Investor Services Advisor, Prairies
Invest in Canada is an investment promotion agency that brands Canada on the world stage. Our job is to help global businesses accelerate their investment in Canada. At Invest in Canada, we believe that recruiting dynamic, skilled, and energetic people is key to delivering world class services to our clients.
We want our people to have work-life balance, grow personally and professionally, feel supported on the job and love what they do. It’s an open-door policy – you can talk to our Marketing Team if you want to learn more about social media or our Information Services team to chat about recently released FDI data. We challenge our team to continuously learn and ask questions.
We hire people who are passionate about making Canada stronger. At Invest in Canada, our people make a difference for prospective investors, providing premier concierge-level services, and supporting their efforts to make informed, data-driven decisions. We support, encourage, and celebrate these efforts because they have a positive impact on the Canadian economy.
We expect a lot from our team because we believe that we are building a stronger country. If you are prepared to go above and beyond to make a difference, Invest in Canada is the place for you.
Invest in Canada is looking for an Investor Services Advisor for the Prairies region, specifically Manitoba and Saskatchewan. Reporting to the Regional Director, Saskatchewan, this role will advise potential and current global investors and direct them to the appropriate municipal and provincial resources, as required.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Primary responsibilities for this role may include but are not limited to the following:
- Proactive engagement and outreach to clients and key government contacts to establish strong rapports and maintain existing relationships.
- Advise clients on various government programs and processes.
- Coordinate and assist with meetings between clients and government contacts.
- Coordinate the development and packaging of client requested research material.
- Assist with initial outreach to potential investors and help to facilitate the scheduling of meetings for clients when they visit the Canadian Prairies Region.
- Identify and build database of relevant information pertaining to Canada as an investment destination, including but not limited to infrastructure, incentives, regulation and supply chains.
- Follow up with potential investors to ensure they receive the required support to pursue investment in Canada.
- Assist with local marketing efforts and work with partners to ensure marketing material is aligned with IIC.
- Foster a team-based culture ensuring positive working relationships with investment promotion agencies across Canada.
- Track and report on all client activity using established CRM solution
- Work with the marketing team to identify opportunities for building new relationships and strengthening existing ones.
- Undergraduate degree in Commerce, Finance, Economics, International Business or in a related field.
- Graduate degree is considered an asset (MBA, Master of Economics, or in a related field)
- 3-5 years of related experience (government – programs/policy, business development, sales and/or promoting Canada as an investment destination)
- Knowledge of government departments, programs, and processes.
- Ability to build successful working relationship with senior executives in both the private and public sectors.
- Ability to work in a dynamic, fast-paced, global environment and to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
- Strong verbal and written communication skills
- Bilingualism, considered an asset (English and French)
Invest in Canada Offers:
- A collaborative and innovative working environment
- A place for continuous learning and growth
- Flexible work hours
- A competitive salary, comprehensive benefits and a defined benefit pension plan
- The opportunity to make Canada even stronger
Please submit a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, by October 20, 2021, if you are interested. Preference will be given to individuals who self-declare as belonging to one or more of the following Employment Equity groups, Indigenous (Aboriginal) persons*, Visible Minorities and/or Persons with Disabilities. Please include the self-declaration in the body of your email. We thank all candidates in advance for their interest in this position and our organization.
*The term “Aboriginal” is used within this job advertisement as it relates to the Employment Equity Act and other legislative frameworks. The term “Indigenous” is used where possible, in alignment with the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples.
Self-Declaration for Members of Employment Equity Groups
Please indicate if you are a member of one of the following employment equity groups:
- Aboriginal Peoples: An Aboriginal person is a North American Indian or a member of a First Nation, Métis, or Inuit. North American Indians or members of a First Nation include status, treaty or registered Indians, as well as non-status and non-registered Indians.
- Visible Minority: A person in a visible minority group in Canada is someone (other than an Aboriginal person as defined above) who is non-Caucasian in race or non-white in colour, regardless of place of birth.
- Person with a disability: A person with a disability has a long-term or recurring physical, mental, sensory, psychiatric or learning impairment, and
- considers himself/herself to be disadvantaged in employment by reason of that impairment, or,
- believes that an employer or potential employer is likely to consider him/her to be disadvantaged in employment by reason of that impairment, and includes persons whose functional limitations owing to their impairment have been accommodated in their current job or workplace.