Searching for a new career opportunity? These companies all welcome your pups in their offices and are hiring right now.
The recent pandemic has put a lot of things in perspective for many of us, so if you're looking for a career change right now that doesn't involve leaving your pup behind, this list is for you.
After working from home for most of 2020, a lot of dog owners are reluctant to go back to leaving their pups at home alone, but luckily there are plenty of dog-friendly Vancouver companies hiring right now.
So if you're job-hunting, or feel ready for a career change, check out these 11 Vancouver companies that all welcome your furry friends.
1. 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.
Inspired by a rescue pup named Pedro, Woof Concept Products is a premium pet lifestyle brand that manufactures high-end pet products - and they are hiring in their dog-friendly office right now.
Jobs: Currently hiring for an Operations Specialist and Territory Sales Manager. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Their Richmond office is a pet-friendly environment that welcomes you to bring your dogs to work with you everyday.
Founded in 2009, Eventbase is the leading mobile event technology platform for global brands with half of the top 20 technology companies in the world trusting Eventbase to power their event apps.
Named “Best Event App” by the Event Technology Awards for five consecutive years, the award-winning team has its dog-friendly head office right here in Vancouver - and they are actively hiring.
Jobs: Eventbase is actively looking for new team members across the organization and provides a general application to fill in if you think you'd be a good fit. Teams include General & Administration, Talent & Culture, Finance, Sales, Marketing, Delivery and Foundation.
Dog Policy: Eventbase's Yaletown office provides a relaxed, dog-friendly work environment, so you can bring your furry friends along. Meet their current canine team by searching #dogsofeventbase on Instagram - you won't regret it!
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 35 open positions across a wide variety of departments. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Described as 'The Bow-Wow Benefit', Thinkific has lots of office dogs and is so proud of them, they have their own Instagram page. Check them out at @dogsofthinkific.
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4. RC Pets
RC Pets is committed to creating innovative, fashionable and functional pet products that offer superior comfort and value. Not only do they offer a dog-friendly office and awesome product discounts for employees, but you will also be surrounded by fellow dog lovers as their job listing states that you must love dogs to work there - perfect!
Jobs: Currently hiring for the position of Operations Director (Head of Apparel Production, Warehouse, Quality Control & Customer Service). See full job listing here.
Dog Policy:Their website states that they "welcome our furry friends into the work place and have even had cubicles designed to allow them to come with you every day (acknowledging sometimes they need days off too.) Oh, and we give them lots of opportunity to be the best outfitted dog throughout the year with product discounts and gift cards to use for new product releases."
5. 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 are currently looking for new talent to join their Vancouver office.
Jobs: Currently looking for Senior Developer, Call Centre Manager and Lead Support Analyst to join their award-winning team. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Their 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!
6. Mosaic Home
The locally owned and operated Real Estate Development company focuses on designing and building better homes, and has helped shape neighbourhoods including Cambie Street in Vancouver, Clayton and Grandview Heights in Surrey, and Burke Mountain and Fremont in the Tri-Cities area.
Jobs: Hiring across multiple teams in their Vancouver and Surrey offices. Check out their full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Mosaic Home proudly offers a dog-friendly work environment.
7. 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 17 open positions in departments including Business Operations & Strategy, Finance, Client Success, Sales and Marketing.
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.
8. Neighborhood Holdings
Neighbourhood Holdings is an alternative mortgage fund based in Vancouver offering competitively priced alternative first mortgages across British Columbia, Alberta, Manitoba, Ontario and Quebec.
Neighbourhood leverages the latest industry technology to deliver fast and competitive short-term financing solutions to Canadians in search of residential properties, and are currently looking to grow their team.
Jobs: Currently looking for a System Analyst to join their Vancouver office. See full job listing here.
Dog Policy: Neighborhood Holdings offers a dog friendly office in Downtown Vancouver and a flexible WFH policy so you never need to leave your pup alone.
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.
Jobs: Currently 12 open positions in Retail, Customer Care, Warehouse and Fulfillment, Tech, Creative, Human Resources and Product. See full job listings here.
Dog Policy: Their job listings highlight: “A dog-friendly office. 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."
10. Browns Restaurant Group
Browns Restaurant Group is a Vancouver-based franchise that brings fun and simplicity back into the chain dining experience, integrating familiar and innovative food with personal and friendly service in a variety of casual dining and drinking environments. BRG currently has over 40 corporate employees located in their Vancouver office, and they are growing their team.
Jobs: Currently looking for a Operations & Marketing Coordinator. See job listing here.
Dog Policy: The Vancouver office offers a dog-friendly work environment.
11. 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 its 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 7 open positions in 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 - check out one of their cute office dogs above! Employees are currently working remotely due to COVID-19.
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