CAREERS

Daily Hive is a fast growing Canadian digital publication dedicated to millennials. We are laser focused in delivering quality hyperlocal & lifestyle content to serve more than 4.5 million readers per month across the country.

Daily Hive is seeking go-getters fascinated by digital media who want to work in a fun, fast-paced environment with an energetic team. We are redefining the metropolitan media model with relevant, compelling content, pushed through our powerful social channels.

We are looking for individuals with initiative to grow with Daily Hive’s media business, and we offer competitive salary, benefits, and a ton of perks.

JOB BOARD

Sales

Account Executive, Agency Partnerships (East)
Location: Toronto, ON
Posted on: Aug 21st
Position: Account Executive, Agency Partnerships (East) Department: Sales Office: TorontoWho you are If you are a goal-oriented, driven and hungry salesperson who is ready to get out there and get the job done, we are looking for you! You are ready for the grind and the fast pace of Toronto and are prepared to dive in and help build out the Sales team at our Toronto office. The Account Executive, Agency Partnerships (East) must be able to cater towards a variety of industries and be responsible for growing and maintaining your client base by offering digital products from a diverse set to meet client needs. On top of that, you're quick, passionate, fun to be around, and of course, enjoy a little competitiveness.What you do - Responsible for building and sustaining Daily Hive relationships with media buying agencies in Central/Eastern Canada, mainly in Downtown Toronto. - Book and lead client meetings as required to better understand client needs. - Consult brands in latest digital marketing practices and developing custom advertising campaigns across multiple platforms. - Liaise with internal departments on the development and implementation of campaigns. - Produce compelling presentations/media plans and successfully deliver them in a way that demonstrates benefit to the client. - Manage post-campaign due diligence, maintaining client satisfaction, and growing the client business relationship. - Grow and maintain your client base, sometimes requiring travel. - Required to meet or exceed personal sales targets. - Work with a driven and highly motivated team to support overall sales operations.Requirements - 3+ years experience in digital agency or sales. - Strong understanding of the digital media industry. - Existing media buying agency network in Canada. - Experience with programmatic sales preferred. - Experience managing large national accounts. - Excellent verbal and written communication skills. - Excellent time management, organization, quantitative, and analytical skills. - Proactive disposition towards client relationships. - Ability to interface with clients both remotely and face-to-face.The benefits of working with us - Medical/dental/vision benefits starting after three months - Opportunity: The opportunity here is endless! You’ll have a strong potential for long-term career growth and development with a fast-growing company - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers - Conveniently located office in downtown Toronto near transit hubs Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing media company? APPLY HERE. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted.  Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Editorial

