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Want to Work at HootSuite? First Work Your Charm at our #HootHire Open House

By Evan LePage | 12 months ago | No Comments

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We’re in a period of major growth here at HootSuite, which means hundreds (seriously) of new job openings. Next week, we’re hosting a #HootHire open house to fill all of those open positions.

Event info

When: October 8th, from 5-7 pm

Where: HootSuite Headquarters, #5 E. 8th Ave, Vancouver, BC, V5T 1R6

What to bring: Your resume

If you have a passion for social media with a work-hard play-hard mentality, you should check out the many job listings we’ve already posted on our Careers page. Applicants should know in advance what positions they’re interested in applying for.

Don’t miss your chance to join our growing team!

46 comments
Karuna R
Karuna R

Do you hire people from overseas?

Tako Y
Tako Y

Hi there, I obviously missed this amazing opportunity as i had an event to cover that evening. If the hiring is still on, can I send my resume via e-mail or drop it off at the headquarters? Cheers.

Dana
Dana

Hi, will you accept a cover letter on top of the resume?

FeliciaXia
FeliciaXia

I am a graduate student from the Center for Digital Media, and currently I am seeking a UI/UX Design internship position. I am really interested in web & mobile design, as well as social media, but I noticed that HootSuite only hires senior UI/UX Designer. I wonder if there are any opportunities for junior people? If it can be a Volunteer opportunity, that could work too! 

Thanks!

Christine Fraser
Christine Fraser

Hi... I am unable to attend the open house today but really still want to apply for a posted position.  Is that still alright to do?? 

Rey Astronomo
Rey Astronomo

I'm excited to check out the Nest and introduce myself.  I'm currently undergoing a career change, and honestly, I'm am not sure if there is a place for me this time around.  Regardless, I will be there and take in all the success!  Who knows, I may be of assistance to Owly after all.  See you all in a few hours.

maddy_norton
maddy_norton

Really trying to make it there, but if I've already submitted resumes online for the positions I'm interested in, will attending make more of an impression? 

Raj
Raj

A few questions: Can we apply online on top of applying in person at the fair? 

Also, Will your hiring managers be around to discuss the positions etc. 

I want to apply for the "Awesome" position but is that something like we will we will keep you in mind for a future position if you impress us sort of thing?  

TKTsoi
TKTsoi

I am student in the Digital Communications Cert Program at Simon Fraser (SFU) now.  Gaining experience with Hootsuite would be very helpful for us.  Would it be possible to do an SFU recognized unpaid three week practicum with your company in the coming mid January?  

Charlie Keay
Charlie Keay

Hi Jordan!

I plan on attending tomorrow evening, however I noticed the Corporate Account Executive role is the only Vancouver sales posting. Are there any sales development rep positions or other sales roles with less professional experience requirements that Hootsuite is looking for?

Thanks!


Sebastian
Sebastian

Hello there,

Am wondering if you guys are hiring foreign workers residing in Vancouver? Also, do you guys do or have LMOs (Labour Market Opinion) for foreign workers in Vancouver? Thanks, and see you tomorrow.

noah1987
noah1987

Hi  , is there a dress code for the Open House?...it seems the dress code at Hootsuite is casual..I don't want to over dress haha

Mr_Mbb
Mr_Mbb

Definitely going to be there!!! In the images of the above video, I didn't see the italian flag.....

David Binner
David Binner

I am planning to attend.

Do attendees have to RSVP or anything like that, so organizers have an idea of the headcount?

MargaretaCronho
MargaretaCronho

So nice to bring job for people in this difficult time! Hootsuite!

JulieAnne2
JulieAnne2

Is there a way to attend the Job Fair via Skype or other web-based program? I'm going to bookmark this on a blog to remind myself (and I guess the rest of the world). If there's any opportunities for working at home such as being a virtual assistance and helping people use Hootsuite, I'd like that. I first learned how to use HS about eight months ago for a client and now I'm using it for my own domains. 

