New Job Communications Specialist In New Brunswick

Communications Specialist
Communications Specialist

Communications Specialist

Company : New Brunswick Multicultural Council
Salary : Details not provided
Location : New Brunswick

Full Description

The face of New Brunswick is changing and NBMC is at the heart of this change. Our story is one of positively impacting the immigration sector; of collaboration with stakeholders provincially and nationally; of helping shape a New Brunswick that is home for all. We need you to help us tell our story. From raising awareness of NBMC's projects to advocating for change and helping influence public policy, this opportunity is made for an experienced Communications Specialist who is passionate about changing the world (or, at least, the province!). Your creativity, strategic mindset, drive to stay current with sector developments and hands-on approach will act as a powerful catalyst for creating awareness and understanding of the Sector.

About NBMC:

NBMC is the bilingual, nonprofit umbrella organization for established and emerging multicultural/ethnocultural associations and immigrant-serving agencies in the province. Since 1983, NBMC has played a key advisory role to federal, provincial and municipal levels of government on issues relating to multiculturalism, immigration, newcomer settlement, retention and labour market integration. NBMC is also valued by the settlement and multicultural community as a central coordinating/capacity-building body that promotes efficiency, avoids duplication of services, and allows for an exchange of best practices and other resources through its network of organizations, contacts, partners, etc.

With immigration set to continue growing year after year in the province, this position provides an opportunity to work in one of the most dynamic and impactful spaces in the province at the intersection of global affairs, economic growth, community development and human rights. The position comes with opportunities to travel, develop a strong network of passionate colleagues and community partners, and play a role in shaping the future of New Brunswick.

What We Offer:

NBMC is invested in making our province as welcoming and inclusive as possible. We are also invested in our employees. We offer competitive wages and the following amazing benefits:

  • Comprehensive compensation package, including benefits and pension plan (Health, LTD, EAP, RRSP, etc.)
  • Opportunities for career growth
  • Flexible work arrangement
  • In-house training and professional development opportunities
  • Cross-training opportunities across projects/departments
  • Paid vacation and personal days
  • Wellness credit

Summary of Role:

In this role, you will lead the communication strategy and activities on behalf of NBMC, in alignment with NBMC’s mission, vision statement and strategic direction.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement NBMC’s communications, media relations and social media strategy.
  • Monitor and measure the effectiveness of communications through establishment of key performance metrics.
  • Ensure an integrated communications approach, considering all audiences and communications channels.
  • Develop and drive communications that engage and inspire target audiences based on the company’s mission, vision and key pillars.
  • Create impactful and on-point messaging in fast-moving and tight timelines.
  • Develop communication plans that think long term, tying multiple communication moments together into broader strategies.
  • Create and deploy communications maximizing appropriate channels for target audiences.
  • Manage internal communications to positively impact employee engagement.
  • Ensure the NBMC “voice” and “brand” are reflected in all communications.
  • Enhance and manage the branding strategy.
  • Provide expert guidance to internal stakeholders to enhance the effectiveness of promotion of provincial projects; communicate impacts of the work of the NBMC team, etc.
  • Establish mutually beneficial collaborations with member agencies and other key stakeholders.
  • Manage communications projects (bilingual writing and visual design for marketing and promotional materials, etc.).


  • Completion of post-secondary education, preferably in the field of marketing, or a combination of education and experience relevant to the position
  • 2+ years of experience in fast-paced, proactive communications, marketing or related field
  • Highly developed and polished written communication skills
  • Bilingual required (French and English), written and oral
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated skills in MS Office Suite
  • Experience in the fields of communications and marketing
  • Experience in website and social media management
  • Experience managing multiple projects and day-to-day activities
  • Ability to work both in a team and independently
  • Ability to maintain and develop good business and media relationships
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Attention to detail, particularly when it comes to proofing copy and content

This is a contract position with the possibility of extension with further project funding.


The NBMC offices are located in Fredericton and Saint John. Staff location in Fredericton is preferred, but consideration for remote work will be given to outstanding candidates located elsewhere in the province.

NBMC is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from all qualified individuals, including Aboriginal people, persons with disabilities and members of visible minorities. In accordance with Canadian immigration requirements, this competition is open to Canadian citizens and landed immigrants.

We thank everyone who applies but only candidates chosen for an interview will be contacted.