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National Retail Trainer

Retail | 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.  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. 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.

Our well-established company is growing rapidly and adding to our team of professionals and specialists.  Our employees receive medical, dental, and leave benefits as part of our highly competitive compensation package. 

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 National Trainer, Retail will be responsible for development and execution of sales, customer service, and all operational training programs for all retail stores. This position will seek to foster a workplace that upholds Holistic Industries’ aim to be the Best Place to Work, Shop, and Invest in cannabis by providing world-class customer service, focusing on professional development of staff, and creating an empowering work environment.

  • Support the Holistic culture of being the Best Place to Work, Shop, and Invest in cannabis. 

  • Create, source and roll out training materials for retail store staff in the areas of new products and brands, daily operations and SOPs, regulations (including regulatory changes), sales and customer service, and all other operational areas as needed. 

  • Participate in development and execution of new hire orientation for retail store employees. 

  • Oversee online training for retail store employees. 

  • Continuously measure effectiveness of training and update as needed. 

  • Ensure all training meets regulatory requirements regarding timing, frequency, and/or duration, and proper documentation is created and retained. 

  • Assist with new store opening activities. 

  • Participate in selection, hiring, and on-boarding of new retail store employees. 

  • With Marketing, create educational materials for patients and customers.  

  • Comply with all policies and procedures established by Holistic Industries management. 

  • Understand and adhere to all state or commonwealth cannabis regulations and any other applicable federal, state, and/or local regulations. 

  • Other duties as assigned, or any reasonable request from any member of management.

Physical Requirements of the Job:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that an employee must meet to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Holistic may make reasonable accommodations to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee’s physical demands will include:

  • Constant use of both hands and arms in reaching, handling, grasping, and/or fingering while using phone and computer keyboard, writing notes and/or reports, performing other administrative tasks, operating equipment and/or machinery 

  • Constant use of eyes (correctable vision to normal level required) to observe, read, interact with others, and view computer monitors; includes hand/eye coordination to properly and safely operate equipment 

  • Reading, writing, understanding, and clearly speaking English; constant use of speech and hearing (correctable to normal level required) in communicating with others in person and by phone, giving and receiving instructions.

  • Working in an office environment with artificial lighting

  • Frequent travel by car, train, and/or airplane.

  • Frequently working in warehouse environment with exposure to marijuana plants and grow chemicals.

  • Constant mental alertness and attention to detail required while performing all work tasks.

  • Extensive time using a computer screen and keyboard

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and other Characteristics:

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

  • A 2- or 4-year degree in Business or a related field is strongly preferred.

  • At least 4 years of related experience is required; experience in the cannabis industry is strongly preferred. 

  • Must be at least 21 years of age (18 if allowed by regulation) and able to obtain and maintain medical marijuana work credentials and/or pass federal and/or state/commonwealth background checks 

  • Ability to work productively in a virtual setting. 

  • Must be able to travel frequently to any Company location. 

  • Must be able to work any necessary hours, including weekends and evenings. 

  • Proficient in MS Office products. 

  • Must be detail oriented, organized, team-oriented, and have excellent communication skills. 

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

  • Must possess effective written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills  

  • Must be able 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