Careers

The EastWest Bioscience team believes in the power of hemp and its ability to change lives for the better. We are pioneers and visionaries. We believe in the possibilities. We collaborate, communicate and support each other to achieve success. We are motivated by our constant desire to be the best. We innovate to deliver great products to delight our customers. We recognize and celebrate our accomplishments. We pave the path to our success with teamwork, transparency, communication, respect and integrity. Be a part of our journey. Join our team.

Available Positions

Administrative Assistant

Who we are looking for

EastWest Bioscience is a seed-to-sale hemp-based consumer goods company seeking bright minds where you will be working with cross-functional teams that will take on exciting and challenging projects. Although you may not have all the skills required, we want you to be resourceful and willing to learn.

EastWest Bioscience is looking for a responsible administrative assistant to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks.

Primary Responsibility

Provide administrative assistance and support to the CEO, COO and Production Manager

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with Production Manager to assess and initiate assignments (orders) and daily workload.
  • Organize and assign orders to staff to ensure productivity and deadlines are met.
  • Oversee Shipping & Receiving Department – address any questions or concerns with any orders.
  • Manage Finished Goods inventory
  • Document shipments being received.
  • Ensure Quality Assurance (QA) with all orders during the final checkpoint at Shipping.
  • Create labels daily to ensure each product manufactured is accounted for.
  • Make any necessary documentation for Production.
  • Assess supply levels for all of Production and order as needed.
  • Finalize and scan any necessary paperwork by the end of each day.
  • Monitor CEO’s email
  • Maintains executive's appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and travel.
  • Completes projects by assigning work to clerical staff; following up on results.
  • Maintains office supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; evaluating new office products; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Goals for Administrative Assistant

  • Ensure CEO’s day runs smoothly
  • Ensure all employees in Production are productive and working in a positive environment.
  • Coordinate responsibilities effectively with Production Manager/QC
  • Ensure all employees are completing high-quality work.
  • Ensure all meetings and important appointments are scheduled.
  • Maintain a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Collaborate efficiently with other staff regarding label creation or order information.
  • Communicate effectively with managers or other employees in dealing with any questions, concerns, or direct instructions.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful working environment with everyone, such as colleagues, customers/clients, vendors, and management.

Skills

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint and Outlook
  • Familiarity with any accounting software such as Quickbooks would be an asset
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize daily workload
  • Data entry
  • Detail oriented with strong written, verbal, organizational and interpersonal skills

Compensation Information

Full time/ Part time – Compensation negotiable

Hours

M-F. Hours to be discussed

Additional Information

  • Professional references are required.
  • Confidentiality and Non-Disclosure Agreement required.
  • College students and new grads are welcome.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@eastwestscience.com

We thank all applicants for applying, only those considered for further discussion will be contacted.

Junior Financial & Cost Analyst/Accountant - Vancouver

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated and experienced junior analyst/accountant who thrives in a fast moving environment. The ideal candidate is a team player and is capable of working closely with our accounting team.

You will be responsible for analyzing and accounting for inventory capitalization, product costing, and working capital management. You understand inventory turnover, optimal inventory levels, and just-in-time ordering, and can perform break-even analysis, discounted cash flows, and return on investment.

You will also be responsible for accounting for a manufacturing company and a product distribution company, including processing supplier invoices and payments, customer invoices and receipts, manage accounts payable and receivable, performing bank reconciliations, and filing GST and PST returns.

You have outstanding analytical capabilities, proven accounting experience and exceptional communication and organizational skills that allow you to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our company.

About Us

We are the little engine that could!

We bought manufacturing facilities in Canada and the US, got listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, and acquired a national retail chain within 2 years. Our team is small but can accomplish big things. We work hard and have fun doing it and we are looking for a Senior Marketing Manager that fits our culture.

Responsibilities

  • Inventory costing and expensing of cost of sales.
  • Performs new product analysis using break-even analysis, discounted cash flows, and return on investment.
  • Manages working capital levels, analyzies inventory turnover and optimal inventory levels, and assists in just-in-time ordering.
  • Maintains financial records for subsidiary companies.
  • Provides financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.
  • Maintains general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable; adjusting entries for amortizations prepaids; analyzing and reconciling accounts payable ledgers and accruals; and preparing fixed asset depreciation.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Education and Experience

The candidate should have:

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Efficient and accurate analytical skills along with a knack for numbers
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Reporting Skills

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • College or university degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Education and training working towards a degree and/or accounting designation

Position Location

Vancouver, BC

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@eastwestscience.com

We thank all applicants for applying, only those considered for further discussion will be contacted.

Junior Financial & Cost Analyst/Accountant - Penticton

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a passionate, self-motivated and experienced junior analyst/accountant who thrives in a fast moving environment. The ideal candidate is a team player and is capable of working closely with our accounting team.

