Marketing Co-op Student: Nova Scotia Power Halifax

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: February 10, 2020 at 11:00 pm

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

Nova Scotia Power’s greatest source of energy is our people. In a culture focused on safety and our customers, we’re committed to providing exceptional electricity service to Nova Scotians and rewarding careers for our employees. We’re hiring solution-minded people excited to help us grow into the future. We are currently looking to fill the position of Marketing Co-op Student.


You will work as an active member of Nova Scotia Power’s Communications team to deliver effective customer communications to a variety of audiences over a range of platforms. Duties will include:

  • Execution of customer facing campaigns: Including developing creative brief, reviewing creative and monitoring results
  • Working on the website, with internal teams, to update content to be engaging and informative to deliver the best customer experience.
  • Supporting our social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram)
  • Planning for special projects
  • Being part of the communications planning and response team during major storms and


  • Special event planning/execution
  • Media research and analysis

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

  • Ability to work independently, learn quickly, and adapt to a fast-paced environment.
  • Attention to detail is a must for this role
  • Action oriented, and able to balance and prioritize activities
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Strong writing skills and organizational skills
  • Collaborative team players with strong communication skills, who build relationships easily
  • Ability to work well with a wide variety of internal stakeholders

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Late applications may not receive consideration.

Recruitment and Promotion Policy: When filling vacant positions, we are determined to hire the best candidates available. We’re 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.

We value diversity in the workplace and strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates including African Nova Scotians and other members of the visible minority community, Aboriginal peoples, persons with disabilities, and women in non-traditional roles.

Normally, unless otherwise requested in advance, the supervisors of internal candidates selected for an interview will be contacted in order to facilitate scheduling of the interviews. The supervisor will maintain the confidentiality of the employee’s application.