Cannabis VP of Retail Job

Cannabis VP of Retail Job

Because we are top cannabis recruiters, M&F Talent has many cannabis career opportunities available. Here is our latest cannabis job:

M&F Talent is looking to fill a Cannabis VP of Retail job for a client in the cannabis space. The Cannabis VP of Retail job requires the oversight of operations across our client’s dispensary footprint. This role is responsible for building and maintaining relationships with our retail partners and internal stakeholders, increasing sales and productivity of our products, and ensuring efficient operating procedures and adherence to state and regulatory standards. The VP of Retail serves as the link between each of the retail locations and the home office to ensure consistency, product quality, profitability, and customer satisfaction. The cannabis recruiting team at M&F Talent feels this role requires a more developed business acumen than most cannabis jobs.

Location: Chicago, IL

Cannabis VP of Retail Job Responsibilities: 

  • Develop a strategic point-of-view on existing and new category growth that aligns with the company vision, sales, and growth strategy
  • Identify opportunities by staying on top of trends in the market, analyzing existing assortment performance and integrating customer insights and feedback into the development processCannabis VP of retail job
  • Formulate pricing strategy in line with relevant market comps, margin requirements, and business objectives
  • Collaborate with the product and marketing teams to ensure the retail location and special products are properly promoted through the location and overall marketplace
  • Act as the merchandising liaison to the rest of the cannabis business, ensuring alignment around product strategy and branding, assortments, and delivery timelines
  • Serve as a retail leader throughout the organization; advocate for retail employees and ensure their growth through training and mentoring
  • Oversee all aspects of the retail business including; operations, merchandising, marketing, for all the company’s dispensaries, across several states and regions
  • Establish and maintain efficient operating processes and procedures across dispensary locations
  • Drive scale across footprint to deliver best-in-class margins
  • Work with vendors and other cannabis ancillaries
  • Build and cultivate relationships within the organization and with outside vendors to foster a spirit of collaboration and partnership
  • Create and implement best practices for all cannabis retail operations and ensure adherence
  • Partner with functional leadership heads to ensure proper support for retail; hiring, marketing, accounting and administration
  • Assist New Market Team in the opening process for new locations, directly manage New Market Retail Lead
  • Manage and develop retail talent throughout the organization


  • The Cannabis VP of Retail job requires 10 plus years of experience in a retail environment
  • Bachelor Required; MBA Preferred
  • Working experience with METRC and other seed to sale platforms (strongly desired)
  • Understanding of the U.S. and Canadian cannabis industry (strongly desired)
  • Familiarity with cannabis compliance programs (strongly desired)
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Results and service-oriented
  • Thrives in a dynamic, high growth environment


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To see other M&F Talent career opportunities, or learn more about our cannabis recruitment platform, please go to our Jobs Section.

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