You will be responsible for analyzing and accounting for inventory capitalization, product costing, and working capital management. You understand inventory turnover, optimal inventory levels, and just-in-time ordering, and can perform break-even analysis, discounted cash flows, and return on investment.

You will also be responsible for accounting for a manufacturing company and a product distribution company, including processing supplier invoices and payments, customer invoices and receipts, manage accounts payable and receivable, performing bank reconciliations, and filing GST and PST returns.

You have outstanding analytical capabilities, proven accounting experience and exceptional communication and organizational skills that allow you to accurately record all day-to-day financial transactions of our company.

About Us

We are the little engine that could!

We bought manufacturing facilities in Canada and the US, got listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, and acquired a national retail chain within 2 years. Our team is small but can accomplish big things. We work hard and have fun doing it and we are looking for a Senior Marketing Manager that fits our culture.

Responsibilities

  • Inventory costing and expensing of cost of sales.
  • Performs new product analysis using break-even analysis, discounted cash flows, and return on investment.
  • Manages working capital levels, analyzies inventory turnover and optimal inventory levels, and assists in just-in-time ordering.
  • Maintains financial records for subsidiary companies.
  • Provides financial status information by preparing special reports; completing special projects.
  • Maintains general ledger accounts by reconciling accounts receivable; adjusting entries for amortizations prepaids; analyzing and reconciling accounts payable ledgers and accruals; and preparing fixed asset depreciation.
  • Accomplishes accounting and organization mission by completing related results as needed.

Education and Experience

The candidate should have:

  • Proven ability to calculate, post and manage accounting figures and financial records
  • Efficient and accurate analytical skills along with a knack for numbers
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Hands-on experience with Microsoft Excel and accounting software
  • Deadline-Oriented
  • Reporting Skills

Preference will be given to candidates with:

  • College or university degree in Accounting or Business Administration
  • Education and training working towards a degree and/or accounting designation

Position Location

Penticton, BC

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@eastwestscience.com

We thank all applicants for applying, only those considered for further discussion will be contacted.

Senior Marketing Manager

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a passionate, self motivated and driven leader who thrives in a fast moving environment.

The ideal candidate is a team player, a natural leader and is capable of driving brand awareness and new customer acquisitions through online and offline channels. You are an expert in traditional marketing channels strategy and are also social media savvy and know how to deliver results in both types of channels.

You have outstanding analytical capabilities, and exceptional communication and project management skills and you are able to drive your team in the execution of both short and long term results.

About Us

We are the little engine that could!

We bought manufacturing facilities in Canada and the US, got listed on the TSX Venture Exchange, and acquired a national retail chain within 2 years. Our team is small but can accomplish big things. We work hard and have fun doing it and we are looking for a Senior Marketing Manager that fits our culture.

Responsibilities

The Senior Marketing Manager connects the dots between field operations, sales and marketing to give voice to our brand, promote the company and drive sales.

  • Work very closely with the sales team to ensure that all products and services are being supported to achieve their maximum sales potential
  • The position is responsible for achieving the Company’s strategic objectives through the planning and execution of marketing campaigns using various channels in achieving sales increase, customer retention and brand awareness.
  • Uses razor-sharp mind, business acumen and analytical skills to ensure we meet internal sales, marketing and budget targets and that the processes for operators to follow are functioning with efficiency and compliance.
  • Ensures that all operators are properly enabled and supported to execute, manage and maintain local marketing and advertising campaigns consistent with the overall company strategy.
  • Oversees the function responsible for the development and distribution of all promotional material and branded collateral material
  • Owns the brand. Ensure compliance to brand and marketing standards.

Online Marketing Capabilities

Bringing significant experience with online marketing, the Senior Marketing Manager will develop and manage a world class online marketing and advertising program that builds brand equity and drives business performance.

  • Creates and manages SEO, SEM, programs and platforms to support CPC, online advertising and social media marketing. Uses advanced knowledge of online analytics to analyze results, identify trends and insights and optimize performance and ROI.
  • Manages web properties. Ensures sites provide a world-class experience for customers, clients and partners and are an effective funnel for our selling machine.

Offline Marketing Acumen

  • The ideal candidate should also be comfortable in establishing clear and defined strategies for our offline channels. A talented creative individual, the Senior Marketing Manager will use their eye for detail and creative skills to support and extend our brand across many different channels and properties.
  • Produces edgy, stunning, engaging, and effective marketing pieces for all of our channels.
  • Plans and executes a schedule of timely and effective advertising and marketing campaigns to support and grow business operations.
  • Lead the development of themes, marketing material, and copy to support local advertising and marketing efforts.

