Director of Retail, Business Development

LeafLink is seeking a Director of Business Development to join our Los Angeles based team to own and drive our retail relationships in California for our new suite of retailer focused products. This is an exciting opportunity to not only have a significant impact on our company’s growth and our customer satisfaction, but also to create the playbook for how we sell into and serve growing and multi-store retailers at LeafLink. We’re looking for someone with a proven track-record of building and deepening relationships with large retailers in California in order to expand our reach and deepen our relationships. In this role, you will design and execute a sales strategy for LeafLink’s new retailer fulfillment services. This role is for self-starters and entrepreneurial-minded individuals who are long-term strategic thinkers while also versatile in being able to execute near-term objectives. You are a good fit for this position if you are a goal-oriented overachiever, inherently positive and direct individual willing to explore new paths that require rapid-learning.

Responsibilities

Lead LeafLink’s efforts to grow revenue within California cannabis industry’s largest retail accounts.Develop and manage multi -layer relationships, identifying potential new opportunities with partners and ensuring those relationships support key growth, monetization, and product initiatives of the company.Own the end to end sales cycle from lead to close; achieving revenue targets on a monthly, quarterly, and annual basis.Negotiate and finalize business terms, including partnering with internal legal resources during the contracting phase of the process. Ensure that interests of LeafLink are protected while satisfying complex customer demands on service levels, terms and conditions.Be a thought leader by being able to speak in depth about LeafLink’s products and offerings as well as confidently represent company POVs on industry topics in partner and internal meetings/emails.Execute overall growth plan geared to align with the company’s long -term strategy.Create business requirements, build proposals, and collaborate with internal and external teams to ensure clear and realistic deliverables.Manage partnership deliverables including regular reports and ad hoc needs

Physical Requirements

Willingness to travel 25% of the time

Working Environment

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Experience

You have a track record of achieving and exceeding your targets.You have experience structuring highly complex six -to -seven figure deals.You are familiar with Solution selling, and comfortable managing your selling stages within Salesforce.You are able to handle multiple opportunities simultaneously at various stages in the buying process.You have significant experience (5 -10 years) selling technology, or tech -enabled services to enterprise level clients within a high growth company. You are a strong communicator possessing both written and verbal communication skills, you can develop. presentations with clear narratives and compelling solutionsYou are the master at suggesting next steps, customizing communications, and following -through with even the most unlikely of leads. Follow -through is the cornerstone of your success.You are able to seamlessly work with all levels of a partner organization, especially at the executive & C -suite level.You understand that due to the nature of this role, external partners can change your day’s plan with little/minimal notice. You understand that some late nights, unplanned challenges, and communications outside of traditional business hours are part of the job.You possess the ability to excel in a fast -paced startup, and you thrive in a market that is constantly evolving and changingA solid understanding of the current landscape in the legalized Cannabis industry is a strong plus.Bonus: Experience in the California cannabis industry, as well as supply chain and logistics

Education

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LeafLink is the cannabis industry’s wholesale marketplace, defining the way thousands of brands and retailers manage and track their orders and relationships, so they can focus on growing their businessesLeafLink is the cannabis industry’s wholesale marketplace, streamlines how over 8,500 businesses manage their orders, payments, and shipments.




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