Business Development

Legacy Hacks is the Legacy Conference’s first MLH-backed Hackathon taking place this coming Spring. It will be a gathering of intellect, creativity and innovation where Computer Science students from all over Ontario come together to solve company sponsored challenges, develop solutions to everyday problems and meet like-minded individuals. 

You’re going to be on the founding team of Legacy Hacks, so there’s going to be a ton of cool things to work on - plus you’re going to be working alongside some of uOttawa’s finest to make it happen. 

Interested in joining the team working to make this happen? 


You'll have to:

  • Building valuable relationships with partners and sponsors.

  • Collaborating and experimenting to identify and creating best practices, understanding business development strategies, and reviewing qualification approach to maximize efficiency.

  • Continually exploring the performance, trends and behaviours of the pipeline, and the market to make sure we keep rockin'.

  • Contributing to the overall strategy and growth of the Legacy Conference

You will need to:

  • Passion for sales and for building amazing teams

  • A love for data and how it can help the business development team win

  • The ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment

  • A love to connect and reach out to inspiring, high-level executives

  • The need to get dirty (think no sleep) and get things don

Logistics Coordinator

Legacy Hacks is the Legacy Conference’s first MLH-backed Hackathon taking place this coming Spring. It will be a gathering of intellect, creativity and innovation where Computer Science students from all over Ontario come together to solve company sponsored challenges, develop solutions to everyday problems and meet like-minded individuals. 

You’re going to be on the founding team of Legacy Hacks, so there’s going to be a ton of cool things to work on - plus you’re going to be working alongside some of uOttawa’s finest to make it happen. 

Interested in joining the team working to make this happen? 


You'll have to:

  • Liaising and effectively coordinating with operations lead — from organizing exposition and implementing workshops

  • Researching about just everything — we like to innovate and do things differently

  • Using metrics and data to inform design decisions

  • Have to “wear many hats” to get the job done

You will need to:

  • A "get shit done" attitude

  • Have a love for lean processes and problem-solving

  • Be extremely organized with great prioritization skills

  • A huge desire to learn

  • Enjoy working in a ridiculously fast-paced environment

  • Thrive on change and be comfortable with doing things unconventionally

  • An ability to build relationships and communicate in a professional yet effective manner

     

Growth Coordinator

Legacy Hacks is the Legacy Conference’s first MLH-backed Hackathon taking place this coming Spring. It will be a gathering of intellect, creativity and innovation where Computer Science students from all over Ontario come together to solve company sponsored challenges, develop solutions to everyday problems and meet like-minded individuals. 

You’re going to be on the founding team of Legacy Hacks, so there’s going to be a ton of cool things to work on - plus you’re going to be working alongside some of uOttawa’s finest to make it happen. 

Interested in joining the team working to make this happen? 


You'll have to:

  • Prioritizing simultaneous deadlines across multiple teams and coordinating the efforts across the other teams

  • Brainstorming various growth strategies aimed at all target audiences

  • Doing research, research and more research

  • Building quality relationships with new and existing attendees

  • The bridge between our target audience and the team

  • Innovating and improvising

You will need to:

  • Get your hands dirty (think no sleep) and have a “get shit done” attitude

  • Passion for sales and for building amazing teams

  • A love for data and how it can help the growth team win

  • The ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment

  • A genuine curiosity and excitement to convey Legacy’s voice to 12,000 young entrepreneurs.

  • Be subscribed to the Legacy email newsletter.

Legacy Hacks Project Manager

Legacy Hacks is the Legacy Conference’s first MLH-backed Hackathon taking place this coming Spring. It will be a gathering of intellect, creativity and innovation where Computer Science students from all over Ontario come together to solve company sponsored challenges, develop solutions to everyday problems and meet like-minded individuals. 

You’re going to be on the founding team of Legacy Hacks, so there’s going to be a ton of cool things to work on - plus you’re going to be working alongside some of uOttawa’s finest to make it happen. 

Interested in joining the team working to make this happen? 


You'll have to:

  • Be in 2nd/3rd year
  • Have participated in one or more Hackathon(s)

  • Possess strong leadership skills

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Be a social butterfly

  • Understand the importance of accuracy and precision

  • Be able to tackle awkward situations with a positive attitude (there’s going to be a lot of them)

  • Ability to work with anyone 

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

It'd be great if you have:

  • Experience organizing an event or leading a team

  • Experience working in tech

  • Software Development experience

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Organizing weekly meetings and gathering updates from team members to move project along

  • Developing new strategies to grow our total impressions and participation numbers

  • Reaching out to sponsors to get involved in the event through emails, calls and networking events

  • Collaborating with the deCODE Hackathon’s PM to gain insight and grow into the position

  • Bringing the team together to collectively create an atmosphere to be as welcoming as possible to attendees and potential sponsors

Operations and Logistics Co-ordinator

Legacy Hacks is the Legacy Conference’s first MLH-backed Hackathon taking place this coming Spring. It will be a gathering of intellect, creativity and innovation where Computer Science students from all over Ontario come together to solve company sponsored challenges, develop solutions to everyday problems and meet like-minded individuals. 

