Island seeks a Brand Ambassador to educate and support our top East Bay and San Francisco accounts. You will play a vital role in representing our brand with enthusiasm and passion at local dispensaries, in-store events and promotions.
As an Island Brand Ambassador, you will create a unique and inviting customer experience to increase brand awareness and build customer loyalty, ultimately driving in-store sales.
The ideal candidates will be outgoing, sharp, and hungry to learn on their feet in a budding industry (pun intended)!
Execute in-store demos and event activations at our top dispensary accounts in San Francisco and the East Bay, with light travel to Santa Cruz
Understand and represent our product suite in order to educate and excite consumers and budtenders
Coordinate with Island Territory Managers and Account Executives on scheduling, product levels, display areas, and demo guidelines
Organize branded assets, equipment and product to ensure easy setup and takedown
Be engaging, persuasive, upbeat and approachable -- you are an expert on the Island product suite, can gauge consumer needs and interests, and know how to upsell!
Track consumer engagement, feedback and preferences
Be the eyes and ears of Island from the field: report on observations regarding retail accounts as well as competitor activity
Must be 21+ and possess a current valid CA Drivers License and reliable mode of transportation
Must have a high school diploma
Must reside in the Bay Area, with easy access to Alameda and San Francisco County
Minimum one year of experience in sales, as a Brand Ambassador or other customer facing role is ideal
Experience professionally presenting and engaging with individuals and groups via in-store demos
Available to work 20-38 hours/week with a mix of weekday and weekend shifts
Strong on-site presentation skills with the ability to plan, attend and coordinate demos and special events
Exceptional organizational, communication, and interpersonal skills - you make a strong first impression!
You can work autonomously and are self-motivated
Cannabis product and industry expertise a plus!
Remain standing/walking for extended amounts of time daily
Regularly lift 25 lbs
Ability to work in an adverse environment with varying temperatures and conditions
Founded in 2014, Island is a leading cannabis company based in California. Our passion for exploration, community, and the outdoors comes to life through our wide range of high quality and straightforward products. Widely recognized as a dominant figure in manufacturing, compliance, and technology, Island continues to build industry-shaping infrastructure while inspiring moments of happiness with our customers. Island boasts an impressive executive team and is backed by some of the most prominent investors in the CPG industry. As part of this journey, we are seeking bright, entrepreneurial leaders that will help propel Island into a nationally recognized brand within our category.
ISLAND provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.