Calgary Editorial Intern
Location: Calgary, AB
Posted on: Sep 25th
Daily Hive is one of Canada’s largest digital media publications. In 2019, we made the Growth 500 list as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies at No. 38, and made Top 10 as one of the fastest growing media and marketing companies. We write everything from news to sports, food, events, development, technology, real estate, arts, fashion, and concerts. Founded in 2008 as Vancity Buzz, Daily Hive has expanded to Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, and Portland, and has grown to more than 80 employees. As the leading digital publication in Vancouver, Daily Hive has also extended by acquiring a full-service digital agency, Colony Digital and operates its own influencer agency, ID Agency. Who you are You're a student currently enrolled in a journalism program who is looking to fulfill practicum or co-op program credits through your post secondary institution. You are a self-starter who is eager to dive into the world of online publications and to write about everything going on in your city. Position: Staff Writer Intern Manager: Calgary City Editor What you'll do - Investigate and report news stories around the city, sometimes breaking. - Produce news articles, photo roundups, lists, and features on a wide-range of topics. - Ensure articles are written following company guidelines and are ready for your supervisor to publish. - Conduct necessary research required to produce content, which may include - but is not limited to - conducting interviews and attending events. - Keep up to date with news and events happening around the city. - Accept feedback from the editorial team in order to make necessary improvements or adjustments to work. - Increase the credibility of the company through quality, trustworthy, and ethical work.Requirements - Unpaid internship as part of a practicum or co-op program - Internship must be equal to or longer than 3 weeks
Dished Editorial Intern
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Sep 25th
Who you are You're a student currently enrolled in a journalism program who is looking to fulfill practicum or co-op program credits through your post secondary institution. You are a self-starter who is eager to dive into the world of online publications and to write about everything going on in your city. You are a foodie with a passion for local grub and want to share your favourite spots with our readers. Position: Dished Editorial Intern Manager: Western Dished Editor What you'll do - Produce well-researched, accurate, and quality lists, roundups, and guides about food and beverage in Vancouver primarily, but also other Canadian cities such as Calgary and Edmonton when needed. - Ensure articles are written following company guidelines and are ready for your supervisor to publish. - Conduct necessary research required to produce content, which may include - but is not limited to - conducting interviews, making phone calls, and attending events. - Keep up to date with news and events happening around the city. - Accept feedback from the editorial team in order to make necessary improvements or adjustments to work. - Increase the credibility of the company through quality, trustworthy, and ethical work.Requirements - Unpaid internship as part of a practicum or co-op program to fulfil course credits - Internship must be equal to or longer than 3 weeks The role’s duties and responsibilities enclosed within are not an exhaustive list and are subject to change. Your manager may ask you to assist with other tasks from time to time.
Vancouver Editorial Intern
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Sep 25th
Daily Hive is one of Canada’s largest digital media publications. In 2019, we made the Growth 500 list as one of Canada’s fastest growing companies at No. 38, and made Top 10 as one of the fastest growing media and marketing companies. We write everything from news to sports, food, events, development, technology, real estate, arts, fashion, and concerts. Founded in 2008 as Vancity Buzz, Daily Hive has expanded to Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, Seattle, and Portland, and has grown to more than 80 employees. As the leading digital publication in Vancouver, Daily Hive has also extended by acquiring a full-service digital agency, Colony Digital and operates its own influencer agency, ID Agency. Who you are You're a student currently enrolled in a journalism program who is looking to fulfill practicum or co-op program credits through your post secondary institution. You are a self-starter who is eager to dive into the world of online publications and to write about everything going on in your city. Position: Editorial Intern Manager: Vancouver City Editor What you'll do - Investigate and report news stories around the city, sometimes breaking. - Produce news articles, photo roundups, lists, and features on a wide-range of topics. - Ensure articles are written following company guidelines and are ready for your supervisor to publish. - Conduct necessary research required to produce content, which may include - but is not limited to - conducting interviews and attending events. - Keep up to date with news and events happening around the city. - Accept feedback from the editorial team in order to make necessary improvements or adjustments to work. - Increase the credibility of the company through quality, trustworthy, and ethical work.Requirements - Unpaid intership as part of a practicum or co-op program - Internship must be equal to or longer than 3 weeks

