Retail District Manager

Location: 6990 W Colonial Drive, FL

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Job Posted
Feb 03, 2024
Company: Cresco Labs, LLC

Company & Role Overview





At Sunnyside, we believe the employee experience is paramount to all. With a strong focus on training, development, diversity, and authenticity, our employees experience both personal and professional growth. As a District Manager, you will have:

  • Experience leading and motivating a team of Retail Managers; skills include recruiting, onboarding, training, managing employee relations and coaching.
  • P&L responsible for a territory to include payroll, financial management, and achieving monthly sales goals.
  • Skills in conflict resolution, strategic thinking, decision making and complex problem solving.
  • Skills in talent selection, performance management and succession planning of hourly and salary team members.
  • Experience in a dynamic role that combines problem solving, teamwork, technical skills, and customer service!


  • You are energetic, possess strong interpersonal skills and work well with others. Collaboration is key to our team's success!
  • You enjoy people! Consulting our customers, listening to their needs and providing an exceptional experience is vital to achieving customer loyalty.
  • You inspire others! You are a leader who has a passion for coaching, developing, and influencing your teams while driving a profitable multi-unit business. You have proven success building a high-performance team!
  • You hold yourself to a high level of integrity. In an industry that is highly regulated, we trust in our employee's commitment to always do the right thing.


  • Build a high-performing dispensary management team by pairing critical talent selection with nuanced region and individual store needs.
  • Assess management performance, skill gaps, and career aspirations to develop a leadership pipeline that provides for projected new store openings and revenue growth.
  • Develop, coach, and inspire employees to achieve individual and team goals through regular feedback inclusive of recurring performance discussions and career development planning. Sustain coaching, training and development initiatives specific to succession planning needs.
  • Uphold a culture of accountability, people-centeredness and forward-thinking in the performance management of dispensary managers.
  • Respond to all manager's questions, concerns or suggestions and communicate resource needs to the Regional Director; provide timelines for resolution and/or implementation.
  • Regularly assess store staffing and efficiency for improvement opportunities and workforce planning.
  • Establish and nurture key business partner relationships across Human Resources, Outreach, Compliance, Security, Employees Health & Safety, Marketing, Construction and IT.
  • Lead dispensary managers in cohesive forecasting, scheduling, outstanding customer service and execution of programs and initiatives.
  • Participate in new store opening project initiatives including staffing, construction, customer experience and inventory.
  • Analyze business metrics to create, implement and communicate action plans that promote growth and continuous improvement of dispensary operations.
  • Achieve sales objectives by creating and monitoring performance of sales and inventory plans, influencing marketing materials, maintaining online platforms and establishing inventory controls.
  • Partner with Regional Buyer to select product line enhancements (cultivators/vendors/products) given regional trends and customer demographics; ensure dispensary management is prepared and resourced to launch enhancements.
  • Gather data and insights from individual dispensaries to contribute to strategic plans for the region that address business and competitor risk.
  • Partner with Human Resources to investigate and resolve employee relations and employee engagement concerns in a timely manner
  • Manage any inspection or audit escalations.
  • Develop organization plans in support of short-term strategy to monitor and drive the achievement of company and individual performance through KPI's and other metrics.
  • Provide regular updates, feedback, and solutions to corporate retail leadership across all areas of dispensary operations.


  • 7-9 years of Retail Management Experience, preferably in a high-growth or fast-paced environment with multiple site responsibilities .
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite with strong Excel skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to learn , apply and teach others technical and product-related information in a professional consultative manner .
  • S trong business acumen including data management, attention to detail, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills .
  • A high level of integrity, personal motivation, adaptability, and sense of urgency .
  • Available to work all hours of operation inclusive of nights, weekends, and holidays
  • Regular travel within the state to visit all assigned dispensaries as well as periodic travel to other states for business meetings and events . *Preferably based in the Tampa area for easy access to all Sunnyside Florida operations.



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

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Company BenefitsBenefits for this job may vary.

401(k) with Company Match, Career Advancement, Dental, Medical, & Vision Benefits, Flexible Time Off / Unlimited Vacation, Inclusive Environment, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Time Off to Volunteer, Relaxed / Casual Dress Code, Short-Term & Long-Term Disability

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About Cresco Labs, LLC

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 SEED initiative ensures that our company reflects the communities in which we serve, ensuring equal opportunity for all 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.