You’re going to be on the founding team of Legacy Hacks, so there’s going to be a ton of cool things to work on - plus you’re going to be working alongside some of uOttawa’s finest to make it happen. 

Interested in joining the team working to make this happen? 


You'll have to:

 

  • Be organized and intuitive 

  • Possess excellent problem-solving skills

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Have helped organize an event (big or small) previously

It'd be great if you have:

 

  • Strong understanding of event co-ordination/management

  • Leadership skills

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Prepping the resources required for the day-of event and ensuring they are in our possession prior to

  • Brainstorming and implementing activities to make sure our attendees have a great time at the event

  • Working alongside Legacy Conference’s Logistics Co-ordinator to ensure mutual understanding of day-of timing and scheduling

  • Manage all the day-of operations at the event to ensure seamless execution

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Marketing and Growth Co-ordinator

Legacy Hacks is the Legacy Conference’s first MLH-backed Hackathon taking place this coming Spring. It will be a gathering of intellect, creativity and innovation where Computer Science students from all over Ontario come together to solve company sponsored challenges, develop solutions to everyday problems and meet like-minded individuals. 

You’re going to be on the founding team of Legacy Hacks, so there’s going to be a ton of cool things to work on - plus you’re going to be working alongside some of uOttawa’s finest to make it happen. 

Interested in joining the team working to make this happen? 


You'll have to:

  • Have Marketing and/or design experience

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Be a social butterfly

  • Understand the importance of accuracy and precision

  • Be an engaging team member

It'd be great if you have:

  • Photoshop experience

  • Experience working in tech

  • An active social media presence

     

    You’ll be working on things like:

 

  • Organizing, creating and delivering our social media campaigns throughout the year

  • Developing new content that would draw attention to the Hackathon

  • Working along side Legacy Conference’s Marketing Co-ordinator to ensure mutual understanding on content style

  • Strategizing new methods to grow impressions and overall reach of campaigns

 

Program Development Lead

Sanajiit is a social enterprise that sells affordable and repurposed furniture in Iqaluit, while simultaneously acting as a recycling program for the city. It also acts as a mentorship program for Northern youth to gain valuable soft skills such as leadership and communication, and encourages them to pursue education and careers in technology and trades.

This year, the Sanajiit team's objectives include:

  • Making the business sustainable, allowing it to reach $5,000 in revenues
  • Further developing the workshop curriculum to include mental health and workplace health and safety topics
  • Making the program available to at-risk youth who are not currently in the school system
  • Expanding the program to other Northern communities

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent communication skills  
  •  Be organized and manage your time wisely
  • Be detail-oriented
  • Have an interest in working with youth
  • Be able to work collaboratively in a teamBe very organized and detail-oriented

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience with working in Northern communities
  • Experience with creating programs and/or activities for groups
  • A willingness to conduct your own research in order to fully understand the context of your work

YOU'LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Developing workshop curriculum (including hands-on activities) for Northern youth aged 14-18. Workshops will cover three main areas:
    o    Carpentry
    o    Business and entrepreneurship
    o    Mental health
  • Working and collaborating with program development leads on other project teams to ensure the curriculum is thorough and engaging.
  • Identifying, partnering, and communicating with external mentors to help validate the curriculum materials

Head of Translation

Project FLY (Future Leaders in Youth), is a development workshop-based program that aims to empower at-risk youth to take advantage of opportunities in post-secondary education, employment, and entrepreneurship. Through interactive workshop, Project FLY educates youth on core topics which include the importance of post-secondary education, employment skills, environmental sustainability, leadership, financial literacy, professional soft skills, nutrition, and entrepreneurship. 

