Winter 2023 Co-op – Communications & Public Affairs

  • Location: Halifax, NS
  • Deadline: October 28, 2022 at 11:59 pm

Communications Co-op Student

Reference Number: 10672
Department: Location: Communications & Public Affairs Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Term, FT (January – April 2023)

*** 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, we’re committed to providing exceptional service to our customers and rewarding jobs to 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 Communications Co-op Student.

Primary Accountabilities:

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Facilitation of the company’s internal Good Neighbour community giving program and support for associated communications
Support for proactive media pitching, as well as media research and analysis
Support for social media content and channels (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn) Communications planning for special projects

Being part of the communications response team during major storms and crises

You will:
compliance with all Occupational Health and Safety Rules and Regulations.

be responsible for your personal safety and that of co-workers, by observing and ensuring

Skills, Capabilities and Experience:

You must be working towards a Public Relations degree.

You have the ability to work independently, learn quickly, and adapt to a fast-paced environment; strong writing skills and organizational skills; ability to work well with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders; experience with SharePoint is considered an asset.

Reports to: Advisor, Communications

Form of Application: Position Description (

Salary: To commensurate with qualifications and experience

Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than October 28, 2022. 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.

In accordance with Emera’s occupational health and safety program and the Emera Vaccine Program, subject to any approved accommodation, all employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID- 19. For clarity, “fully vaccinated” means 14 days since having the number of doses or combination of doses of a vaccine approved by Health Canada or local public health agencies in the jurisdiction in which they will be employed.

At Emera we value diversity, equity, and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from all qualified candidates, including persons who identify as racially visible, Indigenous, persons with disabilities, women in underrepresented roles and members of the LGBTQ+ community. Applicants from these equity groups may self-identify through the on-line application process. Emera supports candidates and employees with access and accommodation needs.

If you are selected for an interview and require a specific accommodation, please advise our Talent Acquisition team and we will support you with the recruitment process.