CO:OP / INTERNSHIP: Marketing Co:op Nova Scotia Power

  • Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Competition Number: 11877
  • Deadline: October 25, 2023

Job Title: Marketing Co-op
Company, Department: Nova Scotia Power, Customer Experience and Marketing
Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Type of Employment: Term, Full Time (January– April 2024)
Closing Date: October 25 ,2023
Reference Number: 11877

Note:  Applications for this position must include a cover letter, resume and academic transcript (unofficial is acceptable).

At Nova Scotia Power, we’re committed to providing safe, reliable electricity so that our customers and communities can thrive. We work across the province, from Yarmouth to Wreck Cove, to prevent power outages and to strengthen our electrical system—for today, and for the future.

As a subsidiary of Emera Inc, we provide 95% of the generation, transmission and distribution of electrical power to approximately 540,000 residential, commercial and industrial customers. Our company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions, and add renewable energy.

We are proud to live and work in Nova Scotia. It’s why we work to understand how we can give back meaningfully, support local organizations and work collaboratively to enhance the communities we call home.

We believe that every unique perspective should be valued and that everyone should have a sense of safety and belonging—at work, and in our communities. Leveraging the thoughts of a diverse workforce helps us to be innovative and provide the best service to our customers.

If working in an environment focused on innovation, safety and putting customers and community first inspires you, we want to hear from you. Apply by October 25, 2023, and tell us what excites you about this role.

As a member of the Customer Experience and Marketing Team, you will:

  • Assist with the development, execution and measurement of marketing related activities that deliver a great customer experience, including small to mid-size campaigns, website updates, newsletters and program FAQs to support our customer care team in answering customer inquiries.
  • Other duties include, gathering research and preparing communication materials for internal and external audiences
  • Processing of customer applications for programs underway
  • Other administrative type work.

You will be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

What skills will make you successful?

You recognize yourself in most of the following competencies, and where possible possess the skills and experience listed below:

  • Enrolled in a Business Administration, Public Relations, Communications, or Commerce program and be in at least the second year of study.
  • Be action-oriented, organized and skilled at balancing priorities.
  • Strong communicator, both written and oral.
  • Can work independently, but are also team players who enjoy building relationships and work well with cross functional teams.
  • Are proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Tableau, CRM, digital analytic platforms (e.g. GA4) are an asset.
  • Knowledge of the industry sector is considered an asset.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Emera: At Emera we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the 2SLGBTQ+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the online application process. Emera supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We are committed to providing employees with a fair and equal opportunity to compete for jobs. Hiring and promotion of employees is based on skills, capabilities, knowledge and demonstrated abilities.

As part of our commitment to health and safety, we continue to closely monitor and adjust our pandemic response as needed based on public health guidance, current epidemiology, and considerations regarding business continuity. At this time the Emera Vaccine Policy, which outlines the requirement for all Nova Scotia Power employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide corresponding proof, has been suspended. This policy may be reinstated in the future, either in full or in part, at the discretion of the Company, and employees will be required to demonstrate compliance. Any non-compliance could result in disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment.

Finally, we understand that experience comes in many forms. We’re dedicated to adding new perspectives to the team – so if your experience is close to what we’ve listed above, please consider applying. If you don’t quite see yourself in this role but want to join our team, please set up a Job Alert to learn about future opportunities!

Please apply directly through Nova Scotia Power’s site.