Summer 2021 – Pan Cape Breton Food Hub – Marketing and Special Events Coordinator

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: May 31, 2021


Job Description: The Marketing and Special Events Coordinator will be responsible to work with the marketing and management teams to engage in a variety of special events and project activities. This job will be fast paced and dynamic. Training will be provided.

Marketing and Special Events Coordinator Job Duties:

·         Work with management to create special events and work on special projects.

·         Work with partners to create community celebrations to elevate the agriculture sector and the Food Hub’s public profile.

·         Assist with organizing workshops and events as needed.

·         Written communication for newsletters, etc.

·         Populate social media platforms, including photo and video posts.

·         Focus on details and event planning.

·         Work with partners and community stakeholders on special projects.

·         Be available to assist with on-site distribution once per week and gather photographs and data to create marketing materials.

·         Other duties as required.


·         Computer skills and proficiency in social media platforms.

·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

·         Strong time management and organizational skills.

·         Must be able to lift 30 lbs.

·         Able to work independently.

·         Exceptional people skills.

·         Ability to think outside of the box and find creative solutions.

·         Experience and education in marketing or related field strongly preferred.

Due to funding the student MUST meet the following criteria:

• You must be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or a protected person as defined by the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act.

• You must be enrolled in a program at a Canadian accredited post-secondary institution, during work placement period.
• You must be legally entitled to work in Canada.
Common disqualifiers:
• International students or students with work permits do not qualify.
• The student is an immediate family member of somebody in the organization.
“immediate family”: the father, mother, step-father, step-mother, brother, sister, spouse
(including common law partner), child (including child of common law partner), step-child,
ward, father in law, mother in law or relative permanently residing in the household of the

 position is 35 hours per week at $12.95 per hour.

To apply: Send a resume and cover letter to

Address 1415 Hwy 105, Bras D’Or, NS, B1Y 2N5