Careers


Why Social Nature?

Join a company on a mission to inspire people to #trynatural. Did you know that each year, the average person uses about 200 products? That's 200 choices you're making about what you put in your body, in your children's bodies, and in the environment. With Social Nature, people can try natural products for free in exchange for writing a review on social media. We hope to inspire millions of people to #trynatural through our member's social reviews.

Our Roots

Our Founder is an experienced and passionate entrepreneur, formerly CEO of ethicalDeal, North America’s largest green daily deal website (acquired in 2015). Read more about our story.

Our Culture

At Social Nature, we've got a low-key but high-performance culture, with strong accountability paired with total transparency about our business performance. We value open, honest and proactive communication and are very customer centric. Everybody acts like an owner in the business and is focused on achieving goals rather than just putting in the hours. We also believe that you can profit with purpose. Meet our team.

Don't see a position listed, but interested in what we're doing? We're always interested in hearing from great talent. Say hello at careers@socialnature.com.

Current Openings

Software Engineer: Vancouver, BC
Description

Do you want to make a positive impact by building software that powers a company on a mission to inspire people to #trynatural products?

About Us

Social Nature, is a consumer-powered marketing company, on a mission to inspire people to #trynatural. We believe that marketing should be based on companies making great products and that everyday consumers are your best marketers. Brands tap into our community of 350K+ Everyday Influencers to generate targeted trial, consumer insights, user content, and social media amplification for their products.

At Social Nature, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the most progressive brands in the world, and for a company that’s disrupting the way brands market their products to consumers. Join our award winning team, and promote good stuff, not junk.

What You’ll Be Doing

A Software Engineer is a development guru who is equally comfortable shipping reliable applications as they are digging into tough problems in a Linux shell and getting their hands into sprawling C# code.

This position is critical to the growth of the company. Not only will you see your work having a direct impact on the bottom line, but you will also be a key player in the continued rocket trajectory of a successful, profitable company that is both leading the industry and doing good in the world.

Reporting to the Director of Technology and collaborating with product managers, marketers and fellow developers, your day-to-day will include:

  • The creation of user-facing websites using the latest and best available cross-platform .NET tools

  • Owning the overall reliability and performance of our customer-facing web application and back-office suite

  • Keeping up to date with the latest trends and best practices, introducing them to your workflow

  • Leading the requirements gathering and workflow decision-making process for the team

  • Writing testable code using TDD methods; mentoring others to do the same

  • A/B testing shipped features to establish data baselines and measure performance

Requirements

Qualifications

  • Love what you do, have opinions, and get excited about software

  • Have programming experience with MVC web applications

  • Knowledge of Angular/React.js, HTML5/CSS3, JavaScript

  • Understanding of continuous integration/continuous delivery, configuration automation and build systems

  • Have used a source control system (e.g. Git) in a team environment

  • Commitment to agile software development methodologies including TDD, continuous integration, and continuous delivery

  • Have shipped customer-facing websites or mobile apps

  • Experience shipping high-quality code in a fast-paced agile environment

  • Knowledge of command-line Linux administration (we make full use AWS and love our Cloud infrastructure)

  • BS/MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience

What we look for

  • You are a strategic and analytical thinker. You are able to contribute your own ideas and think creatively about how to get the best outcome for the company and the customer.

  • You are solutions focused. You embrace challenges and dig deep to come up with creative solutions that get us back on track.

  • You care a lot. You take full ownership over your role and the outcomes. As a result, you pay close attention to detail, never make the same mistake twice, and take initiative to continuously improve outcomes.

  • You're naturally curious and have a growth mindset. You have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative with a drive to learn and grow your role. You like to experiment with new and creative ideas.

  • You have strong organizational and time management skills. In a growing company, there will always be more things to do than you have time for. A+ team members are excellent at staying focused, prioritizing, and automating non-value-added work.

  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit. You are adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity and change. You’re comfortable taking on multiple roles, sometimes outside of your comfort zone.

