Careers

Why join us?

Great question, and to answer that, we propose the following brief:
What’s the business problem?
The math isn’t adding up and we’ve got too much work for the amount of people on the team.

Who’s our target?
Only the hardest working, hustle infused, strategic thinking, tech-forward, production-focused, creative peeps who aren’t afraid to do things differently.

What’s our POV?
We’re tired of the typical, so as we continue building our team we look for what makes people individuals.

What does success look like?
A dedicated team of innovative thinkers who want to blaze a trail into the future of digital.

Open Positions

Web Developer (Vancouver)

What we’re looking for:
We’re looking for a problem solver that likes a little bit of everything to help support and grow the team. This is a senior position where you’ll be working on a variety of projects and with a variety of teams. You must have the ability to put out fires, help team members squash bugs, and collaborate with our strategy, creative, account leads and clients to create, develop and deliver digital marketing projects on a variety of digital platforms.

About You:
You love code and people. Your philosophy is striving to make the lives of others on the team easier and simpler. You bring experience with web hosting and an understanding of hosting technology (AWS, GC, Digital Ocean, etc) and are excited about mentoring other developers, participating in peer and code reviews, and contributing to the agency’s output.

Requirements:

  • 3+ years of WordPress experience: development and development operations (deployment, troubleshooting, team support)
  • Front end: Javascript, CSS3, HTML5, Bootstrap, Sass, Webpack, npm, gulp, Babel, React.js, Redux, TypeScript
  • Back end: PHP/MySQL, NGINX, Apache
  • Web Services: Rest
  • Source Control: Git, Github, Assembla
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Analytical and creative problem-solving skills

Your bonus skills might include:

  • DevOps: Virtualization, Vagrant/Ansible, Docker
  • Miscellaneous: Selenium, Jira, Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager

You must be willing to adhere to our five rules:

  1. Work Hard
  2. Be Nice
  3. Think Big
  4. Love Digital
  5. Have Fun

Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive salary
  • Opportunity for career growth
  • Great health coverage
  • The latest tools and equipment
  • Paid vacation & sick days
  • Paid closure over Christmas Holiday in addition to vacation
  • Continued career development through conferences, events, and continuing education
  • A casual work environment where you can be yourself and your team members have always got your back

Does this sound like we’re talking to you?

If you think you’ve got what we’re looking for please provide some coded examples showcasing your work and share your CV with us.

 

Apply now

Social Media Community Manager (Vancouver)

We’re Pound & Grain, a digital creative agency located in Vancouver & Toronto. We hustle to build hardworking, results-driven creative solutions for our clients. And we infuse everything we do with heart because Pound & Grain is “where hustle meets heart”.

Social media works best when we have a talented and motivated team of people creating great content and flawlessly posting it at the right times and creating and responding to brand conversations in real time. We are looking for a Social Media Community Manager who has an amazing balance of social media management know-how and the desire to engage and nurture brand audiences for our clients. 

At the end of the day, we’re looking for those who are passionate about social media and building branded communities in a variety of channels. Someone who is truly excited about translating client’s needs into amazing and engaged audiences. 

Your Responsibilities:

  • Nurturing and growing social communities and leading engagement in all social channels and on all posts. 
  • Scheduling, posting, and monitoring branded response for community management for all content on various client channels.
  • Assisting in the creation of the monthly social media content calendar for Linkedin, Facebook, Instagram, Instagram Stories, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Designers, Social Content Writers, Social Media Strategist to create content for social media calendars.  
  • Be able to wear a few hats and create content for multiple brands simultaneously in short turn around times.  
  • Ability to flawlessly write social content, answer community questions, and post content on all channels. 
  • Ability to create content beyond just social including long form articles, blogs, emails, videos, and digital ads with SEO and best practices in mind.
  • Influencer outreach & relations: monthly influencer/media scouting, pitching and management. 
  • Be a leader and expert in social media by knowing and continuously reviewing our client’s brand, competitors, digital channels, social trends and the culture at large. 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • 2+ years of professional experience as a content creator and community manager
  • Excellent writing skills for social media; with expert knowledge of the various social platforms and the content types that work on each
  • Strong research skills, creativity and collaboration skills 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Openness to flexible schedule to deal with real time content beyond 9-5
  • The confidence and ability to create real-time content at events for various social channels 
  • Understanding the role of paid media for social content and how to promote Facebook and Instagram posts is a plus

The P&G Difference: 

  • We celebrate diversity and inclusion
  • Casual offices, dress code, and flexible environments 
  • Competitive compensation and physical and mental health benefits
  • Annual training and conference opportunities 

Sound like you?

If you’re our kick ass future Social Media Community Manager please share your details and interest with us. 

 

Apply now

Social Media Content Writer (Vancouver and Toronto)

We’re Pound & Grain, a digital creative agency located in Vancouver & Toronto. We hustle to build hardworking, results-driven creative solutions for our clients. And we infuse everything we do with heart because Pound & Grain is “where hustle meets heart”.

We work best when we have talented, motivated, and creative individuals to make inspiring work for our clients that generate big time results. We are looking for a Social Media Content Writer who has an amazing balance of both creative content creation and copywriting skills with hands-on social media management know-how. 

At the end of the day, we’re looking for great people who are passionate about creating content. Someone who is excited about translating client needs into amazing and effective work in social to build brands, create big ideas and achieve objectives. 

Your Responsibilities: 

  • Write clear, eye-catching copy for each platform with a distinctive voice for each client.
  • Take creative briefs and churn out exciting ideas, campaigns, and posts. 
  • Collaborate with Creative Director, Designers, Social Media Strategist to create content for social media calendars.  
  • Be able to wear a few hats and create content for multiple brands simultaneously in short turn around times.  
  • Ability to flawlessly write social content, answer community questions, and post content on all channels. 
  • A knack for making content beyond standard social: long form articles, blogs, emails, videos, and digital ads with SEO and best practices in mind.  
  • Source images and other content related tasks. 
  • Be a leader in social media by knowing and continuously reviewing our clients’ brand, competitors, digital channels, social trends and the culture at large. 

Required Skills and Experience: 

  • 2+ years of being a strong copywriter and social media content creator for brands in an agency or brand environment
  • 1+ years in social media management 
  • Excellent writing, editing, proofreading and content strategy skills 
  • Strong research skills, creativity and collaboration skills and the ability to turn learnings and insights from various platforms, consumers, and culture to make relevant and timely optimizations. 
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and comfortable in a state of constant change with the ability to prioritize in real-time 
  • A strong understanding of the big social media platforms and their abilities, limitations and opportunities. 

The P&G Difference: 

  • We celebrate diversity and inclusion
  • Casual offices, dress code, and flexible environments 
  • Competitive compensation and physical and mental health benefits
  • Annual training and conference opportunities 

Sound like you?

If you’re our kick ass future Social Media Content Writer please share your details and interest with us.

Apply now