As the warm weather and patio sessions come to a bitter end, it’s time to take a serious look at how you want to spend your days moving forward.
It’s one thing to be unemployed or unhappy in your job during the sunny summer, but for sanity’s sake you definitely want to be doing something you love when the days get shorter and there isn’t the option of a mid-day sun tan to help settle you down.
Who: Wealthsimple is the largest automated investing service in Canada. Started by 28-year-old Michael Katchen, Wealthsimple is an online investment management company that promises quality financial guidance at a price lower than the incumbents, including all major banks.
Jobs: This Toronto company is currently looking to expand their engineering, marketing, and operations departments.
Perks: Savings plans, top tier healthcare, free daily lunches, endless snacks and beverages, paid-time off and holidays, Bike Share Toronto membership, professional development budget, and all employees are allowed to build their own tech setup and can choose the computer and monitor of their choice.
Who: MLSE is Canada’s preeminent leader in top quality sports and entertainment experience and represents the Toronto Maple Leafs, Toronto Marlies, Toronto Raptors, Toronto FC, Raptors 905, and the Toronto FC 2.
Jobs: The MLSE is looking for sports and entertainment enthusiasts to join their Marketing and Creative Services department and fill positions in the following fields: Raptors Interactive Squad, Marketing Department Editor, Raptors Game Time Coordinator, Documentary Editor, and Digital Producer.
Perks: No official perks listed, but you would get to work with Canada’s premiere sports and entertainment organization, and probably have first dibs on any extra tickets lying around.
Who: Shopify is an e-commerce solution that helps companies smoothly run their businesses online. Through Shopify business owners can customize their online storefront, accept credit card payments, track and respond to orders — all with a few clicks of the mouse.
Jobs: At the time of writing this article, Shopify had 30 positions currently open at their Toronto office. Some of the positions were for the following groups: business development, engineering, digital marketing, product growth, and sales.
Perks: Shopify might take the cake for the most impressive employee benefits. Currently all employees are offered: health benefits, $250 towards starting your own Shopify store, Shopify equity, employee discounts, paid gym memberships, maternity and parental leave, as well as daycare options if you have children, free meals (all day), flexible hours, unlimited vacation time, continued development allowance, ‘hack’ days when you can work on cool projects that benefit Shopify, and house cleaning twice a month.
Who: Nextopia is one of Canada’s leading e-commerce companies that specializes in search, navigation, and merchandising solutions for internet retailers.
Jobs: Nextopia is currently looking to fill positions in the following departments: development and design, sales, and marketing.
Perks: Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, Nextopia offers its staff full benefits, competitive wages, an in-office Netflix account, a casual dress code, and a fun and collaborative work atmosphere.
Who: VICE is one of North America’s modern news leaders, focusing on edgy arts, culture, and news topics.
Jobs: VICE is looking to fill the following roles at its stunning Liberty Village location: editor and social media producer, copywriter, economics and money editor, ad operations coordinator, digital marketing intern, and ad operations coordinator.
Perks: Open-concept work culture, open bar, movie screening room.
Who: Live Nation is the principle live entertainment company in the world. It runs some of the world’s largest concert promotions, venue operations, sponsorship, ticketing solutions.
Jobs: Currently, Live Nation’s Toronto office is hiring a marketing manager, who’ll be responsible for executing events, develop marketing plans, work with Live Nation’s partners, developing relationships with the media, assist during concerts, coordinate in-house marketing, and perform other duties when applicable.
Perks: Paid vacation time, healthcare, retirement plans, professional development, tuition reimbursement, paid paternity leave, as well as working for the world’s largest live event and ticketing company.
Who: Porter is Toronto’s leading downtown airline that flies to 23 destinations across Canada and the U.S.
Jobs: At the time of publication, Porter has job openings in 18 different departments. The roles that caught our attention included: airline customer service ambassador, people and culture coordinator, and Porter pilot early connections program.
Perks: There was no perks listed online, but you would be working with an incredibly fast-growing airline company, so we can only assume you would have access to some impressive travel deals.
Who: BucketLife is a fast-growing startup that aims to inspire the world to “live life to fullest on a daily basis.” Essentially it’s an online marketplace for bucket list adventures – whether you’re looking to go skydiving, dog sledding, or party on a yacht, with BuckitLife.ca you can discover 1000s of local adventures, build your bucket list, invite and plan with friends.
Jobs: BucketLife is looking to hire a number of adventure enthusiasts including filling the following positions: adventure blogger and content creator, VP of digital marketing, digital marketing specialist, and a software engineer.
Perks: Creative work environment, flexible hours, unlimited vacation time, great culture, and room for personal growth.
Who: Google is the world’s number one online search generator and it just so happens it was rated as the number one place to work in Canada.
Jobs: Google is currently looking to hire an ads solution engineer, account executive, ads solutions consultant, sales team lead, cloud technical account manager, and an account executive.
Perks: Awesome downtown location, great work-life balance, free food, competitive salaries, great support from management, health benefits, and you’ll get to work with a hardworking and passionate team.
Who: Klick Health is the world’s largest independent digital health agency. Their success comes from being laser-focused and for being skilled at creating solutions that engage and educate about life-saving treatments.
Jobs: This fast growing company is currently hiring in the following departments: analytics, creative, CRM, media, project management, sensei labs, strategy, technology, and UX.
Perks: Fun work atmosphere, health benefits, paid vacations and time-off, free lunch and snacks, competitive salary, and an awesome downtown location.
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Ainsley is a Staff Writer at Daily Hive. She's a former Vancouverite turned Torontonian who is passionate about avocado toast, aesthetics, and avocado toast aesthetics. Story idea? E-mail her at [email protected]