Engaged HR
  • 13-Oct-2022 to Until Filled (PST)
  • Hollyhock
  • CAN
  • 52000-65000 per year
  • Contract

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Hollyhock creates meaningful experiences to inspire personal growth and social transformation. We host programs, trainings, and signature programs each year on our Cortes Island campus and online; immersing our staff in a culture of connection, personal growth, and progressive social change.

We believe that employees who reflect the diversity of the communities we serve strengthens our ability to achieve our mission. We strongly encourage applicants of all genders, ethnic and cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, abilities, and with a range of life experiences to apply. Please feel free to state any aspects of your identity that may contribute to diversity in our workforce in your cover letter, so we can prioritize your application.


You are a born organizer who can navigate between the big picture and the details. You love bringing people together around conversations that matter. You have your finger on the pulse of social entrepreneurship: You are networked and hold many relationships in the entrepreneurial ecosystem and are knowledgeable about current trends and hot topics. You are skilled in practices and programs centering Justice, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, and care deeply about designing an experience with those values at the core. You are a strong communicator, who can pitch big name speakers as well as coordinate details with Hollyhock's in-house staff. You are adaptable to changing circumstances and have a vision for online programming components.


Responsible for program management, content development, facilitation, marketing, participant recruitment and implementation of SVI Portfolio Programs including:

  • SVI Women Virtual: annually in spring, virtual
  • SVI Hollyhock: annually in late September, in-person for 5 days on Cortes Island
  • SVI 365: Bi-monthly 90-minute events online

SVI has been hosting gatherings of socially minded CEOs, entrepreneurs, changemakers and investors for the past 25 years.


  • Industry Experience: tapped into current trends/topics and holds relationships within the entrepreneur and investor ecosystem.
  • Experience with event planning and production and overall guest experience.
  • Personal commitment to equity and inclusion: an understanding of systemic oppression and intersectionality, with experience applying anti-oppression practices at work and in community.
  • Ability to effectively communicate program content to recruit participants. Marketing experience is an asset.
  • Compelling and clear communicator in multiple settings: one-on-one pitching, remote digital communication, and public speaking.
  • Skilled with digital tools including Asana, Slack, and Google Docs. Experience with online learning platforms is a plus.
  • High emotional intelligence and solution and service oriented.
  • Thrives in a culture built on distributed leadership, accountability, equity, and delivering an exceptional program experience.
  • Available to work at a greater intensity in the 8 weeks leading up to SVI gatherings and attend in-person on Cortes Island when needed.


A copy of the complete job description and details regarding the total compensation package can be found below. If you think this position sounds like the right fit for you, please apply with your cover letter and resume.

This position will remain open until filled.

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