Current Opportunities

Overview
GSL Group includes a wide range of businesses including E-Commerce, Sports and Entertainment, Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Real Estate Development and Construction (Commercial, Industrial, Residential and Sports & Entertainment Facilities). We are currently seeking a Digital Marketing Coordinator to support the digital advertising and online marketing for GSL Group and its businesses.

Job Responsibilities
The Digital Marketing Coordinator role will have a wide variety of different accountabilities, including but not exclusive to those listed below:

  • Work with Digital Marketing Manager to gain insights into the digital presence of our businesses and develop digital marketing strategies
  • Manage the implementation and tracking of Google Analytics and AdWords
  • Create high quality WordPress websites and coordinate website updates
  • Coordinate the setup and implementation of social media advertising campaigns
  • Produce email campaigns with effective copy and calls-to-action
  • Produce reports on digital advertising campaigns
  • Research information in order to create marketing collateral
  • Monitor and manage responses to online reviews and social media accounts
  • Support for other marketing-related tasks as needed

Core Competencies and Attributes
The following core competencies are expected of this role:

  • 2+ years working experience in a digital marketing position
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Outlook and Gmail
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Strong working experience in creating WordPress websites
  • Hands-on experience in managing websites via CMS and a strong ability to edit HTML code
  • Proven copy writing and graphic design skills
  • Hands-on experience with Mailchimp and email campaign clients
  • High level of understanding for social media: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.
  • Certification in Google Analytics and Google Adwords are beneficial
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-sufficient with the ability to independently prioritize and complete tasks
  • Ability to multi-task and manage sudden deadlines
  • Proactive in extracting data for meaningful ideas to improve the digital presence
  • Resourceful and innovative in their approach to complex problems or challenges
  • Thrives in a diverse and entrepreneurial environment with many decision makers
  • Previous experience working in an office

Overview

GSL Group includes a wide range of businesses including Real Estate Development, Holdings and Construction (Commercial, Industrial, Residential and Sports & Entertainment Facilities), E-Commerce, Sports and Entertainment, Travel & Hospitality, Food & Beverage, and Agriculture.

 

We are currently seeking a project manager to support the executive team in the development of future real estate projects, as well as key accountabilities with respect the Company’s existing portfolio of commercial and residential properties.  New developments commencing within the next six months will be trend-setting and innovative for the future of real estate development – this role presents an opportunity to be a part of this unique project and learn from an executive team with extensive development knowledge.

 

Job Responsibilities

This multi-faceted role will have a number of accountabilities, including but not exclusive to those listed below:

 

  • Working under the guidance of the senior management team of GSL Group, the project manager will play a key role in all real estate development and construction projects of the company, with approved zoning to develop 3,000,000 square feet of new projects (mix of residential and commercial) in addition to GSL Group’s existing real estate portfolio
  • Owns the project management cycle as it relates to the real estate division, tracking all ongoing work streams and projects, action items and timelines; works closely with the executive team to ensure the scope and direction of each project is consistent with the overall vision, as well as ensuring all deliverables are completed within established deadlines
  • Identifies possible roadblocks and challenges and is proactive in developing solutions to these potential setbacks
  • Works with the senior management team to generate new ideas and ensures that new developments are at the forefront of technology and community engagement
  • Supports the commercial leasing manager in negotiating and managing all leases across the company (~500,000 square feet), ensuring appropriate terms and conditions are in place for all leases
  • Develops and implements all property management policies and procedures, including those required to mitigate against any risk to the properties or property related income
  • As an integral member of the real estate development team, identifies possible synergies and/or internal partnerships with the Company’s operating divisions; where applicable, drives the information gathering and implementation process
  • Supports key finance activities and processes by gathering and compiling information required for internal reporting and budgeting, and as may be requested by the CFO on an ad hoc basis
  • Supports the company’s CFO and CEO in analyzing new properties which may be acquisition targets, including the completion of due diligence reviews
  • Evaluates the need for and provides oversight of capital improvement projects required for the company’s residential and commercial property holdings
  • Supports the leasing manager in reducing vacancies across the Company’s properties, including early terminations, negotiating termination options, sublease marketing and any other strategies to minimize vacancies
  • Acts as the key liaison to the Strata Council of GSL Group’s residential real estate holdings
  • Oversees the preparation for and completion of all government inspections of buildings and facilities
  • Oversees all maintenance contracts on properties including those related to items such as boilers, elevators, solar panels, appliances, fire safety inspection and any other maintenance service contracts which may arise
  • Acts as the main point of contact for any real estate or commercial leasing enquiries, as well as being the main point of contact for any tenant related issues
  • Possesses strong interpersonal skills and is able to both effectively lead a team, as well as work within the management team of the organization
  • Protects organization’s value by keeping information confidential

