The Opportunity

Dartmouth, NS
Marketing and Advertising
Competition Number: 2023-068

Marketing Associate (CS3)


Ivany Campus/Centre for Ocean Ventures and Entrepreneurship (COVE)
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

SEATAC Department
Term Full-time Position: Commencing approximately April 10, 2023 and ending approximately May 30, 2024
Application deadline is 11:59PM, March 21, 2023
Competition No. 2023-068
Salary range: $42,031.87 to $51,202.10 annually

What you'll do


SEATAC is a unit of the Nova Scotia Community College, providing companies in the ocean technology industry with access to specialized research equipment, facilities and expertise.

Reporting to the SEATAC Program Director, you will be responsible for assisting with the development and delivery of a wide range of marketing communications strategies and activities planned and implemented by SEATAC, in consultation with the NSCC marketing department and other internal stakeholders.

You will work on a variety of projects, traditional and social-media marketing campaigns, and related communications initiatives designed to:

  • promote SEATAC to internal (NSCC) and external audiences as a premier provider of ocean R&D solutions.
  • highlight positive links between SEATAC and other NSCC business units.

What you'll need


You are a collaborative, team player who takes personal accountability to deliver on what is expected in your role and you strive for excellence every day. You understand your position as a role model to each of our students and as such, you demonstrate the utmost professionalism, integrity and respect for all persons in everything you do. You are committed to life-long learning, occupational currency and a belief in NSCC's mission. You bring a learning-centered perspective to everything you do. You think broadly, celebrate diversity of thought, and respect the uniqueness of individuals. You flourish in a dynamic, changing and sometimes ambiguous environment by keeping informed and connected within your role and the College. Is this you?

Qualifications and Occupational Experience:

  • The minimum educational qualification for this position is a College diploma in an area such as marketing, arts, business, science, communications, public relations, or similar marketing/communications-related discipline. A degree or diploma in Public Relations would be considered an asset.
  • You have a minimum of two (2) years (full-time equivalent) of recent and related occupational experience in a research environment which includes outreach communications, research workshop planning, and working with various forms of news and social media.
  • Occupational experience that includes working in a post-secondary research environment and experience within a Canadian College would be considered an asset.
  • You are familiar with and comfortable using computer applications such as the Microsoft Office Suite, and email for internal and external communications.
  • You are comfortable working in a digital environment; you take responsibility for acquiring knowledge about advancing technology; and you are committed to using technology in advancing your work.
  • Experience working with federal and provincial research granting agencies such as NSERC would be considered an asset.
  • You have proven records and information management skills and abilities specifically related to designing posters, booklets, and other marketing tools.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge:

  • You demonstrate a commitment to diversity and inclusion.
  • You possess excellent interpersonal and team building skills and are able to interact at all levels of an organization.
  • Your superb team working skills enable you to contribute positively to a team environment.

  • You are known for your superior customer service skills and are able to create a relationship of trust beyond the immediate interaction.
  • You are known for your problem solving and critical thinking skills.

  • You are a strong communicator both written and oral.

  • You possess excellent coordination skills specifically related to event management and web content development.
  • You have specific technical occupational knowledge and skill in developing and executing creative video production used for knowledge dissemination.
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to provide strategic recommendations based on insights.
  • You are a self-starter and highly motivated. Must be capable of working independently, yet collaboratively, within a fast-paced environment.
  • You are dedicated to life-long learning and follow market trends in your profession.
  • You show a strong commitment to community involvement particularly in building community ties and supporting student development.
  • Some travel may be required.

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Work With Us

You will change lives. You will join committed individuals as we work to build Nova Scotia's economy and improve quality of life through education and innovation. As an NSCC employee, you will be part of that change.
You will find a place to grow personally and professionally with opportunities for professional development and collaborative projects.
You will do meaningful and challenging work in a publicly accountable and respectful working and learning environment that is diverse, safe and inclusive. You will have the freedom to enable innovation, improvement and excellence.
You will celebrate the uniqueness of individuals. NSCC campuses are located on the traditional territory of the Mi'kmaq People. Nova Scotia Community College values diversity and inclusion and is committed to employment equity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates including Aboriginal/Indigenous Persons, members of racially visible communities, persons with disabilities, persons of a minority sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, and women. Applicants from these communities wishing to self-identify may do so by completing an online questionnaire with your application.

NSCC offers a competitive compensation and comprehensive benefits package. As a learning-centred organization, we provide opportunities for every NSCC employee to be a life-long learner. Candidates selected for interviews will be expected to provide at least three recent, occupational references. The successful candidate will be expected to provide official transcripts to show proof of academic achievements.

NSCC is committed to the full inclusion of all applicants. As part of this commitment, NSCC will ensure that applicants are provided reasonable accommodations, as required. If accommodation is needed to participate in the job application process, please contact Jaclynn Kelly, HR Generalist, at [email protected] Our Employee Workplace Accommodation Policy can be found here.