Retail and Education Manager

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Website AqualitasInc Aqualitas Inc.

Aqualitas Inc. is a licensed medical cannabis producer, located on the South Shore of Nova Scotia in the Region of Queens Municipality. We are committed to quality, sustainability and balance; in our products, our operations and our people.
We are currently looking for self driven and dynamic professional for the position of Retail and Education Manager.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Conference and Trade Shows – Examine appropriate opportunities; identify the marketing collateral materials required and oversee their production
• Represent the company at product launches, events, and trade shows
• Customer Relationship- Build & maintain positive relationships with clients, consumers, vendors, and front-line budtenders – assist in the development and implementation of customer relations policy and procedures
• Represent the brand positively in a multitude of settings
• Generate brand awareness through managed store level engagement
• Visit and educate retailers, distributors, and vendors on the products’ particularities, distribute samples when necessary and where permitted
• Participate in workshops and brainstorming sessions, contribute to promotional campaigns and strategies by working closely with the Marketing Sales team members
• Interact with media outlets when tasked
• Travel to multiple locations to engage with the public and third-parties
• Provide concise reports to senior management to identify potential products and product mixes to enter into current and new markets
• Information Management – Maintain a detailed, accurate customer/vendor/budtender contact list, including basic customer information. On an ongoing basis, evaluate and profile customers based on pertinent profiling information
• Adhere to all Policies, Standard Operating Procedures, Work Instructions, Good Production Practices (GPP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP)
• Demonstrate understanding of promotional and sales guidelines in the Cannabis Act and Regulations and any applicable regulations for a territory
• Such other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Qualifications and Educational Requirements:
•Bachelor’s degree in Marketing is required
•5 plus years of experience in Marketing

Skill Requirements:

•Outgoing, personable and entrepreneurial; able to foster and maintain trusting relationships

•Extensive and functional knowledge of medicinal and therapeutic uses of cannabis and of the Canadian medical cannabis industry

•Familiarity with the provisions of the Cannabis Act and associated regulations relatingespecially to sale and marketing of cannabis

•Demonstrate ability to build and direct a medical services/care program

•Experience in pharmaceutical or related sales role•Knowledge of GMP and GPP is an asset

•Ability to act independently and as a team member•Attention to detail and accuracy including thorough documentation abilities

•Adaptability and flexibility

•Ability to prioritize activities and adjust priorities on short notice

•Excellent comprehension, communication and interpersonal skills

Conditions and Special Requirements:

•Travel – Position requires occasional travel between Bedford office and Brooklyn facility (location of client care team) and throughout province and across Canada as required to support sales and medical community liaison objectives.

Other details:

Location: Bedford, NS

Compensation: To be determined based on skills and experience

Status and Hours: Permanent, 40 hrs per week

Closing Date: 30th July 2020

Successful applicants must provide satisfactory background and reference checks. Aqualitas welcomes and encourages diversity. Should you require an accommodation in any aspect of our selection process, please let us know. We appreciate the interest of all candidates; however, we will only be contacting those that best fit our requirements. Resumes will be kept for consideration for six months.

How to apply:To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to ahazra@aqualitas.ca with the subject “Retail and Education Manager”.

To apply for this job email your details to ahazra@aqualitas.ca