Tweedtender (Seasonal) - Portage La Prairie

Canopy Growth Corporation - Portage la Prairie, MB (30+ days ago)

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Legalization has opened up the recreational cannabis market in Canada, and the global demand for medical cannabis continues to expand. In this exciting new environment, Canopy Growth’s mission is to be the No. 1 cannabis company in the world. We’re looking for incredible people to join us on the journey.

The Company

With millions of square feet of licensed cannabis production and operations spanning five continents, Canopy Growth Corporation (“Canopy Growth”) is the largest legal producer of cannabis in the world. It is a listed company on the Toronto Stock Exchange (WEED), the New York Stock Exchange (CGC), and is part of the S&P Composite Index. Its wholly owned subsidiaries — including its flagship, Tweed, and international medical companies operating under the Spectrum Cannabis brand — are leading producers of legal, regulated cannabis.

Headquartered in Smiths Falls, Ontario, Canopy Growth recognizes that employees are at the core of its success, and takes pride in a corporate culture that emphasizes inclusiveness, collaboration, and diversity. Our employees come from a wide range of backgrounds, each bringing their own unique skills and talents to the table, working together to continue and increase our incredible momentum of growth.

The Opportunity

Want to work at one of the first legal cannabis shops in the country? Who wouldn’t? We’re looking for the best of the best to join our retail teams at our up-and-coming shops across the country. Want a job where you can make money AND history? Who knows, maybe you’ll end up in a high school textbook someday. Oh yeah, and you won’t have to fold (just kidding you totally have to fold). Here’s the type of person we’re looking for:

The Tweedtender will help Canopy Growth provide our customers with a superior experience through information, exceptional service and the highest quality cannabis. This position is responsible for all sales activity, remaining knowledgeable on products, assessing customer needs, helping, and maintaining selling floor presentations and stock.

Responsibilities

Sales Associate

  • Welcome and assist all customers that visit the store
  • Professionally and courteously handle all inquiries, feedback, complaints or concerns
  • Educate customers about why we do what we do and about our products
  • Process payments with POS and computer systems
  • Open and close the store accurately and on time
  • Accurately re-stocking retail inventory
  • Weighing and packaging products effectively and efficiently
  • Staying up to date on offers and specials
  • Responding to member inquiries with comprehensive knowledge and accuracy
  • Receiving and documenting inventory accurately
  • Processing and filing member paperwork with all provided information
  • Maintaining sales goals on a daily and weekly basis
  • Closing and completing all end of day reports and procedures
  • Ensure store is clean and tidy
  • Other duties as assigned
Age Gater

  • Prevent cannabis sales to anyone under the age of 19, by reviewing government issued photo identification to validate permission to enter
  • Assist in traffic flow management
  • Protect company’s staff by maintaining a safe and secure environment
  • Foster a sense of teamwork will all team members
  • Ensure the security of all company product at all times
  • Adhere to and uphold Tweed’s Loss Prevention systems to prevent all possible opportunities
  • Observe for signs of crime or disorder and communicate any disturbances
  • Take accurate notes of unusual occurrences
  • Report in detail any suspicious incidents
  • Other duties as assigned
Experience and Background
  • Previous retail or customer service experience; cannabis sales experience preferred
  • Be at least 19 years of age
  • Polished professional with excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Works well with others, alone and with little supervision
  • Knowledge of/ability to learn about cannabis plants, strains, products
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Positive attitude and charisma
  • Ensure a high level of customer interaction, suggestive selling and enthusiasm
  • Energetic and highly determined
  • Working knowledge of Medical and/or Retail Cannabis an asset
  • Proficiency in MS office products and POS (cashier) systems
Other Details

This is a casual part-time temporary position based in Portage La Prairie, MB.

We appreciate the interest from all candidates, and promise to review all applications, but we will only be contacting those who best fit the requirements. If you don’t hear from us, don’t fret; every resume we get is kept in our database for six months for consideration in future searches for talent.

Canopy Growth welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities.
Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

One last note: the chosen applicant will be required to successfully complete background and reference checks.

Thank you so much for your interest in Canopy Growth.