Regulatory Specialist (New England Treatment Access)

20 May, 2020


Regulatory Specialist (New England Treatment Access)

Franklin, MA

Be yourself and bring your best ideas as an Regulatory Specialist at Parallel and within its Massachusetts Region (New England Treatment Access)


Position: The Regulatory Specialist is responsible for ensuring day-to-day compliance with applicable regulatory requirements and supporting regulatory and government services initiatives and submissions. The Regulatory Specialist ensures regulatory deadlines are met, i.e. license renewals, background checks and local approvals


Authority and Supervision


  • Report to the Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs and Government Services


Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Tracking, drafting and submitting regulatory submissions, such as applications for licensure, license renewals, RFIs (“Request for Information”) and other documents at the direction of the Senior Manager Regulatory Affairs and Government Services
  • Track and manage regulatory requirements and deadlines in coordination with the Compliance Team
  • Work closely and coordinate with Compliance and Operations Teams to identify regulatory roadblocks and draft and propose regulatory changes to the GR team
  • Attend and document Cannabis Control Commission and other public meetings, and report back to key stakeholders
  • Track CCC licensing activity and provide perspective on the competitive landscape
  • Perform research and collect data to support regulatory or legislative improvements and strategy
  • Contribute to the company’s government relations and regulatory affairs strategy by offering insights, data and recommendations
  • Attend Massachusetts political, legislative or industry events on behalf of the Company
  • Support Parallel regulatory submissions in other jurisdictions across the country; there may be travel opportunities associated with this position




  • Age 21 or over (Required)
  • High School Diploma or Equivalent (Required)
  • Bachelor’s Degree (Strongly Preferred)
  • 2+ years in Government Relations, or Regulatory Affairs or Cannabis Compliance (Strongly Preferred)
  • Ability to represent the Company before stakeholders, including lawmakers and others
  • Ability to effectively communicate the Company’s Government Relations goals and objectives
  • Excellent Writing and Communication Skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and G Suite Applications
  • Organized, Trustworthy, Persuasive, Inquisitive, Analytical, Detailed, Highly Responsive, and a Self-Starter


Physical capability:  Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery. The person in this position frequently communicates with other employees and outside individuals. Must be able to communicate clearly and exchange accurate information while maintaining confidentiality as necessary.


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We embrace and encourage our employees’ differences in age, color, disability, ethnicity, gender identity or expression, language, national origin, physical and mental ability, political affiliation, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our employees unique.

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Job posted: 2020-05-20