Hive Labs

Campaign Coordinator
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Oct 21st
Role: Campaign Coordinator Department: Hive Labs Location: Vancouver or Toronto Type: Full-time 2 month contract position with an expected start date of November 1, 2020Who you are You are a results-driven and organized individual who enjoys the challenge of handling multiple projects at one time. You have 2 - 4 years client-facing experience managing a high volume of digital projects in a digital agency environment. You're also a strong communicator and have experience working with clients. As a team player, you're willing to help out in order to ensure the job gets done. You're someone who is passionate about digital marketing and familiar working with branded content. On top of all of that, you know how to work hard and have fun at the same time!What you’ll be doing - The Campaign Coordinator plays a critical role within Hive Labs, Daily Hive’s branded content studio. Hive Labs produced branded articles, videos and social campaigns for brands across Canada - Be the main client point of contact from the project confirmation to project closure - Ensure internal cross functional teams have explicit understanding of project goals, deliverables, timelines, and budgets - Communicating with internal stakeholder groups during each project phase to ensure properly managed communication, project scope, resource allocation - Facilitating professional client meetings: phone calls, project updates, and review sessions - Delivering timely projects that result in satisfied clients and project teams - Participating in strategic planning and conceptual ideation sessions both internally and externally - Maintaining and scheduling campaigns across multiple platforms while ensuring they are delivered in a timely manner - Tracking project progress, reporting on project status, major issues/obstacles encountered and making recommendations regarding projects scope changesWhat you have - 2 - 4 client-facing years experience managing a high volume of digital projects in a digital agency environment - Basic understanding of branded and sponsored content, all social media platforms, paid and organic traffic, and digital analytics (DFP, Google Analytics, Social insights) - Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with clients in a professional manner - Effective time management, multi-tasking, leadership and organizational skills - Ability to motivate, challenge and drive a team to create high quality and best-in-class projects, while balancing the schedules - Ability to work under pressure and within extremely tight deadlines, while having fun and maintaining a good sense of humour, professionalism and tact - Experience with project management tools such as Airtable or Asana - University or college degree is preferred The benefits of working with us - Opportunity: The opportunity to grow into a full-time positon with a fast-growing company - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing media company? APPLY HERE. We thank all candidates for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted. Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Campaign Coordinator
Location: Toronto, ON
Posted on: Oct 21st
Role: Campaign Coordinator Department: Hive Labs Location: Vancouver or Toronto Type: Full-time, 2 month contract with a start date of November 1, 2020Who you are You are a results-driven and organized individual who enjoys the challenge of handling multiple projects at one time. You have 2 - 4 years client-facing experience managing a high volume of digital projects in a digital agency environment. You're also a strong communicator and have experience working with clients. As a team player, you're willing to help out in order to ensure the job gets done. You're someone who is passionate about digital marketing and familiar working with branded content. On top of all of that, you know how to work hard and have fun at the same time!What you’ll be doing - The Campaign Coordinator plays a critical role within Hive Labs, Daily Hive’s branded content studio. Hive Labs produced branded articles, videos and social campaigns for brands across Canada - Be the main client point of contact from the project confirmation to project closure - Ensure internal cross functional teams have explicit understanding of project goals, deliverables, timelines, and budgets - Communicating with internal stakeholder groups during each project phase to ensure properly managed communication, project scope, resource allocation - Facilitating professional client meetings: phone calls, project updates, and review sessions - Delivering timely projects that result in satisfied clients and project teams - Participating in strategic planning and conceptual ideation sessions both internally and externally - Maintaining and scheduling campaigns across multiple platforms while ensuring they are delivered in a timely manner - Tracking project progress, reporting on project status, major issues/obstacles encountered and making recommendations regarding projects scope changesWhat you have - 2 - 4 years client-facing experience managing a high volume of digital projects in a digital agency environment - Basic understanding of branded and sponsored content, all social media platforms, paid and organic traffic, and digital analytics (DFP, Google Analytics, Social insights) - Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate with clients in a professional manner - Effective time management, multi-tasking, leadership and organizational skills - Ability to motivate, challenge and drive a team to create high quality and best-in-class projects, while balancing the schedules - Ability to work under pressure and within extremely tight deadlines, while having fun and maintaining a good sense of humour, professionalism and tact - Experience with project management tools such as Airtable or Asana - University or college degree is preferred The benefits of working with us - Opportunity: The opportunity to grow into a full-time positon with a fast-growing company - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing media company? APPLY HERE. We thank all candidates for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted. Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Finance

Staff Accountant
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Sep 30th
Role: Staff Accountant Type: Full Time Manager: Director of FinanceWho you are We're looking for someone who has their Bachelor's Degree in Accounting and their CPA designation or is in the process of obtaining their designation. You're a solution oriented individual and someone who is eager to dive in and be part of our Finance team. You have at least one year of experience in accounting or accounts receivable and are a motivated individual who knows how to have fun while working! This role is based in Vancouver and will be temporarily remote until further notice.Responsibilities - Cash: Perform the bank and credit card reconciliations. - Accounts Receivable: oversee and manage the entire AR process, from issuing invoices, following up with any outstanding receivables, report on the status and movement of AR to management weekly, and recording payments received (cheque, EFT and credit card receipts). - Accounts Payable: Record all payables including approved employee expenses, invoices, freelancer, etc. as well as issue related payments. - Assist with month-end closings including account analysis, account reconciliations, and preparation of key continuity schedules, etc. - Assist with preparing the supporting working papers for the review engagement. - Post and process manual journal entries as required to ensure all business transactions are recorded. - Proactively identify opportunities for improvement on current processes and help implement recommendations to automate and reduce manual error. - Other project work as it arises.Qualifications - Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related field. - CPA designated or in process of obtaining CPA designation. - One year of hands-on experience in accounting or accounts receivable is preferred. - Working knowledge of financial reporting software (Sage 50) preferred. - Working knowledge of Customer Relationship Management tools (i.e. Salesforce) is preferred. - Excellent written and verbal communication skills. - Process oriented and continually looking for better solutions. - Able to adapt to various situations in a fast paced environment. - Strong time management and prioritization skills in a deadline driven environment.Benefits of working with us - Medical/Dental/Vision benefits starting after three months. - Strong potential for long-term career growth and development with a fast-growing company. - Opportunity for further education and training. - Be part of a team that feels more like family than co-workers. If you are interested in joining our fast-growing company, apply here!  We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful candidates will be contacted when there is an open position. Daily Hive is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Colony Digital

