Sales Operations, Distribution

Flow Kana Oakland , CA 94604

Posted 2 weeks ago

Flow Kana is the first sustainable, sungrown cannabis company to embrace the small, independent farm ecosystem. We partner with, and give scale to, craft farmers in Northern California and values-aligned brands who honor beyond-organic farming practices. We offer a wide range of processing, co-packing, white label, and distribution services to a growing list of partners including brands, dispensaries, distributors, and manufacturers, who all share our values and vision of building a better supply chain for our industry.

Through a values-driven approach and a regulated market, we're breaking down prohibition stigmas to show the important role that cannabis plays in treating countless common medical conditions. We're building an agricultural model that empowers small, independent farmers, that can be replicated worldwide, supporting Flow Kana's vision: to become the world's largest provider of sungrown, organic cannabis products. If this gets you excited, too, come work with us!

As Flow Kana's Sales Operations team grows, you will be responsible for providing the data and analytical framework upon which strategic decisions for the distribution portfolio are made. You will be critical in analyzing our strategy and creating an efficient distribution organization. Cross-functional communication and collaboration skills are a must for this role, as you will be one of the primary liaisons between Sales and other critical departments. You will have exceptional communication and project management skills along with a passion for efficiency, process, and cross-departmental cohesion.

What you'll do

  • Maintain business intelligence dashboards to help influence sales strategy.

  • Serve as project manager for partner brand and new product launches.

  • Understand the key metrics that keep partner businesses running, and power those by creating tracking and reporting systems within the Flow Kana Sales organization.

  • Deliver reports to an assigned portfolio of partner brands, which summarize sales data and trends.

  • Work cross-functionally to help translate sales projections into transport, storage, production and inventory targets for Flow Kana and all assigned partner brands.

  • Analyze the gaps in our current CRM system and find a solution that tracks sales pipeline, leads, goals and is suitable for a distribution company's needs.

  • Lead ongoing maintenance and management of the database architecture as new brands and revenue channels are developed.

  • Utilize data-driven decision making to identify opportunities for sales and marketing promotions across partner brands.

  • Work with the Logistics & Operations Team to implement and maintain inventory minimums in each distribution hub based on historical sales, lead times and sales projections.

  • Track special orders from production to delivery.

  • Work closely with the sales leadership team to turn data into sales initiatives.

What you'll need

  • Project management skills.

  • 3-5 years of sales operations experience, cannabis knowledge is a plus

  • Analytical mind that can identify opportunities for strategic programs out of raw data.

  • Data-driven and proficient in Excel and Mac iOS Excellent communication skills and ability to work with multiple departments.

  • Experience using a CRM system, experience with multiple CRM systems is a plus.

  • Grit and passion to be part of a socially and environmentally conscious cannabis company.

What we offer

  • Competitive pay

  • Health benefits

  • PTO & paid holidays

  • Snacks & drinks

  • Dog friendly offices

  • Monthly CSA box

Why Flow Kana?

You've probably heard cannabis will be a $40+ billion industry as early as 2020. While it is no doubt there is enormous market potential, more importantly, the Flow Kana team sees an incredible opportunity to shape the future of the entire industry. We have a team of over 200 employees across our 6 locations and are doubling in size in 2019!

Our network of independent farmers are true stewards of the land and have spent their lives balancing a unique, harmonious relationship between the farm, the genetics and the terroir using only organic methods. The result is an unparalleled product that simply cannot be found anywhere else. We believe that everyone should know who grows their cannabis including where and how it's grown.

Our values as a company are simple we are pioneers of positive impact, and value respect, humility, and grit above all else.

Pioneering spirit We are all professional leaders in our communities seeking continuous improvement in the growth of the cannabis industry with adaptability, initiative, determination, and commitment.

Positive Impact We are socially and environmentally conscious, community oriented, and focused on identifying the highest impact we can have for the greater good.

Respect We honor and respect the plant, each other, the heritage of the farmers and producers and the journeys that have brought each one of us together.

Humility We approach all of our interactions with our team, customers and stakeholders with our authentic selves and an ego-less confidence that seeks to with integrity, collaborate, add value and strengthen the Flow Kana brand from the heart.

Grit We are tenacious and always hungry. We never settle and conquer all challenges in front of us. We are resilient and operate with great integrity. We all are destigmatizing the perceptions of the cannabis community through transparent, professional, best in class performance.

Flow Kana provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits 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.

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