Sales Manager - Cannabis Expansion !!

  • Location: Toronto
  • Posting Date: December 27, 2018
  • Job Order ID: 174827
  • Consultant: Michael van Olm
  • Industry: Cannabis / Healthcare
Sales Manager – Cannabis Expansion!

For the past six years our client has been a leader in the manufacturing and distribution of Cannabis in Canada. They are focused on investing into the continuous growth of clients, Canadians and the community. They are committed to improving quality of life for patients and consumers all across the country. This means working with healthcare providers, retailers and industry organizations, supporting research and education, and providing a safe, effective product.

In preparation of the Ontario retail launch, they are looking for a REGIONAL SALES MANAGER based in Greater Toronto Area. Reporting to the Director of Field Sales, you will be responsible for managing and developing an team of 6-9 sales representatives. You will be charged with achieving the Ontario region sales key performance metrics and driving corporate strategy and initiatives. This is an exciting fast-paced sales environment for a qualified individual that has a relentless passion to foster, develop and motivate a sales team, drive awareness and education in a fact-based manner.

  • Recruit, motivate and drive a sales team
  • Set sales goals, compare performance to goals, and adjust goals as needed
  • Assess current team processes and procedures, identify opportunities for improvement, and implement them
  • Develop individual quotas and assign territories for team members
  • Provide detailed and accurate sales forecasts
  • Coach, mentor, and provide feedback to team members
  • Foster a collaborative team environment
  • Assess individual performance through observation and measurement, and suggest corrective actions as needed
  • Meet with Key clients throughout the Ontario region

  • Post-secondary education in Business, Commerce, or related field
  • 5+ years Consumer Packaged Goods and/or Beverage Alcohol and/or Tobacco industry experience an asset
  • Proven track record in successfully motivating sales teams and driving excellent results
  • Exemplary communication, product knowledge, problem solving and attention to detail.
  • Results-oriented with strong analytical skills
  • Clean drivers abstract
  • Managing time & prioritizing activities
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
An excellent base salary is offered along with a performance bonus and stock options. As well, expect great benefits, RRSP match and a strong car allowance.

If this exciting career opportunity with a market leader in a new industry sounds like the right role for you and you are confident at what you bring to the table, please apply today!