Director – Retail Operations and Creative

Bonton Farms
April 1, 2021
Dallas, Texas
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Position Description: A seasoned manager to help oversee our retails operations to the highest possible standard. Bonton Farms is the largest urban farm in the United States with two locations and over 40-acres in production. Reporting to COO, the manager will have experience in restaurant, farm-to-table process, food sales, event creation and production.

Primary Job Duties:

  • Managing the leads for current retail operations including the Market, Coffee House, Farmer’s Market, preservatory and events
  • Create and oversee creative direction including development of the kitchen menu options, presentation and execution
  • Overseeing creative direction and production for all events on site and in the community for catering needs including menu, décor, service staff, etc. Events can include weddings, private dinners or large group gatherings.
  • Develop a plan for revenue growth and infrastructure needed to increase potential retail opportunities including but not limited to onsite sales, vendors, product placement, online orders, events and partnerships
  • Work with the Manager of Farm Operations to coordinate harvest production predictions to project and maximize sales
  • Develop and oversee plans to develop and maintain venues retail operations including the pavilion event space for outside visitors
  • Coordinate with Director of Development and Communications to coordinate and plan communications to promote retail operations
  • Work with leads to implement policies and procedures for all retail operations and coordinate training needs
  • Create and maintain an operating budget in coordination with the COO
  • Create and oversee creative direction including development of the kitchen menu options, presentation and execution


The ideal candidate will have at least 8-10 years of experience working in retail operations – ideally in food-related industry. The candidate would also hold a bachelors degree in business or related field. In addition, the candidate would have an understanding and passion for the mission of Bonton Farms. Candidate will have a background in managing teams and growing employees in the personal and professional experience.

Application Instructions

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