Catherine van Zuylen
Catherine van Zuylen

Argh! I really want to work there in Product Management, but decent flights from SFO to YVR are hard to come by this late in the game, and unlike Owly, I don't have wings. Can you send the HootBus to come get me? ;)

caraad
caraad

WIll this be a virtual event as well?

Mike Mostransky
Mike Mostransky

It looks like most roles are Vancouver, BC based any remote or east coast opportunities?

Robin
Robin

Would you ever employ somebody from the UK over there?

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Dana You bet. We also accept high fives, fist bumps, compliments and random acts of kindness :) 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Christine Fraser Definitely! Even the people who come this evening will be required to submit their application online as well, so that our HR Talent reps can stay in touch. Please do!

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@maddy_norton Above all, attending gives you a chance to meet a hiring manager in person. If the job you want is especially competitive, attending in person could give you an edge.

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Raj for specific job roles, you MUST apply online as well as in person. Hiring managers will be on hand to meet with candidates, though we expect it to be busy so be patient and make an impression quickly!


The "Awesome" position is indeed for candidates who doesn't see a posted role that suits them right now. Interesting bit of trivia: That's how I got hired ;) 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@TKTsoi Yes! We do have placements for practicum students. We might already be in touch with your program, but reaching out now can't hurt. If you're coming tonight, say hi to ME! 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Charlie Keay All I can say for sure is that more roles will be posted before long, and sales (and sales dev) postings are almost certainly going to be offered. Coming and meeting a hiring manager in person is just a smart move, if you ask me. 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Sebastian These are HR-specific questions that go over my head, but we have hired foreigners before. Hopefully we can answer your specific questions tonight. 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@noah1987 Yes, casual is fine. You can leave the tie at home. I wore a jacket over a t-shirt just for you today, if that helps ;) 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@JulieAnne2 You can follow "the action" using the hashtag #HootHire, but we aren't planning on a webcast for this event. 

Our careers page: https://hootsuite.com/careers  -has a posting that says "Awesome?" If you're awesome, let us know about it- we are hiring for positions all over the globe, so let us know about you!

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Catherine van Zuylen That is lovely idea, but the HootBus only sees action a few days a year. Check out the postings on our Careers page though- if there's something that interests you we want to hear from you no matter what. 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Mike Mostransky There are more and more popping up in major tech centers all over the globe, so keep an eye out if one interests you. Also, check out the "Awesome?" posting on our site so we can get to know more about you. 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Robin We are certainly not about to rule that out. I have met several people with accents, so there us already a precedent. But we also have a London office, so keep an eye out for those postings as well!

Dana
Dana

Likes ^ infinity

Mr_Mbb
Mr_Mbb

@jordanbehan do you need the printed resume?

JulieAnne2
JulieAnne2

@jordanbehan @JulieAnne2 Thanks for your reply. I missed this message the first time around, but I'm going to "tune in" on Twitter and check out the page you suggested. If you're hiring around the globe, I hope that means I'll be able to work for you right where I'm at. If so, that'd be (at least a partial) dream come true for me. 

Mr_Mbb
Mr_Mbb

@jordanbehan thanks Jordan, I will also look for you and say hi in person!!! You did a great job, here.....I'm the one with the italian accent, who does NOT move hands as a crazy mob guy!

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Mr_Mbb If last time was any indication, it won't get relaxed. Expect large crowds. Time saving hint: Know who you want to meet and what role you see yourself in. Will make meetings faster and questions quicker. 

Mr_Mbb
Mr_Mbb

@jordanbehan any advice on when to come? better at 5, punctual as a Swiss  public notary or at 6.20, when it should get more relaxed? 

jordanbehan
jordanbehan moderator

@Mr_Mbb Ideally, yes. We're going to process 100s or even 1000+, and having your physical resume is the best way for us to remember you after all of the action is over.