Careers

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

Sr. Frontend Engineer, React -- Full Time

Location: Downtown Toronto/Remote
Reporting to: Chief Technology Officer

 

Who We Are

Participation in Youth Sports is expensive. Most teams and families have to fundraise to offset the cost of playing but fundraising sucks. No one enjoys doing it. It’s time consuming, awkward and you end up having to buy stuff you don’t really want or need. FlipGive helps keep kids in the game by offering a new, easy way to raise money.

FlipGive is a free team funding app that makes raising money a breeze. Teams earn cash back for buying the things they already need. Get paid whenever you shop, dine out, book hotels or activities.

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.

 

Opportunity Overview

We have an immediate opening for an intermediate React developer to work with our development team here in Toronto either on-site or remote. Candidates must have at least 3 years of experience in web application development in either a startup or digital agency environment with a focus on the front-end. Portfolio and code samples are required.

Things that our core app is responsible for that you may find yourself working on:

Code that powers our checkout
A notification system and social feed
Chatrooms and discussion boards
Team payouts via bank transfer
Team budget management and fee collections
Admin and accounting tools
Mobile and web user interfaces

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Write elegant code in React or React Native for the FlipGive web platform or mobile app
  • Work with product managers and marketing to measure and iterate on features
  • Peer code reviews
  • Improve development processes using tools like storybook and chromatic to help team work more efficiently
  • Provide creative ideas to increase conversions, retention, and engagement
  • Work as part of a small efficient product team
  • Able to work independently during Eastern Standard Time office hours
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    Requirements

  • 4+ years of work experience building and operating production web or mobile environments
  • 4+ years of experience with front-end technologies HTML, CSS and JavaScript/TypeScript
  • 2+ years working in React
  • 2+ years experience working with GraphQL or RESTful APIs
  • 1+ years of experience working with design system tools like Storybook, Chromatic
  • Has created responsive websites that play well on mobile and tablets
  • Has led frontend development projects
  • Excellent communicator, able to work independently or in teams
  • Has a good sense of design, theming, layouts and what makes an awesome UI/UX
  • Serious about software quality and strives for thorough test coverage
  • Ability to put product hat on and are always thinking about conversion, retention and engagement
  • Ability to address and quickly fix browser compatibility issues
  • Can go from design mockup to working software
  • 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)
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    Nice To Have

  • Experience working with GraphQL, React Native, Ruby On Rails
  • Interest in charitable or community causes
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    How To Apply

    Please send a resume and cover letter to [email protected] with the job title in the subject. No headhunters please. FlipGive is an equal opportunity employer. Only qualified candidates will be contacted.

    Team Success Coach - Youth Sports - Full Time (Remote)

    Location: Downtown Toronto/Remote
    Reporting to: Director of Customer Success

     

    Who We Are

    FlipGive is a digital platform that helps youth sports teams make & manage money, so more kids can play. Our Funding app is an easy-to-use cashback app for teams, designed to help sports parents lower the cost to play by shopping for the things they’re already buying from over850 top brands. Cashback from groceries, gas, dining, gear, travel, and more reduces player fees, ensuring no family has to choose between sports, their budget, and their time. FlipGive is used by more than 50,000 teams and 400,000 families across North America.

    For more information, please visit flipgive.com

     

    Opportunity Overview

    As a Team Success Coach, you will be responsible for the successful onboarding and activationof new teams with the primary focus and goal of educating them to maximize their success. Daily activities include coaching calls, running webinars and supporting our new members to ensure they have the best foot forward. You will also be responsible for capturing member feedback and provide insights back to the Director of CS and internal stakeholder groups to analyze member data and improve their experience. If you’re passionate about sports, this is a great opportunity to join a fast growing sports tech startup. You’ll play a key role in helping us improve our offering so we can lower the cost of youth sports so more kids can play.

    The ideal candidate is a passionate communicator and open to having 1:1 video or phone conversations with members.

     

    Key Responsibilities

  • Be on the front line of daily member communication with a the primary focus of improving activation and education
  • Leverage existing support material host and info/training sessions as well as build new materials
  • Play a critical role in the planning and execution of existing coaching program to elevate and scale beyond 1:1 coaching
  • Assist in building promotions, activation incentives, and educational material to increase activation and onboarding
  • Collect feedback/learnings and liaise with internal stakeholders with recommendations on improvements to content, communication, and product
  • Weekly report generation and participation in CS meetings
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    We are looking for someone who...

  • Is intersectional: jack of all trades (and eager to master some)
  • Has a great outgoing personality and comfortable with 1:1 demos and videos and phone calls
  • Has experience working in, participated in, or volunteering in the Sports space
  • Prior Customer Success/Support/Coaching/teaching experience working is an asset
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft or Google Office, Photoshop (nice to have)
  • Soft skills: high performer, polished/high work ethic, smart learner, flexible, organized, has initiative/fast producer
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    How To Apply

    Please send a resume, cover letter, and any relevant references to asong [at] flipgive.com - Alam Song, Director of Customer Success. Please include “Team Success Coach,” in the subject line. We appreciate all applications. Only those individuals selected for an interview will be contacted.

    Optional Challenge - Record a short demo with one of your favorite online platforms and share the link in yourresume/cover letter. Have fun with it and show us your personality!