Careers

Our Company:

At TallGrass, our philosophy is to bring the highest quality natural health and wellbeing products to progressive retailers and consumers in a manner that upholds values of environmental and social responsibility. Building on strong partnerships with retailers and suppliers, we are committed to providing excellent customer service, expert logistics, and extensive education at both the retailer and consumer level. As a certified B Corp, TallGrass must continually meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Our commitment to brand building is about more than just products- we want to improve the health and wellbeing of our customers, our partners, our staff, and the planet as a whole.

Core Values:

  • We work hard, play hard, laugh hard
  • We see, understand and care about the whole process
  • We nurture our relationships and ourselves
  • We honour the trust people place in us
  • We respect and appreciate everyone's contribution
Current Postings

Marketing and Event Coordinator

Job Summary/Mission:

We're looking for values aligned individual to join our growing team. Your mission is to help create and coordinate the external event marketing of TallGrass in the following areas: planning of consumer and industry trade shows and related activities, coordination of our demo program, coordination of our retail training program for both webinars and in person training.

The Marketing Coordinator position reports to the Trade Marketing Manager.

Critical Success Factors & Outcomes:

  • Responsible for planning and execution of both industry and consumer trade shows and events.
  • Coordinate in-store retail demo program to ensure each brand is represented appropriately and ensure the program is meeting company ROI goals.
  • Coordinate and facilitate monthly Webinars and related samples & coordinate digital training program communication and related samples.
  • Ongoing support and resource for Trade Marketing projects (branded goods, POS materials) ensuring project deadlines are met.
  • Reviewing marketing ad & demo expenses and ensuring they are processed in a timely fashion each week.
  • Book timely air and hotel travel for Marketing related events (trade shows, trainers) as determined by the event calendar.
  • Schedule and plan monthly and annual TallGrass internal social events: lunches, post work socials, annual Holiday party.

Competencies:

  • 1-2 years of experience in project or event coordination
  • Values aligned with TallGrass and our customers
  • Passion for the natural health and beauty industry
  • Strong Organizational skills
  • Proven ability to successfully manage competing priorities and multitask
  • Works well under pressure and with tight deadlines
  • Pro-active with a strong drive and eagerness to learn
  • Reliable, dependable, adaptable and able to work well within a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communicator
  • Excellent MS Office skills (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

If you are interested in this opportunity? Apply here: https://www.fitzii.com/apply/28911?s=c1

National Sales Manager

Canada
Application closing date: March 16, 2018
Reporting to: Director of Sales

Job Summary/Mission:

We're looking for a values-based individual to join our growing sales team. Your mission is to achieve and surpass TallGrass revenue and margin targets. You may not come from the natural products industry but your sales leadership expertise combined with personal passion for nutrition and natural wellness make you the perfect candidate. You know the challenges faced by today's bricks and mortar retailers and apply innovative sales strategies to partner and grow this unique category of retailers for mutual benefit. The National Sales Manager reports to the Director of Sales.

Critical Success Factors:

  • Performance driven - You consistently surpass overall revenue target by a minimum of 15% year-over-year
  • Coach extraordinaire - You partner with your team of account managers across Canada through regular communication - weekly one on one calls, bi-monthly sales team calls, and quarterly in-person territory visits - all to help you build relationships, ensure accountability and seek growth both professionally and personally for your team
  • Must love people - You continuously build strong relationships with Key Accounts to ensure strong partnerships and support sales growth
  • Trade marketing excellence - You ensure each brands' marketing funds are being both utilised by each rep and exceed 5X ROI
  • Data innovation - You analyze sales data to discover opportunities and quickly make these into action plans that are easy for your team to adopt and implement
  • Team builder - You know how to recruit, hire and on-board a team of A-players

Competencies:

  • Personal and professional alignment with TallGrass core values
  • 5+ years national sales management experience
  • 5+ years direct sales experience
  • Love for collaboration
  • Ability to gain trust and build relationships within TallGrass as well as with clients, vendors, and industry members
  • Excellent coaching skills; ability to observe, evaluate, give meaningful feedback and motivate a sales team
  • Positive and enthusiastic
  • Demonstrated ability to plan and execute marketing and education programs
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Analytical mindset
  • Strategic planning abilities and experience
  • Strong work ethic
  • Extremely organized and detail oriented
  • Passion for the natural health industry
  • Good understanding of the Canadian natural health retail environment
  • Natural Health Education and or Business Education an asset
  • Bilingual, French/English, an asset

Interested in this opportunity? Apply here: http://bit.ly/TGrassNatlSalesMgr

Office/Executive Administrator

Vancouver/Lower Mainland, British Columbia
Reporting to: Director of Finance

Job Summary:

We are looking for an Office/Executive Administrator to join our growing team to support the management team with administrative work and effectively manage day-to-day office needs.

Critical Success Factors:

  • To handle all incoming calls and direct to relevant team members
  • To effectively manage the company calendar for meetings, boardroom requirements, and social events
  • To maintain stock levels and services related to office supplies/equipment and staffroom
  • To coordinate and handle building maintenance and issues/concerns.
  • To coordinate and handle any administrative tasks on a daily basis and reduce management load.
  • To support management with majority of travel bookings

Competencies:

  • Values aligned with TallGrass and our customers
  • Inquisitive and adaptable to changing office and management needs
  • Persistent and problem solver
  • Proactivity
  • Team player
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • 1-3 years' experience in executive assistance
  • Fluent in French

Interested in this opportunity? Email your resume to hr@tallgrass.ca with "Attn: Director of Finance", in the subject line.