Brand Ambassador (Full-Time)

Newark, NJ / Lodi, NJ
TerrAscend – Marketing /
Full-Time /
At TerrAscend, we are on a mission to shape the future of the cannabis industry by creating leading marijuana-based therapies for patients and developing premium products for legalized adult recreational use.  We are one of the largest and fastest growing multi-state, vertically integrated cannabis operators in North America.  We’re on a roll and are just getting started! 

It’s a Joint Effort
We believe that How We Work Together Matters.  Our priority is to assemble a team that believes not just in what we do but how and why we do it.  Our most successful team members know that being of service to our patients, our customers, and each other is what separates us from other organizations. Our continued success is dependent upon bringing together the brightest minds in business with best-in-class cultivation and elevated patient and customer experiences, so we continue to set the standard for the industry. 

Sound like weed be a good fit? Here’s where you come in. 

Our next Brand Ambassador will play a key role in representing TerrAscend's house brands at cannabis retail accounts and other events throughout the Pennsylvania Market.

You will be challenged to work tactically to spread TerrAscend brand awareness and increase wholesale sales through field marketing activations and patient/customer engagement.
One minute you will be running a pop-up table in a dispensary.
The next minute attending a community event to increase brand awareness.
And the next minute providing product information to curious customer.
Regardless of the task, it’s critical you have strong situational awareness and EQ as you’ll work with diverse stakeholders across the organization and the community.

Where you'll be planted:
This is a field-based position that requires ~80-90% of time traveling within the market and the remainder of time as remote. This position will require working 40 hours per week including working nights, weekends, and some holidays. Some regional travel may be required to surrounding territories.

We are searching for someone located in Morris (eastern), Passaic, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, or Union counties in New Jersey as this will be the majority of the region covered by this role. Additional travel to other regions may be necessary as well.

To be blunt, this role will be about:

    • End-to-end execution of TerrAscend Branded Pop-Up Events at Cannabis Retail Locations throughout the specified territory
    • Representing our company and house brands in a positive and professional manner at retail both retail pop-ups, as well as community and industry events/activations.
    • Maintaining high-level of product knowledge and clearly communicating product benefits to wholesale accounts, patients, and customers.
    • Building and maintaining positive relationships with industry and dispensary contacts.
    • Working with the team to implement the best-in-class field marketing brand engagements/activations.
    • Completing Pop-Up Reporting Tracker at the end of each activation to roll into weekly field marketing reporting using Microsoft Excel

What we're high on...We value diverse skillsets, talents, and experiences. To be successful in this role we know you’ll need:

    • 2+ years’ experience in field marketing, events, retail, customer service, or related field
    • 3+ months experience as a brand ambassador in cannabis
    • Basic cannabis knowledge with a passion for the plant and the industry
    • Ability to travel 80%- 90% of the time including overnights
    • High School Diploma preferred
    • Willingness to use personal cell phone to capture content for social media
    • Have a naturally upbeat, positive, and outgoing personality with a passion to talk with and help others learn about cannabis
    • Excellent time management skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively in both verbal and written communication
    • Proficient in MS Office (teams, excel, word, PPT, etc.)

Driving & Physical Requirements:

    • Must have a active driver’s license
    • Must have a reliable personal vehicle that can transport Event Kit including a large tent and 6ft folding table
    • Comfortable traveling to and setting up/breaking down events independently
    • Sitting and standing for long periods of time
    • Must be able to lift 50 lbs


    • Employee Discount (all employees eligible)
    • 15 days PTO (40 hours rollover allowance)
    • Health, vision, and dental insurance (with telehealth option)
    • 401k with 4% matching (100% vested immediately)
    • Employee Assistance Program
    • Paid Parental Leave
    • Life Insurance
    • Short & Long Term Disability

*** Background Check Requirement ***
As a condition of employment, a complete background investigation will be conducted based on the rules of the specific State in which the employee is hired. Typically, the state investigative process includes a state and federal background check.

EEO Statement
At TerrAscend, employees and applicants are evaluated based on their qualifications, skills, and ability to perform the duties and responsibilities of the position. TerrAscend is committed to assuring equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants.
TerrAscend is an equal opportunity employer. In accordance with applicable law, we prohibit discrimination based on race, color, religion, creed, gender, pregnancy or related medical conditions, age, national origin or ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, to include gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and gender identity, or any other consideration protected by federal, state or local laws. Our commitment to equal opportunity employment applies to all persons involved in our operations and prohibits unlawful discrimination by any employee, including supervisors and coworkers.

This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter this job description at any time without notice. The list of job responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, and the like is not exhaustive, rather it is illustrative of the current essential functions required for the position.

This organization participates in E-Verify.
This employer participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the U.S. If E-Verify cannot confirm that you are authorized to work, this employer is required to give you written instructions and an opportunity to contact Department of Homeland Security (DHS) or Social Security Administration (SSA) so you can begin to resolve the issue before the employer can take any action against you, including terminating your employment. Employers can only use E-Verify once you have accepted a job offer and completed the Form I-9. E-Verify Works for Everyone For more information on E-Verify, or if you believe that your employer has violated its E-Verify responsibilities, please contact DHS.

Esta Organización Participa en E-Verify.
Este empleador participa en E-Verify y proporcionará al gobierno federal la información de su Formulario I-9 para confirmar que usted está autorizado para trabajar en los EE.UU.. Si E-Verify no puede confirmar que usted está autorizado para trabajar, este empleador está requerido a darle instrucciones por escrito y una oportunidad de contactar al Departamento de Seguridad Nacional (DHS) o a la Administración del Seguro Social (SSA) para que pueda empezar a resolver el problema antes de que el empleador pueda tomar cualquier acción en su contra, incluyendo la terminación de su empleo. Los empleadores sólo pueden utilizar E-Verify una vez que usted haya aceptado una oferta de trabajo y completado el Formulario I-9. Para más información sobre E-Verify, o si usted cree que su empleador ha violado sus responsabilidades de E-Verify, por favor contacte a DHS.

Statement on External Recruiting Agencies
TerrAscend and all affiliates do not accept blind resume submissions from external recruiting agencies. No fee will be paid to agencies who submit candidates without being under contract for an active search with TerrAscend.