This year, Project FLY’s objectives include;

  1. Strengthening the current academic content for the Business & Nutrition workshops
  2. Expand our content by looking for opportunities to transition into mental health workshops
  3. Continuing to build on our relationships with current community partners (YMCA, JA, CLK Youth)
  4. Looking for new opportunities within the community to provide our workshops 

YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Be bilingual (French and English)
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Be organized and resourceful
  • Be an excellent team player
  • Be able to meet deadlines


IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE

  • An interest in youth development and nutrition
  • Experience writing professionally or in an academic setting

TASKS YOU WOULD DO:

  • Translate workshop documentations including the outline, handouts, and the PowerPoints
  • Translating promotional content used on the F.L.Y. webpage and in the social media
  • Assist in coordinating with French schools in the community
  • Help review professional documentation being sent to French partners
  • Leading French workshops for youth

Content and Creative

The Iqaluit Innovation Hub is a collaborative space that fosters entrepreneurial spirit and growth within Iqaluit, Nunavut. The Hub provides resources, connections, and support to Northern entrepreneurs through offering a co-working space, workshops and events to grow Iqaluit’s entrepreneurial community, eliminating many of the barriers to starting a business in Iqaluit. In addition to being the focal point for all entrepreneurship-related resources in the city, the Innovation Hub will also provide corporate commercial workspace for businesses to rent while they are in the city.

This year, the Iqaluit Innovation Hub team's objectives include:

  1. Build partnerships with key partners, including economic development agencies, to take a lead role in operating the day-to-day operations of the space
  2. Expand the Iqaluit Entrepreneurial Network and reach capacity of membership entrepreneurs using the space
  3. Generate revenues through corporate office space rental for companies who work in the city for short periods of time

YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Be an excellent writer
  •  Have excellent communication skills
  • Have a detailed and organized approach to work
  • Have an interest in design and branding
  • Have great time management and multitasking skills
  • Have collaborative attitude and team work experience

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Marketing and/or design experience
  • Experience working in northern communities
  •  A hustler attitude
  • A strong understanding of social media platforms

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Create a strong branding platform for the IQ Hub and monitoring the success and feedback in the community
  • Help the marketing team design promotional materials including pamphlets, banners, social media posts, the logo, business cards, etc. to create a recognizable brand
  • Help design the Innovation Hub website and entrepreneur portal
  • Designing and producing visuals for the marketing campaigns
  • Working closely with the rest of the marketing team to create consistent promotional materials
  • Help decorate and design the interior of the space in Iqaluit

Business Development

The Iqaluit Innovation Hub is a collaborative space that fosters entrepreneurial spirit and growth within Iqaluit, Nunavut. The Hub provides resources, connections, and support to Northern entrepreneurs through offering a co-working space, workshops and events to grow Iqaluit’s entrepreneurial community, eliminating many of the barriers to starting a business in Iqaluit. In addition to being the focal point for all entrepreneurship-related resources in the city, the Innovation Hub will also provide corporate commercial workspace for businesses to rent while they are in the city.

This year, the Iqaluit Innovation Hub team's objectives include:

  1. Build partnerships with key partners, including economic development agencies, to take a lead role in operating the day-to-day operations of the space
  2. Expand the Iqaluit Entrepreneurial Network and reach capacity of membership entrepreneurs using the space
  3. Generate revenues through corporate office space rental for companies who work in the city for short periods of time

YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Be organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful
  • Have a hustler attitude
  • Be able to meet deadlines
  • Have the ability to bounce ideas with a team
  • Be able to recognize gaps the business model and problem solve to improve the project

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience in sales and/or business development roles
  • Experience in starting and managing a business
  • Experience in writing grant applications and fundraising

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Selling office space to larger companies and co-working memberships to individual entrepreneurs
  •  Responding to client's needs and deliver value at every step by adapting your approach and customizing our offering to their needs
  • Searching for and writing grant proposals
  • Acquiring new clients and finding new ways of generating revenues for the project
  • Connecting with local entrepreneurs and potential resources for the IQ Hub

Head of Operations

The Iqaluit Innovation Hub is a collaborative space that fosters entrepreneurial spirit and growth within Iqaluit, Nunavut. The Hub provides resources, connections, and support to Northern entrepreneurs through offering a co-working space, workshops and events to grow Iqaluit’s entrepreneurial community, eliminating many of the barriers to starting a business in Iqaluit. In addition to being the focal point for all entrepreneurship-related resources in the city, the Innovation Hub will also provide corporate commercial workspace for businesses to rent while they are in the city.

