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Administrative Co-ordinator, Innovation Space — Job ID 202112

Note: This is an 8-week contract position (35 hours/week)

 

The Administrative Co-ordinator: Innovation Space, will work with the ventureLAB Innovation Space team to support the strategic and daily objectives of ventureLAB’s 50,000 sq. ft Innovation Space, it’s virtual community, tenants, and members. The Administrative Co-ordinator: Innovation Space will assist in building the Innovation Space community to support initiatives that increase the development of the Innovation Space community, and brand awareness of tenancies and memberships. This includes supporting the planning of events, community building initiatives, daily tenant/member requirements, data management and other duties related to the coordination of the Innovation Space. This role provides the opportunity to work with a wide range of professionals, including the ventureLAB team, clients, tech entrepreneurs, industry executives, public and private sector partners.

 

ventureLAB is a leading technology hub located in Markham in York Region, Canada’s second largest tech cluster. At ventureLAB, we grow globally competitive tech titans that build-to-scale in Canada, in three key areas of focus: hardware, health, and inclusivity. Through programs focused on raising capital, attracting and retaining talent, customer acquisition, and technology and IP development, ventureLAB has enabled thousands of tech companies to scale through these growth-oriented initiatives. Our portfolio of companies have created close to 4,000 jobs that have raised over $200 million in investment capital to continue their growth and scale.

 

Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, this position will mostly work remotely for the duration of this contract. If on-site access is required due to the nature of your position, safety protocols must be followed.

 

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Support the planning, forecasting and execution of the events and workshops within the Innovation Space (or virtually) to meet quarterly targets, including procuring appropriate resources from internal and external vendors as applicable, the usage of available resources and coordination amongst interested parties
  • Support the planning and execution of the virtual and in-person experience between clients, tenants, members, partners, and the ventureLAB ecosystem with measurable impact and outcomes, including Town Halls, virtual engagement, peer groups, socials & internal peer workshops
  • Contribute to regular reporting and impact measurement by supporting the collection and management of Innovation Space data, contract details & related information
  • Support a comprehensive review of the Innovation Space facilities, resources, capacity, offices, and workstations to support usage planning, tenant onboarding, and future space planning
  • Conduct research into ecosystem benefits, perks, resources, and tools that will support tech startups grow their business and accelerate commercialization within the Innovation Space

 

Qualifications

  • Enrolled in a post-secondary institution program in events, marketing, communications, business, or related-field university or college program
  • A passion for being part of an exciting team looking to make a difference in their work
  • Event coordination experience
  • Customer Service experience 
  • Experience with Google Drive or Microsoft Office Suite
  • Project Management and/or Data Management experience an asset
  • Experience with Salesforce (or other CRM platforms) an asset
  • An interest in technology, entrepreneurship and start-ups

 

Canada Summer Jobs Program Criteria

Applicant is:

  • between 15 and 30 years of age (inclusive) at the start of employment;
  • is a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred under the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act* and
  • have a valid Social Insurance Number at the start of employment and be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant provincial or territorial legislation and regulations.

 

*International students are not eligible. Recent immigrants are eligible if they are Canadian citizens or permanent residents.

 

How to Apply

Send your resume and cover letter to hr@venturelab.ca, noting “Administrative Co-ordinator: Innovation Space — Job ID 202112” in the subject line.

Hourly rate: $16/hour. 

Hours: 35/week. 

Please note this is an 8-week contract position ending on or before August 28, 2021. Due to ongoing COVID-19 restrictions, all interviews will take place remotely.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.

position type Full Time
Location Remote
Deadline
Email hr@venturelab.ca

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