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About Aurora

Aurora is a global leader in the cannabis industry serving both the medical and consumer markets. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Aurora is a pioneer in global cannabis dedicated to helping people improve their lives. The Company's brand portfolio includes Aurora, Aurora Drift, San Rafael '71, Daily Special, AltaVie, MedReleaf, CanniMed, Whistler, and Reliva CBD. Providing customers with innovative, high-quality cannabis products, Aurora's brands continue to break through as industry leaders in the medical, performance, wellness and recreational markets wherever they are launched.

About Occo

Occo is the brand associated with Aurora’s genetics licensing business, where our mission is Better Cannabis for a Better World. We take the world’s best cannabis germplasm and use cutting edge genomics work to develop elite, new cultivars for the cannabis industry.  We use IP laws to carefully protect our innovation, then license the technology throughout Canada and the rest of the world. Our work drives continual improvement in customer experience and grower economics.



Reporting to the Vice President, Genetics Business Development, the Marketing and Operations Coordinator will be located in Comox, BC, and will be a member of the Science and Innovation Department. The position will be responsible for a variety of day-to-day tasks, with emphasis on operations, marketing, and office administration.



  • Liaise with a variety of personnel within the Science and Innovation Department, as well as other departments throughout Aurora’s global family of companies.
  • Coordinate and track the shipment of plant material between Aurora’s research facilities and customers both international and domestic.
  • Coordinate and track the development, negotiation, and execution of key legal documents such as Material Transfer Agreements, Licensing Agreements, and License Option Agreements.
  • Coordinate visits to the Aurora research facility, greet guests and perform certain hospitality functions, and assist with tours.
  • Assume a lead role in managing Occo’s marketing efforts, with the assistance of Aurora’s central marketing resources and external consultants. Regularly create or drive the creation of social media content in support of Occo’s broader marketing strategy.
  • Support the VP, Genetics Business Development with administrative tasks such as calendar management, travel arrangements, expense reporting, developing and driving meeting agendas, and using project management tools to drive initiatives to completion.
  • Manages and performs office responsibilities including ordering supplies, couriers, and occasional reception.
  • Composes, reviews, and follows through on internal and external communication with a commitment to accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Maintain paper and electronic filing system (code and file documents according to the established procedures).
  • Supports related projects and may conduct research as required.
  • Other tasks that may be assigned from time to time

Commitments and engagements of the executives extend beyond regular office hours and although this role generally does not require attendance at such events or significant overtime, there are times when it will be necessary to provide support beyond regular office hours across multiple time zones around Canada and across the world.



  • 5+ years’ experience in a role that requires complex coordination of people, places, things, and events, particularly when subject to firm deadlines.
  • 1-3 years’ experience with marketing and/or social media account management.
  • College diploma in a relevant field is considered an asset. Relevant fields include administration, business, biology, or law.
  • Ability to act with minimal supervision, discretion, maturity, and with absolute confidentiality.
  • Ability to work under tight timelines and to balance multiple and varied projects at one time.
  • Familiar with using office equipment such as photocopier, scanner, etc.
  • Strong reconciliation and audit skills.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in the use of computer software for word processing, spreadsheets, email, Internet
  • Familiar with using Microsoft Office – Word, Excel etc.
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task and ability to exercise independent judgment
  • Excellent communication skills, both in oral and written

We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. At Aurora, we are committed to do business inclusively and accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know.


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