Leafly

Sales Manager - Brand

Job Description

Posted on: 
May 11, 2022

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Brand Advertising Sales Manager you are responsible for tracking, recording, and monitoring sales team performance and resources across North America. You will be an expert on local and national cannabis market trends across North America, and stay on the cutting edge of emerging opportunities in the space. You will coach and develop your direct reports (Account Executives) to maximize your team’s contribution to overarching business goals and revenue objectives
The Brand Advertising Sales Manager will report to the Sr. Director, Brand Sales and Partnerships and will lead a team of Sales Account Executives to drive revenue growth with our brand partners through the acquisition of new partners and the development of existing ones. 

WHAT YOU WOULD BE DOING

  • Hire and develop a team of high performing media sales professionals. Cultivate a healthy culture of team camaraderie and personal accountability in a remote work environment. 
  • Maintain an intense focus on achieving monthly and quarterly team revenue goal achievement by testing and optimizing different approaches, and coaching the team of AEs to evolve along the way in a fast paced environment. 
  • Identify new ways of approaching our existing markets to maximize yield, measured by TAM penetration and average account value by vertical. 
  • Build a strategy around TAM penetration with a focus on THC brands. Work cross-departmentally to implement that strategy in market, and measure performance against goal. 
  • Create an effective feedback loop to funnel client feedback trends to the areas of the business that can impact change. Advocate for improvements in those areas and see them through to completion. 
  • Address and resolve employee grievances. Provide feedback, coaching, and disciplinary action when needed, or effectively recommend such actions, to drive improvements to employee performance. 
  • Be the face of Leafly, build the Leafly brand in local markets and at industry trade shows. 

WHAT YOU BRING

  • Background in sales/operations
  • Minimum of 5 years of relationship management experience in online media and/or advertising sales
  • Previous sales experience in which you demonstrated the ability to meet or exceed sales quotas
  • Self-motivated with strong proposal, contract execution, and closing talents
  • Highly effective and poised written and verbal communications skills 
  • Knowledgeable about Leafly and general interest in cannabis industry and legalization
  • Creative problem-solving skills and a commitment to execution of task; solution oriented 
  • Computer literate with Salesforce CRM, Google, and other digital marketing systems and social media networks
  • Demonstrated success working collaboratively across different teams or departments
  • Deep understanding of web-based advertising 
  • 18 years or older
  • Unrestricted work authorization to work in the United States

WHAT CAN HELP YOU STAND OUT

  • Sales development and/or media strategy experience a plus

WHAT LEAFLY CAN OFFER

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Equity plan
  • Unlimited Vacation
  • Full coverage on health & dental plans
  • 401k matching up to 3.5%
  • Pet Insurance
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Fully remote with WFH allowance
  • Cell Phone allowance

ABOUT LEAFLY

Leafly is on a mission to empower consumers, retailers, and brands in the cannabis space. Built as a strain database more than a decade ago, Leafly has since grown into the leading legal cannabis marketplace in the U.S. helping over 100 million annual visitors discover the right cannabis for them and buy it from local dispensaries, for pickup or delivery.

What’s more, Leafly is the world’s largest trusted resource for cannabis education, information, news, and trends. From our extensive strain database and Cannabis 101 to our flagship Jobs Report and Social Impact hub, Leafly plays a vital role in destigmatizing cannabis and helping consumers understand the power the plant can play in their own lives. We also partner with other mission-driven organizations to build a more just and equitable industry for all.

But here’s what you really want to know: a career at Leafly is exciting, rewarding, and ripe with opportunities for growth. We value creative thinkers, and offer competitive salary and benefits, excellent perks, incredible work culture, and the promise that you’ll never be bored. As a company, we’ve done some pretty amazing things—but none of it is possible without the amazing people who make up our team. If you join us, you can be sure that you’ll be joining a strong, innovative, and passionate group of individuals on a mission to change the world for the better.

The job description is representative of typical duties and responsibilities for the position and is not all-inclusive. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned in accordance with business needs. Prior cannabis convictions are not an automatic disqualifier. We are an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will be considered regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability or genetics. A background check will be conducted after a conditional offer of employment is extended.

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