Job Posting 97511

Communications Coordinator
Hike Nova Scotia
Work From Home - Nova Scotia
Remote work for current NS residents only
closed 15 days ago (Sun, 26 Nov)
full time  •  $45,500

About Hike NS


Hike Nova Scotia is a nonprofit organization that encourages and promotes a growing hiking culture throughout our great province. We strive to be the voice for those who hike, walk and snowshoe as well as those who build and maintain hiking trails. 


Job Description / Responsibilities


The Communications Coordinator is responsible for supporting the work of Hike NS and its projects through the development and management of our various communications tools. The role of this full-time, permanent position is to help grow and manage the Hike NS brand and build awareness of its programs and services. 


Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator will carry out the following tasks:

  • Create, implement and evaluate a communications plan
  • Oversee the implementation of organization brand guidelines
  • Write content for communications tools including social media, newsletters, websites, flyers, brochures, reports, PSAs, news releases, etc.
  • Create visuals to support communications efforts
  • Manage social media accounts
  • Monitor analytics and report on the effectiveness of communications tools
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices
  • Respond to media inquiries and maintain relationships with members of the media
  • Collaborate with staff to plan press or promotional events 
  • Implement and evaluate the membership development plan
  • Manage regular membership communications
  • Conduct regular reporting and year-end reporting
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
  • Support the overall work of Hike NS


Skill / Qualification Requirements

  • Education and/or training in communications, marketing, public relations or similar
  • Experience in a communications or marketing role
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
  • Exceptional writing skills and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and public speaking abilities
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • Media relations experience
  • Familiar with word processing, spreadsheet, graphic design and presentation software
  • Capable of creating visually compelling communications tools
  • Experience in managing an organization or business social media accounts 
  • Experience with email marketing software and website content management software
  • Proven knowledge of communications and marketing ethics and best practices
  • Experience with membership management and engagement an asset
  • Experience working/volunteering in the not-for-profit sector an asset


Because the first year of this position is being supported through a youth-focused wage subsidy, the successful candidate must: 

  • Be 30 years of age or under
  • Be a Canadian citizen, permanent resident or hold refugee status in Canada
  • Have a post-secondary accomplishment (some exceptions apply)


The successful applicant must also:

  • Be a current resident of Nova Scotia
  • Be willing to work occasional evenings and weekends
  • Be able to work remotely from own home office with some in-person meetings and events required
  • Have a valid driver's license


Working Conditions

The Coordinator will be required to work remotely from their own home office (require their own basic remote office equipment and technology) and must attend regular in-person meetings with co-workers as well as meet with partners on occasion.


Terms of Employment


Full-time (35 hours/week) at $25/hr (starting in January 2024)

Please Note: is not affiliated with and in no way endorses or vets the organization that posted this job. Any links posted within the job will take you to their external site where the same disclaimer applies.

Thanks for looking on and good luck with your job search!