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Office Coordinator

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🇨🇦 Victoria, BC
$ 20 – $ 25 CAD per hour

Kano is looking for an HR and Office Administrator to support our growing team and ensure a tightly run ship. This position is part-time to start (25 - 30hrs/week), with the potential to move to a full-time role!

The first goal of this position will be to manage our beautiful new office, as well as support our existing team. You will be working with the People Ops team to help plan events, as well as maintain and improve daily processes. Once you are familiar with our culture and have our space and processes running smoothly, you will take on an HR support role.

This position is well suited to someone who is self-motivated, is able to work autonomously, and has a high level of ownership over their work.

Over the last year and a half, we’ve functioned as a primarily remote team. That is about to change as we’ve just moved to a new and improved office and are getting it ready for a re-opening. Our team will continue to work in a hybrid environment, and this role will help support that. While we are very flexible in terms of scheduling, this specific position will have an in-office requirement and thus preference will be given to candidates who are willing to work Monday - Friday at our downtown Victoria office.

In your first month you will...

  • Familiarize yourself with the new office and set up a great environment for a hybrid work team
  • Order, purchase and track equipment for both in-office and remote employees
  • Support the People Ops team with onboarding new hires: ordering equipment, sending swag packages, software setup, purchasing, and tracking
  • Join the social committee and support our next event

In your first 3 months you will...

  • Coordinate and manage budgets and purchasing with staff, vendors and the finance team
  • Identify and mitigate points of friction in day to day business procedures
  • Event management support. You’ll be responsible for supporting and coordinating events both great and small (lunches, parties, team off-sites, etc) with our Admin Coordinator
  • Be the main point of contact for our team; thus you must be great at communication - across teams, departments and up the chain
  • Take over and run our OHS committee
  • Understand and uphold our company culture and the values of our organization!

Within your first year...

  • Help with hiring and recruitment (screening resumes, applicants etc.)
  • Own Onboarding: the key point of contact and responsible for onboarding of all new staff
  • Offer Performance Management support


Need to Have:

  • Organizational skills and MAJOR attention to detail
  • 2+ years of experience in either office management, administration, or customer service
  • Exceptional communication skills (written and verbal)
  • proficiency in google suite (or similar applications) -- especially in google sheets (or excel)
  • Familiar with the following (or similar) software: zoom, slack, g suite

It'd be a big plus if you have:

  • Previous experience in a startup environment
  • Experience with ensuring compliance around licensing laws, health and safety, and other statutory regulations
  • Interest or experience in HR or People Operations. As part of the People Ops Team, this role has the potential to grow into a Human Resources role in the future.

About Kano

Bootstrapped in 2008, we have been a profitable and growing game studio for over a decade. With hits like Free Rider HD and Mob Wars LCN (Top 100 grossing app on Facebook), and our recently released Idle Distiller we hope to contribute to the world by connecting people through play.

Locally owned and headquartered in downtown Victoria, BC, we believe in giving small teams of talented people challenging problems and getting out of their way. That’s why we look for the best and brightest to join our team; people who have talent, vision, and commitment.

Check out this article If you'd like to get some insight into our hiring process, our employee manual to understand how and why we do things the way we do, and this fun little video for an intro to the team!

  • 2021 Best Workplace™ in British Columbia
  • 2020 Best Workplaces™ in Canada – Less than 100 employees
    2020 Best Workplaces™ for Inclusion
    2020 Best Workplaces™ for Mental Wellness
    2020 Best Workplaces™ in British Columbia
  • 2019 Great Place to Work - British Columbia
  • 2019 VIATEC Employer of the Year - Finalist
  • 2018 VIATEC Company of the Year (11-49 Employees) - Winner
  • 2018 VIATEC Employer of the Year - Finalist
  • 2017 VIATEC Company of the Year (11-49 employees) - Finalist
  • 2014 VIATEC Employer of the Year - Winner
  • A results-driven company with a compassionate culture
  • Health, dental and vision benefits
  • Uncapped profit share program
  • Opportunity to work on game projects that are enjoyed by millions of players worldwide!
  • Ability to make a difference. Have an idea? Talk directly with leadership about it instead of running through layers of bureaucracy

*Kano is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants without regard to race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, medical condition, religion, marital status or veteran status, or any other basis protected by law*