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
OfficePools.com is a leading fantasy sports website for hockey, football, basketball, golf and many other types of pools. We engage with over 625,000 sports fans each season. In the world of hockey, OfficePools.com is the world’s most popular online pool manager. We offer pools for NHL & CHL hockey, NBA basketball, NFL football, Masters golf, MLB baseball, and even pools on trending topics like US Elections and Oscars. We offer real-time updates, player news, fantasy guides, free contests and choice of many pool types.

We are currently seeking a full stack software engineer to help lead our development team to deliver on our vision and strategy.

Responsibilities
● Collaborate within a small, agile team to continuously deliver value to Officepools customers with frequent deployments
● Create and maintain high-performance Web Applications and APIs including designing, implementing, testing and documenting
● Work alongside Product Managers, Mobile App Developers and UX Designers to create an optimal user experience for current and new Officepools users
● Understand customer needs and business related mobile issues in the marketplace
● Actively participate in idea sharing and brainstorming to create the most engaging products for Officepools’ users
● Demonstrate strong accountability for code quality to ensure seamless deployment of new features and products to our loyal users
● Work effectively in an entrepreneurial environment that is light on process and heavy on creativity

Qualifications
● A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience is required
● 5+ years of experience in delivering high availability, fault tolerant, large-scale SaaS applications in an agile environment
● Experience with at least one server-side web technology such as Python, Java or Ruby on Rails
● Experience publishing and consuming RESTful APIs
● Experience with HTML5/CSS3 and Javascript frameworks such as AngularJS, React.js, Backbone.js, jQuery or similar technologies
● Experience with relational databases and SQL
● Familiar with JIRA or other task tracking software
● The following are an asset but not required
– Experience in handling large datasets
– Experience with real-time communication
– Familiarity of our tech stack
– Experience with React Native
● Python
● PostgreSQL
● Django
● Bootstrap
● LESS
● Interest and/or knowledge of sports and/or fantasy sports gaming is also an asset.
● Knowledge regarding CI software such as Jenkins is also an asset

Compensation commensurate with experience.

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)

 

 

GSL Group