Product Specialists play a central role in creating a positive experience for all of MWC's members. The primary role of the PS is to teach members about cannabis: various ways cannabis is grown, how concentrates are made, primary cannabinoids, the endocannabinoid system, methods of ingestion, classifications, possible contraindications, and much more. Essentially, the PS should be able to guide members toward picking products that will best alleviate their symptoms. Additionally, the PS should well versed in state versus federal laws.
The Product Specialist must be able to do the following:
Confidently interact with customers of varying age, economic status, racial, ethnic, and religious background, sexual preference, and gender identification
Eloquently articulate, teach, and instruct
Stand for up to 10 hours at a time
Learn quickly and perform spontaneously
Adjust quickly to procedures that are in constant development
Pay attention to intricate details while multi-tasking
Practice patience in high stress situations
Additional Requirements Include:
Must be over the age of 21 (legal requirement)
Cannot have a drug related felony on their record; must be able to pass a criminal background check (legal requirement)
At least 2 years of customer service, health care, or retail/sales experience Positive attitude and personality
Has knowledge of basic math calculations including weights and measures
Knowledge of cash registers and pos systems
Knowledge of basic computer functions
No known cannabis allergies
Responsibilities Include (but are not limited to):
Teach members the benefits, possible contraindications, and side effects (positive and negative) of cannabis
Teach members how to use paraphernalia (ie: proper use of a vaporizer, how to dab safely and effectively, how to roll a joint, etc.)
Keep abreast of an ever-changing local and federal political climate
Dispense cannabis products efficiently and accurately
Manage, track, and record inventory.
Manage a cash drawer
High School Diploma/GED is required
Bachelor's Degree (completed or in progress) is ideal
Months 0-3: $12/hr. (includes 4 week training)
Months 4-6: $14/hr.
Months 7-12: $15/hr.
Paid time off
Full reimbursement of Department Of Health Medical Marijuana Program (MMP) application fee (applies only to D.C. residents)
Substantial discount on cannabis and paraphernalia (applies only to employees with an MMP registration card
Bi-weekly direct deposit
Opportunity to work with committed, talented people in one of the fastest growing industries
No medical/dental benefits
No 401k benefits
MWC is seeking to hire two part-time Product Specialists to work either schedule below:
Product Specialist #1
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday: OFF
Product Specialist #2
Monday - Friday: OFF
Training schedule: Must be available to train Mon.-Sun., 35-40 hrs./week for 4 weeks prior to starting permanent part-time schedule. Training schedule will be determined upon hiring.
Please do not inquire about either position if you cannot work the days and times above.
To apply, please fill out the form below and indicate which position you're interested in: Product Specialist #1 or Product Specialist #2.
MWC is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.