Vice President Of Business Development

Procana Chaparral, NM, USA Full-time
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Procana is seeking a Vice President that would directly report to the President, having the responsibilities of being a driving force in the growth of our companies/brands.

Since 2013, Procana has been established in both the Cannabis and Hemp industry, and currently holds a Cannabis License in California, while having our Hemp/CBD products in retail stores across all 50 states.

Key traits for this title is someone who is a powerhouse, and dedicated to growth, strategy and execution. As one of the fastest growing industries, Procana offers a great opportunity as a company that is committed to quality and brand leadership.

Responsibilities: (To include but not limited to)

• Report to President with insights, strategy, plans and KPIs

• Provide positive leadership and growth to team

• Oversee Key Departments related to Business Development & CSR Retention

• Spearhead “Growth” initiatives related to:

• Major Accounts & Wholesale Team targets

• Marketing & Branding

• International Expansion

• Cannabis Licensing

• Identifying areas of growth

• New brand development

• Diversification opportunities

• Customer Retention

• Financing (if needed)

• Recognition program for Top employees

• Opens office each day in Florida

• Travel to California offices as needed

Position Requirements:

• Education: Bachelor of Science (Masters Preferred)

• 10+ Years experience is Business Development (CPG Preferred)

• Experience in "Consumer Packaged Goods" sales channels

• Experience is managing and growing multi-million dollar business

• Experience in Health & Wellness sectors (A plus)

• Excellent Communication and Leadership Skills

• Self Motivated & Organized

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