June 24, 2015

Jobs Jar: Researcher/writer and administrator/researcher for Happy City

Position: Lead researcher – (contract)
Organization: Happy City
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

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Happy City is looking for a researcher/writer who can turn complex, interdisciplinary research assignments into reports that are compelling enough to change city-builders’ thoughts and actions.

As lead researcher you will exercise your experience in research, analysis and writing. But you will also be responsible for managing reporting projects that draw on contributions from experts in various fields. This will require thoughtful communication and deft coordination of people as well as information.

Your work will focus on the intersection between urban planning, design, the science of happiness, place-making and public engagement. A background in urban planning would be beneficial.

This is a part-time, contract position for 3 months starting immediately, with the possibility of ongoing work with more creative potential and responsibility in the future.

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Compensation: $20 CAD per hour

Applications: Please send your CV, references and a short letter in PDF form, explaining why you are right for this position to info msk thehappycity.com

Deadline for applications is at 5pm PST on Monday, June 29, 2015.

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Position: Administrator/researcher (contract)
Organization: Happy City
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia

Happy City is looking for a thoughtful and organized city-lover to support our growing team in the role of administrator/researcher.

The right candidate will bring a practical approach to day-to-day administration and team coordination. This work will include managing budgets, client relations, communications, handling logistics, coordinating team assignments and monitoring deliverables. While the main focus of this role is business administration, we regularly require research and analysis on urban design, planning and wellbeing issues. A background in urban planning would be beneficial.

This is a part-time, contract position for 6 months starting July 1, with the possibility of ongoing work with more creative potential and responsibility.

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Compensation: $20 CAD per hour.

Applications: Please send your CV, references and a short letter in PDF form, explaining why you are right for this position to info msk thehappycity.com

Deadline for applications is at 5pm PST on Friday, June 26, 2015.

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