Invest Ottawa is a rallying point for local businesses and entrepreneurs. Whether they sell racks of clothes or lines of code, we do our best to help all brands accomplish their goals locally and abroad.

And we are always looking for kind, passionate and driven individuals to help us achieve this.

Life at Invest Ottawa

We offer a flexible and innovative work environment which fosters personal and professional growth. Our organization is fortunate to have recent hires working alongside veteran employees; some who have been with Invest Ottawa for over two decades!
Acting as the lead economic development agency for the city of Ottawa, there are endless ways to work with businesses, entrepreneurs, our three levels of government, post-secondary institutions and many more community partners.
Invest Ottawa works out of the innovation centre at Bayview Yards. Located in the incredible Hintonburg, one of the city’s most exciting and up-and-coming neighborhoods, we are at the heart of some of the most transformational development projects in Ottawa’s history (Zibi, Lebreton Flats and LRT to name a few).

Your success is important to us. From our physical space to our benefits, we promote a healthy work-life balance through our many perks. These are the favourites as voted by our team:
Top-Tier Health Benefits Package
Flexible Work Hours
Three Weeks Starting Paid Vacation
Annual Fitness Allowance
100% Employer-Paid RRSP Contribution
Wi-Fi Friendly Patio & Rooftop Terrace
Employer-Paid Professional Development
Office Holiday Closure
On-Site Fresh Food Cafeteria with Free Daily Coffee & Tea
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What makes Invest Ottawa a stand-out employer is its people, their devotion, drive, and openness. My colleagues are one of the main reasons why I enjoy being here every day. In addition, it provides a friendly, honest, and engaging workplace environment. I benefit from flexible hours, allowing me to balance between work and life. I’m truly grateful to work here!

Lenka Mikulova
Program Coordinator, Corporate Services

Helping entrepreneurs achieve their dreams is the best part of working with Invest Ottawa. Working out of Bayview Yards is exciting – there is always a lot of buzz happening in the building and every day provides new opportunities to collaborate with the entrepreneurship ecosystem in the city.

Kyle Thomas
Entrepreneurship Services Lead

Every day at Invest Ottawa is an opportunity to learn something new, not just about the work that we do but also the incredible people that make it happen. To be a part of building our city’s economy while working with an ambitious, diverse, and engaging group of colleagues is a privilege.

Murray Nicol
Senior Manager, Digital Impact

I enjoy the diversity of the workforce, as my colleagues and clients come from various backgrounds, industries and cultures. At Invest Ottawa you interact with new business partners or startups daily and most importantly, contribute to the development of the local economy.

Long Dinh
Investment Analyst, Market Insights

I love it here! The energy in the building, the commitment to work my colleagues exude – you know that folks are engaged at a high level and that challenges me to bring my best every day. On a typical day, I connect, engage, research, learn, write, repeat.

Joanne Gardner
Senior Manager, CRM and Business Data Intelligence