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The Cannabis Industry's Wholesale Marketplace

Business Development Executive, LLF

$80k – $135k AngelList Est.
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About LeafLink

LeafLink is the regulated cannabis industry's largest wholesale marketplace, providing licensed dispensaries the ability to order from their favorite brands, as well as a suite of software tools for those brands to manage and scale their operations.

With 4,200+ dispensaries and 1,300+ leading brands in 25 states and territories, LeafLink is setting the industry standard for how cannabis brands and retailers work together. LeafLink annually processes and manages more than $1 billion in wholesale cannabis orders - you can learn more about our history and path to $1B here firstbillion.leaflink.com.

Our team, backed by funding from leading VC's, including Thrive Capital and Lerer Hippeau, is poised to define the cannabis supply chain through technology. LeafLink was named one of Built In NYC's 'Best Places to Work in 2019', as well as one of Fast Company's, 'Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise for 2018', joining the ranks of Amazon, Slack, and VMWare - and we're just getting started!

The Role

LeafLink is seeking an experienced Business Development Executive to join our fast-growing team. In this role you will be responsible for developing LeafLink Financial’s network and relationships with the largest cannabis brands in the industry, setting a new standard on how the industry transacts. This role will allow you to build relationships with executive teams and strategize on ways LeafLink can improve and simplify their business operations. This role is highly collaborative, requires sales and relationship management expertise, a deep understanding of financial services, and an ability to apply LeafLink’s suite of marketplace and logistics services. This role will require you to interface directly with our executive team, client experience, sales, marketing, and engineering teams. You need to be a self-starter who is comfortable with change, enjoys a very fast pace, and can juggle many tasks and deadlines. 

Responsibilities:

* Directly responsible for all aspects of developing relationships with the largest brands in the Cannabis industry
* Communicate LeafLink Financial’s various product and service offerings at the C-Level
* Directly responsible for maximizing the revenue potential of LeafLink Financial’s suite of products and services for each brand 
* Understand market trends and competition within the FinTech and Cannabis spaces
* Ability to put together and analyze data to effectively strategize with C-Levels at cannabis brands and other LeafLink partners  
* Create and recommend sales process and product/technology improvements

Qualifications:

* 5+ years of experience in a sales or relationship management role working with middle market or enterprise level companies 
* 3+ years working within financial services. Experience working in the FinTech industry is a plus
* 5+ years working in and meeting monthly forecasted KPIs
* Direct experience developing C-Level relationships
* Experience managing and prioritizing day-to-day activities around a pipeline of deals 
* Must demonstrate the ability to understand and articulate various products related to loans, lines of credit, trade credit, factoring, treasury management and other financial services  
* Ability to work proficiently within Microsoft Office, Google Suite, and Salesforce is a must  

Who You Are:

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, high growth, rapidly changing environment that requires tenacity to exploit opportunities and a steady demeanor to handle challenges
* You are the poster child for startup hustle: change is your only constant, no challenge is too big, and no task is too small
* Self-motivated and excited by the potential to own what you do, you have the willingness to learn and adapt as needed
* You work well independently as well as with other members of the team, both in person and remotely
* You have excellent presentation and communication skills, are outgoing and sociable, and enjoy meeting new people
* You are a multi-tasker and connector, as well as an organized operator who executes on both internal and external responsibilities
* You have knowledge of key project management concepts including phases, plans, deliverables, scope, and tasks
* You have excellent verbal and written communications skills

Benefits:

* Generous PTO
* Fun office environment
* Competitive salary
* Benefit Matching (medical, dental, vision)
* 401k Offered
* Stock options
* Team events
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Benefit Matching

401k

Stock Options

Generous PTO

Team Events

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