Searching for a new career opportunity? These local companies all welcome your pups in their offices and have open positions.
Are you ready for a career change in 2021?
The pandemic has put a lot of things in perspective for many of us, and if you're ready to make an exciting career change, there's lots of Vancouver companies hiring right now, and good news - many of them are dog-friendly!
After working from home for almost a year, if you're feeling reluctant to go back to leaving your pup alone throughout the day, then you're in luck.
These 10 Vancouver companies hiring this month all welcome you to bring your dog to work.
Recently named one of Canada’s fastest-growing companies, Article is a digital-first furniture brand that doesn't have brick and mortar stores, but they do have a dog-friendly Vancouver office and lots of open positions right now. Article is on the lookout for incredible people to become Particles (people of Article) and help them reinvent the furniture industry.
Jobs: Currently 22 open positions in departments including Product, Human Resources, Retail, Tech and Finance. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Their job listings highlight a dog-friendly office, stating, "We love our dog friends here at Article. If you have a well-behaved, well-socialized pup, we’d love to have them in the office too."
2. Daily Hive
Vancouver’s largest digital media outlet and the fastest growing Canadian digital publication dedicated to millennials, Daily Hive delivers quality hyperlocal and lifestyle content to more than 4.5 million readers per month across Canada.
Jobs: Currently multiple positions in Daily Hive's Vancouver office including Director of Marketing, Branded Content Managing Editor, and Video Content Creator. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Daily Hive list 'adorable office dogs' as one of the perks of working at their downtown Vancouver office.
3. Bench Accounting
With headquarters in Vancouver, and a team of over 250 'Benchmates' working from their Robson Street office, Bench Accounting helps small business owners and entrepreneurs master their financial lives by pairing intuitive software with real, human bookkeepers.
Jobs: Currently several open positions in departments including Business Operations & Strategy, Sales, Engineering and Marketing. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Bench proudly advertises their dog-friendly Downtown office on their job listings and website, with some of the cute office dogs making an appearance on their careers page.
You can join our team today! Founded in 2015, PawSwap is a Vancouver-based pet app that makes finding dog-friendly locations easier than ever. Tired of ‘No Dogs Allowed’ signs, PawSwap’s mission is to plan, promote, and inspire events, activities and businesses that are more inclusive of our four-legged best friends.
Dog Policy: PawSwap's story began with founder and dog mom Aliya, who understood the guilt of saying goodbye to her dog Russell before leaving for work. PawSwap has a remote working policy meaning you never have to leave your dog behind to come into the office - problem solved!
Aritzia is an innovative design house and fashion boutique founded in Vancouver in 1984 with almost 100 boutiques across North America. The popular Canadian company is currently looking for new team members to join its Vancouver office, and you won't have to leave your pup behind.
Jobs: Currently several open positions in departments including Marketing, Project Management and Product. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: One of the job perks listed by Aritzia is its dog-friendly Vancouver office, where you're invited to bring your best friend to work.
6. Woof Concept
Founded in 2016, Woof Concept started inside a small 150 square foot garage in Vancouver and now has customers from every continent and a growing retail distribution network across Canada, United States, Chile, Singapore, South Korea and Australia. The premium pet lifestyle brand is ready to welcome some new team members to their dog-friendly Richmond office.
Jobs: Currently hiring for a Marketing and Operations Specialist and Territory Sales Manager. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Woof Concept's Richmond office is a pet-friendly environment that welcomes you to bring your dogs to work with you every day.
7. PNI Media
Started in Vancouver in 2001 and acquired by Staples Inc. in 2014, PNI Digital Media is a leading tech industry e-commerce solutions provider, and is ranked as one of Canada's Top 100 Employers.
Offering a market-leading software platform for enterprise and photo printing, the successful team is currently looking for new talent to join their Vancouver office.
Jobs: Currently hiring several roles in departments including Marketing, User Experience & Design, Product, Development & AI and Infrastructure & Release. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: PNI Media's job listings state that they love dogs and welcome you to bring them along to their dog-friendly Downtown Vancouver office. You can see some of the adorable PNI pups on their Instagram page - make sure to check out the Office Pups Highlights Reel!
8. Lighthouse Labs
Created in 2013 by a team of software developers with a passion for code, mentorship, and education. Lighthouse Labs with a mission to continuously find the best ways to train the next generation of developers and transform the way tech education is delivered.
The company has introduced over 20,000 Canadians to the practice of coding and launched 1,000+ graduates into careers as professional developers and is currently hiring in their Downtown Vancouver office.
Jobs: Currently 3 open positions in Admissions and Education. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Lighthouse Lab's Vancouver campus is proudly dog-friendly, but due to the pandemic the company is currently working fully remotely.
9. Moe's Home Collection
First opened in 1986 as a Fine Rugs and Furniture store in South Granville, Vancouver, Moe's is a retailer and wholesaler known for its modern and contemporary furniture and home decor, and it's growing internationally, with two major USA showrooms and more to come. This family institution is currently hiring across multiple divisions in their dog-friendly Vancouver head office.
Jobs: Currently several open positions in Customer Care, Accounting, Human Resources, Retail, Logistics, Product, Content and Data, and Sales. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Moe's offers a casual and dog-friendly office with an open concept space. Employees are currently working remotely due to COVID-19.
Thinkific is a software platform that enables entrepreneurs to create, market, sell, and deliver their own online courses. Growing fast, they have already served over 40,000 course creators and more than 10 million students - and they are currently hiring multiple positions in their dog-friendly Vancouver offices.
Jobs: Currently several open positions across a wide variety of departments including Creative, Talent Acquisition, Customer Support and Product Management. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Described as 'The Bow-Wow Benefit' their website simply states, "Office dogs. Plural. Meet them on Instagram at @dogsofthinkific." That's right, these office dogs have their own Instagram page!