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Manager of Regulatory Affairs

Compliance | Virtual Position | Full Time

Job Description

About Us:

At Holistic Industries we are building a great place to work, shop and invest in cannabis. Our mission is to provide patients with the highest quality, safest cannabis medicine possible. As our name suggests, we care for the whole person. Scaling from a seed of inspiration in 2011, Holistic Industries is now one of the largest and fastest growing private MSOs (Multi-State Operators) in the country. We're able to deliver consistent value to employees, patients, and investors because of the values that drive our work - how we do business and why. We have one of the most seasoned teams in the industry, a budding "Greenhouse of Brands" and a meaningful model of doing well by doing good. Our company develops and offers a wide range of proprietary strains that increase desired cannabinoids such as CBD. These high CBD strains have become our foundation for growing, packaging, and selling the best cannabis in our markets. We are committed to harvesting and crafting industry-leading strains, consumer brands, and medical-grade products based on the most progressive science in the space. Holistic Industries has a unique model and approach that enables it to win licenses, scale operations and introduce national brands successfully in highly regulated markets. The company has proven to be responsible stewards of capital since its inception by sourcing licenses on merit rather than simply acquiring them on the open market. A "GREENHOUSE OF BRANDS" beginning with our flagship retail and wholesale brand, Liberty Cannabis, we continue to prove our ability to launch new brands from scratch and attract noteworthy partners. 

We are deeply and actively committed to the communities we serve; our efforts under Liberty Cannabis Cares are focused on four pillars: Social Equity, Diversity, Community, and Cannabis Literacy. 

Our team includes the nation’s most knowledgeable experts in cultivation and medical dispensing, along with professionals who are top of their fields in medical professions, security, agriculture, real estate, and the legal distribution of other highly controlled substances. We are a team of best-in-class executives and staff from within and outside the industry who share a passion for advancing cannabis products and retail experience at scale.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive PTO, paid Sick Leave, medical, dental, vision and other leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. Join us as we build a great place to work, shop, and invest. 

Holistic Industries is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

About the Job:

The Manager of Regulatory Affairs will coordinate with leaders in all markets to ensure company-wide regulatory compliance. In addition, the Manager of Regulatory Affairs will provide compliance support to Marketing with the goal of launching compliant marketing strategies in all markets.

  • Become a subject matter expert in marketing and licensing regulations in current and prospective markets in which Holistic operates, as well as other areas as assigned.

  • Build an efficient program for the compliant marketing of Holistic’s products.

  • Manage the license renewal process.

  • Review and interpret state and local regulations as needed. Maintain current knowledge of state and local regulations, and update affected departments as needed when regulations change.

  • Draft and update Standard Operating Procedures related to marketing, and other areas as assigned.

  • Assess whether new and current third-party vendors meet Holistic’s compliance standards.

  • Work with the Compliance Officer to investigate and resolve compliance concerns.

  • Assist Compliance department employees with preparation of reports, files, memos, etc., including drafting or proofreading documents.

  • Demonstrate high standards of personal and professional integrity while adhering to Holistic policies and procedures.

  • Maintain highly accurate and detailed written and electronic records.

  • Attend meetings to provide status updates and reports.

  • Perform all other reasonable duties as assigned.

  • Physical Requirements of the Job: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform grasping, lifting, walking, standing, talking, hearing, seeing and repetitive motions. The employee will experience long periods of prolonged use of office equipment including computers and phones. 

About You:  

General

  • Due to state regulations, qualified candidates for this position must be at least 21 years of age and able to pass a background check – certain criminal convictions may disqualify candidates based on state medical marijuana licensing regulations.

Skills and Abilities

  • JD from an ABA-accredited school is required.

  • At least one year of experience in the cannabis industry is required; two to three years is preferred.

  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Must be able to use standard office equipment and computer hardware and software.

  • Must be diligent with great attention to detail and able to work a highly-detailed assignment to completion.

  • Must be able to read, comprehend, and interpret applicable state and local laws and regulations and Company standard operating procedures.

  • Must be a self-starter, demonstrate a high level of initiative, follow through independently, and think proactively.

  • Must have strong research and writing skills.

  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.

  • Must adapt quickly to changing priorities.

  • Must focus on deadlines and deliverables while managing multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Must demonstrate strong ethics and sound judgment.

  • Must maintain an extremely high degree of confidentiality in all areas.

Essential Physical and Mental Functions

  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching/handling/grasping while using phone, notepad, writing reports, and other administrative tasks.

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with public and co-workers, view security monitors; includes hand/eye coordination.

  • Read, understand and clearly speak English; constantly use speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with public/co-workers, giving and receiving instructions, using phones.

  • Work in office environment with artificial lighting.

  • Frequent travel by car, train, and airplane.

  • Able to work in warehouse environment with exposure to marijuana plants and grow chemicals.

  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while setting priorities and following up on assignments.

  • Must combine effective written and oral communication and interpersonal skills with ability to deal with all levels of personnel and the general public in a professional and effective manner; must be able to use initiative and independent judgment within established guidelines.

  • Must be able to frequently prepare written reports and logs in neat, legible handwriting.

  • Extensive time using a computer screen and keyboard.

  • Must be able to read and understand all operating procedures and instructions.