Marketing Specialist Co-Op

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

Employment Type: Co-op Position

Term: Fall 2020

Who is QRA

QRA builds tools to help engineers in the early stages of systems development. Our platform detects errors in engineering requirements and designs. While our primary focus is complex cyber-physical systems like aircraft, automobiles and advanced naval ships, our solutions are applicable to any company using model-based system engineering. When command and control of these intricate systems are managed by software, detecting design errors is increasingly difficult and increasingly important. Our tools help engineers catch problems earlier, faster, and more efficiently than traditional methods.

Position Summary

QRA Corp is looking for a Marketing Specialist who is not afraid to be bold in complex technical industries. The audience we engage demand communications that are honest, intelligent, and valuable – we’re looking for these standards to always be upheld. As a Marketing Specialist, you will work under the Marketing Manager to support various marketing activities including content creation, community management, and campaign support.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist Marketing Team to plan tactics, PR, events, and customer engagements to execute and build upon the targeted marketing plan
  • Identify both digital and non-digital marketing opportunities for QRA
  • Organize the creation of content that a semi-technical audience would enjoy and that you and QRA Corp would be proud of
  • Help ensure all communications from the company are consistent, effective, and on-brand
  • Support press events and releases, including media outreach
  • Assist in digital community management
  • Digital monitoring – keep a pulse on the industry, our brand, and our competitors
  • Opportunity to create and lead the execution of your own marketing campaigns or tactics, and learn to effectively track success and ROI in accordance with QRA’s process

Position Requirements

Candidate must be enrolled in the Co-Operative Education program with their university.

A passion for exceptional marketing is essential, any of the following skills would be bonus:

  • Very strong technical writing skills
  • Abundant creativity and confident critical thinking skills
  • Ability to learn from and work with colleagues in a complex industry
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Skills, experience, or interest in highly technical spaces
  • Experience with APIs and/or common web development languages

QRA Lifestyle

We are a young and growing company with driven employees, but our company culture is easy going. This position will give you a chance to interact with our clients – the best system engineers in the world building powerful machines inside innovative companies. Highlights of our culture and policies include:

  • Great opportunities for professional development; everyone grows in QRA
  • Fully set up for remote work (if necessary)
  • Office (or virtual) beers every Friday
  • Flexible work hours
  • Casual dress code

How to Apply

To apply please send the following to

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Writing Sample(s)
  • Unofficial Transcript

Thank you to all applicants, only successful applicants will be contacted for an interview.