FALL 2024 CO-OP/ Internship: Communications Coordinator, Digital Nova Scotia

Title: Communications Coordinator
Employment Type: Co-op position
Reports to: Marketing and Communications Manager
Location: Hybrid – Combination of remote and at our office: 1301-1809 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS
Hourly wage: $18.00
Hours worked: 37.5 hours/week for a 16-week co-op term

Open to student applicants only
Student applicants must be Canadian citizens and permanent residents

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
  • Write and edit profile features and stories to highlight our growing sector
  • Lead the development of reels and social content
  • Assist with promotional activities and communications campaigns
  • Support DNS’ digital presence, including our growing Job Portal
  • Research industry data and statistics
  • Assist with event planning and logistics

Here’s what we need:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

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

  • Video creation and graphic design skills
  • Specifically, knowledge of and passion for the Nova Scotia tech community
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and CRM systems

Competencies essential to this position:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication – to engage with partners and for written features/profiles
  • Strong relationship builder – to establish and build positive relations with key stakeholders
  • Organized and adaptable – to manage and prioritize daily tasks when faced with competing demands
  • Goal oriented and independent – to progress projects

Suite 1301, 1809 Barrington Street, Halifax, NS
(902) 809-5332 | digitalnovascotia.com | @DigitalNS

Competition Number: COMMS0502-CB

About Digital Nova Scotia
Digital Nova Scotia (DNS) is the industry association for Nova Scotia’s $3.6 billion ICT and digital technologies sector. Engaging industry stakeholders and over 200 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.

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