posted:

August 3, 2020


300 E Griffin Drive, Story Distributing

Bozeman, MT, 59715, US

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Convenience Store Operations experience is required.

MARKETING DIRECTOR: Effectively manages all aspects of the company's 11 convenience stores and is accountable for maximization of profits and company assets, and short- and long-term planning in areas of budgeting, goal setting, marketing, staffing and team development. The ideal Candidate will be customer oriented, organized and able to effectively lead and develop Store Managers as part of the team.


  • Plan, organize, and provide leadership/management for profitable daily operations of convenience stores, using sales planning, ordering, and customer service initiative processes.

  • Communicate, coordinate, and implement marketing programs to assist in increasing average transaction size and customer count.

  • Responsible for maintaining key vendor relations in the region, identifying areas of opportunity and coordinating local market programs for additional sales and profits.

  • Responsible for maintaining and presenting the proper company image in the local markets to include contacts with community relations, key legislative leaders and charitable organizations.

  • Exceed company goals, budget, and implementation of objectives.

  • Ensure proper use of human resources to insure performance improvement and people development. Management style should be participatory by setting measurable expectations or strategic direction, provide positive feedback, and rewards or solutions for results produced.

  • Promotes a positive work environment and culture with all staff.

  • Leads, trains, coaches and develops Store Managers for effective and efficient daily store operations.

  • Control labor expenses by developing and maintaining a payroll structure for the retail division.

  • Ensuring stores operate in compliance with regulations and company policies.

  • Identifying market opportunities to increase sales and profitability.

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent is required (Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field is preferred.)

  • At least 4-6 years-experience as a Store Manager in the convenience store industry or related retail environment (multi-store management preferred)

  • Ability to travel up to 75% of the time (valid Driver’s License is required)

  • Extensive knowledge/understanding of convenience store metrics including product performance, pricing, sales and profitability.

  • Knowledge of retail management software preferred: PDI, Radiant, CMI Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Proficient with the internet and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Communicates professionally with all Company personnel, vendors, managers and other professional inside and outside the Company. Always presents the Company in a positive manner.

  • Must be detail oriented with strong management, organizational, critical thinking and problem-solving skills;

  • Ability to maintain strict confidentiality in the processing and storing of business information;

  • Ability to communicate professionally orally and in writing with all Company personnel, vendors, and other professionals inside and outside the company;

  • Ability to work with others in a friendly and professional manner;

  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment that requires a high degree of multi-tasking with minimal supervision;

  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively as part of a team;

  • Ability to follow policies and procedures, as well as identify operational efficiencies and strive for continuous improvement.

Location: Bozeman, MT

Benefits: Paid Vacation, Medical/Dental/Vision, Company Vehicle and Cell Phone, $600/year clothing allowance, 401k Plan

Status: Exempt, full-time.

Work week is typically M-F, 8am-5pm, but some flexibility and travel to store locations is required.

Reports to: General Manager