Gold Coast Distribution is a Licensed Type 11 Distributor in Oakland, CA who distributes both medical and adult use cannabis products. This license type provides us with the full range of distributor capabilities in the entire State of California.
We keep a competitive edge by offering a well-rounded portfolio of products that fulfills different needs of dispensaries and patients (low, mid, and high), and by providing professionalism and excellent customer service to its clients. Part of the GCD promise is to only bring on brands whose quality meets our standards (testing, sourcing, terms, taste, potency, appearance, turnaround times), and who can scale and grow; and to provide a fair, clean, safe, enjoyable, and competitive work environment for its employees. GCD keeps a keen eye on the ever changing political climate, marketplace, new trends, new products, innovation, and technology and can adapt accordingly in order to stay current and ahead of the curve. Through excellent and thorough sourcing practices and existing industry relationships, GCD negotiates fair percentages with the brands that we are distributing in order to create sweet spot pricing that is competitive. GCD’s portfolio is a concise but well-rounded one consisting of fine cannabis products which include vapes, topicals, flower, edibles, pre-rolls.
We are currently looking to hire full-time Sales Representatives.
Duties & Responsibilities:
Travels regionally to call on current and prospective customers.
Displays a focused and consistently enthusiastic approach to developing contacts, meeting potential new prospects and networking with customers and acquaintances focused on business development and sales.
Responds in a timely, complete, and professional manner to all inquiries and communications between the customers, prospects, and the company.
Generates leads and opportunities through professional contacts, dedicated prospecting, and cold-calling and drives brand awareness campaigns and lead generation via networking and associations.
Helps to develop sales and marketing material used to communicate to clients and the cannabis marketplace.
Works with General Manager to maintain day to day operations, sales reporting and coordinate transportation logistics.
Ensures that all sales, inventory and product quality control systems and reporting follow local and state laws and regulations.
Able to clearly and properly fill out paperwork.
Continually maintains knowledge of customer business issues, market dynamics, company vision, the competition, sales strategy, as well as products and services.
Able to plan, coordinate and represent the company at trade shows and events as needed.
Identifies and fosters potential relationships with project managers and key people that have high levels of influence or decision-making authority, influencing them to purchase products and services.
Must be over the age of 21.
Have a valid driver’s license and dependable transportation.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Friendly, approachable and outgoing personality.
Have a strong work ethic and be dependable.
Extensive knowledge of cannabis products is required.
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
Strong persuasive and interpersonal skills.
Expected to be skilled in customer support and able to follow strict operational guidelines and security policies.
Expected to follow regulations.
Able to pass a background check.
We look forward to hearing from all interested parties.