BIZ Job Posting: Project Assistant, Placemaking & Transportation


The Downtown Winnipeg BIZ is seeking an enthusiastic and creative individual to join our team to assist the coordinator in a variety of projects promoting vibrant, healthy and holistic streetscapes and environments in the downtown. The position involves a mix of site visits, public engagement, event coordination, office work and meeting with downtown business people for our Placemaking and Transportation departments.


  • A positive, outgoing attitude
  • Degree in Environmental Design, Landscape Architecture, City Planning or related design education
  • Related project and design experience
  • Computer proficiency primarily related to: Adobe Suites and Vector Works/Auto CAD as well as social media and Microsoft Office
  • Basic photography acumen
  • Willingness to help plan placemaking events and promotions
  • Exceptional organizational skills, attentive to visual details
  • Confident public oral communicator, with strong writing capabilities
  • Professional, self-assured demeanor, representing the Downtown BIZ
  • Proven responsible self-starter and team player
  • Drivers License considered an asset

Start date:  ASAP 6 month term, with possibility of extension

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Rate:   $16.00 per hour

Submit your resume by January 22, 2018 to: Human Resources

We thank all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.