ALL CBU STUDENTS – Communications & Event Assistant, Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation


  • Currently enrolled in post-secondary education (business, marketing, or public relations)
  • Must be a full-time student in 2017 and will be returning in 2018
  • Must have completed two or more years of post-secondary education
  • Must be between the ages of 18 and 30
  • Ability to work on evenings and weekends
  • Must have valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle
  • Online marketing experience, including social media coordination
  • Tech-savvy and strong computer skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Superior time management skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work well in a team environment or independently
  • Ability to maintain confidential information
  • Outgoing and friendly personality
  • Previous experience in a non-profit organization would be an asset


  • Developing stories for print and online use
  • Developing website content
  • Coordinating social media campaigns
  • Providing communications and event support for the 4th annual Because You Care Cup
  • Volunteer coordination for third party events and Foundation-run events
  • Day-of event support
  • Assisting with news releases and media advisories
  • Assisting with the campaign for the Radio Day 2017
  • Assist with daily office duties, data entry and administrative support as required
  • Assist with development of #TheNext25 campaign
  • Assist with all other administrative tasks as required

Application Details

Interested applicants should submit their resume and cover letter no later than Friday, June 9th at 4:00pm.

Salary: $12.50/hr for 35 hours per week

Applications can be submitted to:

By mail: Attention: Mark Inglis
Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation

45 Weatherbee Road, Suite 209

Sydney, NS B1M OA1

Fax: 902-567-7916

In person: The Foundation office on the main floor of the
Cape Breton Regional Hospital

Only those selected for an interview will be notified. Start date is tentatively July 3, 2017.

Cape Breton Regional Hospital Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applicants to self-identify their priority status in their application.

Job Type: Temporary

Salary: $12.50 /hour