Sales & Product Commercialization Coordinator

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The Sales & Product Commercialization Coordinator reports to the Director of LP and Provincial. This hybrid role will support both Sales and Marketing, creating a bridge between the two functions and giving the incumbent a truly cross functional experience. Supporting Sales, they will work closely with the provinces and LP partners to support sales functions and customer success, coordinating initiatives and building new processes to increase efficiency. They will assist in the coordination and communication of all sales objectives while working cross-functionally with supporting teams. Supporting Marketing, they will be accountable for project management of existing product categories, internal and external partner coordination, managing of provincial product submissions as well as championing new product initiatives with a focus on The Valens Company International portfolio. The Sales and Product Commercialization Coordinator is a strong project manager with an eye for developing and managing processes and complex projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES SUPPORTING SALES:

  • Track, map and coordinate sales projects tasked by Director of Sales
  • Support provincial and commercialization teams to create submission materials and source information
  • Coordinate cross-functionally to support sales objectives in B2B, provincial and international markets
  • Coordinate sales materials and assets to support provinces
  • Organize and manage internal communication systems (OneDrive, Teams and Sharepoint) to increase overall organization of processes and communication
  • Attend meetings and calls to track deliverables, then work with various teams to coordinate those deliverables

RESPONSIBILITIES SUPPORTING MARKETING:

  • Create work plans and reports to ensure project metrics are met
  • Assist in managing the delivery of product pipeline projects
  • Work cross-functionally with relevant stakeholders to ensure understanding and ownership of deliverables
  • Management of testing results at internal and 3rd party labs ensuring timely results delivery
  • Manage and execute key provincial / key account form requirements to facilitate quick and efficient product sell in
  • Manage information gathering and documentation across projects to ensure the client and Valens are aligned (i.e. product specs, forecasting, pricing, etc.)
  • Assist in identifying potential risks to project timelines and scope
  • Assist in the organization, tracking and analysis of customer product performance and competitive landscape

IMPORTANT SKILLS:

  • Highly effective project management, prioritization, multi-tasking, and time management skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with different functional groups, business owners, and senior business leaders
  • Collaborative team player with strong influencing skills who can build relationships across various stakeholder groups to move initiatives forward
  • Ability to operate within an evolving and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Sense of urgency

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • 1-3 years of Sales/Marketing project management experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree or Diploma in Business or relevant field an asset
  • Cannabis knowledge and experience in a manufacturing/CPG environment an asset
  • Entrepreneurial spirit, perseverance and willingness to learn in a fast-moving and demanding environment
  • Strong analytical, critical thinking, and quantitative skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail with the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • Demonstrated capability as a team player with strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Customer service attitude
  • Good proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Ability to complete a satisfactory criminal record check

If your experience and skill set aligns with the above please submit your resume to careers@thevalenscompany.com with subject line ‘Sales & Product Commercialization Coordinator’

About The Valens Company

The Valens Company is a global leader in the end-to-end development and manufacturing of innovative, cannabinoid-based products. The Company is focused on being the partner of choice for leading Canadian and international cannabis brands by providing best-in-class, proprietary services including CO2, ethanol, hydrocarbon, solvent-less and terpene extraction, analytical testing, formulation and white-label product development and manufacturing. Valens is the largest third-party extraction Company in Canada with an annual capacity of 425,000 kg of dried cannabis and hemp biomass at our purpose-built facility in Kelowna, British Columbia which is in the process of becoming European Union (EU) Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) compliant. The Valens Company currently offers a wide range of product formats, including tinctures, two-piece caps, soft gels, oral sprays and vape pens as well as beverages, concentrates, topicals, edibles, injectables, natural health products and has a strong pipeline of next-generation products in development for future release. Finally, the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary Valens Labs is a Health Canada licensed ISO 17025 accredited cannabis testing lab providing sector-leading analytical services and has partnered with Thermo Fisher Scientific to develop a Centre of Excellence in Plant-Based Science. For more information, please visit http://thevalenscompany.com. The Company’s investor
deck can be found specifically at http://thevalenscompany.com/investors/


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