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Business Development (Co-op)

Toronto, Canada



What we are building

We believe that large industry verticals, largely ignored by modern computing, are changing at an unprecedented pace. We are a Y Combinator backed hardware + software start-up that provides in-the-field lab testing to the oil & gas industry. We do this by building our proprietary portable testing equipment and software to replace the need for an expert to conduct testing.


Who we are looking for

Backed by top Silicon Valley and oil industry investors, we are rapidly growing. We are looking to hire a highly motivated student working towards a business, commerce or marketing degree to help support the expansion of our sales effort. The successful individual will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and an ability to work in a multi-disciplinary environment. The key responsibilities will include:

  • Development of a structured B2B & enterprise sales process
  • Product & market research
  • Development of online marketing content
  • Management of social media accounts


Desired qualifications (in the order of importance)

  • Working towards a degree in marketing, commerce, business, finance, or related disciplines
  • High performer, detail-oriented, well-organized, technically competent
  • Strong understanding of business technology


Bonus points

  • Experience working in sales or marketing
  • Experience working in industry
  • Working knowledge of Hubspot
  • Basic programming experience (e.g. Python, MATLAB etc.)


Who we are

We are a group of intellectually curious people who are passionate about bringing innovation to large industries like oil & gas. If you would like to join a fast-paced, rapidly changing and exciting start-up and think this description sounds like you, please send your resume to both Sami Zakaria at and the form below.

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