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
I toured Bayview Yards in my previous role with the UK Government as part of a visiting delegation and was impressed with the energy of the place, and the important part that Invest Ottawa plays in developing the local economy.
Business Development Manager, Defence and Security
As a Telfer graduate and Ottawa native, Invest Ottawa has always been one of those “WOW I REALLY WANT TO WORK THERE” employers. The opportunity to work with great leaders to drive change and innovation within our community is priceless
Talent and Culture Coordinator
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.
Entrepreneurship Services Lead
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.
Director, Advanced Manufacturing and Digital Media Lab, GovTech Prototyping