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2023 Spring/Summer Co-Op - EV Readiness, Sales & Marketing

  • Location
    • Oshawa, Ontario
  • Schedule Full time
  • Posted


We have an outstanding opportunity for a student interested in sales and marketing to be involved in this exciting industry supporting our EV Readiness team! In this role, you will gain foundational knowledge of what’s it's like to work in a winning marketing organization, learn alongside experienced professionals, and interact with various partners to better understand the business and opportunities at GM.

Key Responsibilities:

Reporting to the Manager – EV Readiness, you will support in the following areas:

  • Support new and existing marketing promotions/programs for GM Canada EV Buyers

  • Support the launch and carry out our Dealer Community Charging Program, where we will work with our Dealers and community partners to install up to 40,000 Level 2 chargers across North America

  • Help with the rollout and implementation of EV exposure programs

  • Assist in the development of EV research for analysis and leadership reviews

  • Research, analyze, and report out on EV Incentives in Canada

  • Assist with the planning and execution of EV Readiness meetings

  • Collaborate with the review and Canadianization of EV marketing and training materials

  • Support responding to incoming questions from the field and dealers on assigned projects


  • Pursuit of a Bachelor's (3rd or 4th year) degree in one of the following areas: Business, Commerce, Marketing, Finance

  • Able to work fulltime, 40 hours per week in Canada and for 8-month term (2 consecutive semesters) starting May 2023

  • The successful candidate will be required to attest to, and be prepared to provide proof of, their vaccination status and that any job offer will be conditional on the candidate being fully vaccinated

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous related sales and marketing work experience, or Co-Op terms

  • Previous experience in automotive, or a strong curiosity about the industry

  • Experience in PowerBI

Desired Skills:

  • Outstanding leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills with the ability to effectively collaborate with varying levels of the organization

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex subjects to a wider audience

  • High level of integrity, ability to deal with ambiguity, takes initiative/self-directed

  • Evidence of strong character with integrity, honesty, accountability and trust

  • Consistently demonstrates innovative thinking that is customer-centric

  • Excellent project management skills and the proven track record to manage numerous projects at any given

  • Possess strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills

  • Fundamental digital literacy including understanding of MS Outlook, Word, PowerPoint with an emphasis on Excel

This role offers the following Work Appropriately strategies:

  • Hybrid: The position does not require an employee to be on-site full-time to perform most effectively. The employee's role enables them to work a GM facility, or off-site as frequently as needed or desired.


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