Business Development Coordinator – Research (Winter 2021 Co-op Student)

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The Opportunity

HILO is a fast-growing early-stage startup based in Toronto. Our SaaS enterprise software solution is used by building operators to attract tenants, boost revenues, and streamline operations by creating connected, engaged and informed building communities. HILO is at the forefront of Proptech, a rapidly emerging tech category that is disrupting the commercial real estate industry, the largest asset class in the world. At HILO, we strive to be a trusted solution that invests in our building partners’ success and we would love for you to join us as we connect people to communities in buildings, neighbourhoods and cities where they work and live.

We are seeking a motivated Business Development Coordinator – Research & Analytics (Winter 2021 Co-op Student) to assist our team by conducting market research to fuel our sales pipeline and grow the business. In this position, you will identify new business development opportunities, analyze data and manage a customer relationship management database. Our ideal candidate has excellent written and verbal communication skills, is eager to learn and doesn’t mind trying new things while wearing many hats in order to get the job done.

What you will do:

  • Conduct market research to identify new business development opportunities to fuel pipeline and growth in Canada and US
  • Identify potential prospects using various research methods and industry search tools
  • Research and source information about properties, owners and their contact information through various sources
  • Import and manage contacts in HILO’s customer relationship management (CRM) database
  • Manage CRM activities such as setting up templates, adding filters and properties, updating status, creating automated email communications sequences and reports
  • Manage, track, and report on results of campaigns and activities using CRM
  • Document daily/weekly activities and collaborate on sales efforts with team leadership
  • Provide administrative support to the HILO team

About You:

  • Currently registered as a full time student in a post secondary institution program in business, management or related field
  • You have the passion, drive and ambition that is uniquely suited to startup life
  • You have excellent writing skills, as well the ability to communicate and collaborate effectively
  • You have an analytical mindset with the ability to solve problems
  • You are self-motivated and directed (comfortable working from home/remotely)
  • Able to work well independently
  • You are detail-oriented and have the ability to meet tight deadlines
  • BONUS: Experience working with a CRM database

Rewarding Benefits:

  • Work for an emerging startup at the ground level
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Work with experienced marketing, design and business professionals
  • Receive ongoing support, mentoring and coaching
  • Acquire skills that are essential for a career in marketing or business

Please note that this role is paid, contingent on government grants or subsidization being received. The term will last from January to April, but may be extended at the discretion of HILO.

HILO for All:

As an equal opportunity employer, we are a community that values diversity and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or marital status.

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