At Urbana our mission is to improve lives by helping people get the most out of Cannabis. We’re passionate about that mission, about the medicinal impact of cannabis and about creating a thriving community and business. Urbana is one of California’s leading cannabis dispensary brands with two award-winning locations in San Francisco, one dispensary in Oakland and exciting expansion plans.

Since Urbana first opened in 2016 we have continually transformed how customers shop for and enjoy cannabis. We were voted “Best dispensary to take your Mom to” and we’ve created a modern retail experience that appeals to everyone.

We are looking for an experienced Marketing Specialst with a proven track record of organizing marketing initiatives and project metrics, as well as brainstorming fresh strategies.

The Urbana team is composed of exceptional personalities from the cannabis, retail, and hospitality industries seeking a progressive workplace that is committed to each guest visit being special.

If you love working in an energized retail setting and have a creative and compassionate streak, you'll thrive at Urbana and enjoy the excitement of an industry that is all about making people feel great!

Qualities We Are Seeking:

  • Detail oriented
  • Strong leadership, organizational, and multi-tasking skills
  • Personable, positive, can-do attitude
  • Capacity to take on a heavy workload and execute under tight deadlines
  • Team player, willing to do all tasks necessary
  • Results and sales driven
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator
  • Creative Mindset
  • Excellent problem solver and solution-based thinker


  • Execute elements of the marketing strategy
  • Project manage complex marketing initiatives
  • Lead the development of unique and exceptional marketing initiatives for Urbana. Create a marketing plan and budget
  • Execute the full scope of marketing from strategy, vendor meetings, event management, budgeting, recommendations to Executives, creating content, analyzing data and informing retail teams.
  • Lead the development of marketing and merchandising systems and plans that differentiate Urbana from the competition.
  • Monitor retail activities for conditions that require immediate management response to protect inventory, cash and physical assets.
  • Remain in compliance with all city, state and federal regulations. Assist in training all staff on frequently changing regulations.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications or a related field.
  • Minimum 5 year experience as a Marketing Director, Communications Director, or Marketing Coordinator, preferably in the retail or cannabis industry
  • Must be 21 and undergo a background check after hire
  • Proficiency in: Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Google Suite, Mac Suite, Adobe Illustrator, and In-Design.
  • Proven multi-tasker, with strict attention to detail
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, occasional weekends based on business demands
  • Ability to:
  • Understand the store’s buying, compliance and safety needs.
  • Perform job functions with attention to detail, speed and accuracy.
  • Prioritize and organize.
  • Follow directions thoroughly.
  • Work cohesively as part of a team.
  • Work with minimal supervision.
  • Maintain confidentiality of vendor information and company information.
  • Exert physical effort in transporting 5 to 40 pounds.
  • Endure various physical movements throughout the work areas.
  • Reach heights up to 6 feet.
  • Remain in a stationary position or stand for 8 hours throughout the work shift.
  • Satisfactorily communicate with customers, management and co-workers to their understanding.


  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Paid Vacation
  • Employee discounts
  • Opportunity to grow with our expanding business

We proudly support the San Francisco Equity Program. If you meet the criteria as an equity applicant at, please inform us in your cover letter for priority processing.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Urbana is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.