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Associate Buyer

Company: Green Thumb Industries (GTI)
Location: Las Vegas
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

The Role

The Associate Buyer will have knowledge of cannabis and will utilize a successful track record of

buying experience to enhance the GTI Nevada Market. The Associate Buyer will be responsible for managing day-to

day purchasing activities that all drive towards the strategic goals of the organization: enhanced sales, enhanced

margins, and a world-class patient experience.

Responsibilities

* Curate a compelling assortment for our Rise and Essence branded dispensaries
* Creates purchasing strategies that correlate to the financial goals of each dispensary
* Develops strong relationships with suppliers of cannabis products to ensure consistent access to product for our patients
* Anticipates potential problems and risks; generates ideas, insights and solutions to resolve potential problems. Proposes and executes solutions for issues identified during analysis of data
* Establishes and maintains a reputation of credibility and responsiveness in the marketplace
* Elicits critical information from vendors with regards to market trends and current buying activity of competitors and presents findings effectively
* Responsible for managing the full lifecycle of buying product innovation, vendor meetings, costing negotiations, executive reporting, pricing analysis, promotional calendars, and product exit strategies
* Builds reports to enhance decision making at all levels of the organization. Reports will include best sellers, promotional expectations, and category performance
* Manages all data entry for promotions and discounts
* Understands the competitive landscape of the cannabis industry
* Manage appropriate inventory levels to ensure dispensaries can exceed sales expectations
* Assists Buyer and performs other ad hoc duties as needed

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree in a relevant field preferred, but not required
* 2-3 years' experience in retail buying, merchandising, or planning
* Intermediate proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
* Ability to gather / analyze data and to work with incomplete information
* Highly motivated, self-starter, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
* Adapts and thrives in a demanding, start-up, fast-paced environment
* Possesses a high level of critical thinking
* Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information
* Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of GTI
* Must have a solid understanding of the Medical Marijuana laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws

Additional Requirements

* Must pass any and all required background checks
* Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
* Must possess valid driver's license
* Must be a minimum of 21 years of age
* Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry

As an employer of more than 100 employees, Green Thumb will be operating in accordance with the Biden Administration's Path Out of the Pandemic should the mandate take effect.

Keywords: Green Thumb Industries (GTI), Las Vegas , Associate Buyer, Hospitality & Tourism , Las Vegas, Nevada

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