 

Core Competencies

The following core competencies are expected of this role:

 

  • University degree or equivalent; real estate specific education, certification or designation is an asset
  • 5 years + experience in commercial and residential real estate development
  • Previous experience in Strata management and drafting of disclosure statements for residential real estate developments is an asset
  • Tangible experience in delivering innovation to commercial and residential real estate projects and developments
  • Previous experience interfacing with and supporting senior executives to deliver on the Company’s overall vision and strategy
  • Broad experience in a variety of corporate real estate and facility management functions including lease administration, capital planning, maintenance and repairs, property management, acquisitions and disposals
  • Financially literate with the ability to interface directly with the finance team on operational matters and analysis of new opportunities or acquisition targets

 

Key Attributes

We are proud of the culture of this organization and believe this stems from the following key attributes of our employees:

 

  • Applies a hands on and industrious approach to challenges as they arise; willing to get their ‘hands dirty’
  • Thrives in a diverse, entrepreneurial environment
  • Possesses strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Active contributor to the community
  • Lifelong learner motivated to continue to learn and develop
  • Transparent and open approach both to direct reports and to reporting staff
  • Creates a positive and productive environment within their team
  • Highly innovative and enjoys exploring new solutions and technologies

 

Compensation for this role will be commensurate with experience.

 

Job Location: Vancouver or Kelowna, B.C. (role could work effectively in either office location)

 

 

Reporting to the Director of Technology, the Senior Technical Engineer oversees all IT needs for GSL Group and all subsidiary companies.

 

Job Scope

  • Overseer of all IT needs
  • Builder and installer of new systems
  • Maintainer of existing systems
  • Plumber of all data flows
  • Carpenter of all data systems
  • Handyman for all things technical

 

General Outlook

  • Efficiency opportunities be it financial, automation or otherwise
  • Reliability opportunities by way of redundant systems, automated backups or otherwise
  • Security opportunities in the form of logical or physical authentication, authorization and accounting
  • Scaling opportunities with more servers, more people or more software

 

Job Responsibilities

  • Plan for business continuance, not limited to backup and restore but also geographical disaster recovery and elimination of single points of failure budget permitting
  • Implement repeatable processes across the organization with respect to IT infrastructure and IT related concerns
  • Engage with stakeholders on efficiencies, trouble resolution and future expansions
  • Assist with day to day operation and troubleshooting and resolving end user issues
  • Develop systems to assist with increasing efficiencies and provide business continuance
  • Document new and existing systems in an effort to enable any other technical staff member to
  • Select and hire new staff as necessary
  • Select and order new and replacement equipment for all IT
  • Plan IT needs with respect to hardware, software, staffing, contracting and other services
  • Create a yearly budget
  • Purchase against the budget
  • Enable proactive systems monitoring and alerting
  • Devise and implement asset tracking and management
  • Ensure peak efficiencies where possible including but not limited to areas where processes can be automated or simplified
  • Ensure the security of all systems physically and logically

 

Required Experience

  • Windows Desktops
  • Windows Servers
  • Linux Servers
  • Windows and Linux backup systems
  • Building and operating networks
    • Ethernet
    • Wifi
    • Fibre
    • PoE

 

Job Location

  • Vancouver, Victoria or Kelowna

 

To apply for the Senior Technical Engineer position, please submit your resume and cover letter with salary expectations, via the Career Section on GSL Group’s website.

GSL Group