General Manager, Dispensary

Company GTI
Location Silver Spring, MD
Update 9 Day ago
Come RISE with us! GTI is the parent company to RISE Dispensaries.

Green Thumb Industries (GTI) is a Chicago-based medical cannabis company operating successfully in 5 states around the country. We are comprised of accomplished professionals, business people, world-class entrepreneurs, and philanthropists, who are driven by the dual commitment to helping medical cannabis patients and the communities we serve. GTI’s team has proven experience operating successful businesses, long-term expertise in adhering to sustainable business practices, and a deep understanding of the law with regard to the regulatory process surrounding medical cannabis.

We are a team of people inspiring and empowering others to live their best lives. We believe that everyone deserves the dignity of health and well-being and are on a mission to provide safe, effective and therapeutic medical cannabis nationwide by operating world class cultivation facilities and customer-first retail experiences. We are committed to progressing positive social change and providing dignified access to safe and quality cannabis nationwide while giving back to the communities we call home.

The Role
We are excited to bring medical cannabis, jobs, and economic development to Maryland in late fall of 2017! In preparation, we are looking for a General Manager to run our dispensary retail operations for our Silver Springs & Bethesda location. This person will be responsible for overseeing daily operations of the dispensary, handling the needs of all patients and hiring and developing a team of Patient Care Specialists who are passionate about medical cannabis and compliant with state and local rules and regulations. The GM also works with the Market President in Maryland and Corporate GTI leadership to ensure sound record keeping and compliance with local and state regulations.


    • Participate in developing and implementing operational rules, regulations, policies, and procedures to advance GTI’s mission, vision, goals, and objectives
    • Manage, supervise and direct the activities of assigned staff, and make recommendations regarding hiring, discipline, termination or advancement of employees
    • Implement dispensary policies and ensure staff follows best practices
    • Oversee and manage quality product inventory and financial records
    • Work with GTI’s VP of Marketing on marketing, promotions and the maintenance of reports as they pertain to the daily operations and financials of the dispensary
    • Ensure the dispensary’s compliance with security, inventory and local and state regulations
    • Manage financial records and cash handling procedures
    • Manage and inspire internal staff to deliver the highest level of customer experience
    • Ensure the safety and satisfaction of every patient and employee
    • Provide education and development for staff about medical cannabis strains, edibles, concentrates and consumption mechanisms
    • Work with GTI’s management team to create budgets and forecast sales
    • Set sales, service, and profit goals and lead staff to exceed them
    • Work with wholesalers to negotiate and procure an adequate supply of quality products
    • Fulfill staffing needs and coordinate scheduling
    • Serve as a liaison to the local community
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge of every product and strain in the store, as well as industry-wide product knowledge
    • Review performance of other dispensary employees on a regular basis


    • 5-7 years of experience in a management environment
    • Cannabis experience required
    • Constant interpersonal communication
    • Accountability for others
    • Balanced and intuitive decision making
    • Practical and proactive thinking
    • Lead an organized workplace
    • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related experience

Additional Requirements

    • Minimum of 21 years of age
    • Possess valid driver’s license or state ID
    • Must pass any and all required background checks
    • Must be and remain compliant with any and all legal or company regulations for working in the industry
    • Must be able to lift, carry and balance up to 30 pounds (100 pounds with assistance). This job function may include walking or standing for extended periods of time, as well as stooping, bending over and/or crouching
We can't wait to meet you!