Wellness Advisor (Part-Time)
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Recently named one of Entrepreneur magazine’s Top 100 Cannabis Leaders, Cresco Labs is one of the largest vertically-integrated multi-state cannabis operators in the United States. Cresco is built to become the most important company in the cannabis industry by combining the most strategic geographic footprint with one of the leading distribution platforms in North America. Employing a consumer-packaged goods (“CPG”) approach to cannabis, Cresco’s house of brands is designed to meet the needs of all consumer segments and includes some of the most recognized and trusted national brands including Cresco, Remedi and Mindy’s, a line of edibles created by James Beard Award-winning chef Mindy Segal. Sunnyside*, Cresco’s national dispensary brand is a wellness-focused retailer designed to build trust, education and convenience for both existing and new cannabis consumers. Recognizing that the cannabis industry is poised to become one of the leading job creators in the country, Cresco has launched the industry’s first national comprehensive Social Equity and Educational Development (SEED) initiative designed to ensure that all members of society have the skills, knowledge and opportunity to work in and own businesses in the cannabis industry.
At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.
Join our team at Sunnyside as a Wellness Advisor. Your main responsibility will be to assist customers in selecting the proper cannabis products for their needs and are the go to product expert on duty at the store. Wellness Advisors engage in one-on-one conversations with customers from the time they walk into the store until they check out. Compliance with applicable rules and regulations as implemented by the state and Sunnyside will be required.
The ideal Wellness Advisor should be friendly and positive, much like the barista who provides you your favorite coffee. We hope our customers are drawn to our Wellness Advisors and the dispensary because of our service, our products as well as your approachable and knowledgeable demeanor.
CORE JOB DUTIES
· Greet and check in customers upon arrival to the dispensary, verification of proper paperwork, documentation and ID for patients
· and create an inviting and welcoming space
· Help customers make the right choices by knowing how the different methods of cannabis affect people differently and suggesting dosage as needed
· Complete order fulfillment with accuracy and attention to detail
· Correct cash handling and counting
· Accurate use of the Point of Sale (POS) system; timely data entry of customer profiles in both the POS system and the state's electronic verification system
· Maintenance of hard copy files (when required) – what files would a WA need to maintain?
· Assist in verifying the accuracy of inventory intake
· Ensure security measures and safety compliance for the store
· Maintain an organized and clean store
Provide any necessary support to the management team to ensure retail store operations run smoothly, properly and in compliance with the applicable rules and regulations, including: daily activities, maintenance, and patient information for any reported issues and/or complaints
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS
High School Diploma or equivalent
1 - 5 years’ experience in customer service
High Energy, Customer Focused, Compassionate
Retail experience mandatory
Excellent customer service skills
Ability to learn and understand cannabinoids and how they interact with the human body
Ability to use standard office equipment, computer equipment and software including word processing, database management, spreadsheet applications and email
Ability to work effectively with employees, management, patients, governmental agencies, community members and the general public
Understanding of applicable federal, state and local laws and regulations as they pertain to the industry, personnel law, safety regulations, local municipal codes and organizational rules, regulations, directives and standard operating procedures
Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
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