New Job Communications & Development Specialist In New Brunswick

Communications & Development Specialist
Communications & Development Specialist

Communications & Development Specialist

Company : Town of Hartland
Salary : $52,500–$62,500 a year
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

Communications & Development Specialist

Reporting to the CAO, the Communications & Development Specialist will be responsible for communications as well as grant research and writing. The Communications & Development Specialist will also contribute to by-law development, land use planning, tourism, and economic development.


  • Provides communications services and produces deliverables such as reports, public announcements, newsletters, agendas, and letters.
  • Develops content for the municipal website and social media sites.
  • Seeks media coverage for newsworthy stories and events.
  • Manages sensitive and confidential communications.
  • Leads efforts to secure grants and other types of subsidies.
  • Reviews and drafts updates to by-laws.
  • Provides support for land-use planning projects.
  • Prepares plans/proposals to sell or develop municipal properties.
  • Works with Regional Service Commission (RSD) on matters related to community development, economic development, tourism, zoning, and land use.
  • Attends Council meetings and participates on committees as directed by CAO.


  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in communications, marketing, public relations, journalism, or a related field.
  • Experience in the communications field, preferably in government.
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills and presentation skills.
  • Ability to maintain a high degree of professionalism and integrity, to exercise discretion, judgment, and diplomacy, and to maintain strict confidentiality.
  • Able to effectively manage multiple tasks, priorities, and projects and deliver under deadline pressure.
  • Sound understanding of the role of local government and the context in which the municipality operates.
  • Certification from the Association of Municipal Administrators of New Brunswick (AMANB) would be an asset.
  • Able to work a flexible schedule to accommodate meetings, special events, conferences, and social media monitoring.

If you want to work in a rural community and make a difference to the lives of its residents, we want to hear from you. Apply now to join our team as a Communications & Development Specialist.

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $52,500.00-$62,500.00 per year


  • Company pension
  • Dental care
  • Disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-site parking
  • Paid time off
  • Vision care

Flexible Language Requirement:

  • French not required


  • Monday to Friday
  • Overtime


  • Bachelor's Degree (preferred)


  • communications: 1 year (preferred)

Ability to Commute:

  • Hartland, NB E7P 1R4 (required)

Ability to Relocate:

  • Hartland, NB E7P 1R4: Relocate before starting work (required)

Work Location: In person

Application deadline: 2023-08-18
Expected start date: 2023-10-02