The Creative Destruction Lab in the Haskayne School of Buisness is currently seeking a Full-time Limited Term Content and Proposal Writer for approximately 1 year.
The Creative Destruction Lab-Rockies (CDL-Rockies) is a cohort-based, new venture mentorship program at the Haskayne School of Business. CDL-Rockies helps innovators transition from science projects to high-growth companies, inviting some of the world’s top, early-stage technology ventures to Calgary for this innovative 9-month program. After a rigorous application and selection process, the CDL-Rockies program engages senior entrepreneurial leaders, as well as noted scientists, economists, investors and graduate students in the support of new venture founders with a goal to prepare these founders for seed stage financing and accelerated growth.
This position reports to the Director of Operations and works closely with the Engagement team.
Occasional extended or alternative hours (evenings and weekends) and travel will be required based on the needs of CDL-Rockies. This position is required to maintain complete confidentiality regarding all business matters and to exercise a high degree of professionalism in the execution of their duties.
This position will primarily be responsible for the development and writing of materials to profile the work that CDL does to our government and public sector partners with the goal of highlighting the program and outcomes of the CDL-Rockies team at the Haskayne School of Business. This position will also be required to support our marketing and engagement teams in the development of forward-facing communications with various stakeholders. A successful candidate will also be required to complete grant and project proposals to various public and private entities with the intent of securing future project funding. The work involves a high degree of complexity and requires attention to detail while maintaining a strategic vision, the ability to meet constant deadlines, and the flexibility to work with multiple stakeholders.
The Staff Writer may also be called upon to assist with other writing projects within the CDL-Rockies team.
Summary of Key Responsibilities (job functions include but are not limited to):
Writing and Reporting:
Business Administration and Analytics
Qualifications / Requirements:
Writing samples will be requested for those candidates chosen for an interview.
Application Deadline: December 16, 2022
We would like to thank all applicants in advance for submitting their resumes. Please note, only those candidates chosen to continue on through the selection process will be contacted.
This position is part of the AUPE bargaining unit, and falls under the Specialist/Advisor Job Family, Phase 3.
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