At Green Thumb, we believe in the plant’s potential to improve health, happiness, and comfort. We invest in our people, our brands, and our retail experiences to power a profound shift in well-being.
The Government Affairs Associate provides legislative and advocacy administrative support to Green Thumb’s growing government affairs team. The cannabis landscape continues to change and evolve, and this role is a key function of understanding emerging and changing legislation working directly with Green Thumb leaders. In this role, you will be responsible for performing administrative, legislative and advocacy related activities across a range of issues of interest to Green Thumb, including legislative research, drafting legislative summaries, developing and implementing advocacy strategies, tracking and reporting on strategic objectives, and assisting with the development and use of advocacy materials. If the idea of reading through hundreds of pages of legislation and creating briefs excites you, you have a passion for cannabis, and you love the legislative process this is a role for you.
Monitor, research and analyze proposed legislative and regulatory developments and how they impact Green Thumb
Prepare and present verbal and written status updates on legislative, regulatory and policy developments and position papers to internal stakeholders
Assist with the development of legislative materials
Cover legislative hearings
Attend and report back on briefings and meetings, as well as other industry activities
Develop and analyze written communications
Summarize proposed changes to regulations
Work with internal stakeholders to understand regulatory changes that impact operations
Draft correspondence to elected officials and government agencies
Draft and support the execution periodic government affairs reports
Provide support of external advocacy-related events, such as lobby days