2018-12-05

Sales/Account Manager - Cannabis
Job Opportunity at Careers 2005

Posted on Dec 5

http://www.careers2005.com    714-321-4538

Location: Los Angeles, CA
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4169115

A rapidly growing Southern California cannabis distribution company is looking for well qualified Account Managers for Greater Los Angeles territories. You will be will be actively calling on the recreational cannabis dispensaries/retailers in this two county territory to introduce them to company products and services.  The company offers tremendous income potential, career advancement plus a casual and flexible work environment.   The Company was founded in 2016 and has been be serving California’s legal cannabis industry since it was launched in January 2018.  

The Account Managers will have a $50,000 base salary and are expected to earn over $75k in their first year.  This is a new industry and they will provide the initial and ongoing training necessary to help you be successful.  The ideal candidate should have at least two years of customer service/sales experience and have a passion for the marijuana industry.  This position reports directly to the Director of Sales.

Job Duties
  • Visit retailers weekly to introduce/maintain product supply
  • Develop and implement strategies for achieving established sales targets
  • Answer product, inventory management & merchandising questions
  • Plan and execute “vendor days” promotional events at retail locations
  • Provide training to onsite salespeople/team in retail locations. 
  • Maintain company’s ERP system; submit sales and  territory analysis.
  • Forecast quarterly sales by brand and track results.
  • Understand and embrace the Company customer service culture
  • Maintain a strong knowledge of each product & the industry marketplace.
 
Requirements 
  • Min of 2 years of proven B2B outside sales experience to retail customers
  • Beauty, sports, grocery route sales/distribution experience is a plus
  • Previous experience as a budtender is preferred
  • Must have a clear DMV history and reliable transportation
  • Able to work occasional evenings or weekends
  • Experienced working with Salesforce.com or similar CRM systems
  • Highly motivated, entrepreneurial spirit; able to work independently
  • Previous sales experience with a restaurant, tobacco or liquor distributor highly desirable
  • Excellent communication, negotiation, time management and people skills
  • Ability to build strong customer relationships
 
Salary and Benefits
  • Base Salary - $50,000
  • Bonus/Commission can add $25k or more (depending on your performance)
  • Automobile & Cell Phone allowance
  • Comprehensive Medical plan
  • 401k employee savings plan
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
Because our client is concerned about commute distances, resumes that do not include city, state AND zip code will not be considered for this position.
 
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