Careers

We’re always looking out for talented, motivated people. Here are our open positions:

Frontend Engineer, React -- Full Time

Location: Downtown Toronto / Remote
Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

 

Who We Are

Participation in Youth Sports is expensive. Most teams and families have to fundraise to offset the cost of playing but fundraising sucks. No one enjoys doing it. It’s time consuming, awkward and you end up having to buy stuff you don’t really want or need. FlipGive helps keep kids in the game by offering a new, easy way to raise money.

FlipGive is a free team funding app that makes raising money a breeze. Teams earn cash back for buying the things they already need. Get paid whenever you shop, dine out, book hotels or activities.

We are Canada’s first B-Corporation (https://bcorporation.net/) and we just closed a Series A financing round to help reinvent how youth sports teams fundraise https://betakit.com/flipgive-raises-5-million-series-a-to-help-reinvent-how-youth-sports-teams-fundraise.

 

The Role

We have an immediate opening for an intermediate full-stack React developer to work with our development team here in Toronto either on-site or remote. Candidates must have at least 2 years of experience in web application development in either a startup or digital agency environment. Portfolio and code samples are required.

Things that our core app is responsible for that you may find yourself working on:

  • Code that powers our checkout via Stripe
  • A notification system and social feed
  • Chatrooms and discussion boards
  • Team payouts via bank transfer
  • Team budget management and fee collections
  • Admin and accounting tools
  • Mobile and web user interfaces
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    Key Responsibilities

  • Write elegant code in React or React Native for the FlipGive web platform or mobile app
  • Work with product managers and marketing to measure and iterate on features
  • Peer code reviews
  • Maintain proper test coverage within codebase
  • Improve development processes and tools to help team work more efficiently
  • Provide creative ideas to increase conversions, retention, and engagement
  • Work as part of a small efficient product team
  • Able to work independently during Eastern Standard Time office hours
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    Requirements

  • 2+ years of work experience building and operating production web or mobile environments
  • 2+ years of experience with HTML, CSS, and Javascript
  • 2+ years working in React or React Native
  • 2+ years experience working with RESTful APIs
  • Has created responsive websites that play well on mobile and tablets
  • Excellent communicator, able to work independently or in teams
  • Serious about software quality and strives for thorough test coverage
  • Has a good sense of design and what makes an awesome UI/UX
  • Ability to put product hat on and are always thinking about conversion, retention and engagement
  • Ability to address and quickly fix browser compatibility issues
  • Can go from design mockup to working software
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    Nice To Have

  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience working with React Native
  • Experience working with Ruby On Rails
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    Expectations

  • Passion for building high-quality products that customers love
  • Self-directed and self-motivated, can handle multiple projects (https://signalvnoise.com/posts/1430-hire-managers-of-one)
  • Interest in charitable or community causes
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    How To Apply

    Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject. No headhunters please. FlipGive is an equal opportunity employer. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

    Account Manager, Affiliate Marketing -- Full Time

    Location:

    FlipGive is based in Toronto, CA however this role is a remote, work from home position, ideally based in the US. Some travel is required to support business objectives including prospect/client meetings, conferences, internal meetings.

     

    Who we are:

    FlipGive is a digital marketing platform that connects brands to consumers through team fundraising. The platform revolutionizes grassroots fundraising by helping parents use their everyday household spend to help fund their kids sports and activities. As a direct digital channel to a highly coveted audience of sports families (80% moms) and coaches, we help over 700+ brand partners win new customers, increase sales and generate brand goodwill.

    We believe that innovation and technology provides an ideal platform for companies, causes and individuals to work together to drive significant social change. We are Canada’s first B-Corporation (https://bcorporation.net/). For more information go to getflipgive.com.

     

    The role:

    We are seeking a strategic, growth-focused, and results-driven Affiliate Account Manager with primary responsibility to engage and develop key merchant accounts. This position serves as the primary advocate for a select portfolio of tier 1 and tier 2 merchants, primarily US-focused, guiding them along a path to success at FlipGive. Ideally suited for a candidate that is excited to join a fast-growing startup.

    As an Affiliate Manager, you are ultimately responsible for the post-sales lifecycle of a portfolio of affiliate merchants, and through your partnership, merchants will drive maximum value on the FlipGive marketplace, leading to further investment with and connection to FlipGive. You will be the key client facing liaison and will be responsible for leading the client relationship as well as developing all client deliverables, account strategy and execution.

