Head of 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!

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 and writing grant proposals
  • Acquiring new clients and finding new ways of generating revenues for the project

Enactus uOttawa

Enactus uOttawa, Telfer School of Management, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Avenue East, Ottawa, ON, K1N 6N5