Job Posting 91692

Communications & Engagement Lead
Net Zero Atlantic
Work From Home - New Brunswick, Newfoundland & Labrador, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island
Head office is in Halifax, NS
closed 4 days ago (Wed, 22 Mar)
full time

At Net Zero Atlantic we lead applied research and contribute to projects that enable the transition of Atlantic Canada’s energy system to a carbon-neutral future through collaboration with academia, governments, private sector, Indigenous Peoples and NGOs.


We facilitate collaborative research, pilot and demonstration projects that resolve key questions related to the energy transition. Our fields of interest include energy system modelling, offshore wind, hydrogen, geothermal energy, carbon sequestration and behavioural based mitigation solutions. Further we are enabling the creation of solutions that don’t exist yet but are needed to have a net zero future.


We are growing fast and looking to add to our team. Currently, we are seeking a: Communications & Engagement Coordinator 


The Opportunity

As Net Zero Atlantic’s Communications & Engagement Lead, you will have an impact on our region’s transition to a low-carbon economy. We are looking for a professional to join our team on a full-time, permanent basis. If you are a strategic communicator who enjoys building relationships and clearly communicating complex issues to diverse audiences, we want to hear from you.


In this position, you will be responsible for:

  • Creating and implementing strategies to support communications and community engagement.
  • Working closely with the Net Zero Atlantic team to ensure consistent and effective external communications and stakeholder engagement.
  • Producing and providing input to presentations, web and social media content and other materials.
  • Developing strong relationships with existing partners and building new relationships across diverse communities.
  • Organizing and aiding in the facilitation of events such as community meetings and workshops.
  • Providing support and guidance to community partners.


Your qualifications include:

  • Undergraduate degree and/or diploma from a recognized post-secondary institution in public relations, communications studies, or journalism, or a comparable combination of education and experience.
  • Experience creating and executing communications and engagement strategies.
  • Highly motivated creative and strategic thinker with strong interpersonal and presentation skills.
  • Skilled writer and editor.
  • Experience working with cross-functional, collaborative, and inclusive teams.
  • Strong organizational skills, with the ability to work independently, multi-task and manage tight deadlines.
  • Event planning experience.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, PowerPoint and Excel software.
  • Possess a valid driver’s licence and able to travel periodically for work.


Why Net Zero Atlantic?


Net Zero Atlantic supports a healthy and balanced lifestyle, which is why we offer a flexible, hybrid work environment. Our total compensation package includes competitive salary, health and dental plans, pension contribution, generous paid vacation, and professional development opportunities. 

If interested in this position, please submit your cover letter and resume, merged into one document, by Wednesday, February 22, 2023. We thank all applicants, however only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. 


Net Zero Atlantic is committed to the principles of employment equity. We encourage applications from qualified women, visible minorities, Indigenous peoples, people identifying at LGBTQ2SI, and people with disabilities. Preference will be given to Canadian citizens, permanent residents, or person who have been granted Refugee status in Canada.


Please apply to:

Ms. Nalani Perry, Operations Manager


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