NYC Cannabis Program Account Manager

Job Locations US-NY-Staten Island
FLSA Status
Case Management
Position Type
Regular Full-Time


Salary $60,000 year

Do you have a passion for making a difference in someone’s life? Are you looking for an opportunity to use your skills, experience and empathetic nature to work for a progressive, forward-thinking and family-owned company where creativity is encouraged? Are you goal driven? Then the Cannabis Account Manager position is for you! We are seeking a dynamic and team-oriented individual to join our spirited team. At EDSI you will participate in a two-week training program to ensure you are ready for success!


EDSI operates the Staten Island NYC Business Solutions Center serving the small business community. NYC Business Solutions is offered by New York City’s Department of Small Business Services, providing a range of services to help small businesses start, operate, and expand their business. Services provided at our Center include business courses, business planning/consultations, financing assistance, legal assistance, hiring, navigating government, compliance consultations and Minority and Women-Owned Business Enterprise Certification.


Cannabis NYC is an interagency hub of citywide resources and services designed to support the development of a thriving and equitable cannabis industry. The hub will support aspiring entrepreneurs in the development and launch of their cannabis business through the services provided by the NYC BSC.


Successful Elements:

  • Conduct outreach to identify customers interested in opening a cannabis business (i.e., survey, attending events, newsletters, etc.)
  • Connect customers to business services as outlined below but not limited to:
  • Business planning, including review of business plans and technical assistance in developing marketing strategies and financial projections
  • Business Education workshops and seminars on topics relevant to business development
  • Referrals to coaching and other partner and SBS services (i.e., Small Business Partnership Initiative, FastTrac, etc.)
  • Registering and/or certifying their business
  • Eligibility recommendation for cannabis licensing
  • Applying for appropriate cannabis license and/or permits
  • Accessing Financing and Legal Assistance
  • Provide information and technical assistance for NYC and NYS regulations and cannabis licensing programs as they become available
  • Customers served are entered into SBS CRM – Dynamics
  • All services should be reported in Dynamics with Cannabis program designation as instructed by SBS
  • Assist with other duties as assigned/needed


Required Experience:

  • Proficient in reviewing and writing business plans
  • Experience in providing technical assistance in developing marketing strategies and financial projections
  • Knowledge of City and State license and permits
  • Knowledge of registering a businesses
  • Understanding of financial landscape for small businesses in NYC
  • A valid driver's license and clean driving record required

Preferred Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree


Bring your expertise to EDSI where you will be able to live our values every day: show up, smile and support!


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