Program Coordinator

Government Relations Boston, Massachusetts


Position at Ayr Wellness

Company Description

 As the leading cannabis multi-state operator (MSO), AYR Wellness is on a journey to be a force for good; and it all starts with our belief in the power and potential of the plant.

We believe in creating an environment in which we can all flourish, one where every individual can find their genius and pursue their passion, because it’s this dedication to creating a culture of excellence, one where we’re all empowered to achieve our dreams, that will propel us forward. We’re a company that puts our people first. A place where talent is rewarded, diversity is celebrated, and innovative thinking is championed and we believe that together we can build a better and brighter future for ourselves, our industry, and our world.

Join us as we create wonder together.


Job Summary

The Community and Corporate responsibility (CCR) team is responsible for: developing specific advocacy goals / objectives working in collaboration with AYR Wellness executive and business leadership teams; developing and executing legislative communications and procurement strategies to achieve government and legislative goals; provide business assets to people and communities disproportionately impacted by the War on Drugs.

As the Project Coordinator, you will work closely with colleagues on our CCR team to develop ideas and execute plans that enhance local community and stakeholder dynamics. Reporting to the Director of CCR, you will also assist in the planning and execution of community events, projects, and initiatives.  

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide CCR leadership team project management support for community, state, and national events, projects, and initiatives.
  • Manage Team Calendar
  • Organize involvement of employees to represent AYR Wellness at community events.
  • Collaborate with internal community relations, stakeholder engagement, government affairs and operations teams to develop ideas and execute plans that enhance local community and stakeholder dynamics.
  • Support Employee Resource Groups in their community involvement and community investment efforts.
  • Performs other related tasks as requested or required



  • Must be 21 years of age or older
  • 2+ years Project Coordinator, Project Management, or Administrative Support experience
  • Ability to balance multiple projects/priorities in a fast-paced work environment
  • Self-starter with exceptional project management and organizational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including development and delivery of presentations
  • Ability to work effectively and diplomatically with people at all levels through establishing positive, mutually respectful, and productive working relationships.
  • Availability to work, attend events in the evenings and/or on weekends when required