Sonic, America’s Drive-in, the largest and most successful chain of quick-service drive-in restaurants, continues to experience unprecedented growth throughout the United States. Sonic Corporation franchises and operates the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants. Sonic began in Shawnee, Oklahoma over 50 years ago and now has over 3,800 drive-ins in 30 states and Mexico. The organization has established a dominant position in the quick-serve restaurant industry. Sonic’s unique service delivery system provides personalized carhop service that’s fast and convenient. This, together with its unique menu variety – offering high quality, made-to-order food and specialty items – has enable the company to post industry leading, average-unit sales growth.
Our franchise, Drive-in of Evansville, is based out of Evansville, Indiana, and was founded in 1992. We currently own and operate 14 Sonic Drive-In restaurants in Indiana and Kentucky. In addition, within the coming years, we will be expanding our territory in the southern suburbs of Indianapolis, Indiana.
We are currently interviewing for the General Manager and General Manager Trainee Positions in our Evansville, Indiana Area. This area includes Henderson, Newburgh, and Owensboro.
The right candidate will possess the ability to staff, run, and maintain their unit with support from the Area Manager.
If you are looking for an opportunity to contribute to a proven successful company and want to get recognized and compensated on your actual abilities and results, we are what you are looking for.
¨ Provide leadership of his/her area to enhance the Sonic brand, build market share, maximize return on company assets and encourage a work environment that respects and develops the potential of our team.
¨ Obtain performance objectives against goals set for store operations including:
o Financial performance; i.e., sales, controllable expenses, operating profit vs. budget
o Customer satisfaction by ensuring that we are providing fresh, quality products with fast friendly service
o Employee satisfaction which includes retention, development, motivation, career growth
¨ Execute all marketing plans and programs as designed
¨ Know how and be able to perform every job in a Sonic restaurant
¨ Build an effective team of employees through recruiting, training, development and meaningful, timely performance feedback
¨ Smart, self starter, motivated, results oriented
¨ Ability to effectively manage multiple business issues and activities concurrently
¨ People management skills to effectively assess, develop, motivate and direct staff
¨ Strong initiative and drive to achieve operation excellence
¨ Strong PC knowledge and word processing skills
¨ At least 3 years GM experience is needed
¨ Competitive compensation set according to experience and position
¨ Paid Training
¨ Profit Sharing
¨ An exciting, quite rewarding atmosphere with opportunities for growth as we open new locations.
Please include cover letter and salary history with resume submission.
Our franchise, Drive-in of Evansville, is based out of Evansville, Indiana, and was founded in 1992. We currently own and operate 14 Sonic Drive-In restaurants in Indiana and Kentucky. In addition, within the coming years, we will be expanding our territory in the Indianapolis area.
Role: General Manager
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