This year, the Iqaluit Innovation Hub team's objectives include:

  1. Build partnerships with key partners, including economic development agencies, to take a lead role in operating the day-to-day operations of the space
  2. Expand the Iqaluit Entrepreneurial Network and reach capacity of membership entrepreneurs using the space
  3. Generate revenues through corporate office space rental for companies who work in the city for short periods of time

YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have excellent interpersonal skills
  • Have a detailed and organized approach to work
  • Be a well-rounded individual, as you'll be working on a variety of different activities

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • An understanding or experience in northern communities
  • An interest in co-working spaces or incubators/accelerators
  • An interest/skill in planning, organizing, and launching detailed ideas into action
  • A great attitude and willingness to learn

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Running the administrative side of the co-working space in Iqaluit
  • Programming events and workshops for the entrepreneurship network and Hub members and assisting with day to day operations of the space
  • Assisting the Project Manager with maintaining overall objectives and developing future growth plans

Research and Development Coordinator

NOVA is dedicated to developing and deploying technological innovations to the Northern communities of Canada. Our aim is to increase the quality of life in the Northern Canadian communities, through innovative solutions that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.


YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Have the desire to bring ideas to life

  • Possess the willingness to learn about northern communities and sustainable solutions

  • Be self-motivated

  • Be interested in gathering information and analyzing results

  • Comfortable with working in a cross-functional environment

  • Be interested in technologies and innovations

 

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • A "design and build" attitude

  • Experience, or a background from a scientific field

  • Passion in technology and innovations

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Finding project ideas

  • Presenting projects

  • Creating designs

  • Conduct tests

  • Analyze test results

Technical Officer

NOVA is dedicated to developing and deploying technological innovations to the Northern communities of Canada. Our aim is to increase the quality of life in the Northern Canadian communities, through innovative solutions that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.


YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Have the desire to bring ideas to life

  • Enjoys "hands-on" work such as building and testing prototypes

  • Possess the willingness to learn about innovative solutions

  • Be self-motivated

  • Collaborate with other team members to develop new ideas

  • Be interested in technologies and innovations

 

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience or a background from a scientific field

  • Passion in technology and innovations

  • have "hands-on" experience (i.e. personal projects, class assignments, etc.)

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Building projects

  • Prototyping ideas

  • Developing designs

  • Analyze and test ideas

Head of Operations

NOVA is dedicated to developing and deploying technological innovations to the Northern communities of Canada. Our aim is to increase the quality of life in the Northern Canadian communities, through innovative solutions that are sustainable and environmentally friendly.


YOU’LL NEED TO:

  • Assist with the day-to-day project operation functions such as; marketing, communication, brand development, and human resources.

  • Must be versatile, and comfortable with working in different roles

  • Have a passion for the environment and sustainability

  • Be organized and self-motivated

  • Possess the willingness to learn and grow with the team

  • Have good communication skills

 

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience with working in cross-functional environments

  • Passion in creating positive social change

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Promote projects

  • Review/write reports

  • Assist in the hiring process

  • Communicate with clients and suppliers

Business Development Coordinator

Sprout is an innovative food initiative that seeks to bring accessible healthy food options and healthy food education to food desserts across Ottawa. Through selling produce in corner stores already in place in communities and using the space to provide the food within walking distance of residents' homes. We work closely with Ottawa Public Health and working towards a more equitable world in terms of Canada's food security right here at home. 

The Sprout team's goals this year include:

  1. Developing a set of recipes that can be conveniently and affordably prepared using foods stocked in our participating convenience stores
  2. Building partnerships with local farmers and farmers' cooperatives, public health authorities, and nonprofit partners that work with our target clientele (i.e. the Food Bank, food pantries and soup kitchens)
  3. Launching the program in more convenient stores, potentially identifying a franchise chain that would be interested in the project

You’ll need to:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have a hustler attitude and a need to expand
  • Have great teamwork abilities

It’d be great if you have:

  • Interest in nutrition
  • Experience in external relations

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Reporting to Head of Marketing for the project and the Project Manager
  • Working with our current partners to strengthen opportunities for growth
  • Writing fundraising applications and grant proposals to receive funding for the project
  • Being responsible for analyzing and comparing potential pilot participants to make an informed decision on the selected first pilot participant
  • Working closely with initial pilot participant(s) to build strong relationships and to ensure our current participants are satisfied
  • Being responsible for the measurement of performance of current partnerships and the communication of those results to current and potential partners.
  • Leading the research of new partnerships and seeks out new relationships with future partners

Head of Marketing

Sprout is an innovative food initiative that seeks to bring accessible healthy food options and healthy food education to food desserts across Ottawa. Through selling produce in corner stores already in place in communities and using the space to provide the food within walking distance of residents' homes. We work closely with Ottawa Public Health and working towards a more equitable world in terms of Canada's food security right here at home. 

