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Title:  ScotiaMcLeod, Co-operative Education Student




Requisition ID: 130410

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.




Job Title: ScotiaMcLeod, Co-operative Education Student


Department: Wealth Management


Location: St. John’s, NL


Work term: January – April 2022




Position Summary:


The role of a Co-operative student is to provide administrative support to one or more Advisors and their teams.




Key Accountabilities:


1. Ensure a high level of non-trade client service by:


• Acting as receptionist by answering phones and greeting clients

• Arranging client meetings including venues, preparing printed materials and handling schedule changes

• Assisting with Advisor seminars by booking venues, scheduling guests, greeting clients, arranging for refreshments etc.

• Following up on client meetings and entering notes in contact management system

• Processing client requests, requests for tax receipts and account reporting


2. Provide administrative support by:


• Processing client account documentation

• Assisting in writing and processing clients’/prospects letters and proposals

• Ordering marketing materials

• Maintaining client files and information on the appropriate systems

• Ensuring adherence of all regulatory rules as it relates to client accounts and related documentation

• Following up with clients on missing documentation required as per the industry regulatory requirements


3. Contribute to the effective functioning of the branch team by:


• Building effective working relationships across the team and with various business line and corporate function contacts

• Maintaining a high level of customer service

• Facilitating a culture of open and honest communication

• Actively participating and contributing to touch bases and team meetings

• Encouraging the generation of new ideas and approaches

• Actively sharing knowledge and experience to enhance the development of all team members

• Developing and executing a meaningful employee development plan






• Excellent written and verbal communication skills

• Strong organizational skills

• Ability to take initiative and work independently

• Ability to meet deadlines

• Knowledge of Microsoft systems: Word, Excel and PowerPoint


How do I Apply?
For students, we are focused on learning about who you are and what you’re interested in to uncover your true potential.  In short, we don’t believe resumes will provide us with an accurate depiction of what you’re truly about to properly assess your potential.  Instead, we want to get to know YOU and hear about the experiences that have shaped you. We know… this might sound crazy but for students applying to one of our co-ops, internships or TILT new grad programs we are no longer requiring resumes. Instead, we ask that as part of your application, you complete the below:


  1. Complete your PLUM Profile
  2. Complete a short one-way video interview
  3. Apply to the role through our career site! When the application asks for your resume, instead upload a screenshot of your plum to show us you’ve completed it, we have full access to your entire profile from Plum and won’t use the screenshot but it’s a great reminder for each of you to have completed it. Alternatively, you can submit a resume if you want, we just will not be relying on it when we assess you.



We thank you all for your interest in Scotiabank!  However, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs


**In order to be considered for student opportunities at Scotiabank and/or Tangerine, you must submit your PLUM Assessment and Video Interview. **




Location(s):  Canada : Newfoundland and Labrador : St John's 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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