Growth Sales Executive (GSE)

Growth Sales Executive (GSE) Who We Are The cannabis industry is exploding. With 16 states legalized for adult use + 26 states legalized for medical use, it's safe to say the cannabis industry is here to stay (and only going to get bigger...much bigger). As consumer demand continues to grow and more and more states legalize, the need for cannabis businesses to recruit great talent is also exploding. Today there are 311K people employed in the cannabis industry, by 2025 this number is expected to reach 600K. That's a lot of jobs to fill! Vangst is the leading cannabis industry hiring platform. We help the best cannabis companies find the talent they need to grow their business. From on-demand gig workers to seasoned executives, we've built the industry's go-to talent marketplace for all cannabis hiring. We've filled over 200,000 temporary gigs, and over 1,500 senior-level positions. Curious about what it’s like to work at the world’s number 1 jobs platform for the cannabis industry? We’re glad you asked!


What you will do As a GSE, you will drive our growth with mid -sized growing brands in the cannabis industry. You will work collaboratively with sales leaders, software solutions consultants, and professional services teams to exceed goals for customer engagement and revenue growth. Growth Execs establish relationships with prospects and turn them into clients by educating them on the advantages of Vangst’s solutions for attracting the best talent within and outside of their market. Cannabis is the fastest growing industry in the country and consumer approval and legalization for medicinal and adult -use are rising at the fastest rates in history. This is the opportunity you have been looking for if you want to put your talent to work and reap the rewards of being ahead of the curve.

  • Drive revenue growth by developing, closing and scaling a pipeline of successful prospect account in a defined geographic territory
  • Develop relationships with prospective clients through phone, email, social media, and networking events
  • Position and sell our innovative suite of solutions built specifically for the complexities of the cannabis industry.

Physical Requirements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds at times.
  • Communicating with others to exchange information.
  • Repeating motions that may include the wrists, hands and/or fingers.
  • Assessing the accuracy, neatness and thoroughness of the work assigned.

Working Environment

Key Attributes for Success

  • A resilient and entrepreneurial spirit with a growth mindset
  • A true team player willing to roll up your sleeves and do what needs to be done to succeed
  • Ability to work autonomously and take ownership
  • Able to create, maintain and build professional relationships and rapport
  • Have a strong desire to grow professionally and personally
  • Have a sound knowledge of market trends
  • Flexibility
  • this role will be ever -changing
  • A communication RockstarBENEFITS & PERKS -Competitive Base Salary & Commission -Unlimited Paid Time Off -Participation in company stock options -Company Sponsored Health, Dental, Vision, Long term disability insurance & Short term disability insurance -401(k) accounts -Healthcare Spending Accounts -Remote & Hybrid Work Environments -Access to free off -site workspaces -Flexible work schedules with approval from management, based on business needsADDITIONAL DETAILS -Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full -time basis. -Some travel may be required -Location: Position is available locally in Denver, Co, or remote nationally. -This is a full -time salaried exempt position


Who should apply

  • 2 -3 years of sales experience, preferably in staffing or SaaS. Talent acquisition experience is also a huge plus
  • Passionate about technology and its intersection with finding jobs
  • Business acumen to interface with leaders of growing companies that need you to help put the talent in place to execute their vision
  • Prior experience with Salesforce (or another CRM system) and related productivity tools
  • You have a “green -heart” for the cannabis industry
  • You thrive in a fast -paced, high -growth, rapidly changing start -up environment.
  • You are results -oriented and go the extra mile in all situations.
  • You have strong attention to detail and a proven track record of following processes and procedures.
  • You have great communication skills and are excited to meet potential candidates and help them navigate the roles they are interested in.
  • You are a strong team player who emphasizes team success over individual success.
  • You are adept at handling multiple competing priorities and duties in a fast -paced, results -driven, time -critical, rapidly changing environment with minimal daily oversight
  • You are able to balance the ability to be bold and think about innovative solutions
  • You learn proactively, always seeking to improve yourself and your knowledge base.
  • You demonstrate a strong drive for results and success; convey a sense of urgency to achieve outcomes and exceed expectations; persist despite obstacles, setbacks, and competing influences


College degree or an associated field of study preferred, but not required or equivalent work experience

About Vangst

Vangst is cannabis industry's talent network. Our mission is to help the entire cannabis industry succeed by matching the best cannabis businesses with the best talent on the market. Since launching in 2016, we've helped over 1,500 cannabis businesses match with great talent, from full -time to temporary, and we're just getting started. We're aggressively growing our internal team and we'd love to meet you! Check out more about our company and all of our open jobs HERE!

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