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Hiring a Co-Op Student for Junior Web-Development, SEO & Customer Service

2 May 2016
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Brixwork Real Estate Marketing provides boutique marketing services for the real estate industry in Canada & USA. We are a small team expanding quickly and are looking to fill a position for an entry-level Junior Web-Developer with some basic knowledge in Search Engines & SEO, Social Media & Link Propagation, and of course, a great zest to learn & develop their skills further.

The chosen candidate must be a first-term co-op applicant with studies in the related fields (web development, software development or front-end/UI design), and will be part of a pilot program for a slightly different website & marketing angle.

This position has potential for a full-time web developer & SEO engineer position, so students in their final year of study looking for full time employment in the long term will be given a preferential treatment.

The ideal candidate should have the following skills:

  • Great handle of written & spoken English, punctuation
  • HTML Tag Structure and basic understanding
  • Basics of CSS (Cascading Style Sheets)
  • Google & Keywords
  • A good sense of mathematics, graphs & charts, metrics etc.
  • Social Media & Sharing Environment

 The preferred candidates will have the following traits:

  • A zeal for achieving numbers, targets & goals
  • Take instructions well from senior / superior team members, and be open to learning
  • Be resourceful and quick thinking to solve problems
  • Know when to ask a question, and when to do a Google search
  • Efficiency driven and utilitarian
  • Respect for data security, privacy & security

The Work, Location & Details:

  • You will be working out of our Gastown studio with all equipment provided. Bring your great attitude (and a packed lunch, or explore some great lunch spots around us)
  • You will be working Tuesday-Saturday, 8 hours a day with a 0.5 hour lunch break (75 hours pay per 2 week pay period), 9AM~5PM
  • Your co-op pay will be $13/hr for the 4 months duration
  • You will start as early as next week (May 9th), if not even earlier depending on how well the interview goes
  • You will be part of a team of 6 people, and will be working closely with 2 of the teammates as we nurture & train you

Candidates MUST be (for legal and other reasons):

  • A Canadian citizen or a Permanent Resident with no working restrictions (Working/Student Visas do not qualify)
  • Free of criminal history
  • Enrolled in a post-secondary school in BC recognized by the BCIC

How To Apply:

Write an email to info at brixwork dot com (you can also find this email address on our website, www.brixwork.com) with the following conditions met:

  1. The email subject must contain “Co-Op Web Developer Position”
  2. Attach your resume
  3. Attach a cover letter, or write in your email, detail what you want to learn, achieve & work on after graduation.
  4. Attach examples of your work, either live on a website, or code snippets.
  5. Don’t phone us, please. We’re busy as it is with client phone calls. We will review your resume on our own time and get back to you when we are ready.

About the Author

jeffkee

CEO & Director of Brixwork Real Estate Marketing Inc., with over a decade of industry experience and expertise. Jeff is passionate about helping real estate agents achieve their sales goals through effective and innovative design.