Cannabis Consultant – Campbell River, Cannabis Operations
Regular, Full Time
There are (6) vacancies
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The Liquor Distribution Branch (LDB) is one of the largest distributors and retailers of beverage alcohol in Canada, generating a net income of approximately $1.08 billion on annual sales of approximately $3.3 billion in fiscal 2016/17. LDB has a workforce of approximately 4,000 full and part-time employees, operates 197 retail stores across the province, oversees the operations of approximately 220 Rural Agency Stores and has the role of wholesaler to approximately 700 private liquor retail outlets and 10,000 licensed establishments.
The LDB is a unique government entity that operates with similar independence to a Crown Corporation under the direction of a General Manager and CEO.
In February 2018, the LDB was assigned to distribute, wholesale and sell non-medicinal cannabis inclusive of a government owned online channel with a mandate to support government’s key priorities of protecting children and youth, ensuring health and safety standards, and keeping the criminal element out of the supply chain.
The Cannabis Product Consultants within the LDB cannabis stores are the first point of contact in developing customer relationships and are the cannabis subject matter experts for both customers and staff. The successful results of these relationships are loyal life long customers who base their purchasing decisions on the suggestions of our Cannabis Consultants.
The person in this role must demonstrate a passion for transferring the knowledge of, and selling of, cannabis products. This role requires an individual who has excellent communication skills, is energetic, and has a willingness to learn, train others and achieve results.
Please review the attached job description for a complete list of duties, qualifications, and competencies. To be considered for this opportunity, applicants must submit a cover letter and resume clearly identifying how they meet the qualifications necessary for this position. This information will be used as part of the selection process.
An eligibility list for temporary or permanent opportunities may be established. An Enhanced Security Screening check is required.
For complete details about this opportunity, including accountabilities, please refer to the attached job profile.
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The person in this role must demonstrate a passion for transferring the knowledge of, and selling of, cannabis products. This role requires an individual who has excellent communication skills, is energetic, has a willingness to learn, train others and achieve results which includes the following skills and abilities:
Education and Experience:
Diploma or certificate in business or another related field with a minimum of one year of recent, related experience*.
Basic cannabis knowledge.
Proficient in delivering an Omni-channel/consumer experience.
Recent related work experience must include:
Working in a retail sales environment with a high level of customer interaction.
Building relationships with key stakeholders including customer and/or clients.
An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
Knowledge of cannabis products.
Working knowledge of a computerized retail system, including Point of Sale and Inventory Management applications.
Current external business environment conditions which have an impact on the LDB business: retail trends, consumer preferences, etc.
Skills and Abilities:
Excellent customer-focused interpersonal skills; conflict resolution
Strong selling skills
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Effective written and oral communication skills