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
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.
Investment Analyst, Market Insights
Getting to market the city of Ottawa is exciting and also a privilege. At Invest Ottawa, everyday truly is unique, with the opportunity to work on projects which help shape the local economy. I have the freedom to choose many of the projects I work on, to express my opinion regarding the direction of the organization and a flexible working environment.
Senior Marketing Strategist
I am struck by a great energy and vibe in the building. I have daily conversations with people around the vision and scale of collaboration that is possible working at Bayview Yards and Invest Ottawa. It is unique for Ottawa and I think, Canada as well. The future is exciting and we have an opportunity to do meaningful work together.
Managing Director of Bayview Yards
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.
Manager, Program Delivery and Design