Creative Director
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Jan 9th
Colony Digital is a full service digital agency that builds brands worth talking about. As a division of Daily Hive, Colony works on a variety of creative projects including: web design, e-commerce, app design, digital marketing, photography, videography and all things digital.Who you are The Creative Director will provide the social media team with guidance and ideas to launch new impressive projects by devising concepts and strategies. This role is involved in the client onboarding process and works collaboratively with the Creative Team to implement the creative vision. The Creative Director ensures that the Creative Team achieves the best possible outcome visually and essentially meet client expectations and drive sustainable growth.What you'll do - Strategize on driving higher engagement on social media content - Ensure strategy meets standards and voice of brands being managed - Commit to concepts and ideas and re-evaluate when projects are unsuccessful - Review and approve all final design work before final execution or launch of project - Liaise with the Sales, Marketing, and Advertising teams to interpret the client’s vision and turn it into a tangible and deliverable product - Assist Project Managers establish timelines for design deliverables on new and existing projects - Contribute to RFPs in conjunction with other AMs and Directors - Consult with clientele on marketing inquiries and manage requests - Lead, train, inspire and mentor the social team, setting the creative standards and objectives for all tasks - Research into industries, their target demographic, and effective marketing strategies tailored to the product in concern. - Understand & stay up-to-date with social media platforms such as: Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Reddit, Tik Tok, etc. - Monitor emerging social media trends to identify and incorporate creative and innovative ideasWhat you have - Post-secondary degree or diploma in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related - Minimum 4-5 Years experience in creative leadership and/or social media related work - Background in design, theory and creative execution - Able to work in a constantly changing environment - Ability to effectively manage and prioritize requests, multi-task and meet tight deadlines - Outside the box thinker - Strong written and verbal communication skills - Willingness to present in both internal and client-facing creative briefsBenefits - Opportunity to take part in the company's group benefit programs after a 3 month probation - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers. - Conveniently located office in downtown Vancouver near transit hubs. Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing agency? APPLY HERE. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful applicants will be contacted. Colony Digital is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Developer
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Aug 12th
Position: Developer (Frontend/Backend/Fullstack/etc) Type: full-time, part-time, contractor roles available Department: Web Manager: CTO Colony Digital is a full-service creative digital agency that builds brands worth talking about. Colony works on a variety of creative projects, with clients across diverse industries, providing services such as web design and development, branding, digital marketing, photography, video production, and social media management; in short, any and all things digital! What you’ll do - Implementing advanced front end features using jQuery, HTML, PHP, MySQL SASS, SCSS, Gulp - Interpreting requirements of implementation - Collaborating with a skilled group of people to define, design, and release new features - Feature level testing verifying code for robustness, including edge cases, usability, and general reliability - Addressing and prioritizing production level bugs and application performance improvements - Continuously evaluating and implementing new technologies to maximize development efficiency - Releasing production ready code on tight deadlines with high visibility - Collaborating with the team and focusing on being solution-oriented, while having fun! What you have - You have formal software education in development - Working knowledge of Javascript, CSS (SCSS), etc. (required) - Working knowledge of PHP, MySQL (preferred) - You have 6+ months of experience using React in a medium-to-large production-grade web application - You have the ability to digest feature specifications and user stories into technical implementation - You’re an excellent communicator and collaborator and are capable of receiving and giving constructive feedback - You’re able to work alongside an extremely talented group of individuals - You’re a self-starter with an adaptable attitude who can handle working on tight deadlinesThe benefits of working with us - Opportunity: The opportunity here is endless! You’ll have a strong potential for long-term career growth and development with a fast-growing company - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers - Opportunity to enrol in the company’s benefits program following the 3 month probation period (for full-time employees only) Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing agency? APPLY HERE. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful applicants will be contacted. Colony Digital is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Sales Director
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Jan 10th
