As the Marketing Project Specialist at Green Thumb, you will be supporting the logistics and coordination of all Green Thumb swag and merchandise assets. This critical position requires an exceptionally organized individual who has keen attention to detail, stellar communication skills, and a passion for marketing and the cannabis industry You will interact daily with Brand Marketing, Vendors, Retail Ops and Marketing team members, and Creative leadership, keeping the team and the work organized and running smoothly. The right candidate must be a team player who establishes a culture of collaboration and creates organizational systems to improve our speed to market. The Marketing Project Specialist is timely, consistent, reliable, and enjoys working both independently and as part of a team. This person can listen and accurately follow directions and possess an energetic "get it done" attitude. They will be structured but flexible (this is a fast-paced business) and will be quick to roll their sleeves up to support our expanding business goals. This role is based out of our Chicago HQ office and has flexibility for some remote work. Responsibilities Ensure efficient and smooth operations of the distribution of any physical assets (swag / merchandise / giveaways) to dispensaries, employee events, influencer marketing and brand marketing events Independently manage relationships between GreenThumb's key vendors to ensure timelines and budgets are being met and the project pipeline is being managed Make key decisions related to timing of distribution, allocation of product, and upcoming project needs Maintain a master project calendar with priorities, key stakeholders, and deliverables expectations Maintain and update core project tracking documents: Operational sheets, checklists, and trainings Prepare and maintain clear and accurate communication and project documentation, project plan, status reports, internal meeting notes, change requests, resource requests, and critical next steps Make recommendations to improve the productivity, quality, and efficient delivery of products and services Manage and execute approved distribution plans by working closely with Green Thumb personnel and vendor Make recommendations to solve problems Evaluate processes to determine the effectiveness of current operational activities to determine problem areas and develop solutions. Act as liaison between vendors, field and home office management Other duties as assigned Qualifications 1+ year experience working in administrative role; Bachelors degree preferred Exceptional project management & organizational skills; ability to prioritize & manage the execution of multiple projects across multiple brands Strong attention to detail & accuracy with a willingness to adapt to existing workflows, while also contributing suggestions for improvements Expertise in project management utilizing Microsoft software or Monday.com highly preferred Genuine interest in and passion for brands and the cannabis industry Proven expertise and ability to thrive in a demanding, fast-paced environment Highly motivated, self-directed, innovative, and able to work independently or among teams with keen judgement, common sense, and resourcefulness Possesses a high level of critical thinking Operates with a high level of professionalism and integrity, including dealing with confidential information Must understand and comply with the rules, regulations, policies, and procedures of Green Thumb Must have a solid understanding of the Cannabis laws, rules and regulations and passion to further their understanding and knowledge of the industry and the laws. Additional Requirements Must pass any and all required background checks Must be and remain compliant with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry Must possess valid driver's license Must be a minimum of 21 years of age Must be approved by state badging agency to work in cannabis industry To lessen the impact on our patients, customers and teams and help keep them safe, we will require new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, as defined by the CDC. For questions pertaining to the Green Thumb vaccination policy, reach out to email@example.com.