Join Our Team

Love travel, photography, and startup culture?

Join a startup that has literally created an entirely new market, connecting people from different cultures all over the world through photography.  Flytographer is an online marketplace that connects travellers with local photographers in 200 cities worldwide for fun, candid vacation photoshoots (about an hour). Often people return home from a special trip with no decent photos together; with Flytographer, travellers not only return with a beautiful souvenir, but they learn cool insider tips on what to eat, see, and do as they stroll the streets chatting with their local photographer.  Flytographer has been featured across A-list media such as: Oprah; Buzzfeed, The New York Times; InStyle; and many more. Flytographer has also partnered with top global brands like Fairmont, Four Seasons Hotels, Hyatt, Luxury Retreats, Expedia, Zola, Context Travel and Virtuoso.  

Flytographer is changing the way travellers remember their vacations. We are a fun, passionate, award-winning, Victoria-based startup located in historic Market Square. Flytographer won Viatec's "2016 Technology Company of the  Year"  (1-10), The Victoria Chamber of Commerce "Innovation Award 2017" and was a past Douglas Magazine "Ten to Watch" winner. We've been called "The Future of Travel Photography" by Conde Nast Traveler and "The #1 Gift for Travelers" by Forbes. We are growing rapidly, and looking to expand our team in Victoria, BC. If you are a smart, driven, passionate and kind... let's chat. 

Benefits include: $1000 annual fitness credit (spinco membership? rock climbing gym?), medical/dental, stock options, 3 weeks vacation to start, competitive salary, and of course, free Flytographer shoots!

Check out the current job openings below. See our company values here.


Available Positions

Copywriter

Location: Victoria, BC

Flytographer is expanding our marketing team to include a full-time copywriter at our head office in Victoria, BC. Working under the direction of the Marketing Manager and Creative Director, you will manage all written content for Flytographer, including our company blog, email campaigns, social and web copy.

The Role:

  • Author and manage our blog and all web copy with a focus on conversion copywriting
  • Create persuasive copy for all marketing campaigns
  • Craft copy for transactional emails and email nurturing workflows
  • Assist the social media manager with all cross-platform content
  • Proofread company communications as needed

You have:

  • A degree in journalism, communications or a related field
  • Minimum 3 years of copywriting and editing experience
  • Excellent communication skills and impeccable grammar
  • A passion for travel and photography
  • A thirst to work in a fast-paced environment (with weekly prosecco toasts!) and excitement to join a growing startup team
     

 

Controller

Location:  Victoria, BC

The Controller is responsible for the accounting operations of the company, including the production of periodic financial reports, maintenance of an adequate system of accounting records and a comprehensive set of controls and budgets designed to mitigate risk, enhance the accuracy of the company's reported financial results, and ensure that reported results comply with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Providing timely and accurate analysis of forecasts, financial results, cash flows and operating metrics. Responsible for managing the weekly reporting, departmental budget to actual analysis, board reporting and other external reporting.

The Role:

Controllership

  • Budgeting and Forecasting.
  • Cash Flow Management.
  • Recording of monthly accruals.
  • Management reports:

- Full GAAP financials on a monthly basis.
- Actual vs budget on a monthly basis.
- Weekly and monthly KPI reports.

  • Reporting as required to complete year-end review:

- Preparing of monthly working papers.
- Prepare all working papers for KPMG’s annual review engagement.

  • Data analysis on core business metrics and KPIs.
  • Identifying ways to streamline the day-to-day accounting operations and make processes more efficient.
  • Assisting with the preparation of ad hoc reports, financial reviews and special projects as directed by the leadership team.
  • Manage and organize all legal documents and contracts in a central repository.
  • Tax compliance.
  • GST reporting in Canada.
  • Responsible ongoing assessment of local tax reporting requirements in the US and other countries.

Bookkeeping

  • You will be responsible for all bookkeeping at Flytographer.
  • Reconcile bank accounts on monthly basisRecord Accounts Payable.
  • Make payments to vendors according to payment terms.
  • Tracking and posting deferred revenue.

Payroll

  • Processing of payroll.
  • Management of employee expense reports.
  • Benefits management.
  • T4 and ROE processing.

Requirements:

  • CPA  
  • Bachelor’s degree with a concentration in accounting.
  • You have 2-3+ years post-qualification.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Experience with Xero or cloud-based accounting tools.

 


Director of Marketing

Location:  Victoria, BC

The Role

  • You will own marketing for Flytographer; everything from strategy, and data analysis to brand building.
  • Drive growth across all stages of the funnel: awareness, conversion, retention and referrals.
  • You are well-versed in modern marketing tools, channels and tactics: SEO, SEM, CRO, social media, email marketing, video marketing, content marketing, remarketing, etc.
  • You have had success launching end-to-end campaigns, from strategy to execution to measurement. You have experience developing hypotheses, running campaigns to test them, measuring the results, and reporting insights/recommended actions to the team.
  • You understand the power of engagement marketing and brand building and understand that creating an awesome customer experience is critical to success.
  • You are a team player who can communicate proficiently in email and clearly articulate your ideas, arguments and questions.
  • You have a creative soul and an analytical mind.
  • Manage a small team of marketers, designers and content managers.

Must have:

  • Success in a similar role in an online, consumer-focused business.
  • Passion about how marketing is evolving and are on top of the latest marketing tech innovations, tools, and trends.
  • Experience working with tools like Google Analytics, Excel, Optimizely, Hotjar, and cloud CMS and/or CRM.
  • Excellent organizational, time management and communication skills, and the ability to think big, but also track the details.
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Strong emotional intelligence. 

Nice to have:

  • Well-travelled/global mindset.

Full Stack Web Developer

Location: Victoria, BC

About You:

  • You're smart, creative, results-oriented, have an entrepreneurial mindset and are ready to hustle. You figure things out rather than wait to be told what to do.
  • You truly believe the glass is half-full, that most people have good intentions, and always bring a fun, positive energy to those around you.
  • You have a few years of development experience and you are ready to hit the ground running.

Job Duties:

  • Work closely with our lead dev to solve big problems.
  • Delight customers with reactive and dynamic UI.
  • Build out API's to connect with partners across the world.
  • Maintain and streamline existing systems.

You are:

  • An engineering or computer science grad.  
  • An active member of the tech community.  
  • A problem-solver at heart and have spent time building web-based solutions.

Your Skills:

  • Proficient with Python 3 on the web (Flask).
  • Competent with Javascript and familiar with the Node ecosystem (Babel, Webpack, etc). 
  • Solid understanding of relational databases (Postgres) and optimizing for efficiency.
  • Familiar with React and Redux.

"Since starting at Flytographer, I feel like I have a second family that stretches around the globe. It's so special to help our clients capture their important memories, but it's even more rewarding to introduce them to our amazing photographer friends all over the world!"  - Caitlin, Shoot Concierge