The Opportunity

Fredericton, NB
Media, Arts and Entertainment
Full-time - Permanent

NBCC is currently seeking a dynamic and competent individual for the position of Corporate Communications Coordinator.

Our College is committed to transforming lives and communities. When you work at NBCC, you are a valued team member of a community of leaders who are driven by learning excellence and by our important role in social and economic development.

What you'll do


Reporting to the Director of Communications and Stakeholder Engagement, the Corporate Communications Coordinator provides communications advice on issues management to support the needs of NBCC’s leadership team, college departments and faculty. The Coordinator is the media contact for the College and implements a proactive media strategy.

The Coordinator’s key responsibilities include assisting with the development and implementation of College-wide strategic communications planning; creating communications strategies and formulating appropriate messaging for sensitive and confidential materials to be communicated to internal and external audiences; managing media relations to obtain and shape news coverage of the College; updating NBCC’s Crisis Communication Plan, as part of our Emergency Action Plan; managing crisis communications preparedness for the College; and assisting with the development of various Corporate reporting requirements as needed.

What you'll need


Required qualifications for this opportunity include a two-year College Diploma in a Communications, Public Relations or Journalism related field, with a minimum of five (5) years of related experience; or a University Degree in a Communications, Public Relations or Journalism related field, with a minimum of three (3) years of related experience. Related experience must be progressive and include leadership and management of projects and/or communication strategies and experience working with the media including as a spokesperson. Candidates must clearly demonstrate how they meet these qualifications on their resumes.

The successful candidate will demonstrate relationship building, communication and presentation skills, as well as strong initiative, results orientation, and the ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks with a focus on achieving excellence.

Preference may be given to candidates who have demonstrated experience in both external and internal communications coordination.

Written and spoken competence in English is required.

Other combinations of education and experience may be considered as equivalent. Subject to competition response, the minimum qualifications may be raised.

We're looking for

Core Skills

Media Relations Writing & Editing Communication Skills

A little bit about us

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC)

With six Campuses across the province, New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) transforms lives and communities across New Brunswick and contributes to the social and economic prosperity of our province.

Why work with NBCC?

  • You want to make a difference. By working at NBCC, you can support students in achieving their educational and career aspirations, help meet the needs of employers and contribute to stronger communities across New Brunswick.
  • You want to belong to something bigger. NBCC welcomes the individual experiences and perspectives of our learners, our staff and our partners. We nurture a culture of belonging where everyone feels valued and has opportunities to add value. NBCC is an equal opportunity employer building a dynamic team that is representative of the communities and industries that we serve. 
  • We're one of the best places to work in Atlantic Canada. For three years in a row, we have been named one of Atlantic Canada's Top Employers because of our commitment to families, community service and employee engagement. This includes, paid time off to volunteer, comprehensive benefits packages and professional development opportunities.

Are you interested?

Work With Us

NBCC offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package that includes a competitive salary for this position ranging from $43,654 to $60,996.

All applicants must be eligible to work in Canada at the time of application. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level. We promote an equal opportunity work environment.

All interested candidates must submit a detailed application and resume online by March 27, 2018.

All applications will be acknowledged upon receipt.