Job Description:

 We are looking for a creative team player with a passion for Canada’s natural and cultural history and helping Parks Canada share it with Canadians! Be part of a small, dynamic communications, promotion and marketing team located at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Work where you can challenge yourself constantly and grow daily. The work is full of variety; we don’t want you getting bored easily!

You’ll support various marketing and promotions projects at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site.

This position is open to students enrolled full-time in post-secondary studies and returning to school full-time in the fall of 2016.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Writing communications materials (newsletters, articles, web text)
  • Knowledge of marketing trends is an asset
  • Graphic design skills are an asset
  • Social media experience is an asset
  • Photography skills are an asset

Language Requirement: 

 English essential, French and other languages are an asset


Typical tasks may include:

  • Develop marketing plans for Parks Canada events and products that line up with regional and provincial tourism strategies.
  • Support product development initiatives to reach international markets.
  • Conduct research on new platforms and approaches for sharing information.
  • Identify possibilities of packages targeting specific markets as identified by Parks Canada.
  • Support promotions development for Parks Canada and community publications.
  • Support social media strategies, updating contact lists for distribution of all promotional material.
  • Photo management for events and products.
  • Support delivery of Quality Service Standards.

Application Details

Before applying you must be enrolled in the CBU Coop Internship Program.  Please contact Jennifer_currie@cbu.ca    for information before applying for the position.

Dates:                         May– August, 2016

Salary:                        $12.08 – $16.47 (dependent upon education and experience)

Location:                    Louisbourg, NS

Deadline:                    Friday, March 4, 2016 – Noon


Please provide your resume, cover letter and examples of relevant work if applicable to Julie.Cossette@pc.gc.ca or call 902-733- 3504 for more information.

  • All successful candidates must:
    • Be responsible for their own transportation to and from the Fortress of Louisbourg
    • Be able to work weekdays, weekends, shift work
    • Provide their own housing and travel
  • As per the Public Service Employment Act, preference must be given to Canadian students.
  • Non-Canadian students are eligible to apply if they are legally entitled to work in Canada. This includes a valid work permit for the duration of the placement.
  • The Public Service of Canada is committed to building a diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society. As a result, it promotes employment equity and encourages women, Aboriginal persons, persons with a disability and members of visible minority groups to apply
  • Successful completion of both a Co-op/Internship Research work assignment and your educational program may lead to temporary or permanent federal public service positions for which you meet the merit criteria and conditions of employment