     

    Key responsibilities:

  • Establish productive, professional relationships with key merchant accounts
  • Regularly meet and engage your portfolio of merchants and become fluent in their history, their business outcomes, and their goals
  • Drive revenue growth for each merchant -- Proactively lead a strategic account planning process that develops mutual performance objectives, financial targets, and critical milestones
  • Assess, clarify, and validate merchant needs on an ongoing basis, providing regular ongoing communication and performance reporting
  • Prepare merchant proposals that include revenue forecasts and identify multi-channel targeted promotional opportunities
  • Coordinate the involvement of company resources in order to meet merchant performance objectives and revenue targets
  • Prepare quarterly and annual merchant reporting and reviews and growth forecasting and provide recommendations to clients
  • Analyze data and results to find optimization opportunities or trends and understand root causes and solutions
  • Identify product and merchandising opportunities to drive revenue growth and merchant optimization and liaise with internal stakeholders to build out opportunities
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    What you'll need to be successful:

  • Proven track record of achieving success growing a major account portfolio
  • Ability to prioritize accounts, track progress, identify optimization opportunities, and effectively design and implement effective merchant marketing plans
  • Demonstrable success in analyzing client data and performance metrics and applying strategically in account optimization in order to achieve targets of revenue growth and market share
  • Outstanding negotiation, sales and presentation skills. Has confidence, poise, and eloquence in client meetings and difficult situations
  • Deep understanding of the digital advertising industry value chain, specifically including affiliate models
  • Good knowledge of the retail industry across all core FlipGive marketplace categories (fashion/beauty, restaurant/dining, general retail, home, electronics, sports+outdoors, travel, entertainment and food/groceries.)
  • Ability to navigate data and people to find answers
  • Has strong internal motivation to get the job done and done well
  • Has incredible attention to detail and is capable of multi-tasking and coordinating several projects at once
  • Strong proven work ethic (this is not a 9-5 job)
  • Must work within a team environment with sales, merchandising and technical/product peers
  • Thrives in a fast paced startup environment and enjoys bringing order to chaos
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    Minimum qualifications and skills:

  • 2+ years of online marketing, e-commerce, or affiliate marketing experience required
  • Direct affiliate marketing experience (in-house, agency, network, publisher) required
  • Extensive network of relationships within Tier 1 advertisers (clients), affiliate marketing networks (Rakuten, ShareASale, Commission Junction, etc.) and top tier affiliate marketing agencies
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Ability to travel up to 15%
  • Advanced Excel and PPT capabilities and comfortable with formatting, formulas, customizing reports, etc.
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    How to apply:

    Please submit a CV and cover letter to [email protected] with subject heading: Affiliate Account Manager. We appreciate all applications. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Submission deadline: April 23, 2021.

    Sr. Full Stack Engineer, Ruby On Rails -- Full Time

    Location: Downtown Toronto / Remote
    Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

     

    Who We Are

    FlipGive is a digital marketplace that connects brands to consumers through fundraising. The platform revolutionizes both grassroots fundraising and corporate giving; helping people raise more money faster by driving sales and positive social impact for brands. For more information, please visit www.flipgive.com. We believe that innovation & technology provides an ideal platform for companies, non-profits and individuals to work together to drive significant social change.

    We are Canada’s first B-Corporation (https://bcorporation.net/) and we just closed a Series A financing round to help reinvent how youth sports teams fundraise https://betakit.com/flipgive-raises-5-million-series-a-to-help-reinvent-how-youth-sports-teams-fundraise.

     

    The Role

    We are looking for a Sr. Full Stack Engineer, Ruby On Rails to help build and maintain the core FlipGive app and services which include a GraphQL API that is used by a React Native mobile app and multiple Next.js apps. This Rails app has grown beyond the standard folder structure and is now organized as a “modular monolith”, with things such as authentication broken out into its own service.