  • You are an excellent relationship builder. You quickly earn trust and confidence with your team and our customers. You foster a productive and empowering work environment.

Compensation

Why You Should Work with Us

1. Join a forward-thinking company on a mission to inspire people to #trynatural products. Be part of the consumer-powered marketing revolution.

2. HUGE opportunity for career growth! We’re a 15 person funded start-up at a critical high-growth stage. Our staff are encouraged to think big and embrace an entrepreneurial mindset. You’ll learn more here than anywhere else, and have the opportunity to make a big impact.

3. Competitive salary, employee stock options, up to 4 weeks paid time off and comprehensive health/dental benefits. We also enjoy a flat hierarchy, bright Gastown office with a green living wall, professional development opportunities, quarterly team events, annual company retreat, and lots of natural snacks and fair trade coffee/tea to keep you fuelled!

4. Development environment freedom, we are fully cross-platform and embrace open-source. Choose your weapon - are you a PC or a Mac?

Learn more about our team culture, and our founder, who was named Canada’s likeliest future entrepreneur queen.

What’s Next

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please apply directly on our website or send your resume and cover letter to careers@socialnature.com with the subject line: Software Engineer.

User Acquisition & Conversion Marketing Manager: Vancouver, BC
Description

Are you a data driven marketer keen on converting people to #trynatural products?

About Us

Social Nature, is an influencer marketing company that harnesses the power of consumer influence to drive results for the world's most progressive brands. We believe that marketing should be based on companies making great products, and that everyday consumers are your best marketers. 

At Social Nature our core beliefs are: 

+ Promote good stuff not junk

+ Everyday consumers have influence 

+ Profit with purpose

Over 100 brands have tapped into our community of 300K+ Everyday Influencers to get people talking about their products. To-date, we've influenced over 1.5 million people to #trynatural products! Over the next 3 years, we’ll be onboarding more enterprise customers, growing our community into the millions, automating our campaign operations, and expanding our customer offerings. 

It’s an exciting time to join this rocketship!

Requirements

What You’ll Be Doing

This is a central role that requires your best analytical thinking. You are passionate about the top-end of the marketing funnel, specifically acquisition and conversion of users. Our campaigns require a focus on optimization, community segmentation, and strategy. Help us scale by improving our user funnel metrics, acquisition costs, and helping us automate our campaign operations.

You will be recruiting new members into our influencer community, and converting existing members, to successfully fill a campaign. Your critical thinking, strategy and creativity are imperative to our campaign success. Your primary marketing channel will be email, but you will also be testing new channels like Facebook Messenger, Facebook ads, and Instagram to get the best conversions. As the driving force behind our influencer marketing campaigns, you care about the outcomes and are constantly monitoring the campaign performance to ensure they meet our client’s goals, on time and on budget.

Qualifications

  • Suggested minimum of 5 years' experience in digital marketing, with a focus on acquisition.
  • Experience with marketing best practices: A/B testing, user funnel reporting, optimization, automation, segmentation, deliverability (we use Mailchimp).
  • Experience crafting and targeting messages for specific audiences and demonstrated ability to convert them.
  • Track, analyze, leverage, and present data from campaign marketing efforts while putting into action opportunities for improvement.
  • Experience with Facebook ads and Google Analytics is ideal.

What We Look For

  • You are data-driven and proactive. You come to the table with a proven track record of success with previous metrics. You can analyze the stats, fill the gaps with reporting, and provide meaningful suggestions for improvements.

  • You are a strategic and analytical thinker. You are able to contribute your own ideas, and think creatively about how to get the best outcome for the company and the customer. You thrive working in metric-driven, fast-paced, high-growth environment. 

  • You are systems oriented. You embrace tools and systems to get what you need out of your role, and dig deep with your resources to come up with creative solutions that keep us on track.

  • You care a lot. You take full ownership over your role and the outcomes. As a result, you pay close attention to detail, never make the same mistake twice, and take initiative to continuously improve outcomes.

  • You're naturally curious and have a growth mindset. You have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative with a drive to learn and grow your role. You like to experiment with new and creative ideas.