The Sprout team's goals this year include:

  1. Developing a set of recipes that can be conveniently and affordably prepared using foods stocked in our participating convenience stores
  2. Building partnerships with local farmers and farmers' cooperatives, public health authorities, and nonprofit partners that work with our target clientele (i.e. the Food Bank, food pantries and soup kitchens)
  3. Launching the program in more convenient stores, potentially identifying a franchise chain that would be interested in the project

You’ll need to:

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Have the ability to use Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, or open-source alternatives

It’d be great if you have:

  • Interest in nutrition
  • Experience in working with the media and the respective documents needed to be in communication with them

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Events in the community to be used in order to increase visibility
  • Communicating the availability of healthy foods on behalf of participating convenience stores
  • The development of the brand
  • Developing a strong marketing strategy, including promotional campaigns such as limited-time offers and sales across various channels
  • Building relationships with media partners, including writing press releases and scheduling interviews with local media

Content & Creative

Sprout is an innovative food initiative that seeks to bring accessible healthy food options and healthy food education to food desserts across Ottawa. Through selling produce in corner stores already in place in communities and using the space to provide the food within walking distance of residents' homes. We work closely with Ottawa Public Health and working towards a more equitable world in terms of Canada's food security right here at home. 

The Sprout team's goals this year include:

  1. Developing a set of recipes that can be conveniently and affordably prepared using foods stocked in our participating convenience stores
  2. Building partnerships with local farmers and farmers' cooperatives, public health authorities, and nonprofit partners that work with our target clientele (i.e. the Food Bank, food pantries and soup kitchens)
  3. Launching the program in more convenient stores, potentially identifying a franchise chain that would be interested in the project

You’ll need to:

  • Be a great writer
  • Be passionate about branding and marketing
  • Have great teamwork abilities

It’d be great if you have:

  • Interest in nutrition
  • Experience in writing professionally or within a business setting

You’ll be working on things like:

  • Creation of content to be presented on the Sprout website
  • Managing both the online and offline content and messaging for all campaigns
  • Managing social media

Marketing & Growth Coordinator

The deCODE Hackathon is a semi-annual event where computer science students from across North America pair up with company engineers to solve technical challenges presented by the companies themselves. These exclusive, tightly knit workshops aim to repair the interview and selection process for candidates through collaboration, and practical application of skills. It also provides a way for students to create an awesome project to benefit their software development career long-term.

3 Goals we aim to address this year:

  1. Grow the number of applications we receive by 5x
  2. Build stronger relationships with student organizations that aim towards long-term mutual benefits and cross-club promotions
  3. Increase our social media presence through consistent, informative and funny content

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Marketing and/or design experience

  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Have excellent interpersonal skills

  • Have a detailed and organized approach to work

  • Be a well-rounded individual

  • Have a great attitude and willingness to learn

IT'D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience with platforms like Buffer/Hootsuite

  • Google AdWords Certification

  • Active Social Media Presence

YOU'LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Leading and creating marketing campaigns that will influence the deCODE brand and our target audience

  • Develop new strategies to increase applications numbers

  • Running social media accounts and actively maintaining a presence

  • GROWTH HACKING

Speaker Coordinator

The Legacy Conference is like an entrepreneurship boot-camp on steroids: you show up and are taught strategies for starting and growing your company. Except at Legacy, you're not paying $10,000 to attend...

We've gathered the founders of the fastest growing startups to give 30-minute keynotes on actionable tactics for launching and growing your startup. You'll learn how they got started, how they grew, and what they learned along the way.


Sounds awesome? You’ll get to make that happen.


You’ll Be:

  • Doing research, research, and more research.

  • Part of a team of relationship builders

  • Building valuable relationships with all our speakers

  • Identifying potential speakers who would bring the best content, and doing reach outs.

  • Contributing to the overall strategy and growth of the Legacy Conference

You Need To:

  • Passion for building amazing relationships

  • The ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment

  • The desire to have an impact and make a difference

  • A love to connect and reach out to inspiring big names

  • The need to get dirty (think no sleep) and get things done

Marketing Strategist

The Legacy Conference is like an entrepreneurship boot-camp on steroids: you show up and are taught strategies for starting and growing your company. Except at Legacy, you're not paying $10,000 to attend...

We've gathered the founders of the fastest growing startups to give 30-minute keynotes on actionable tactics for launching and growing your startup. You'll learn how they got started, how they grew, and what they learned along the way.


Sounds awesome? You’ll get to market that.


You’ll Be:

  • Harness the power of all the good here and build Legacy as the go-to brand for young entrepreneurs.

  • Help to convey Legacy’s vision and strategy in an unconventional way.

  • Work with the brightest, most driven students in Ottawa.

  • Churning out tons of content for our emails and social media channels

It’d Be Great If You Also Have:

  • A “get shit done” attitude

  • A genuine curiosity and excitement to convey Legacy’s voice to 12,000 young entrepreneurs.