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Connecting people to nature in cities through urban rooftop beekeeping

Urban Beekeeper

$32k – $40k
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At Alvéole, we install urban beehives while educating thousands of businesses, organizations, schools, and families about bees and beekeeping along the way.
Ultimately, we want to make people fond of bees, which in turn will lead to them falling in love with nature and building awareness about the impact that each and every one of us can have in preserving our environment. We’re a B Corp founded in 2013 and now active in 14 North American cities.
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Reporting to the Beekeeping Team Manager, the Urban Beekeeper manages a selection of at least 35 client accounts and cares for their hives.
This is a full-time, permanent position in accordance with Alvéole’s current policies.
Role and responsibilities
● Manage a selection of client accounts and act as their main point of contact throughout the season for onboarding, communications, coordination, and contract renewals.
● Manage all of your clients’ beehives, including rooftop installation of new hives, swarm prevention, routine maintenance, pest and parasite control, and educational workshops.
● Follow standard operating procedures to provide quality service, practices, and client experience.
● Responsible for meeting the objectives set by the Beekeeping Team Manager and keeping them informed of their progress throughout the season.
● Build relationships with businesses, schools, and other organizations through in-person and online communication tools.
● Represent Alvéole and our mission to clients, media, and members of the public.
● Promote our services in articles, media interviews, and PR sessions.
● Assist the Beekeeping Team Manager with the maintenance of yard hives.
● Sell and promote Alvéole’s products and services at markets and events.
● Organize, clean, and maintain equipment, supplies, and warehouse space throughout the season.
● All other tasks related to running operations for the city.
Required skills
● Valid driver’s license and good driving record
● Participation in a 10-day training camp in Manitoba/California
● Commitment to learning the principles of beekeeping through company training and personal initiative
● Public speaking experience an asset
● Comfortable with the reality of beekeeping hazards (stings, heavy lifting)
● Comfortable working at heights

What's in It for You?
Great health benefits after three months of employment
4 weeks of paid vacation per year
Free coffee and tea and a beautifully renovated office space
A team environment that encourages initiatives and leadership
Happy hour on Fridays and social events throughout the year
Fun activities with your teammates - be part of the Alvéole family
Work with highly talented people who are as passionate about their work as you are

Deadline: February 26 2020

To apply follow this link: alveole.humi.ca/job-board.
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