[Sust-mar] Summer Student Job Posting- Communications Coordinator

ACIC - Carolyn Whiteway projects at acic-caci.org
Wed Apr 20 14:18:30 EDT 2011

Summer Student Position – Communications Coordinator 


The Atlantic Council for International Cooperation (ACIC) is a coalition of
individuals, organizations, and institutions working in the Atlantic region,
which are committed to achieving global sustainability in a peaceful and
healthy environment, with social justice, human dignity, and participation
for all. ACIC supports its members in international cooperation and
education through collective leadership, networking, information, training
and coordination, and represents their interests when dealing with
government and others. 


ACIC also takes a leadership role in engaging Atlantic Canadians around
issues relating to international development, global sustainability, and
social justice. Through our public engagement work, ACIC strives to give
Atlantic Canadians the knowledge, skills, and tools necessary to become
active global citizens. 


 We currently have over 70 members, including national organizations and
grassroots organizations from across the Atlantic Provinces.  For more
information, please refer to our website at www.acic-caci.org 

ACIC is looking for a responsible, experienced person for the contract
position of Membership and Communications Assistant.  The Communications
Coordinator will work with ACIC staff responsible for the areas of
membership and communications and will:


* Draft communications materials, including e-bulletin and newsletters

* Update on-line materials including website, facebook and twitter accounts.

* Assist in development of communications strategy

* Design database system to assist in communications activities with
organizational membership  

* Develop communications materials (press releases, media kits, etc.)

* Assist with logistics for Annual General Meeting, including registration,
catering, travel arrangements, etc.

* Other activities as required


Desired Experience, Skills and Qualifications:


* Student with a background in International Development, Communications,
Public relations, Journalism or equivalent

* Knowledge of NGO international development and community groups in the

* Experience creating promotional materials

* Experience in editing, layout, and publishing of newsletters and other

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills - bilingual in English
and French an asset;

* Experience organizing logistics for workshops, conferences, and other

* Ability to work independently.

* Excellent organizational and time management skills

* Excellent computer skills (MS Office, Dreamweaver, Word Press an asset)




To be eligible to participate in the NS 2011 Student Career Skills
Development Program, individuals must:

* have been registered as full-time students in the previous academic year
and intend to pursue post-secondary studies on a full-time basis in the next
academic year; 

* be legally entitled to work in Canada in accordance with relevant
provincial legislation and regulations. 


Location:  The position will be based at ACIC’s office in Halifax.


Salary:  $12.00/hour for a 14-week contract (May 24 – August 29), 35 hours
per week


Application deadline:      May 5th, 2011  


Start date:  May 24th, 2011


Please submit your resume, cover letter and the names and contact
information of three references, by e-mail at hiring at acic-caci.org by May
5th at 5:00 pm.


Thank you for applying.  Only short-listed candidates will be contacted to
arrange for an interview.

ACIC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to hiring individuals
who reflect the diversity of Canadian communities. As such, we strongly
encourage First Nations people and members of a visible minority to apply.



Carolyn Whiteway  ~  Program Manager

Atlantic Council for International Cooperation ~ Conseil atlantique pour la
coopération internationale


210-2099 Gottingen Street, Halifax, Nova Scotia, B3K 3B2 
Tel/Tél: (902) 431-2311 ~ Fax/Téléc: (902) 431-3216 
Email/Courriel: projects at acic-caci.org <mailto:projects at acic-caci.org>


Website:  <http://www.acic-caci.org/> www.acic-caci.org 

Twitter:  <http://twitter.com/acic> twitter.com/acic


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