1906 New Highs

Brand Ambassador - Massachusetts (part-time contractor) - Great Barrington, MA

Job Posted
Oct 17, 2022
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Company & Role Overview

Summary

Hello! We were founded to transform the world of cannabis by creating functional highs that help you do all the life stuff better. We launched in 2016, and since then, we've advanced from a start-up to Colorado's fastest-growing edibles brand. Our company has been touted by media, industry watchers and consumers as one of the most exciting brands in the cannabis space. This is an incredible time of expansion for 1906 and we are rapidly growing beyond Colorado. We are currently seeking long-term, committed and enthusiastic team members to grow with us. 1906 offers a competitive salary, incentive bonuses based on performance, and competitive health and wellness benefits.

1906 is simply the most innovative brand in cannabis and a major challenger in the wellness space. In the last two years we have quintupled revenue, released a six formula new product line novel in the market, created the world's first edible for cognitive focus, and expanded to multiple new states.

Our field marketing team is seeking a Brand Ambassador!! This position will be ON-SITE at cannabis dispensaries across the state of Massachusetts. This is a contract ( 1099 ), position. Events primarily take place on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.

1906 New Highs is an innovative multi-state operator (MSO) in the fast-growing cannabis edibles industry. We produce, then license our suite of experience-focused, plant-based edibles (drops, beans, and chocolate peanut butter cups) to licensee partners in eight states. We have seen rapid growth to new markets in 2022. We are adding to our team to support these substantial growth plans. Including the addition of multiple other markets before the close of this year. This new role will help accelerate our team's progress.

The Brand Ambassador plays a key role in representing the 1906 brand at dispensaries and outreach events. This is a 1099 position that supports both the Marketing and Sales teams to drive revenue growth, increase brand visibility, consumer engagement, and strengthen key partnerships.

1906 is dedicated to building a diverse team, and committed to promoting equity among people of color, particularly, Black, African American, Hispanic, Latinix, Indigenous people. Women, Veterans, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ+ people. Members of these groups are strongly encouraged to apply!!

JOB DUTIES:
  • Help drive our revenue growth through meaningful consumer engagements
  • Support Marketing and Sales teams in the field through implementation of marketing activations including but not limited to in-store pop-ups and other industry events
  • Work collaboratively with Sales & Marketing to increase sales, engage retail sales staff, merchandise displays, and increase 1906 brand presence in-store
  • Always represent the brand and company in a positive and professional manner
  • Maintain high level of product knowledge and clearly communicate product details and benefits to customers and retail staff
  • Activate retail accounts through marketing and sales initiatives, events, and merchandising product displays
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with industry and dispensary contacts
  • Provide regular post-event reports to Sales and Field Marketing team
  • Collaborate with Sales Team to identify & prioritize account needs, growth opportunities, and implementation of sales & marketing initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Highly approachable & warm personality
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule. Weekends are when the majority of our events take place, availability for this is crucial.
  • Skilled in relationship building
  • Punctuality and excellent time-management skills
  • A high degree of integrity and ethical conduct at all times
  • Comfortable with technology & computers
  • Strong attention to detail
  • General understanding of cannabis & cannabis culture
  • Must have own vehicle with sufficient space to transport event materials to and from events across MA
  • Must pass a background check in accordance with all applicable federal and state laws
  • Local Western Massachusetts candidate, residing within 45 miles of Great Barrington.

ADDITIONAL PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • E xperience in retail sales, including influence, problem solving, active listening, and offer recommendations.
  • Experience working in the cannabis, health and wellness, adult beverage, or beauty industry.

TOTAL REWARDS:
  • $20 - $25 and Hour (dependent on experience)
  • Unlimited growth potential in one of the fastest growing industries! Cannabis is expected to hit $100 Billion in sales by 2030.

1906 is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Company Discounts, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Paid Time Off, Pet-Friendly, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Work From Home / Remote

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About 1906 New Highs

1906 is revolutionizing self-care one edible at a time. We created a new category of cannabis to amplify health and happiness, which quickly put us on top as the fastest-growing brand in Colorado. We’ve innovated across R&D, manufacturing and marketing with breakthrough products that combine moderately-dosed THC with medicinal plants and adaptogens.

User-friendly, portable and thoughtfully engineered, they deliver curated effects within 20 minutes—faster than any other edible on the market. The rapid-onset formulations help users get the most out their days and nights, while staying pleasantly in control. We call it a toolkit for modern living. The industry calls it a giant leap forward.

1906 is available in Colorado, Oklahoma, Illinois, Massachusetts and Arizona.

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