Account Manager & Business Development Representative

Upanup is looking for an intermediate-level marketing and communications enthusiast to join our new office in Calgary. You will have an incredible opportunity to build business, interact with clients, apply creative ideas and learn from an experienced team.

The successful candidate will enjoy client relationships and being involved in a diverse range of digital marketing, user experience and branding projects. You will have the opportunity to thrive in a growing, creative, well-organized and friendly marketing agency.

Job description:

  • Prospect and develop business relationships with public and private sector clients in Alberta
  • Engage in business development, including proposal creation and presentations
  • Manage projects including websites, campaigns and rebrands
  • Stay on top of project timelines and task lists
  • Work with internal teams of strategists, designers, content writers, developers and management
  • Lead client meetings, presentations and account correspondence
  • Help with quality assurance, such as reviewing and testing our designs and digital solutions

Note: the job title may change after hiring is complete (we wanted to be more descriptive about what the job entails for this posting, but will go with what's best for client communications once hired)


  • 4–5 years relevant agency or business development experience
  • Degree or equivalent experience in marketing or communications
  • Uncompromising work ethic and ability to collaborate with a team
  • Keen interest in digital marketing and communications
  • Creative problem-solving capabilities, solution-orientated and flexible
  • Strong written, verbal and computer skills
  • Positive outlook, friendly and approachable disposition

Why join Upanup:

  • You will get an opportunity to collaborate with an experienced team
  • You will focus on quality solutions and service
  • You will be exposed to variety, keeping you interested and challenged
  • You will have the right tools to succeed at your job
  • Upanup provides competitive compensation and vacation, as well as health benefits after three months
  • We have a healthy work environment based on core values of integrity, quality, efficiency, transparency, and friendliness

While Upanup appreciates your interest in this position, only qualified candidates will be contacted. Local Calgary-based applicants only please.