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Area Manager

Instacart, New York, NY (Brooklyn)

Groceries and home essentials delivered from local stores in 1 hour


Founded in 2012, Instacart is a leader in North American online groceries and one of the fastest growing companies in e-commerce. Instacart's same-day delivery and pickup services bring everyday essentials and fresh groceries to consumers in the U.S. and Canada in as fast as an hour. At Instacart, we believe that great people are the ingredients for success. We like to think that we are like a potluck, everyone brings something new, different and flavorful to the table. Our mix of thoughtful, inventive and neighborly employees work together to deliver our common goal, to make grocery shopping effortless, and give valuable time back to our customers. We believe that just as meals are best shared together, success is best shared together. If this excites you, then Instacart just might be the place for you. Welcome home.

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Your day to day…

  • Lead and manage a team of managers who oversee a group of Personal Shoppers to ensure flawless service delivery to our customers daily
  • Own efficiency and quality metrics
  • Help to drive regional growth through launching new coverage areas and shopper acquisition
  • Develop and manage retail partner relationships at the local and regional level
  • Problem-solve and troubleshoot daily operational issues, approaching all facets with an analytical, data-driven mindset
  • Initiate and lead processes to ensure qualified applicants join our Personal Shopper team
  • Support local Operations Managers and regional General Managers on special projects for continued operating efficiency and growth
  • Maintain a high Emotional IQ and ability to work with, coach, and manage a diverse workforce
  • Provide an operational perspective to teams at HQ including Logistics and Community Operations to ensure best practices and protocols.
  • Spend up to 50% of time in the field (at retail locations)

You have…

We rely on our values to guide our decisions: Solve for the Customer, Every Minute Counts, This is Your Baby, Go Far, Together and Of Course, But Maybe. What does this mean for your role? We are looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
  • At least 2 years of formal people management experience
  • Background in retail, finance, consulting, operations, or a similar role at a tech company
  • Strong communication skills, can effectively communicate at the corporate and retail level
  • Ability to interpret data and take a quantitative approach to decision making
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced and self-motivated environment, enjoys autonomy
  • Experience guiding creative solutions to complex problems
  • High attention to detail and strong execution skills
  • Familiarity with the tools of the trade (eg. Excel, Google Drive)
  • Strong critical thinking ability in technical & non-technical issues
  • Positive attitude and fortitude to work through ever-changing and dynamic operational conditions

Bonus if you…

  • Have advanced experience with Excel
  • Knowledge and experience with SQL and/or Tableau
  • Exposure to P&L ownership, finances
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification

Want to see a slice of life at Instacart? Checkout #tasteofinstacart on Instagram and LinkedIn

Instacart is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression , sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.

About Instacart

You can choose from a variety of local stores including Whole Foods, Safeway, Costco, Mariano's and many more, as well as being able to mix items from multiple stores into one order. Every day, we solve incredibly hard problems to create an experience for our customers that is nothing short of magical. 

Want to learn more about Instacart? Visit Instacart's website.