Job Title: Co-op Student
Reference Number: 3903
Business Unit: Regional Marketing
Location: Halifax, NS
Type of Employment: Term (Co-op beginning May 2018)
*** 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 Co-op Student in our Regional Marketing department.
Skills, Capabilities and Experience: The successful incumbent must be enrolled in a co-op program at a post-secondary institution with a focus in Business, Environmental Resources or equivalent. The candidate must be skilled in MS Excel and MS PowerPoint. Intermediate project management skills and analytical skills are also required.
Reports to: Manager, Strategic Initiatives
Salary: Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Must Be Received By: All interested candidates should apply no later than March 1, 2018.
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.
Accountabilities: The successful student will be expected to conduct market research on various new technologies that emerge in the NS market. They will also be responsible for identifying pilot opportunities with location communities. Upon completion of the work term, the candidate will have developed an overview of an emerging technology (technical aspect, market penetration, customer trends and forecast of product uptake) and completed an analysis of existing customer data and recommend how to tap into specific customer segments.
To apply for this Co-op opportunity, please send a copy or your cover letter and resume to Student Placement Officer, Jennifer Currie: firstname.lastname@example.org