May 6, 2019

Wholesale Channel Sales Leader

Foria

Overview:

Foria is a pioneering cannabis and hemp brand offering a range of unique products for pleasure enhancement, pain relief, and overall wellness. Committed to honoring the earth and the myriad expression of all life forms. Foria is led by the therapeutic offerings of plants, powerful testimonials from our community, and a passion to reconnect us all with our wise, wild nature.

We currently serve customers around the world through our direct ecommerce channel – ForiaWellness.com. Foria is also focused on thoughtful expansion across the United States and in certain select international markets through the development of our wholesale channel program.

We are currently recruiting a Wholesale Channel Sales Leader (WSL) to identify, qualify and on-board wholesale business partners that can address our hemp/CBD product clientele. The role will report to the company’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and can be based at either of Foria’s office locations in Boulder, Colorado or Venice, California.

The WSL will have the objective of on-boarding a minimum of four target business partners per year and will initially focus on the North American and EU markets for business partner candidates, including distributors and multi-store retailers. Asian, Latin American and Australian markets will be addressed as those markets mature.
The WSL will create assets, processes and relationships that enable Foria to drive channel revenue goals. This individual will be responsible for maintaining a state of the art knowledge of cannabis distributor/larger retailer industries spanning consumer product goods, consumer wellness segments and market regulatory frameworks. The WSL role will be responsible for coordinating Foria cross-functional teammates to execute Foria management of the following functions PO/invoice, finished goods supply/fulfillment, collaborative marketing plans and client care.
This position will have a compensation package composed of base pay plus performance based incentives (individual and company) including Foria equity. We also offer health, dental and vision benefits.

The ideal candidate is an energetic, self-motivated, experienced business development/sales professional who is knowledgeable, confident and comfortable discussing sexual wellness and cannabis topics with business partners. As the face of Foria in our wholesale channel you will be expected to…

Represent the firm in values, passion & appearance that is aligned to our brand

Keep updated and well-versed in brand, company, product and industry knowledge

Introduce and discuss Foria wholesale channel programs and deployment with business partners

Maintain current and future looking knowledge regarding hemp/CBD wholesale channel business partner candidates, wholesale licensing models, state and country cannabis wholesale/retail regulatory frameworks

Core Values, Responsibility & Experience Requirements

Be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment in a highly dynamic industry, where agility, follow through and strong communications are top skills we’re looking for

Have an outgoing, self-motivated, reliable, friendly disposition

Be committed to a team work ethic that is committed to getting the job done at a high level while serving the needs of our community with plant based wellness products

Have strong verbal communication and time-management skills and be able to lead small groups and channel enabling deployment projects

Experienced at and be able to execute core responsibilities including

Design, document, maintain and execute process & assets (Foria and business partners) that execute business development and on-boarding action plans of target wholesale business partners (WBP)

Proactively execute consumer product, wellness industry research related to identifying trends, rules and potential WPB candidates

Produce and communicate monthly WBP targeting, on-boarding status reports highlighting target WBP profiles, qualification highlights, deal parameters, on-boarding tactics and account management transitions to teammates and schedules

Must Have Credentials & Pluses (+)

Minimum of three years in related consumer products, business development/sales positions

Minimum of one year applied experience in working with Google Suite, collaboration apps (Google Hangouts, Voxer, Slack) and other online applications

University degree in business administration
+ Consumer product goods sales management or specialties certifications
+ Cannabis industry sales, business development

How to Apply:

To apply send your resume and cover letter to hello@Foriapleasure.com with subject line Foria Wholesale Channel Sales Leader: Your Name.
Information on Foria can be found at: https://www.foriawellness.com/

Foria is an Equal Opportunity Employer and takes pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or any other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

 

Please send inquiries to Julio Soria at Soria@foriapleasure.com