Colony Digital is looking for an experienced and high-energy Sales Director to join our fun, captivating and hardworking team! The primary function of this role is to accelerate client acquisition via a consultative sales approach where solutions are proposed based on a clients’ specific needs. The ideal Sales Director embodies: Killer Presentation Skills, Values Client Relationships, Nurtures Positivity, Savvy at Negotiation, Tenacious Prospecting along with a high level of Independence and Motivation for the win.Key Responsibilities - Create strong relationships with key client stakeholders at both senior and mid-management levels - support the Influencers. - Work closely with colleagues on upsell opportunities, sales materials and case studies - Understand the Canadian digital agency competitive landscape and market trends - Understand and effectively communicate Colony's value proposition, process and current partnerships. - Generate and submit RFP responses and related sales documents/proposals/ presentations when required - Collaborate with Colony’s senior team to set revenue goals and company strategy while implementing a sales plan to drive revenue growth - Attend key events to generate leads - Define and execute appropriate sales strategies; business development, and sales support programs to maximize sales and profitability. - Generate and maintain accurate Account and Opportunity forecasts. - Work with internal teams on behalf of clients to ensure the highest level of project delivery and customer service - Analyze pipeline and lead data, deliver weekly reporting providing key business insights: Demand Generation, Pipeline Forecast and Trends, Conversion Rates, Target Accounts, Market Segmentations, Win/Loss Ratios - Report on key KPIs related to the lead and the opportunity waterfall in order to implement a consistent closed-loop between the business and salesRequirements - Ability to understand the impact of a project from both an executive and marketing person's perspective - Effectively manage sales funnel, close deals and exceed sales targets - Proven success working in a fast-paced, high-growth, start up environment - Keen business sense, with the ability to find creative business-oriented solutions to problems - Has a can do attitude of targeting and winning clients through the entire sales cycle - Computer literate and competent with CRM functionality and reporting - Ability to identify and solve client issues strategically - Energetic, persuasive and well organized with the ability to provide winning pitches - Compliment team culture and performance - A vehicle and valid driver’s licenseBenefits - Opportunity to take part in the company's group benefit programs after a 3 month probation - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers. - Conveniently located office in downtown Vancouver near transit hubs. Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing agency? APPLY HERE. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful applicants will be contacted. Colony Digital is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.
UX/UI Designer
Location: Vancouver, BC
Posted on: Jan 22nd
Colony Digital is a full-service creative digital agency that builds brands worth talking about. Colony works on a variety of creative projects, with clients across diverse industries, providing services such as web design and development, branding, digital marketing, photography, video production, and social media management; in short, any and all things digital! What you’ll be doing - Working as part of a driven digital experience team to deliver creative brand storytelling and user-centric solutions to advance client strategy - Collaborating with clients to solve business problems with creative design solutions - Thinking “outside of the box” and exploring divergent concepts to develop innovative brand experiencesWho you are - You have experience designing for mobile (native apps and mobile web), desktop, and web. - You have the ability to generate comprehensive UX wireframes, high-fidelity mockups, and interactive prototypes for iOS, Android, and web - You have the skills to recognize and understand business pain points, needs, and requirements and generate UX and design-driven solutions - You’re not afraid to push the limits to find solutions that will positively impact product execution and quality - You know how to present your work effectively, and articulately communicate design rationale to stakeholders - You have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environmentQualifications - 3+ years of applied UI design experience (required) - Must have a proven background in web and mobile UI design - Demonstrated understanding of UX design and design-thinking principles - Excellent oral and written communication skills - Excellent graphic design skills (layout, typography, color) - Mastery of design and prototyping tools: Sketch, Illustrator, Photos, op, Invision Studio, Craft, Adobe XD, etc. - Experience with collaboration tools such as Invision, Asana, Trello, Jira, or similar platforms - Superb attention to detail - Ability to work well on an ego-free, highly collaborative, and cross-functional teamThe benefits of working with us - Opportunity: The opportunity here is endless! You’ll have a strong potential for long-term career growth and development with a fast-growing company - Collaborative environment and the opportunity to be part of a hard-working team that feels more like family than co-workers - Opportunity to enrol in the company’s benefits program following the 3 month probation period Are you ready to dive in and become part of a fast-paced, growing agency? APPLY HERE. We thank all applicants for applying, however, only successful applicants will be contacted. Colony Digital is an organization that values creativity, innovative thinking, and diversity. We offer a great opportunity to work alongside passionate and intelligent individuals, and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.