Job Posting

Communications Assistant

Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union

Job Location: Burnside, Dartmouth

Job Title: Communications Assistant

The Nova Scotia Nurses’ Union is a professional union and the bargaining agent for close to 8000 registered nurses, licensed practical nurses and nurse practitioners in the province.

To keep pace with the NSNU’s robust communications commitment to our members and health care stakeholders, the organization is seeking to fill a fulltime Communications Assistant position.

The successful candidate must have completed a post-secondary education in communications, public relations or a related discipline from a recognized educational institution. Work experience in a related professional environment is preferred.

Applicants must be organized and possess excellent time-management skills, with the ability to multitask. We are seeking a creative individual who can adapt to various environments, work independently and prioritize tasks.

Knowledge and Skills Requirements:

  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Solid understanding of public relations /communications tactics
  • Experience working with website content management systems and other applications
  • Advanced social media content creator and monitor
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel, Word, presentation software and other digital tools
  • Proficiency in the Adobe Creative Suite
  • Proficiency or interest in video recording and editing will be considered an asset

The NSNU offers a competitive compensation and benefits package. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The application deadline is January 20, 2022. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

Qualified applicants may apply online using the following link:

CFNU Canadian Labour Congress