We’re Grassroots, a new cannabis company that’s all about living deeply. We started in Illinois and we’re growing nationally from the ground up. We care deeply, about our plants, our products and the people they serve. Our team brings an unmatched depth of expertise and commitment to perfection to every cannabis seedling we cultivate, and every product we invent. We may be one of the largest medical cannabis dispensary owners in the country with licenses in a growing number of states, but we operate like a hometown business in the same communities where we live with our families and friends. In doing so, we connect deeply, to one another, to our communities and to a larger movement. We’re always looking for new talent to join our team and to move our growing industry forward.
Grassroots Cannabis is looking for a legal writer who can become an integral part of our organization and grow with our company. The ideal candidate is proactive, innovative and passionate, able to beat deadlines and find answers when it appears there are none.
This newly created role will work to serve as our in-house expert in cannabis law and regulations. This person will also be responsible for managing and filing the necessary paperwork. In addition, this person will participate in writing an array of reports.
Conduct entity formation and manage good standing requirements for legal entities.
Draft outgoing and analyze incoming agreements, such as customer agreements, leases, advisory boards agreements, NDAs, and vendor agreements
Liaise with outside counsel as needed and advise in negotiations as needed
Assist team in various compliance initiatives
Effectively research and become our in-house expert in international regulations pertaining to our business; assist in maintaining compliance
Create and maintain internal legal resources for the team
Interface with internal and external parties regarding review and execution of legal documents
BA/BS, Paralegal Certificate, or equivalent combination of education and experience
5+ years of relevant experience
Ability to thoroughly research laws and regulations and effectively communicate to the team
Expertise with Microsoft Office programs
Strong organizational skills and exceptional attention to detail
Candidate must be a self-starter, flexible to work in a collaborative structure and thrive in a fast-paced environment.
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
At Grassroots Cannabis we are committed to improving the quality of our patients’ lives and restoring well-being. Our medical cannabis dispensaries are setting a new standard of excellence, emphasizing health and wellness in our clean and modern facilities. Our staff is well trained and attentive, striving to serve patients with great respect and compassion.
Besides dispensing medicine, we also provide a wide range of holistic services designed to help patients maintain a healthy lifestyle, reduce stress and manage pain, such as yoga and therapeutic massage.
Grassroots Cannabis provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age disability or genetics.
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