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Manager of Communications - Hybrid Filled

Truro, Nova Scotia

Divert NS is a not-for-profit based in Truro, NS, focused on supporting the province to recycle and live in more sustainable ways. Through a combination of stewardship programs and multiple initiatives, they provide new opportunities and approaches to waste diversion and reduction. 

On their behalf, we are seeking a Manager of Communications to join their head office team in Truro. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, you will be an integral part of the Divert NS team, and responsible for the overall management of communications at Divert NS.

Divert NS values diversity and equity. We seek applicants comprised of backgrounds that reflect the communities in which we operate. This includes, but is not limited to age, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, persons with disabilities, African Nova Scotians, Indigenous peoples in Canada, and racially visible minorities.

What qualities are needed in this role?

Your academic background includes a university degree in communications or a degree in conjunction with a graduate diploma in public relations, with a minimum of five years of professional experience in communications and/or marketing leadership role.

You possess demonstrated expertise in creating, executing, and overseeing strategic programs and related tactics coupled with a solid grasp of branding principles and communications tactics through multimedia, including social media.

You also have experience in planning and implementing public events, and your well-developed project management skills enable you to effectively juggle multiple tasks and deadlines and meet client expectations.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills are a must for this position. You can quickly understand complex technical and business concepts and articulate them in easily understandable terms.

The ideal candidate will also have experience in working with or leading culturally diverse teams.

A full job description is available here.

If this opportunity appeals to you, please forward your resume and a letter explaining how your background and experience will meet the needs of Divert NS. Applications can be sent to