Summer 2022 Co-op / Summer Employment-  Marketing and Communications Assistant – Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation – Sydney NS

  • Location: Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Deadline: February 22, 2022 at 4:00 pm

 Marketing and Communications Assistant – Co-op Student Job Posting

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is seeking a co-op student to fill the role of Marketing and Communications Assistant. This is a 16-week position starting in May 2022.

The Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is an integral part of healthcare in Cape Breton, ensuring that critical equipment and services are available to patients in need on our Island. As a registered not-for-profit since 1985, the Foundation has worked in partnership with the community to raise more than $55 million to purchase priority equipment, fund facility upgrades, provide patient programming, and more.

The Foundation is currently undergoing its largest capital campaign to-date: The Cancer Care Here at Home Campaign, which aims to raise $10 million for cancer care in Cape Breton.

The Marketing and Communications Assistant will assist the Manager of Marketing and Communications with a wide range of projects and activities, including general communications and marketing support; preparing media releases; coordinating and creating daily social media content; assisting with event promotions; writing for web; developing content for print materials; administrative duties and other duties as required.


  • Assist with news releases and media advisories
  • Write patient and healthcare stories and publish to web, social media or prepare for print
  • Coordinate and schedule daily social media content and engage with the Foundation’s community of followers
  • Support event coordination and promotions, including signature events like Because You Care Cup and Radio Day
  • Develop content for print collateral such as the Because You Care Gift Catalogue and Third-Party Fundraiser Handbook
  • Assist with daily office duties, administrative support and other related tasks as required


  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education (business, marketing, public relations or another related field)
  • Must be a full-time student in 2021 and returning in 2022
  • Must have completed two or more years of post-secondary education
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Ability to work evenings and weekends when needed
  • Must have a valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle.

Applications can be submitted via email to by February 22nd at 4:00pm.

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