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National Director of Cannabis

Rycon Construction
Pittsburgh, PA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Rycon Construction, Inc. is an ENR Top 400 Contractor providing construction management, general contracting, and related services throughout the U.S. With offices in Pittsburgh, Atlanta, Cleveland, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Philadelphia, Washington, DC and Houston, Rycon specializes in new construction, renovations, and design-build projects. Rycon’s portfolio consists of projects valued up to $200 million each including work in health care, education, industrial, commercial, multi-unit residential, retail, financial, governmental, and cannabis.

Rycon is seeking a National Director of Cannabis to grow this market sector and client base. This position can report to and use as their home office any of our Rycon office locations including Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Atlanta, Ft. Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Washington, D.C., Fort Myers and Houston.

Primary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Develop qualified business leads in the cannabis market – cultivation, processing, retail, and related
  • Technical knowledge of cannabis industry, including design and facility operation
  • Regular travel throughout U.S. to increase business opportunities and market knowledge
  • Industry networking to increase brand awareness and promote Rycon within the industry
  • Build new customer and developer relationships
  • Create and implement strategies to secure new business and leads
  • Lead assigned proposals and develop winning strategies in a team environment
  • Assist leadership in Go/No Go decision making for prospective opportunities
  • Track and manage opportunities with all offices in Client Relationship Management (CRM) database
  • Research and understand current and future cannabis market conditions
  • Responsible for customer account management working with internal assigned teams

Secondary Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Strengthen existing customer relationships
  • Support active design, preconstruction and bidding activities
  • Develop cannabis designer/subcontractor/supplier relationships to support securing new business
  • Present industry related topics to customer base

What you will need to be successful:

  • Minimum of (3) years cannabis industry experience required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field preferred
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize work in a fast-paced, high-production environment
  • Excellent verbal communications, time management, organization, and writing capability
  • Ability to work with all Rycon offices and management personnel
  • Computer skills required: Microsoft Office Suite
  • Self-motivated, adaptable, and goal oriented
  • Cordial disposition and professional image with a team attitude
  • Demonstrate integrity
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Adept business judgement

Additional Attributes Preferred

  • Voluntary participation in committees serving community and industry
  • Existing relationship network
  • Leadership capabilities and/or relevant training
  • Construction experience

At Rycon Construction, Inc. we believe outstanding employees build the foundation necessary for excellence in business. It is with this belief that we are always looking for the best qualified and most talented employees to become part of our team. Rycon offers advancement opportunities along with an excellent salary and benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, ESOP (Employee Stock Ownership Program), and 401(k). Qualified candidates will be required to submit a background screening upon acceptance of an offer.

Rycon Construction, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Rycon Construction


Pittsburgh, PA
15222 USA



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