Food Innovation Program Facilitator

Do you want to make an IMPACT?

A proudly certified B Corporation®, Spring empowers ecosystems and entrepreneurs to change the world through innovation, and we have fun doing it! Based in Vancouver, Canada, we’re a global incubator, accelerator, and advisory firm that helps impact entrepreneurs, investors, and entrepreneurial ecosystem builders thrive.

Our team is located throughout the world as our work has taken us to over 40 communities around the globe. Our services span from advisory work to a full range of innovation programs, including business resilience, incubation, acceleration, funding and investor training, as well as workshops and events.

Spring is a proud supporter of 1% for the Planet, and we’re intentionally focused on the UN Sustainability Goals.

What will you do?

Being a Contract Facilitator for Spring’s Food Innovation Programming is an engaging and inspiring opportunity. You will be supporting an experienced food innovation Program Manager by facilitating our food programming for entrepreneurs. 

Key tasks and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Delivering select food-centric session and programs: 

  • Facilitating sessions online and in-person 
  • Engaging with and supporting your participants throughout, and collaborating with the Food Innovation Program Manager to ensure customer needs are championed
  • Creating program presentations and activities
  • Providing mentorship and research assistance to program participants

Reviewing and evaluating programs:

  • Analyzing feedback and sharing recommendations for improvement, replication, and scaling

Reporting back to internal stakeholders and key program partners

Meeting position and program KPIs and deliverables

What will you get?

  • A competitive rate
  • Support for your own entrepreneurial venture
  • Work with a people-focused and values-based organization with a global reach

This role is for you if you’re:

  • Passionate for all things FOOD, and have experience in the food industry! 
  • Passionate about IMPACT and making the world better than it is today
  • Love helping other people to unlock their potential and impact
  • A person who is at ease and in flow with presenting and/or facilitating sessions 
  • Energized by connecting with and supporting people
  • Able to build collaborative relationships with a wide range of stakeholders
  • Organized and enjoy managing multiple priorities and projects simultaneously

You must also:

  • Have 2+ years of professional facilitation experience 
  • Have proven success and passion in the food and beverage industry 
  • Have a genuine interest in seeing people succeed
  • Communicate and listen actively in a range of environments and with a variety of stakeholders with ease
  • Possess a high level of emotional intelligence and empathy

Sound like you? Here’s how to apply:

Please submit your cover letter and resume to We can’t wait to hear from you!

Making the world a better place includes you.

As we focus on driving world-changing innovation, we strive to support and celebrate the diverse voices of this planet. Spring believes in championing change through all perspectives, living with respect and integrity toward others, and being in community with mindfulness and compassion in our personal lives, business, and beyond. 

No matter where you’re from, how you identify, who you love, or what you believe in, we welcome you to join us on this journey.