Now Hiring: Investment and Partnerships Associate

Join our team! We are looking for a full-time permanent Investment and Partnerships Associate.

Reporting to the Director – Investment & Partnerships, the Associate will focus on delivering excellent customer service to prospective and current Amii customers and partners. Working closely with the Marketing & Communications teams, the Associate will play an integral role in the identification and qualification of organizations looking to work with Amii. Using their strong interpersonal and research skills the Associate will build relationships with customers and partners looking to adopt AI/ML into their business or pursue advanced research questions. As needed, the Investment & Partnerships Associate supports the work of the Managing Director & Director.

In addition, the Associate, Investment & Partnerships works to support the accountabilities of the I&P team which are:

  • Partner and industry engagement in alignment with Amii offerings & programs
  • Successful relationship transitions across teams
  • Advancing talent attraction to Edmonton/Alberta through partnerships


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Capacity to manage multiple relationships and projects
  • Capacity to build strong relationships internally and externally with stakeholders
  • Superior customer service skills
  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • High emotional intelligence
  • Achieves high-level cross-functional collaboration and establishes credibility while influencing peers to achieve common goals

Attributes & Expectations

  • Possess critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Curiosity and desire to work in a learning environment
  • Conveys a high degree of comfort in identifying, and developing relationships with prospective customers
  • Possesses superior interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrates an outgoing, positive, group-win approach and a willingness to learn, teach and share
  • Exemplifies excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Successfully manages multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrates professional maturity, resourcefulness and self-discipline in engaging in the pursuit of the organization’s goals.
  • Demonstrates presence, self-confidence, sound judgment, and superior problem-solving ability;
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills for effective interactions with internal departments and external stakeholders. Operates with the highest standards of integrity and trust
  • Appreciation for and understanding of ML and AI

What you’ll love about us

  • A professional yet casual work environment that encourages the growth and development of your skills.
  • A chance to learn from amazing teammates who support one another to succeed.
  • Competitive compensation including paid time off and flexible health benefits.
  • A modern office located in downtown Edmonton, Alberta.

How to apply

If this sounds like the opportunity you've been waiting for, then please don’t wait to apply, as we have lots of awesome projects that we're starting soon! To apply, please send your resume and cover letter indicating why you think you'd be a fit for Amii through the listing on Indeed by January 8, 2021.

Amii is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to creating a diverse, inclusive and excellent workforce.

About Amii

The Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute (Amii) inspires world-changing machine intelligence for good and for all.

One of Canada’s three main institutes for artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, our world-renowned researchers drive fundamental and applied research at the University of Alberta (and other academic institutions), training some of the world’s top scientific talent. Our team of Machine Learning Scientists, Educators and Project Managers work collaboratively with Alberta-based businesses and organizations to build AI capacity and translate scientific advancement into industry adoption and economic impact.

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