Career Opportunities

Why work here?

The Downtown Vancouver Business Improvement Association’s vision is: Downtown Vancouver is where everyone is welcomed and wants to be. Its mission is to champion an unmatched urban experience. At DVBIA, the excitement you feel throughout each workday is made possible by a culture that inspires you to do your best work while bringing positive change to your community.

Now Hiring for:

District Ambassador

The Downtown Ambassadors® are comprised of full-time paid Ambassadors who are trained to provide hospitality assistance, business referrals and member services to the DVBIA area. The Ambassadors patrol on foot every day from 8am to 8pm. Each district has one ambassador that is the first point of contact for the businesses with the Downtown Vancouver BIA. The ambassador is responsible for building relationships within the businesses and the community, identifying concerns, working with ambassadors to address and answer those issues and keeping the membership informed of BIA activities. We are looking for an Ambassador that is passionate about Robson Street, art, shopping, and public spaces.

Director Operations

This is a 13 month term maternity leave contract with some overlap and training with the current employee.

Oversees the day-to-day operations of the DVBIA by providing administrative and technical leadership to staff on financial, marketing and personnel related matters.

Oversees the Ambassador program by assessing the DVBIA’s strategic and operational needs and acting in the best interests of the association’s members.

Builds relationships with community stakeholders and Association members to provide information and ensure that members see value in the services provided.

Economic Development Manager

This is a tremendous opportunity to be a change agent, advocate and inspirer and play a significant role in shaping Downtown Vancouver as a livable, sociable and economically vibrant, urban environment. DVBIA, one of Canada’s largest business improvement associations with 8000 members, is rolling out an exciting new 5-year strategy to engage members and stakeholders in its vision to be a Downtown Vancouver where everyone is welcomed and wants to be. And you can be part of it.

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