About the HiVE

The HiVE is a member-owned and operated organization providing coworking and events for Vancouver’s social impact and purpose-driven organizations. Since 2011 our location in 12,000 sq ft space at 128 West Hastings Street has been a hub for Vancouver’s entrepreneurial and social impact communities.

We love the work that we do as conveners, capacity-builders, and innovators in order to build a thriving social innovation ecosystem in Vancouver – and we have big plans for the future.

Seeking a General Manager

We’re seeking a full time General Manager to keep our operations singing while finding new opportunities to serve our membership base of more than 200 entrepreneurs and social innovators.

Our members and community are the heart of the HiVE. The GM develops and maintains great relationships with HiVE members and partners, and tailors the use of HiVE space and resources to meet members’ needs.

The General Manager also:

  • Develops and implements marketing strategy to grow our membership and to discover and launch new ways to meet our members’ needs. This includes identifying growing membership, managing marketing effectiveness and budgets, and building relationships with partners, e.g., with graphic designers, SEO specialists, event coordinators, etc.
  • Manages and grows the team of barter and contract staff who are instrumental to our daily operations, ensuring the HiVE operations and events always run smoothly. The GM also develops outlets for our volunteers to demonstrate their capabilities and make meaningful and memorable contributions to the HiVE.
  • Manages the foundations of business, effectively managing the organization’s budget and cashflow, and working seamlessly with our excellent accountant to manage reporting and forecasting.
  • Loves people. Our GM is intensely curious about people and systems. They communicate clearly and empathetically in writing and in person.

This is an opportunity for a curious and friendly go-getter to work with an amazing group of entrepreneurs and social innovators in a way that enables you to make a major impact, while also developing a broad-base of management skills.

Total Remuneration: $45,000 – $60,000
Benefits: 3 weeks paid vacation, MSP, extended health benefits plan.

Please apply by Monday, June 3rd, 2019. To apply, please email at humanresources at hivevancouver.com. We also encourage applicants to visit the HiVE for a tour, especially if you’ve never been here. Please feel free to drop in between 9 am and 5 pm, Mondays through Fridays, and let the desk bee (receptionist) know that you are applying for the General Manager job.

The HiVE is an inclusive employer. We welcome applications from people of all gender, race, age and backgrounds.