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WSP Canada

Business Development Assistant

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The Opportunity:

Our WSP Property and Buildings (P&B) business development team is evolving in Canada, and we want to hear from you! WSP P&B is currently seeking a Business Development Assistant to join our team of business growth champions. As the Business Development Assistant you will work with Business Development Leaders across Canada to help support strategic growth initiatives. You will have the chance to work on a variety of projects and your diverse responsibilities will include assisting with business development and marketing activities, coordinating graphic design projects, developing proposal materials, and supporting event management.

You must maintain a strong work ethic, positive attitude, and excellent time management and communication skills. Your strongest assets will be your collaborative nature as well as competencies in core business development and marketing activities, graphic design, digital tools, social media and content development.

Why choose WSP?
  • We value and are committed to upholding a culture of inclusion and belonging
  • Our Flexible Work Policy - we recognize the importance of balance in our lives and encourage you to prioritize the balance in yours. We will support you on and off the job so you can be fully present in both your work and home lives.
  • A Canadian success story - we're proud to wear the red and white of this beautiful country and show the world what Canada has to offer.
  • Enhance the world around you - from the environment to the highways, to the buildings and the terrain, WSP is the fabric of Canada.
  • Outstanding career opportunities - we're growing and pushing ourselves every day to be greater than yesterday - we're open to your ideas and trying new things.
  • A phenomenal collaborative culture and a workforce filled with genuinely good people who are doing humbly important work. Come find out for yourself what it's like to be a part of our journey.

We offer attractive pay, flexible work options, a great corporate culture, comprehensive and employee-focused benefits including virtual healthcare and a wellness platform as well as great savings programs, and a clear vision for the future.

#WeAreWSP

What you can expect to do here:

  • Assist with data gathering and research to support business development and marketing plans
  • Assist with social media, company website and building online brand presence
  • Interview technical team members and gather input from multiple sources to help develop content
  • Assist with event and conference coordination
  • Design qualification packages, brochures, presentations and other business development assets
  • Design custom proposal graphics, such as cover pages, dividers, and infographics
  • Assist with special projects that require graphic design elements
  • Coordinate project photography and assist with maintaining image library
  • Coordinate industry award submissions, including assisting with content development and creating graphic presentations
  • Liaise and collaborate with corporate marketing and communications team on marketing campaigns and other special projects
  • Create project schedules, communicate with stakeholders and contributors on deliverables and deadlines
  • Maintain internal and external websites with new updates and content
  • Maintain in-depth knowledge of all aspects of the firm's portfolio and services
  • Regular, full-time with access to WSP's Benefits

What you'll bring to WSP:

  • Undergraduate Degree in Business, Commerce, Marketing or otherwise relevant discipline;
  • 2+ years of experience in a business development, marketing, and/or graphic design role
  • Experience in the AEC industry or other professional consulting services industry
  • Proficient in all Microsoft 365 programs (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, Sharepoint)
  • Skilled in InDesign, with an eye for creative design/layouts, as well as additional Adobe applications (Photoshop, Illustrator, Lightroom)
  • High level of organization and ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and verbal English communication skills, including ability to write and support content development
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at the same time and assess situations of urgency with minimal oversight
  • Team player who excels in a collaborative environment

Compensation

Expected Salary (all locations): $ 60,001.50 - $91,700

Position not eligible for bonuses.

WSP Canada is providing the compensation range that the company in good faith believes it will pay for this position based on the successful applicant's education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities in addition to the specific geographic location.

Contact : Jennifer.sung@wsp.com
WSP is one of the world's leading professional services firms. Our purpose is to future proof our cities and environments.

We have over 65,000 team members across the globe. In Canada, our 12,000+ people are involved in everything from environmental remediation to urban planning, from engineering iconic buildings to designing sustainable transportation networks, from finding new ways to extract essential resources to developing renewable power sources for the future.

At WSP:

  • We value our people and our reputation
  • We are locally dedicated with international scale
  • We are future focused and challenge the status quo
  • We foster collaboration in everything we do
  • We have an empowering culture and hold ourselves accountable

Please Note:

Health and Safety is a core paramount value of WSP. Given the importance of keeping one another safe it is expected that you comply with our Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) policy at all times as well as client HSE policies when working at client locations.

Offers of employment for safety-sensitive positions involving fieldwork are contingent upon candidates being able to perform key physical tasks of the job as described in the job posting and interview. This may include the ability to work in a variety of environmental conditions, such as remote or isolated areas, working alone, and in inclement weather (within safe and reasonable limits).

WSP welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

WSP is committed to the principles of employment equity. Only the candidates selected will be contacted.

WSP does not accept unsolicited resumes from agencies. For more information please READ THE FULL POLICY.

About WSP Canada

WSP is one of the world's leading professional services consulting firms. We are dedicated to our local communities and propelled by international expertise. We are technical experts and strategic advisors including engineers, technicians, scientists, planners, landscape architects and urban designers, surveyors and environmental specialists, as well as other design, program and construction management professionals. We design lasting solutions in the Buildings, Transportation, Infrastructure, Environment, Geomatics, Energy, Resources, and Industrial sectors as well as project delivery and strategic consulting services. With over 8,000 talented people across Canada, we engineer projects that will help societies grow for generations to come.

Industry

Engineering

Company Size

5001-10,000 employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-24

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