Strategic Project Manager at LeafLink (Greater NYC Area, NY)

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About LeafLink 

LeafLink is the largest unified B2B cannabis platform, providing licensed cannabis businesses a suite of tools to manage their business more effectively, sell or order from their favorite brands and accelerate growth. We are one platform, one solution and we’re defining the way thousands of cannabis brands, distributors and retailers streamline their operations. With thousands of brands and retailers across 30+ markets in North America, we are setting the industry standard for how cannabis businesses grow together. LeafLink processes more than $4.4 billion in wholesale cannabis orders annually.

Our team, backed by funding from leading VC's, including Founders Fund, Thrive Capital, Nosara Capital, and Lerer Hippeau is poised to define the cannabis supply chain through technology.  LeafLink was named one of Inc. 5000’s ‘Top 5000 Fastest-Growing Private Companies’, one of Built In NYC's 'Best Places to Work in 2021', as well as one of Fast Company's 'Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Enterprise for 2020', joining the ranks of Amazon, Slack, and VMWare - and we're just getting started!

The Role

LeafLink is looking for a Strategic Project Manager to join our growing team in New York City, reporting directly to our Head of Strategic Partnerships. We know that to tackle our toughest challenges, we need different approaches, unique perspectives, and new ways of thinking. We have built and continue to expand our team of creative problem-solvers from a diverse group of industries, specialties and backgrounds. 

This role will own and drive the strategic project management function for payments and work across the organization to identify, plan, and commit to processes which make commerce between cannabis companies radically simple.

Responsibilities 
  • Defines, prioritizes, and develops project roadmaps for key initiatives centering on supply chain finance, payments, banking and other financial services use-cases
  • Develops a project management planning rhythm which includes setting deadlines, prioritizing tasks, and assigning team members to various deliverables
  • Understands and analyzes project risks and resource allocation within the financial service team
  • Oversees the development of projects and ensuring team members are carrying out their tasks efficiently and meeting deadlines while upholding the company's standard
  • Accurately documents the project's creation, development, and execution as well as documenting the project's scope, budget, and justification
  • Manages large cross-functional infrastructure team projects
  • Drafts and provides input into the team’s budget
  • Performs other related duties as assigned
Qualifications
  • 5+ years of project management experience across commerce and enterprise focused platforms
  • Master Project Manager (MPM) Certification and strong technical capabilities
  • A willingness to think outside of the box to provide innovative solutions to internal stakeholders
  • Ability to solve challenging technical business problems
  • Strong leadership abilities to maintain, level-up, and inspire both the team and the community we serve in the marketplace
  • Ability to partner with business teams on commercial concepts and distribution strategies to ensure a collaborative go-to-market approach
  • Exposure or experience covering existing and emerging financial technologies such as digital payments, credit and/or banking use cases is preferred
Benefits
  • Flexible PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R when they need it  
  • Competitive compensation and 401k 
  • Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision) 
  • Commuter Benefits through a Flexible Spending Account
  • A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success

LeafLink’s employee-centric culture has earned us a coveted spot on BuiltInNYC’s Best Places to Work for in 2021 list. Learn more about LeafLink’s history and the path to our First Billion in Wholesale Cannabis Orders here.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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  • Sales & Marketing
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    • LeafLink CRMCRM
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Location

In the heart of the Financial District, we're accessible to most subway lines, the path train, and ferries, with almost too many lunch options!

An Insider's view of LeafLink

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

On a large scale, the LeafLink team collaborates during “Huddle Booze Report” (HBR), a biweekly meeting where team leaders present on company KPIs, accomplishments, and challenges (with some beers). Every member of the team is welcome to comment or ask questions, bringing forth their thoughts and ideas.

Claire

Director of Operations, Marketplace

How do you make yourself accessible to the rest of the team?

As co-founder and CTO it’s important for me to maintain official communication channels with teams and individuals. We have various meetings that bring leadership together with teams which include sprint demos, retrospects, daily standups and one on one meetings. Open communication supports alignment and productivity something we are all about here

Zach

Co-Founder and CTO

What are LeafLink Perks + Benefits

LeafLink Benefits Overview

LeafLink provides:

- Flexible PTO to give our employees a little extra R&R
- Inclusive gender neutral and fully paid 12 week parental leave
- Volunteer PTO
- Competitive compensation and 401k
- Comprehensive health coverage (medical, dental, vision)
- Commuter Benefits through a Flexible Spending Account
- Work from home stipend to customize your remote office space
- A robust stock option plan to give our employees a direct stake in LeafLink’s success
-Level up your professional skills on us with our Learning & Development Stipend
-Free Citibike memberships for NYC Employees
- 12-months free of TalkSpace online mental health therapy

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily sync
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Leaflink offers voluntary long-term and short-term disability plans.
Dental Benefits
LeafLink's dental plan has no deductible and covers 100% of preventative services, including X-rays, and has a $5 co-pay.
Vision Benefits
Our vision plan covers annual eye exams and lenses after a $20 copay. Frames and contact lenses are covered up to $100 annually.
Health Insurance Benefits
Leaflink offers a range of Aetna plans that cover both in network and out of network providers, and have copays as low as $20. We also have complimentary enrollment in One Medical and Teladoc.
Life Insurance
Our voluntary Life Insurance plans offer our employees financial stability and security.
Mental Health Benefits
Free 12-month Talkspace membership
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
LeafLink's 401k plan offers a broad range of available funds, including Vanguard, Fidelity, and American Funds.
Company Equity
LeafLink offers stock options through our Stock Option Plan.
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Leaflink's Flexible PTO policy allows our team to execute ferociously, with the knowledge that they will be able to rest and recharge when they need to.
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Leaflink offers 11 days per year for Major Holiday observance.
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
LeafLink's casual dress policy allows our employees to work however they feel most comfortable, whether that be in tie-die t-shirts and shorts or jeans and a sweatshirt.
Company Outings
LeafLink has quarterly team outings, an annual holiday party, and an annual incentive trip.
Stocked Kitchen
LeafLink offers unlimited snacks, tea and coffee.
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
LeafLink has a generous annual budget for attending industry conferences and events.
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Continuing Education stipend

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