JOBS

lokol aims to change how local news and information is created and shared in communities around the world. Join us!
 
Current Job Openings

 

Current job openings are listed below. If you do not see a fit, you may still submit your application and we will automatically consider you for any jobs that become available. You can also subscribe to be notified of new job postings. We use a paperless process and can only accept job applications through this website.

 

Sales & Promotions (#3004)

Posted April 2017

Closed May 2017

 

lokol Community Champion (#3001)

Multiple Positions

Posted July 2016

Closed Fall 2016. Apply now for future jobs.

 

lokol Community Champion International (#3003)

Multiple Positions

Posted July 2016

Closed Fall 2016. Apply now for future jobs.

 

Social Media Marketer (#3002)

One or two positions, more in the future.

Posted July 2016

Closed Fall 2016. Apply now for future jobs.

All jobs are in SYDNEY, NS, Canada
Working With Us
 
Find out more about lokol by visiting our website.
lokol is part of the MediaSpark group of companies:

 

All companies are majority owned and operated locally in Sydney, NS, Canada. Our products make a positive and lasting impact in people’s lives, from children to adults and multinational corporations.  We are at the forefront of changing how the world learns and communicates. 


Join our team and discover what it's like to love your work and be proud of bringing good things to the world.

 

Sure, you’ve got skills. You may even have a choice of careers. But, the company you decide to work with will play a primary role in defining the avenue for exercising your abilities and potential. Read on to see what we have to offer.

 

Culture and Work Environment

 

  • Our people work on a greater variety of interesting projects in one year than many do in a lifetime.
     

  • We move fast and are always busy, but we don’t fly by the seat of our pants.
     

  • We take our work seriously, while trying to maintain a stress-free environment.
     

  • No drama. No office politics. No stupid rules.
     

  • We care about our company, our customers, our team members, and our community.  Really, we do.
     

Benefits

 

  • Work hours are flexible. Choose your own start time, breaks, lunches, and time away for personal matters.
     

  • Dress code is casual
    (“Clothes are mandatory, style is optional”).

     

  • Free soft drinks and hot beverages.
     

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance.
     

  • Sick Time and Personal Development Days.
     

  • Stock Options.
     

  • Various other unique benefits.
     

Our Location
 

We are headquartered on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. If you’re looking for beauty and lifestyle, this is it.
Cape Breton has been identified in numerous publications as one of the world’s most beautiful locations. With a population base of 140,000, it is the third largest industrial area in the Atlantic Canada region. Cost of living is one of the most affordable in North America.


In addition to its beauty and friendly and loyal people, Cape Breton has carved its place in history as the hub of telecommunications; a place where inventors like Alexander Graham Bell and Guglielmo Marconi called home. Find out more about Cape Breton Island at www.CBisland.com


Fitting in With Our Team


Here is what you need to succeed on our team:
 

  • Excellent work ethic and attitude.
     

  • A passion for your work as a career and not just a job.
     

  • Have a drive to succeed individually and as part of a team.  Be a good leader and a follower.
     

  • In-depth experience using computers and the Internet.
     

  • Strong organizational skills.
     

  • Keen attention to detail.
     

  • Be respectful of others, particularly in a multicultural environment.
     

  • The motivation to continually learn new things and apply and share your knowledge.
     

  • Be comfortable in a job that is frequently self-directed and have the self-motivation to get the job done.

 

Let's get to work!

 
lokol Community Champion (#3001)
 
lokol Community Champion International (#3003)
 
Social Media Marketer (#3002)
Sales & Promotions (#3004)
 

lokol helps people discover what’s happening right now in their communities. lokol is launching local news and information websites in communities around the world (similar to goCapeBreton.com). Find out more about working with us by reviewing the information on our company website at lokol.com and our JOBS website.

 

THE JOB

 

Your role will be to introduce potential advertisers to the FREE benefits of using lokol websites while also informing them about the PAID services available to further help them succeed in reaching a local audience. This is a position for a career-minded individual who wants the opportunity to join a new and growing technology company that is focused on serving communities around the world. Compensation includes base salary plus commission plus stock options.

 

ACTIVITIES

 
  • Help develop and execute sales and marketing plans.

  • Use email, telephone, and other strategies to prospect for new clients.

  • Meet with clients to understand their needs and develop advertising campaigns.

  • Deliver sales presentations and proposals for prospective clients.

  • Develop and manage relationships with advertising agencies.

  • Stay current with local competition and industry trends.

  • Close sales contracts for advertising on goCapeBreton.com and other lokol sites.

  • Follow up with clients to ensure their objectives have been met.

  • Local travel in Cape Breton Island.
     

QUALIFICATIONS
 

  • Demonstrated sales experience and enthusiasm for calling and meeting with new people.

  • Having existing relationships with potential advertisers in Cape Breton Island would be considered an asset.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Strong organizational skills and diligent follow-up focus.

  • Strong working knowledge of computers and use of social media.

  • Experience working in a team environment.

  • Valid Driver’s License and an automobile for travel in Cape Breton.

  • See Fitting in With Our Team on the lokol JOBS website.

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
 

  • This job is for an entry-level or mid-level career with significant opportunity for growth.

  • ​Standard 40-hour work week with some flexibility in work schedule.

  • Job location is downtown Sydney, NS, Canada.