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FLRish, a company providing management services to the renowned Harborside Health Center medical cannabis dispensaries and building cultivation operations for vertical integration under CA state law, is seeking qualified applicants to apply for the role of Wholesale Manager .

PLEASE NOTE: All applications MUST be accompanied by a cover letter that clearly describes your interest in the medical cannabis industry. Any application received without such a cover letter will not be considered.

ABOUT US

FLRish was founded in 2015 by Steve DeAngelo and Jeff Brothers. FLRish provides management services to Harborside Health Center, one of the most respected and largest medical cannabis dispensaries in the United States. Harborside has over 200,000 registered patients and was first in the nation to support education for seniors, veterans and families with severely ill children; first in the country to offer CBD-rich medicine; and the first to treat children with Dravet syndrome. Harborside continues to set an example of diversity and compliance, and is one of the prime advocates of diversity, sustainability and economic justice in the industry.Our work is dear to our hearts, and so vital to the communities we serve. We hope all our employees find their work to be both challenging, and to carry the unique reward of knowing at the end of the day that they have done something that really matters.We provide a competitive wage, medical, dental and vision insurance, an employer-matched 401k program, an Employee Assistance Program, FSA/Commuter Benefits, and paid time off to qualified staff members.

FLRish is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote without regard to race, color, age, sex, ancestry, marital status, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, present or past history of mental disability, genetic information or any other classification protected by state or federal law. EOE

Wholesale Manager

(EXEMPT)

Ensures the filling and execution of all wholesale orders and collective to collective sales with the goal of creating a best in class wholesale supply chain for the organization and its clients and ensuring compliance in every transaction.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: (This list is not intended to be all inclusive)

  • Ensuring Wholesale customer compliance: collecting proper documentation needed for collective to collective sales, as determined by FLRish general council, and making documentation available to any necessary parties
  • Working with FLRish Supply Chain manager to ensure Harborside retail locations are well stocked with material from FLRish farm and that Harborside has access to making first selections of all available material
  • Maintaining positive relations with current wholesale clients and developing relationships with new potential clients, including cold calling to ensure a robust pipeline of opportunities; identifying decision makers within client organizations to work directly with and set up meetings with; plan presentations and approaches for these meetings
  • Look for opportunities to increase profitability through guaranteed buybacks, collaborations, and other creative partnerships with processors
  • Work with production and delivery team to develop products, services and solutions that address client’s needs, concerns, and objectives
  • Participate in pricing products, solutions and service
  • Handle objections and demonstrate understanding when working through concerns to achieve a positive conclusion; Work with production team and other internal colleagues to meet customer needs
  • Perpetuate Harborside & Harborside Farms brand into new markets.
  • Present new products, services and solutions to enhance existing relationships
  • Utilize existing client database and CRM and look for ways to streamline and efficiently utilize data to better meet client needs and increase effectiveness
  • Wholesale Order Fulfillment: Communicate with Farm staff to ensure all orders placed by clients are filled accordingly and communicate to clients when they will be available; Ensure farm team has 72 hours notice to clients picking up at the farm, and work with farm team to develop methods for fulfillment in less than 72 hours when needed
  • Wholesale Delivery Transport: Scheduling all product deliveries for Wholesale Clients, including Harborside
  • Wholesale Order Processing: Creating invoices for wholesale orders and delivering to clients for approval, collecting payments on wholesale orders for Harborside and for other clients within Net 14, as determined by the Management Services Agreement
  • Understanding the Management Service Agreement (MSA) and ensuring orders are processed accordingly and MSA fees are calculated correctly, working with FLRish team to ensure MSA fees are paid correctly. Arrange payments to farm under MSA agreement for reimbursable fees and product payments for Harborside.
  • Understand and maintain sales expectations, growth expectations, and margin expectations for the FLRish wholesale department*OTHER FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES: *
  • Facilitate samples getting to lab and input of test results for viewing by Wholesale team.
  • Discover and learn about the current medical and adult use markets for cannabis in California
  • Adapt and innovate as the California cannabis market changes
  • Development of product categories and pricing for product categories from products coming from FLRish farms, including but not limited to: Trimmed Flowers, Trim, Full Plant Material Dry, Full Plant Frozen, Plants (clones, teen plants, and flower ready plants)
  • Attend industry functions, events and conferences, and provide feedback and information on market and trends.
  • Identify opportunities for campaigns, services, and distribution channels that will lead to increased sales and profitability.*PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS: (Knowledge, Skills and Abilities)*
  • Advanced knowledge of POS and any other organizational inventory management system
  • Knowledgeable in data analysis and interpretation
  • Knowledgeable in best practices for wholesale management
  • Advanced product knowledge
  • Demonstrated passion to serve the medical cannabis community
  • Proven ability to manage teams effectively
  • Outstanding customer relations skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of basic accounting principles and able to interpret financial data
  • Intermediate math skills
  • Advanced computer operating skills
  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office Suite, with advanced knowledge in Excel

GENERAL PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • Provide excellent service
  • Present a professional image in appearance, actions and words
  • Demonstrate ownership, accountability, initiative and quality of work
  • Build positive team relationships throughout your department and the Company
  • Work scheduled shifts
  • Follow all safety policies
  • Be a role model for the Company experience
  • Understand and practice Company values
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior
  • Understand & contribute to the positive culture of the organization

Work Context: Physical Requirements

  • Work is generally performed seated and requires some bending, stooping and reaching.
  • Work is generally performed in an office type setting, in a farm setting, or over the phone
  • Work will require regular travel within California and may include limited travel outside of California
  • Lifting up to 50 pounds

Communication

  • Frequent contact with others via email, face-to-face discussions, and telephone.
  • Some communication required via mail and fax.

Education and Experience Required:

  • Prior experience (4+ years) in similar or related work such as wholesaling, logistics or project management
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or other relevant field or equivalent life experience
  • Experience working in medical cannabis industry preferred but not required
  • Must be 21+ years old and pass a criminal background check per the City of Oakland

Job Type: Full-time

Required education:

  • Bachelor's

How to apply

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Location

US California Oakland

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