Affiliation: Management & Exempt
Employment Status: Co-op Student
Salary Min: $21.44 / hourly
Temp Duration: May 3 to Aug 31
We’re looking for new talent to join us as we reinvent the future of energy. Across BC, we have a diverse team of more than 2,400 employees we can’t do without, yet we’re growing as fast as ever.
You may think we’re your standard utility that delivers natural gas and electricity, but we’re also into cool, innovative energy solutions. Think carbon capture, renewable energies and lower-carbon transportation for a start. We believe in creating a cleaner, healthier tomorrow.
If you like meaningful work, a dynamic environment and forward-thinking colleagues, build your career with us. You’ll get opportunities to grow, lead, solve, and create. So what are you waiting for? Let’s rethink energy together. Position Overview
An enthusiastic Marketing, or Commerce Co-op student is required to assist the Product and Services Marketing Manager for the Energy Products and Services Group.
This opportunity is best suited for candidates pursuing a Marketing, Communications, or Commerce degree in 3rd year or higher of a University Program.
The position will be located at the corporate office in Surrey and is a 4 month term starting May 2021. Responsibilities
The Business Co-op is intended for students enrolled as undergraduates at a recognized accredited institution, and the successful candidate will:
Gain experience within FortisBC’s Energy Solutions Team.
Work on assignment and projects to provide opportunities for engagement with various levels of staff
Develop an understanding of the workings within the department and FortisBC.
Gain experience in effective team and partner collaborations.
This opportunity is best suited an enthusiastic candidate pursuing a Marketing or Commerce degree in 3rd year or higher of a University Program. Working in accordance with the organization’s strategic vision, core values and leadership competencies, reporting to the Product and Services Marketing Manager, some of the duties of this position involve:
Assisting with research
Reviewing documentation and provide feedback and ideas
Familiarize and track internal and external resources on related projects and activities;
Work collaboratively with various groups in the organization including Communications and Conservation and Energy Management
The ideal candidate will have strong communications, planning and organizational skills. They will possess the ability to quickly learn processes, to identify and organize relevant information and be able to work independently. The position will be located at the corporate office in Surrey. Requirements
Must be currently enrolled in a Bachelor of Business, Marketing or a related Degree program with intent to return to school after the co-op work term.
Creative thinker with strong skills in the use of business analysis, financial evaluation methods, and project management
Ability to communicate effectively and to maintain collaborative relationships
Ability to work effectively in a team environment
Strong presentation skills
Proficient in MS Office, specifically Excel, Word Strong written, verbal and presentation skills
Analytical Thinking/Problem Solving - capable of complex reasoning analysis
Interpersonal skills – able to collaborate on projects, maintain effective relationships, and communicate clearly
Independent - ability to work well under limited supervision
Knowledge of SharePoint an asset
Our engaging workplace offers a wide range of challenging opportunities, while being safe, inclusive and diverse. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, while supporting life-long career development. We also encourage volunteerism and nourish the need to give back to your community.
The safety of our customers and FortisBC family members is our number one priority. Depending on the responsibilities of the job, some employees work remotely and some in office. To ensure the safety of our employees on our job sites, there is strict adherence to our worksite safety plans and social distancing practices. As an essential service provider, we’ll continue to follow the government COVID-19 guidelines and adjust our plans as necessary. As we welcome new employees, our commitment to safety remains for all of our FortisBC family.
To learn more about the recruitment process with FortisBC, please visit the You’re Applying. What now? page for additional information.