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Retail Management Internship

Job Title: Nexus Retail Management Internship 

Organization: A Red Circle  

Site Location: A Red Circle’s office, 6439 Plymouth Ave Suite W130, St. Louis, MO 63133, and North County Community Nexus, 9300 Lewis and Clark Blvd. St. Louis, MO 63137 

About A Red Circle: North St. Louis County’s economy has been historically impacted by racist laws and policies. A Red Circle's mission is to restore North County to a safe, vibrant, sustainable, and economically viable community while promoting diversity and healing racial strife. Located in The Promise Zone, A Red Circle's programming includes education, community wellness, and the arts. The latest sustainable community development project is the North County Community Nexus. 

About the North County Community Nexus: The Nexus is a center that will host various initiatives aiming to increase access to affordable healthy food, wellness resources, connection to the earth, small business innovation, and educational support. Situated in the old Hathaway Hills shopping center, the Nexus is to become a hub for community empowerment and economic revitalization. 

Position Overview: The Nexus Retail Management Internship offers a dynamic opportunity to contribute to the establishment and operation of the People’s Harvest Community Grocery Store at the North County Community Nexus. You will play a vital role in shaping the store's identity as a center for accessible and sustainable food options within the community. 

Internship Responsibilities: 

50%: Product Sourcing: Identify local suppliers and sources to stock the shelves with a diverse range of high-quality products that align with the store's mission of providing access to healthy and affordable food options. This will involve researching and vetting potential vendors, negotiating terms of partnership, and ensuring that the product selection reflects the community's needs and preferences. 

25%: Space Logistics: Assist in the logistical planning and development of the retail space, ensuring efficient layout design and optimizing use of available resources. 

25%: Operational Planning: Support in planning the day-to-day operation of the store, including staffing, inventory management, and customer service strategies. 


Passion for promoting healthy food access and retail management. 

Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines effectively. 

Self-motivated, flexible, and able to work independently. 

Experience living, working, or volunteering in North St. Louis County preferred. 

Personal transportation required. 

Personal phone and laptop preferred. 

Field of Study: Retail management, business, or related fields. 

Excellent verbal communication skills and a strong work ethic. 

Ability to work well within a team environment, multitask, and be self-motivated to produce high-quality 

Site Supervisor: Jessica K. Carter, Nexus Site Director (

How to Apply: Please submit your resume and cover letter detailing your qualifications and interest in the position to Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. 

For more information about A Red Circle and the North County Community Nexus, visit North County Nexus & A Red Circle

Thank you for your interest in joining our team and contributing to the revitalization of North St. Louis County.