Careers

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

Ruby On Rails Engineer -- Full Time

Location: Downtown Toronto / Remote
Reporting to: Director Of Engineering

 

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 Ruby On Rails Engineer 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
  • Notification system and social feed
  • Team payouts via bank transfer
  • Team budget management and fee collection
  • Internal admin and accounting tools
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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 in making tests faster and better
  • Able to work independently and during office hours Eastern Standard Time
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    Requirements

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

  • Experience working with GraphQL
  • Experience with React Native
  • 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 engineering@flipgive.com 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 ahalpenny@flipgive.com 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.