Analyst, Wholesale Planning at Cresco Labs | Powderkeg

COMPANY OVERVIEW

Cresco Labs is one of the largest public, vertically integrated, multistate operators in the cannabis industry. Our portfolio of in-house cultivated and manufactured brands features some of the highest quality, most awarded and most popular cannabis products in America. With dozens of locations nationwide, our owned and operated Sunnyside® dispensaries provide a welcoming, positive, judgement-free place to shop for anyone at any point on their cannabis journey.

Founded in 2013, Cresco Labs’ mission is to normalize and professionalize cannabis through our passionate employees. As stewards of the cannabis industry, our teams are constantly focused on supporting the needs of our fellow colleagues, consumers, customers, and communities alike. With a focus on Social Equity and Educational Development, our SEEDTM initiative ensures that our company reflects the communities in which we serve, ensuring equal opportunity for all to have the knowledge and resources to work in and own businesses in cannabis.

At Cresco Labs, we aim to revolutionize and lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on quality and consistency of product, and to bring legitimacy to the industry with the highest level of integrity and professionalism.

If you’re interested in joining our mission, click the below links to join our team today!

MISSION STATEMENT

At Cresco, we aim to lead the nation’s cannabis industry with a focus on regulatory compliance, product consistency, and customer satisfaction. Our operations bring legitimacy to the cannabis industry by acting with the highest level of integrity, strictly adhering to regulations, and promoting the clinical efficacy of cannabis. As Cresco grows, we will operate with the same level of professionalism and precision in each new market we move in to.

JOB SUMMARY

Cresco’s Wholesale Planning and Advisory team is seeking an analyst to support Cresco’s wholesale initiatives across the company’s West region, including CA, IL, MI, and OH. Within this role, the Analyst is responsible for analyzing internal and external (e.g., BDSA, Pistil) data to develop market forecasts, internal sales projections, and improve understanding of what drives wholesale demand. The analyst will also manage SKU-level demand plans, optimize our pricing and product mix (including evaluating new product launches to respond to competition across markets. Key qualifications include being highly analytical, being comfortable with ambiguity, possessing strong attention to detail, and demonstrating excellent verbal and written communication skills – along with the adaptability to work in a fast-paced environment.

This role will collaborate with sales, operations, and marketing leadership at both the state and corporate level, to gather and use information to develop the plans necessary to meet critical business goals. This role will mostly be remote, with opportunity for in-market visits and time in Cresco’s corporate office.

**CORE JOB DUTIES **

  • Independently analyze historical sales data and market trends from various sources (e.g. state reports, internal sales, third-party syndicated data) to identify patterns and provide recommendations to improve accuracy of plans
  • Develop and execute wholesale demand planning models, annual operating plans, and demand forecasts for new product launches
  • Provide insight and expertise on demand plans and targets to ensure transparency and interpretability to an executive audience, identifying areas of opportunities, risk, and implications of certain business decisions
  • Conduct independent analysis and effectively summarize findings to provide preliminary recommendations to optimize our competitive strategy
  • Support existing initiatives through ongoing analysis of industry trends in order to provide clear, strategic, data-driven recommendations to maximize profitability, increase EBITDA, and retain top-line revenue
  • Apply problem-solving skills to support business challenges and develop forecast models in which data is either incomplete or evolving
  • Coordinate cross-functional collaboration with department leads and fellow analysts to drive initiatives forward

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION AND SKILLS

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Business, Statistics, Mathematics, Supply Chain, Finance, or related field preferred
  • 2-5 years’ experience in financial analysis, consulting, operations, strategy, or related field
  • Experience with operational and/or sales data analytics strongly preferred
  • Effective time management and prioritization skills
  • Logical approach to problem solving, analytics, planning, and the ability to flex between "big picture" understanding and a detailed analysis
  • Fluent in synthesizing large and disparate datasets to identify key implications and to then tell a story of your findings in a clear, concise, and visually appealing presentation
  • Intermediate knowledge of Excel (VLOOKUP’s, pivot tables, conditional formatting, etc.) required; Knowledge of SQL, Python, Tableau, advanced analytics, financial modeling, or similar is a plus

BENEFITS

Cresco Labs is proud to offer eligible employees a robust offering of benefits including, major medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401(K)-match program, FSA/HSA programs, LTD/STD options, life insurance and AD&D. We also offer eligible employees paid holidays and paid time off. Other rewards may include annual discretionary bonuses, stock options as well as participation in our employee discount program. Benefits eligibility for permanent positions may vary by full-time or part-time roles, location, or position.

COMPENSATION

In accordance with any local and state compensation laws, the estimated range of compensation is $70,000 - $75,000 [+ bonus eligible]. Final offer details and future compensation may be determined by multiple factors including but not limited to, geographic location, market compensation data, skills, experience and other relevant factors. For questions about this please discuss with your recruiter during the interview process.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS

  • Must be 21 years of age or older to apply
  • Must comply with all legal or company regulations for working in the industry

Cresco Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all applicants will be considered without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran, or disability status.

California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) Notice to Applicants:
Please read the [California Employee Privacy

Notice](https://www.sunnyside.shop/california-employee-privacy-notice)[ ](https://www.crescolabs.com/california-employee-privacy-notice/)(“CA Privacy Notice”) regarding Sunnyside* and its affiliate Cresco Labs’ policies pertaining to the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information. This CA Privacy Notice supplements the information contained in the Sunnyside* Privacy Policy and applies to California resident employees and job applicants. Applicants with disabilities may access this notice in an alternative format by contacting CCPAnotice@crescolabs.com

Reporting a Scam:

Cresco Labs is aware of fictitious employment offers being circulated from various sources. Many of these schemes consist of an alleged offer of employment with Cresco Labs with the intention of gaining personal information, including payment and/or banking information. Be aware that fraudulent job offers and correspondence may appear legitimate: they may feature a Cresco Labs logo, they may appear to originate from an official- looking email address or web site, or they may be sent by individuals purporting to represent Cresco Labs or an entity which includes the word Cresco Labs in its name.

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Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Analyst, Wholesale Planning
  • Company
    Cresco Labs
  • Location
    Remote
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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