Associate Buyer – Green Thumb Industries – Cleveland, OH

The Associate Buyer will have knowledge of cannabis and will utilize a successful track record of
buying experience to enhance the Green Thumb Ohio 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.

  • Curate a compelling assortment for the select categories for our 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
  • 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-directed, innovative and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense and resourcefulness
  • Adapts and thrives in a demanding, 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 Green Thumb
  • Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws.
  • 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

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