Manager, National Education & Activation -001-11-30T00:00:00+00:00

Vaughan, ON
Full-time


Who We Are

Winner of 7 Canadian Cannabis Awards – Including Best Licensed Producer 2018!

This quite possibly is the best company to work for in the world!

CannTrust – a front-runner in the cannabis industry, is a federally regulated licensed producer, publicly traded, and a proudly Canadian company. CannTrust is leading the Canadian and global market in producing standardized cannabis products. CannTrust is ready for Cannabis 2.0, and is currently developing new products that span the medical, recreational, beauty, wellness, and pet markets.

CannTrust is committed to research and innovation, as well as contributing to the growing body of evidence-based research regarding the use and efficacy of cannabis. Its product development teams along with its global pharma partner, are diligently innovating and developing products that will make it easier for patients to use medical cannabis. CannTrust supports ongoing patient education about medical cannabis and has a compassionate use program to support patients with financial needs.

*Who You Are*

The ideal candidate is a strategic, agile, business savvy individual who is committed to getting better everyday. You are a seasoned marketing leader who knows how to engage cross functional teams to drive business results, who is open to giving and receiving feedback. You are customer-centric with an ability to act as a mentor amongst your peers. Of course, you also deliver consistent results by aligning yourself with CannTrust values.

Roles & Responsibilities

Develop a national consumer and trade education strategy in collaboration with all key internal stakeholders:

  • Develop and manage CannTrust’s national consumer and trade education strategy
  • Develop effective training tools in collaboration with all marketing and sales to build brands in the marketplace
  • Develop and manage all budgets to ensure KPIs are met with on-promise / bar accounts with the partnership with marketing
  • Champion all key awareness and educational industry events in collaboration with all key stakeholders

Cannabis and Brand Education and Training:

Educate the consumer, trade and commercial partners through direct interaction including:

  • Develop, manage and execute educational and brand building activities nationally aligned with Federal and Provincial regulations
  • Develops strong relationships with trade staff and opinion leaders in order to boost the awareness of CannTrust brands.

People Leader

  • Very accountable for brands and knows how to champion feedback and coach ABMs
  • Acts with Integrity: Demonstrates responsible, ethical and honest behavior while consistently leading by example; models the CannTrust values
  • Motivates team to take timely action, resolves customer escalations in a timely manner
  • Monitors progress to departmental goals with company strategy
  • Sets department goals & objectives and supports direct reports with achieving results and development plans
  • Encourages team to be involved in decisions, encourages talent development
  • Executes the performance management cycle activities for the team
  • Strong communication skills, ability to promote learning and development; can have difficult conversations
  • Complies with all company policies

Education & Experience

  • 5+ years of experience for a Tier 1 CPG company, beverage / alcohol related fields building education and awareness programs for brands
  • Strong understanding of brand activation and execution with staff and brand ambassadors
  • Experience and relationships with on-premise and bar accounts owners/GMs

Requirements

  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Available to travel
  • Must pass an RCMP security clearance

Physical Demands

  • While performing the responsibilities of the job, the employee is required to be able to lift up to and including 50lbs, sit and/or stand for extended periods of time and reach with arms/hands. Walking, standing, bending, stooping, reaching, twisting, lifting, pushing, pulling and moving items is occasionally required.

Work Environment

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to packaged cannabis products/supplies. The working environment can be noisy at times and temperate, the employee must have knowledge of how to manage their own personal safety under these conditions.

CannTrust is an equal opportunity employer. We thank you for your interest in employment opportunities at CannTrust. Please note, only the candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted. CannTrust welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

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