[Sust-mar] Communications Coordinator Job Posting at Clean Nova Scotia

Gina Patterson patterson at clean.ns.ca
Mon Oct 5 13:31:09 EDT 2009

Please post in the next news letter if it comes out before the 19th.
Many thanks! Gina


Communications Coordinator Job Posting at Clean Nova Scotia


Starting Salary Range: $35,000-$37,000

Submit resume by: October 19th, 2009, 4:30pm

Hours: Full time, 35 hours/week

Benefits: Available after the first year

Vacation: 2 weeks, plus Christmas Eve to New Years.


Clean Nova Scotia is a non-profit environmental organization that is
seeking a dynamic, skilled Communications Coordinator. The
Communications Coordinator is responsible for internal communication
with staff, management, and the Board of Directors.  External
communication with the public, the media, Clean Nova Scotia members and
other targeted audiences is also a key component of this role.
Communications support will be provided through the design of materials
(posters, brochures, displays, etc.), the creation of newsletters,
website work, writing, and the development of strategic plans.  The role
involves working independently, but also in collaboration with staff and
management during the planning and creative stages of various projects.
It's a demanding but ultimately very rewarding job for someone who
thrives in a fast paced, dynamic and fun environment. 



*         Internal communications

Maintain and implement strategic communications plan

Advise the CNS Board and Executive Director on communications matters.

Plan and prepare for executive meetings, the AGM and board meetings.

Research, write, design, promote and distribute newsletters for members.

Webmaster:  general maintenance and edits, work with contract web
designers to design website as needed, assist staff with updating their
program information.

Maintain and develop CNS displays and visuals for public events.

Coordinate other communications staff and contracts. 


*         External Communications

Anticipate and identify challenges and opportunities in the
media/political/public spheres that relate to Clean Nova Scotia.

Manage media relations and events.

Raise the public profile of the organization. 


Program Related

Coordinate communications contracts and other communications staff as

Design materials (ads, brochures, posters etc.) for events and public

Provide communication and strategic planning support for program
coordinators and staff.



Must be patient, have good listening skills, and the ability to guide
and interpret ideas from clients/staff

Experience developing and implementing strategic plans

Skilled in InDesign, Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator

Media relations experience (writing, interviews and interview prep and
coaching, media event planning etc.)

Strong and proven ability to multi-task, prioritize and work under time

Excellent organizational skills

Knowledge and/or background in environmental education is a strong asset

Supervisory experience and experience working in a team environment is
an asset


Please submit cover letter and resume in ONE document with your name as
the title (PDF or Word). Resumes will be accepted until October 19th
2009, 4:30pm. Please send resume to Gina Patterson by email:
Patterson at clean.ns.ca. 

Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 



Gina Patterson


Managing Director

Clean Nova Scotia, 

126 Portland St, Dartmouth, NS 


patterson at clean.ns.ca



Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can
change the world; 

indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
    Margaret Mead



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