Education and Experience

  • BA in Marketing, Commerce or Business. MBA Preferred.
  • 5+ years experience in retail or consumer products marketing.
  • Experience in product development full cycle is highly desirable.
  • Extensive experience developing and managing online and offline marketing campaigns.
  • Experience developing and managing sponsorship programs, promotions and events.

Technical Requirements

  • Proven results and demonstrated expertise in both online and offline marketing strategies.
  • Mastery level understanding of SEO/SEM, social media marketing, email marketing, customer segmentation, website optimization.
  • Excellent time management and multitasking skills. Attention to detail and highly adaptable in the face of changing requirements and the demands of a growth-oriented customer facing business.
  • Outstanding analytical skills. Experience with analytical tools, especially website and digital, and reporting.

Position Location

Penticton, BC / Vancouver, BC

Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@eastwestscience.com

We thank all applicants for applying, only those considered for further discussion will be contacted.

Accounting Assistant (Filled)

EastWest Bioscience is a seed-to-sale hemp-based consumer goods company seeking bright minds where you will be working with cross-functional teams that will take on exciting and challenging projects. Although you may not have all the skills required, we want you to be resourceful and willing to learn.

EastWest Bioscience is looking for a responsible Accounting Assistant to perform daily accounting tasks that will support our financial team. This is the perfect position for 3rd or 4th year Accounting students.

Duties of the Accounting Assistant include managing expense reports and reimbursements, entering financial transactions into our internal databases and reconciling invoices. Ultimately, you will help our Accounting department run smoothly, ensuring transparency and efficiency in all transactions.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Organize receipts and reconcile them against expense reports and invoices
  • Reconciling invoices and identifying discrepancies
  • Creating and updating expense reports
  • Processing reimbursement forms
  • Reconcile invoices and identify discrepancies
  • Create and update expense reports
  • Process reimbursement forms
  • Prepare bank deposits
  • Enter financial transactions into internal databases
  • Check spreadsheets for accuracy
  • Maintain digital and physical financial records
  • Issue invoices to customers and external partners, as needed
  • Review and file payroll documents
  • Participate in quarterly and annual audits
  • Other duties as needed

Competencies and Requirements

  • 3rd or 4th year student enrolled in an accounting program
  • Excellent computer and excel skills
  • Strong organization skills with attention to details is a must
  • Previous accounting related work experience is a strong asset
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong work ethics and motivation
  • Hands-on experience with MS Excel and accounting software (e.g. QuickBooks)
  • Organization skills
  • Ability to handle sensitive, confidential information
  • An excellent team player who is flexible and willing to assist, when required
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate with both internal and external people
  • Ability to complete everyday tasks with minimal supervision and willingness to take ownership of the role

Salary: $15.00 to $18.00 /hour

Schedule: Part-time, Temporary

Corporate Administrative Assistant (Filled)

EastWest Bioscience is a seed-to-sale hemp-based consumer goods company seeking bright minds where you will be working with cross-functional teams that will take on exciting and challenging projects. Although you may not have all the skills required, we want you to be resourceful and willing to learn.

EastWest Bioscience is looking for a responsible corporate administrative assistant (min. 2 years experience) to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks. Duties of the Corporate Administrative Assistant include keeping corporate minute books up to date and files organized on a day to day basis, depending on transactions at such time. Location and reporting structure based in the Vancouver corporate office, this position reports directly to the CEO and COO, providing support to our CEO, COO managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Corporate Filings
  • Making regulatory filings
  • Reviewing and maintaining corporate books and records.
  • Assisting with conducting due diligence on third-parties and responding to due diligence requests by third-parties.
  • File Maintenance
  • Create new files, virtual file lists, scan documents into documentmanagement system and maintain filing system
  • Ensure paper and digital filing is up to date
  • Maintain Confidentiality Agreements (“CA”) excel list and diarize CAs for expiry
  • Periodically prepare files that will be going to storage
  • Assist with Corporate Records
  • Organize and maintain company shadow minute books, including scanning documents
  • Update records, address changes, and changes in Officers & Directors
  • Update corporate company fact sheets, when required
  • Other General Duties
  • Assist with quarterly mail-outs, including proofreading materials
  • Create binders for the Directors and Committee meetings, including inserting tabs and putting labels on spine
  • Perform general office duties, such as typing, photocopying, and shredding confidential material
  • Provide back-up reception support, when required
  • Perform other duties as required in support of Company objectives

Competencies and Requirements

  • Minimum 2 years experience working in a legal role with general corporate knowledge in the areas of any one of the following: (1) corporate records, (2) corporate commercial, (3) corporate securities, (4) corporate mergers and acquisitions and/or (5) corporate finance/banking
  • An excellent team player who is flexible and willing to assist, when required
  • Excellent verbal and written skills to communicate with both internal and external people
  • Ability to complete everyday tasks with minimal supervision and willingness to take ownership of the role
  • Experience in maintaining files in hard copy and digital format
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications or another document management system
  • Experience maintaining corporate minute books is an asset

Salary: $20.00 to $30.00 /hour

Schedule: Part-time

Experience: Legal Administration - 2 years (Preferred)

Executive Assistant (Filled)

EastWest Bioscience is a seed-to-sale hemp-based consumer goods company seeking bright minds where you will be working with cross-functional teams that will take on exciting and challenging projects. Although you may not have all the skills required, we are looking for someone who is resourceful, a self-starter and willing to learn.