  • You have strong organizational and time management skills. In a growing company, there will always be more things to do than you have time for. A+ team members are excellent at staying focused, prioritizing, and automating non value-added work.

  • You have an entrepreneurial spiritYou are adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity and change. You’re comfortable taking on multiple roles, sometimes outside of your comfort zone.

  • You are an excellent relationship builder. You quickly earn trust and confidence with your team. You foster a productive and empowering work environment.

Compensation

Top 3 Reasons to Work with Us

1. Join an influencer marketing company with a purpose. Work with the most progressive brands in the world, and be part of the consumer-powered marketing revolution.

2. Take your next step and grow your career with us. We’re at a critical high-growth stage, where our staff are encouraged to think big and embrace an entrepreneurial mindset. You’ll learn more here than anywhere else, and have the opportunity to make a big impact.

3. Competitive salary, employee stock options, up to 4 weeks paid time off and comprehensive health/dental benefits. We also enjoy a flat hierarchy, bright Gastown office with a green living wall, professional development opportunities, quarterly team events, annual company retreat, and lots of natural snacks and fair trade coffee/tea to keep you fuelled!

Learn more about our team culture and our founder, who was named Canada’s likeliest future entrepreneur queen!

What's Next 

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please apply directly on our website or send your resume and cover letter to careers@socialnature.com with the subject line: Digital Marketing Strategist

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Community Support: Vancouver, BC
Description

Do you want to support the operations of a company on a mission to inspire people to #trynatural? This is a great opportunity to start your career and get exposure to lots of different areas of fast-paced startup's operations.

About Us

Social Nature, is a consumer-powered marketing company, on a mission to inspire people to #trynatural. We believe that marketing should be based on companies making great products and that everyday consumers are your best marketers. Brands tap into our community of 350K+ Everyday Influencers to generate targeted trial, consumer insights, user content, and social media amplification for their products.

At Social Nature, you’ll have the opportunity to work with the most progressive brands in the world, and for a company that’s disrupting the way, brands market their products to consumers. Join our award-winning team, and promote good stuff, not junk.

Requirements

What You’ll Be Doing

We're looking for someone who can support our growing community and campaign operations.

Ideally, you have at least 1-year experience in a fast-paced office environment where you provided customer service and/or operational support. You should be a quick learner, very organized, a great problem solver, and love going out of your way for others. This is an opportunity to grow with us!

There is an opportunity for professional development in automating and optimizing our current customer support system. If you like tinkering with new software and making systems more efficient, this is a great opportunity for you to develop beyond a customer service role.

Responsibilities
  • Support our community operations. Provide our 350K community with considerate and timely support via email. Mail out product samples to Influencers who didn’t receive them. Recognize Influencers who go above and beyond, flagging them as VIP in our database. Add photo/video/blog content to our clients' media galleries. Work with our Community Manager to improve our Influencer resources.
  • Support our campaign operations. Develop processes to ensure our third-party vendors (warehouses etc) facilitate timely, cost-effective, and accurate shipments to our community members.
  • Be the bridge from our community to our engineers. File clear and concise bug reports. Share ideas to improve the Influencer experience based on trends you see in the community support tickets. Provide input and testing (QA) support on new community features.

  • Keep us organized. Take care of administrative duties, ordering business cards/office supplies, reconcile petty cash, issue payments to vendors, and other tasks as assigned.

  • Quickly learn the ins and outs of Social Nature. There isn’t one thing about Social Nature you don’t know about. Knowledge is power.

Desired Skills / Bonus
  • Strong independent problem-solving skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • A passion for getting things done and taking action
  • Always looking for ways to optimize and improve processes
  • Adaptable to changing needs and requirements
  • Tech-savvy i.e. you can quickly learn tools like Slack, Gmail, Zendesk, Mailchimp

Learn more about our team culture and our founder, who was named Canada’s likeliest future entrepreneur queen!

