Assistant Manager

Nothing Bundt Cakes Sterling Heights , MI 48313

Posted 2 weeks ago

The Nothing Bundt Cakes (NbC) Assistant Bakery Manager works alongside the Bakery Manager and team members to create the highest-quality cakes, a warm, welcoming environment, and superior guest experience. The Assistant Bakery Manager shares in team leadership and collaborates with the Bakery Manager in driving sales and profitability, executing day-to-day responsibilities and ensuring that all aspects of the bakery operation comply with NbC standards. This role serves as an important carrier of the NbC culture to reinforce core values and bring our brand to life for our team members and guests.


  • Prioritizes the guest experience, models superior guest engagement and fosters a positive work environment.

  • Partners with the Bakery Manager in leading all aspects of the guest experience, cake production, brand and merchandise presentation, work environment, P&L management, and inventory control.

  • Supports the Bakery Manager in recruiting, selecting and training team members, directing daily work responsibilities, and providing performance feedback and coaching.

  • Ensures NbC product, service, bakery environment, and visual merchandising standards are consistently upheld and that all bakery operations adhere to food and health safety standards and NbC policies and procedures.

  • Assists the Bakery Manager in executing operational and administrative responsibilities, which may include cake production plans, productivity goal setting, team scheduling, supply ordering, sales and labor reporting, basic accounting and expense control procedures, and payroll processing.

  • Co-manages special-order fulfillment via web and email for individual guests and corporate accounts as well as large, complex orders and deliveries.

  • Co-facilitates the opening and closing of the bakery, including cash-drawer balancing and bank deposits.

  • Contributes to marketing strategy execution in the local community by helping to coordinate and participating in special, brand-building events.

  • Maintains hands-on knowledge of all bakery roles and steps in regularly to perform various responsibilities as business needs dictate.

Core Values and Leadership Competencies:

  • Open Communication

  • Effectively provides and seeks feedback to improve personal, team, and bakery performance.

  • Communicates effectively with staff across departments and relays information in a timely manner.

  • Attention to Detail

  • Completes tasks thoroughly and efficiently without compromising quality or presentation.

  • Leads team effectively to increase productivity and reducing the likelihood of error.

  • Do the Right Thing

  • Consistently be fair, honest responsible, and take accountability.

  • Use best judgment and follow provided instructions and procedures.

  • Servant's Heart

  • Goes above and beyond to support the team or guest, and is reliable, trustworthy and responsive.

  • Keeps the good of the team or guest ahead of personal interests or gain.

  • Displays humility and empathy in interactions with others.

  • Spirit of a Champion

  • Demonstrates pride in responsibilities, an intense drive and a passion to succeed.

  • Takes initiative and 100% ownership of responsibilities, with zero excuses for issues within direct control.

  • Operates with a strong sense of urgency and adheres to NbC brand standards.

  • Genuine Connections

  • Projects warmth, enthusiasm and optimism that attracts others.

  • Builds positive, productive relationships with all team members.

  • Listens actively and communicates openly, clearly, and respectfully.

  • Bring Joy

  • Giving your all to ensure joy and happiness for guests and team members.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrates an unwavering guest focus and strong interpersonal skills, with the ability to engage, empower and motivate a team and communicate effectively in both oral and written form.

  • Has the ability to delegate tasks, communicate clear expectations, direct others' work and manage performance.

  • Is highly organized and resourceful, can balance multiple priorities and demonstrates strong follow-up skills.

  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills, with the ability to accurately assess situations and identify issues, develop possible solutions and take the appropriate courses of action.

  • Demonstrates strong learning agility, with a passion to grow and excel.

Education, Certifications and Work Experience Requirements:

  • High school diploma or GED; post-secondary education is a plus.

  • 1-3 years of guest-facing experience in a retail, restaurant or food service environment, preferably in a lead role with progressive managerial responsibilities.

  • Demonstrated success creating a superior guest experience and coaching others to do the same, training new team members, directing the work of others, and achieving productivity goals.

  • Basic proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook, with comfort in learning new technologies.


  • 50% off all cake products

  • Medical, Dental and Vision Benefits (Full Time Employees)

Work Availability:

Must have the flexibility to work various shifts, including early mornings, evenings, weekends and holidays, based on changing business demands.

COVID-19 Precautions:

  • Wellness checks mandated prior before entering the workplace

  • Face coverings required at all times in all areas inside the bakery

  • Social Distancing marked on floor of bakery

  • Bakery has COVID-19 Response Plan posted

  • COVID-19 Workplace Safety Ambassador Program Certified as of 12/14/20

  • Following CDC Guidelines

Compensation: $35,000.00 - $42,000.00 per year

Join Our Growing Family

From "Happy Birthday" to "Just Because," Nothing Bundt Cakes is committed to bringing joy to our guests and our communities and helping make every celebration sweeter! Each bakery offers a warm and welcoming work environment with team members who embody this joy-filled brand and possess a Servant's Heart, the Spirit of a Champion and the ability to make Genuine Connections.

With more than 410 bakery locations in 40+ U.S states and in Canada, there's plenty of opportunity to join our family!

Click here to learn more about Nothing Bundt Cakes.

Employees at a franchised Nothing Bundt Cakes bakery location are employed by the franchise owner/operator and are not employees of Nothing Bundt Cakes Corporate (the franchisor). All inquiries about employment should be directed to the franchise owner/operator and not to Nothing Bundt Cakes Corporate. Each franchise owner/operator is responsible for ensuring compliance with local, state and federal law.

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