EastWest Bioscience is looking for a responsible executive assistant (min. 2 years experience) to perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks for our fast-growing company. Duties of the Executive Assistant include providing support to our managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities.

Executive Assistant responsibilities include making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and keeping critical projects moving forward. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools, like MS Excel, MS Word, and office equipment.

You would work closely with other team members to support daily operations and keep critical projects moving forward by overseeing all administrative aspects and ensuring timely completion of tasks. We require a mature and reliable person who is committed to ensuring the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office and manufacturing facility operations.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Acts as the administrative point of contact between the executives and internal/external clients, receiving calls/messages and routing correspondence
  • Handles executives’ requests and queries appropriately
  • Prepares and processes a variety of documents (such as reports, presentations, graphs, tables, etc.) using MS Word, Excel or PowerPoint
  • Reviews and verifies the accuracy of information; identifies discrepancies and follows up with appropriate parties to clarify, confirm or correct information
  • Provides a range of administrative, clerical and business support services such as: reviewing and processing invoices, contracts and/or material requests and employee expense claims
  • Makes travel arrangements
  • Updates building access for office staff, establishing filing systems; and ordering and maintaining office supplies and equipment as required
  • Sets up, monitors and reconciles data using project management, contract/cost management and/or maintenance systems. Refers data discrepancies to the appropriate manager for review
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes, and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports, presentations and meeting minutes
  • Update and maintain office policies and procedures
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Act as the point of contact for internal and external clients
  • Liaise with managers to handle queries

Qualifications

  • 2 years proven experience as an Executive Assistant or other senior administrative roles in a fast-paced environment
  • Combination of post-secondary coursework in office administration and experience will be considered
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook; an aptitude for learning new computer systems
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discretion and confidentiality
  • Excellent organizational, planning and time management skills
  • Ability to problem solve, manage multiple priorities and prioritize daily workload
  • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent customer service focus, with an ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Capable of understanding and following written procedures
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Daily filing of documents - both paper and e-filings
  • Corporate annual report filings for all US and Canadian entities
  • Putting presentation packages together
  • Maintaining corporate documents
  • Other duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Nice to Have

  • Previous experience in public listed company would be an asset

To Apply, please send your resume and cover letter with the subject heading: Executive Assistant – [YOUR NAME]

Salary: $45,000 to $55,000

Schedule: Part-time

Graphic Designer (Filled)

EastWest Bioscience is a seed-to-sale hemp-based consumer goods company with locations in Penticton, BC and Vancouver, BC. Although you may not have all the skills listed, we want you to be resourceful and willing to learn. We're looking for someone we can promote to full-time.

We're hiring two junior designers with 1-2 years of industry experience to create compelling visual concepts and design across a broad range of communication platforms. We need mature, reliable, energetic, and creative people who are committed to creating remarkable deliverables while meeting required deadlines. You would collaborate with other designers and team members to understand business needs and turn requirements into deliverables that elevate our company brands above the rest.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work with the creative team and project managers to create and manage designs from concept through to final deliverables.
  • Design marketing collateral – print, digital (web or social media) and/or packaging materials – that align with brand guide standards.
  • Work with our partner printers on delivering our printed materials and packaging.
  • Participate in brand development and create brand guidelines and define standards.
  • Research and gather imagery that would build the brand and adhere to brand standards.
  • Development a strategy to bring brand to life through multiple marketing channels, print media, web and social media.
  • Support our social media team with imagery/artwork through various online platforms.

Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of graphic design experience.
  • BA in Graphic Design or equivalent accredited design program.
  • Strong skills in current web and graphic design practices and production software, including Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat.
  • Good layout, colour theory, photo editing and typography skills.
  • Good understanding of branding.
  • Working knowledge of and experience with print production of marketing materials and packaging.
  • Deadline-driven and cool under pressure.
  • Detail-oriented and committed to a high standard of design execution.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.

Bonus qualifications (a plus if you have any of these):

  • Social media management experience is a plus (Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, or Twitter).
  • Campaign strategy development.
  • Web design experience.
  • Video editing in Adobe Premiere and Adobe After Effects.

We are open to remote work - please note your location in your application.

**Please include a link to your portfolio.**

Schedule: Part-time, Contract