Fall 2021 Co-op – Marketing Co-op Student – East Coast Credit Union – Dartmouth, NS

  • Location: Dartmouth, NS
  • Deadline: July 2, 2021

Position: Marketing Representative

This position will allow the student to broaden their knowledge of working with a marketing and
sales support team in a financial environment, it will help them understand how a co-operative such
as a Credit Union operates and enhance their skills in preparing advertising, marketing reports and
documents. The employee will work directly with the Senior Manager, Marketing & Communications and
many other employees within East Coast Credit Union.

Company Background:

East Coast Credit Union is a full-service financial cooperative organization that is deeply
committed to the communities in which we live and work. We offer refreshingly honest banking and
take pride in providing an exceptional member experience. With 18 locations from Halifax to Cape
Breton and a virtual presence, we offer flexibility in workplace locations within beautiful Nova

East Coast Credit Union is the largest credit union in Atlantic Canada with approximately $980
million in assets and serving over 42,000 across the province. It is part of the credit union
system that has been ranked first in customer service excellence out of all financial institutions
for 12 years in a row.

• Provide support for the credit union’s marketing and communications plan and programs to
ensure the growth and expansion of credit unions products and services.
• Assist and provide research and creative insight in the development of a youth strategy and
social media strategy.
• Design and create various internal and external reports, publications, advertising, and power
point presentations as required.
• Develop public relations tools which will aid the Credit Union in fostering member relations,
including communication, education and stimulation of member engagement.
• Assist with marketing campaigns and promotions as required.
• Assists in coordinating activities related to relationship management processes.
• Assist with coordinating materials and communications required for various Corporate Social
Responsibility (CSR) tasks.
• Investigate and recommend ways to promote East Coast Credit Union to help raise profile and
• Create brochures, product sheets and other marketing material as required
• Assist with website updating and associated creative work

Qualifications: BPR/Marketing Co-op Students

• Competent in MS Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and Adobe
• MS Publisher experience required
• Excellent communications skills (written and verbal)

• Accuracy and attention to detail
• Proven imagination, and the ability to complete projects
• Knowledge of, or willingness to learn about, co-operatives and their special qualities as
member-owned businesses
• Some knowledge of website design and maintenance
• Some knowledge of graphics design tools such as Adobe Photoshop

Behavioural Competencies:
• Adaptability to Change – Applies guidelines or procedures flexibly
• Customer Service Orientation – Builds relationships with customer
• Listening, Understanding and Responding – Listens responsively
• Results Orientation – Acts to achieve defined performance standards
• Teamwork and Cooperation – Expresses positive expectations of team
• Strategic Orientation – Aligns current action with strategic goals of the organization
Dates: September to December, 2021 (15 weeks)

Salary: $16.50-$18.50 per hour

Hours: 35 per week

Location: Dartmouth, NS


To apply please send your resume & cover letter to student_jobs@cbu.ca