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

Talent Development Engineer

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. Increase our threshold to which we accept students
  2. Connect with students on a deeper basis about things they’d like to see out of deCODE
  3. Grow the number of applications we receive from 3rd/4th year students

YOU'LL NEED TO:

  • Be enrolled in Computer Science/Software Engineering OR have some kind of technical 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 Excel

  • Experience in Customer Service/Sales

  • Eagerness in the field of Software Development

YOU'LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • Building upon the current process of talent selection, to create a more accurate and efficient way to organize applicants

  • Working closely with the rest of the team to categorize and select applicants

  • Enhance our communication with students before/after selections have been made

  • Build a self-sustaining project plan for talent recruitment and development

 

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.

Graphic Designer

On March 23rd and 24th, 2018, the Legacy Conference will bring together over 600 entrepreneurially-minded students in Ottawa. In collaboration with high-growth startup companies and top-tier speakers, Legacy is the only event in Canada dedicated to hosting the nation’s top student entrepreneurs. Over the course of two days, we will host keynotes delivered by entrepreneurs and industry pioneers, expert panel discussion, a hackathon, a startup exposition showcasing some of the nation’s hottest startups, and interactive workshops for startups and attendees.

We’re looking for a designer to join our team, bringing design thinking and skill sets in pursuit of better showcase Legacy’s voice in graphics. You will work on content that inspires our attendees to sign up for the conference at a glance. You’ll have to be good at managing your time, adjusting quickly to shifting approaches, situations, and priorities.


You’ll Be:

 

  • Take control of creating designs from everything (ranging from website to name tags) like this:

 

  • Contributing to our growing design system in an effort to convey Legacy’s voice in visuals to provide our audience with a new experience

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

You’ll Need To Have:

  • A passion for solving design problems while wearing multiple hats and owning all facets of design

  • A desire to mentor other designers, leading by example with your keen eye for good design, and attention to detail

  • Exceptional Photoshop abilities as can be demonstrated through current project pieces

 

Academic Coordinator: General Workshops (Business Functions, Financial Literacy, Post-Secondary)

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: 

•    Have excellent written and oral communication skills

•    Be very organized and resourceful

•    Be able to work independently with little direction

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

•    Experience working with youth/students

•    Experience writing program content

•    An interest in youth development

TASKS YOU WOULD DO:

•    Develop academic content relating to business functions, including relevant activities (and possibly workbooks/activity sheets/handouts)

•    Identify and partner with external mentors and professionals to help develop academic content 

Head of Operations

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 very organized and punctual

•    Have excellent written and oral communication skills

 

IT’D BE GREAT IF YOU HAVE:

•    Experience working with youth/students

•    Experience in community outreach and creating partnerships

•    An interest in youth development

 

TASKS YOU WOULD DO:

•    Find new opportunities within the community in terms of where we can implement workshops 

•    Maintain current relationships with youth organizations and existing partnerships

•    Communicating and updating our community partners regularly

•    Expanding the program to other needs groups, which includes identifying and reaching out to potential community partners

Director of Project Growth

  • Reports directly to VP Project Management
  • Advise project teams on how to scale their project, attract funders and business partners, and optimize their business/project model
  • Develop and implement creative ideas for project growth by hosting project-specific think tanks alongside the director of research and developmen
  • Collaborate with the external team on funding and revenue generation strategies to meet project needs
  • Oversee long-term growth planning for all Enactus uOttawa project alongside the VP Project Management

Graphic Designer

The Marketing team is the creative brains behind everything Enactus. We ensure that all ideas come to life by creating marketing collateral such as promotional videos for our projects, advertisements to promote upcoming events or partnerships, managing the Enactus uOttawa social media acounts, and anything and everything in-between. Our team may be small but you'd never know it; we're highly driven, innovative thinkers who create next-level content to ensure our projects get the recognition they deserve.

The Marketing team's goals this year include:

  • Developing an effective recruitment campaign to attract new talent for the teams
  • Increase the number of cross-promotional partnership opportunities we engage in
  • Streamline marketing processes to ensure maximum efficiency and allow us to produce the highest quality content possible

NOTE: If applying for the Videographer/Photographer/Graphic Design role, please attach a few samples of your work to your application. You may upload them to a Google Drive and share the link in your application if you wish, or attach the files individually.


You’ll need to:

  • Understand and have an eye for good (great) design
  • Have in depth knowledge of Photoshop
  • Be a hustler (late nights will become your friend)

It'd be great if you have:

  • Experience with branding
  • Knowledge of Adobe Illustrator
  • Marketing experience

YOU’LL BE WORKING ON THINGS LIKE:

  • National/World class presentations
  • Branding/promotion for select social enterprises/projects/events
  • Packaging/Banners/Posters (highly visible material)