    Things that our core app is responsible for that you may find yourself working on:

  • Code that powers our checkout via Stripe
  • Custom CMS that powers our store with dynamic targeting based on user behaviour
  • Integrations with giftcard and affiliate partners
  • A notification system and social feed
  • Chatrooms and discussion boards
  • Team payouts via bank transfer
  • Team budget management and fee collections
  • Internal admin and accounting tools
  • Mobile and web user interfaces
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    Key Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain our core services
  • Optimize GraphQL API for performance and security
  • Improve code quality by organizing it into well defined and tested modules
  • Process data with emphasis on reliability and accuracy
  • Write easily understandable and maintainable code
  • Perform code reviews (PRs)
  • Improve processes and tools to help the development team work more efficiently
  • Assist with improving testing frameworks and coverage
  • Able to work independently during Eastern Standard Time office hours
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    Requirements

  • 5+ years of work experience
  • Experience building and operating production web services
  • Proficient in Ruby and Rails
  • Experience with React and/or React Native
  • Understanding of REST APIs
  • A serious tester that strives for thorough test coverage
  • Understanding of databases and how to write efficient SQL queries
  • Working knowledge of React and front-end development
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    Nice To Have

  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience working with affiliate marketing technology
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    Expectations

  • Passion for building high-quality products that customers love
  • Self-directed and self-motivated, can handle multiple projects (https://signalvnoise.com/posts/1430-hire-managers-of-one)
  • Interest in charitable or community causes
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    How To Apply

    Please send resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject. No headhunters please. FlipGive is an equal opportunity employer. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

    Account Manager, Sports Partnerships -- Full Time

    Location: Remote
    Reporting to: Director, Partnerships

     

    Who We Are

    FlipGive is a digital marketplace that connects brands to consumers through fundraising. The platform revolutionizes both grassroots fundraising and corporate giving; helping people raise money faster while driving sales and positive social impact for brands. As Canada’s first B-Corporation, we believe that innovation & technology provides an ideal platform for companies, not-for-profits and individuals to work together to drive significant social change. For more information, please visit flipgive.com.

     

    The Role

    As an Account Manager, you will be a core member of the Partnerships team at a sports technology startup in Toronto. Reporting to the Director of Partnerships, you will effectively manage your accounts and ensure work is being completed in an efficient manner. You will also assist in the development of new business presentations and pitches. This is a great opportunity for candidates interested in sports partnerships who want to learn the ropes of a tech startup in Toronto and be a part of the growing field of social innovation.

     

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Develop and manage communications plans and strategies for ongoing clients and new projects.
  • Coordinating with the Acquisition Marketing Manager and Data teams to onboard, monitor and report on the performance of campaigns.
  • Setting measurable goals and objectives, managing timelines, external and internal resources and evaluating results.
  • Foster, maintain and grow relationships with clients and provide timely updates and progress reports.
  • Counsel clients on best practices and approaches, discuss business models and provide guidance on an ongoing basis.
  • Present concepts, new business pitches or programs and provide message training for clients.
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    Experience

  • Degree in Business, Marketing, Technology, or a related field.
  • 2 years of Account Management or related relationship management experience.
  • Previous experience in youth sports industry (i.e. hockey, volleyball, baseball, soccer, dance or equivalent competitive team sports environment.
  • Proven organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Demonstrate the ability to work in team settings.
  • Data analysis skills, including Google Docs, Spreadsheets, email and other internet functions.
  • Interest in youth sports or social innovation and the work we do at FlipGive.
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    Nice to have, but not essential:

  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and Illustrator a plus
  • Experience playing an organized sports a plus
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    Our commitment to Diversity, Inclusion, and Belonging:

    At FlipGive, we are committed to building an environment where everyone feels included, valued, and heard. We put this into practice by continuing to build a transparent and capacity building environment at work, and put our resources and time towards addressing funding gaps that exist for women and racialized youth in sport. Our work is not done, but we believe that our commitment to these values and initiatives enables us to maximize a team’s potential and build products that disrupt the outdated and underserved area of team finances. FlipGive is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from racialized people, people with disabilities, people from gender and sexually diverse communities and/or people with intersectional identities.

     

    Our commitment to Accessibility:

    FlipGive provides employment accommodation during the recruitment process. Our default communication channel throughout the process is email + Google Meet (which has closed captions). Should you require any accommodation, please indicate this on your application and we will work with you to meet your accessibility needs. For any questions, suggestions or required documents regarding accessibility in a different format, please contact us.

     

    How To Apply

    The Standard: Please send resume and cover letter to efuliere [at] @flipgive.com with the job title in the subject.

    The Above and Beyond: Choose a cause close to your heart, create a campaign on FlipGive, and start fundraising. Show us you understand how to use the platform. Please include your campaign link in your application.