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General Merchandise Department Managers (Relocation and Housing)

Rural Alaska, AK · Retail · $21.00-$24.00/hr., DOE
More than just retail. Come make a difference.

The Alaska Commercial Company currently has exciting opportunities for full-time, permanent employment in retail stores across the North. This is an excellent opportunity to join a team where your experience and work ethic is appreciated and rewarded. With The Alaska Commercial Company, you’re encouraged to learn and grow on the job and to explore the beauty and the culture of the communities in which we live and work. The

Alaska Commercial Company offers rewarding experiences and unique opportunities for growth.
  • Competitive salaries
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Taxable housing accommodations
  • Relocation package
  • Paid Training

Your Responsibilities:

General Merchandise Department Managers and Department Managers-in-Training play an important role in the day-to-day operations within the Department, which also provides valuable service to the community and its people.

  • Present product to achieve maximum sales/profits and follow correct stock rotation
  • Ensure General Merchandise department is ready for business according to the needs of its target customers and departmental readiness is maintained throughout the day, including the availability of “always in stock” items
  • Consistently meet the daily operating disciplines
  • Responsible for financial targets, merchandising and promotions, operational controls, customer relations, and inventory management
  • Plan and execute seasonal and promotional merchandising to achieve maximum sales, profits, and customer excitement
  • Ensure efficiency and growth of the General Merchandise Department through pro-active planning
  • Participate in advertising campaigns and strategies
  • Price all merchandise in accordance with marketing guidelines
  • Ensure product quality through correct ordering, receiving, handling, and rotation
  • Monitor gross profit and investigate and address variances

Skills & Qualifications:

We’re looking for professional, organized workers who have a healthy sense of adventure and a strong knowledge and experience base
  • Strong customer service skills
  • Record of bottom line and sales results in previous roles
  • Knowledge of food supply industry and experience with managing supply chains
  • 3+ years of management experience in retail
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions, both verbally and written
  • Computer knowledge of Excel and Outlook
  • Strong knowledge of meat operating principles
  • Ability to work with confidential information
  • Strong analytical and leadership skills
  • Keen attention to detail and customer driven

Location: Rural Alaska (store TBD at time of offer)
Reports to: General Merchandise Manager

We’d love to hear from all workers who are motivated to thrive professionally and personally while making a difference in the communities we serve. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.


ACC is a growing company with a long history of serving rural Alaskans. For more than 150 years, we have been providing groceries and general merchandise to the people of Alaska. As was true more than 150 years ago, our stores continue to be a vital center of local community life. In 1992, the company was purchased by The North West Company (NWC) from then owner The Commercial Enterprise Development Corporation of Alaska. This acquisition by NWC made the combined companies the largest North American rural retailers and one of the largest employers in the State of Alaska. Learn more about ACC:

We create a collaborative and constructive culture by:
  • Acting with integrity • Fostering excellence • Respecting others • Working collaboratively • Being accountable
ACC is committed to inclusion and diversity and encourages applications from all candidates, including but not limited to all religions and ethnicities, LGBTQ2s+, BIPOC, and persons with disabilities.

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