There's never been a more exciting time to work for General Motors.
To achieve our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion, we need people to join us who are passionate about creating safer, better and more sustainable ways for people to get around. This bold vision won't happen overnight, but just as we transformed how the world moved in the last century, we are committed to transforming how we move today and in the future.
Why Work for Us
Our culture is focused on building inclusive teams, where differences and unique perspectives are embraced so you can contribute to your fullest potential as you pursue your career. Our locations feature a variety of work environments, including open work spaces and virtual connection platforms to inspire productivity and flexible collaboration. And we are proud to support our employees volunteer interests, and make it a priority to join together in efforts that give back to our communities.
GM Canada's sales success continues to grow with Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac. We are delivering what Canadians are looking for, setting new records with our brands, and building on our sales momentum! Want to be part of it?
Our Western Regional office, located in Calgary, is the home base of over 40 sales, service, and marketing professionals in Canada.
We have an outstanding opportunity for a student interested in sales and marketing to be involved in this exciting industry at the front lines, interacting regularly with our field of sales managers, dealers, and agency partners! In this role, you will gain foundational knowledge of what's it's like to work in a winning organization, and learn alongside experienced professionals.
As a valuable member of the regional sales team, you will attend a variety of meetings with internal and external partners, and have the chance to job shadow District Managers in the field to better understand the business and opportunities at GM.
(Currently, COVID-19 protocols are in place with adjustments to meeting and activity norms for safety which may alter some of the responsibilities below)
Reporting to the Regional Sales Manager, you will support the region, in the following areas:
Assist in the coordination of local marketing events, working in close collaboration with the marketing teams and agencies
Support a small group of regional staff including administrators and department heads
Assist in reporting and other sales communications
Assist in Data Analysis to find market opportunities, optimize vehicle options, and packaging
Assist with the planning and execution of Regional Marketing Association meetings
You may have the opportunity to own a project from start to finish which will be dependent on your interest and business needs
ADDITIONAL JOB DESCRIPTION
Enrolled in a Business, Finance, or Marketing Degree program, and in your 3rd or 4th year of study
Eligible to work full-time (40 hours per week) in Canada, and for 8 or 12 month work term (2-3 consecutive semesters) starting September 2021
In possession of a valid Canadian full, non-GDL Class driver's licence (Class 5 in Alberta, Class G in Ontario, or equivalent out-of-province licence)!
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Robust organizational skill; can orchestrate multiple activities at once
Self-motivated with proven track record to take initiative and move things forward
Highly adaptable with the ability to work independently and in a team environment
Fundamental digital literacy including proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
Able and willing to conduct work from home while COVID-19 protocols are in place
Willingness to travel and relocate across Canada should full-time opportunities be offered
General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.
We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.
Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Accommodation is available for applicants with disabilities. Should you be contacted by General Motors of Canada, please advise if you require accommodation. General Motors of Canada values diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.