• Location: Flexible
  • Deadline: January 24, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Digital Nova Scotia

Title: Communications Coordinator

Employment Type: Co-op position

Reports to: Director of Marketing and Communications

Location: Possible combination of remote and in-office

Hourly wage: $15

Hours worked: 37.5/week

Number of weeks: 16

Digital Nova Scotia is seeking a creative, enthusiastic and detail-oriented Communications Coordinator to join our team. We’re searching for an exceptional writer who thrives on meeting new people, discovering new stories and finding engaging ways to tell them. You’ll be meeting with members of our digital community, developing content through digital platforms, and assisting with the marketing and communications needs of a growing organization. Written profiles, photography, video creation, and marketing material design are all on our wish list, so if you love creating content and are looking to build your portfolio – this position would be perfect for you!

What does the role look like?

• Use creativity to develop new communications and marketing strategies

• Support social media content creation and management

• Copywriting for our newsletter, blog, website and social channels

• Interview and edit video profiling industry leaders

• Write and edit profile features and stories to highlight our growing sector

• Assist with promotional activities and communications campaigns

• Support DNS’ digital presence, including the Job Portal

• Research industry data and statistics

• Assist with event planning and logistics

Here’s what we need:

• An interest in the tech sector

• A general comfort level and knowledge of digital tools and social media platforms

• Excellent writing and editing skills

• High attention to detail and strong organizational skills

• A creative thinker

Here’s what we see as assets for the role:

• Basic graphic design skills (Photoshop, InDesign, Canva, etc.)

• Familiarity in Google Workspace, Microsoft Office Suite and CRM systems

• Experience working and communicating with a wide range of individuals

• Previous marketing or social media management experience

Competencies essential to this position:

• Verbal and written communication – to coordinate and communicate with multiple parties

• Organized and adaptable – to manage and prioritize daily tasks when faced with competing demands

• Strong relationship builder – to establish and build positive relations with key stakeholders

• Goal oriented and independent – to progress projects

About Digital Nova Scotia:

Digital Nova Scotia (DNS) is the industry association for Nova Scotia’s $2.5 billion ICT and digital technologies sector. Engaging industry stakeholders and over 230 members, we strive to connect our digital community through impactful programs, networking opportunities, industry events and innovative initiatives. DNS proudly supports business growth, skills development, and capacity building, celebrates sector successes, facilitates connections between industry and talent, and drives the province’s digital economy.

How to Apply:

Forward cover letter and resume to:

Application Deadline:  January 24th at 11:59pm