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Jobline:Director of Communications - Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus

The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus is seeking a Director of Communications to lead our communications team. Specific task requirements are listed below.

Communications Director Job Responsibilities:

  • Establish and drive, using internal and external resources, a multi-channel communications strategy.

  • Leads issues management, ensuring identification of emerging issues and media opportunities for Leader and Caucus.

  • Manage and assist internal and external resources in the preparation of all communications material.

  • Develop Leader and Caucus brand voice and maintain Leader and Caucus brand integrity across all platforms.

  • Manage media relations and develop and maintain contacts with media members, influencers, and community leaders.

  • Lead a team of communication, marketing, and design professionals.

  • Assist in the creation of digital, video, audio and print content.

  • Track engagement across various platforms and make data-driven decisions.

  • Create budget for communications team and ensure compliance.

Communications Director Qualifications/Skills:

  • Demonstrated knowledge and proficiency with communications technologies

  • Understanding of graphic design, layout, and publishing

  • Working knowledge of content management systems, including but not limited to: HTML coding, and digital graphics production

  • Experience with social media platforms and social media marketing

  • Experience with search engine marketing, Google Analytics, and Google AdWords

  • Impeccable copy-editing abilities

  • Strong leadership track record

  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills

  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro)

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, or a related discipline

  • 5-plus years of communications, marketing or public relations or related experience

  • Experience managing digital content

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

  • Established media relations a plus

The Nova Scotia Liberal Caucus Office practices employment equity and encourages Mi’kmaq and Indigenous persons applications, African Nova Scotians, persons of Black/African descent and racialized persons, women, persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity, persons with a disability.

Email resume and cover letter, with “Director of Communications” in the subject line, by January 25th to:

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