Cafe Coordinator

Posted: 05/15/2019

Position Title
Cafe Coordinator
Bayfield, WI

About Kickapoo Coffee Roasters
Since 2005, Kickapoo Coffee Roasters has worked to forge lasting, equitable partnerships with small-scale farmers. We work directly with growers and coffee cooperatives to ensure high standards for quality, sustainability and farmer compensation. Opening this summer, our Bayfield Cafe shares the same high standards and delivers inspired coffees and delicious foods featuring fresh, local and organic ingredients. Kickapoo Coffee seeks team members who share in our mission and values and are eager to join our growing, entrepreneurial-spirited and uplifting work environment.

Position Overview
The Cafe Coordinator will hold a central role in the success of the cafe’s business operations. As part of the leadership team, the Cafe Coordinator is responsible for coordinating daily operations and will work closely with the Team Lead and cafe staff to achieve the cafe’s goals. This position will partner with the Team Lead to teach, lead, share and inspire within the cafe and greater community.

Core Responsibilities

  • Develop, coach and hold accountable a strong team of hardworking, passionate and joyful people
  • Inventory management and ordering
  • Payroll management and team scheduling
  • Manage merchandising with the support of Kickapoo’s Marketing Department
  • Oversee cash management systems and change orders
  • Act as a customer liaison and communication support to cafe staff
  • Meet cafe sales and growth goals with the support of General Manager
  • Provide excellent customer service and stellar coffee drink preparation
  • Exemplify the core values of Kickapoo Coffee

Requirements and Desired Skills

  • Customer service enthusiast
  • Ability to communicate effectively and promptly with staff and customers
  • Strong desire and ability to teach and lead others
  • Strong organization and time management skills
  • Self Starter with impeccable follow through
  • Ability to work the espresso machine and other brewing equipment
  • Passionate and dedicated to specialty coffee
  • Desire to continually be challenged and grow as a coffee professional
  • Passion for ethically sourced, organic, high quality coffee and food and for supporting farmer cooperatives

Hours, Wage & Location
Full-time, with potential for off-season adjustments
Compensation commiserate with experience
Bayfield, WI

Please email cover letter and resume to with 
position title "Cafe Coordinator" in the subject line.