Compensation

What’s Next

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please apply directly on our website or send your resume and cover letter to careers@socialnature.com with the subject line: Community Support 

Please note that due to the volume of applications received only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Senior Sales Executive: Vancouver, BC
Description

Do you want to sell marketing solutions to the most progressive brands in the world?

Our core beliefs are: 

+ Promote good stuff not junk

+ People trust friends not ads 

+ Profit with purpose

Our community of 300K Everyday Influencers helps natural brands across North America co-create and promote new better-for-you products. We imagine a world where everyone’s homes are filled with natural foods, organic skincare, and eco-friendly cleaners.

At Social Nature, our sales team is responsible for growing our business by building new relationships with leading consumer brands and agencies across North America and renewing strategic accounts. One week you might be presenting our solution over the phone to the VP Marketing at a leading natural brand, and the next week hustling the trade show floor the Natural Product Expo in California. This role is based out of our head office in Vancouver BC, but some travel is required. If you thrive at the intersection of passion, performance and purpose than we want to hear from you!

Requirements

Influencer marketing 101

Our marketing solution engages real consumers in our brands marketing efforts. Known as Influencer Marketing this is becoming the fastest growing marketing spend for brands, especially to reach the growing Millennial audience. It is an educational, consultative, and strategic sale all at once.

Who you are

  • Solid strategic sales experience. Minimum 5 years of consultative solution selling experience to senior level decision makers, with a proven track record in meeting and exceeding sales goals, delivering significant revenue and customer growth.
  • Natural builder who loves breaking open new markets, territories, and discovering new ways to grow business.  You have a strong track record in new business development, and strong relationship building skills that translate into sustainable growth for your territory and the company.
  • Creative and strategic thinking skills – the position is charged with building strategic, long-term partnerships with major brand marketers. Being able to think on your feet and to get creative about building customer solutions is one of the key factors in your success at Social Nature.
  • High integrity, consultative, persistent and driven.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, changing environment, remember we're a start-up!
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills to C-level executives.
  • Have a good understanding of the influencer/content/digital marketing space.
Responsibilities

What you'll do

  • New business development & renew existing accounts
  • Manage pipeline development, planning, forecasting, lead generation, engagement of prospects, pricing, presentation and delivery, negotiations and closing
  • Partner with our Customer Success team to ensure successful transitions, implementations, customer satisfaction, and ongoing partnership with large direct clients
  • Participate in product strategy with product team
  • Provide input to B2B marketing & sales development team on lead generation programs
Compensation

Top 3 Reasons to Work with Us

1. Join a marketing company with a purpose, work with the most progressive brands in the world, and be part of the consumer-powered marketing revolution.

2. Take your next step and grow your career with us. We’re at a critical high-growth stage, where our staff are encouraged to think big and embrace an entrepreneurial mindset. You’ll learn a lot and have the opportunity to make a big impact.

3. Social Nature is a place where you can align your work with your values. In addition to a competitive salary and uncapped commissions, we have an employee stock options plan, extended health benefits, and a flexible work from home week between Christmas and New Years.

What We Look For

  • You are a strategic and analytical thinker. You are able to contribute your own ideas, and think creatively about how to get the best outcome for the company and the customer. You thrive working in metric-driven, fast-paced, high-growth environment.

  • You care a lot. You take full ownership over your role and the outcomes. You have high empathy and sound active listening skills that generate win-win programs for the client and Social Nature.

  • You're naturally curious and have a growth mindset. You have a high degree of self-motivation and initiative with a drive to learn and grow your role.

  • You have an entrepreneurial spirit. You are adaptable and comfortable with ambiguity and change. You’re comfortable taking on multiple roles, sometimes outside of your comfort zone.

  • You are an excellent relationship builder. You quickly earn trust and confidence with your clients and team members. You foster a productive and empowering work environment.

What’s Next

If this sounds like the perfect opportunity for you, please apply directly on our website or send your resume and cover letter to careers@socialnature.com with the subject line: Senior Sales Executive.

Please note that due to the high volume of applications received only short-listed candidates will be contacted. 

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