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Communications Assistant (Part-Time)

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The Canada Games Centre is a state-of-the-art multi-purpose sport and recreation facility. We promote healthy and active living for citizens. Driven by our passion, leadership and teamwork, we strive to achieve innovative programming and exceptional guest experiences.


Reporting to the Marketing & Sponsorship Manager, the Communications Assistant will be responsible for creating professional and compelling written content for the Canada Games Centre to ensure communications accurately reflect the brand. The Communications Assistant will perform a range of communication support duties related to the daily operations of the Marketing and Sponsorship department.


  • Assist the Marketing & Sponsorship Coordinator with various integrated communication projects and initiatives as they support the mission and core values of the Canada Games Centre
  • Write and update website content as needed
  • Assist in the creation and execution of social media strategy and posting
  • Develop written content for e-newsletters, articles, member/staff bios, reports, and press releases as required
  • Champion brand standards and core values
  • Assist in the production or implementation of marketing and communication materials including posters, brochures, signage, and program guides
  • Assist in the planning and execution of CGC and sponsorship events
  • Undertake other duties or special projects as assigned


  • Superior written and oral communication; with the ability to work and communicate clearly, credibly, and effectively
  • Experience writing engaging pieces; natural storyteller
  • Understanding of news writing techniques
  • Experience executing integrated social media marketing communications
  • Ability to meet tight deadlines, multi-task and be exceptionally organized
  • Ability to self-motivate, and be creative and member/customer focused
  • Strong work ethic and attention to detail
  • Understanding of marketing, sponsorship, and event management; preferably in the sport and recreation field
  • Team player; energetic, innovative, and resourceful
  • Passionate about sport, health, and wellness
  • Experience with WordPress and HTML an asset


  • Minimum 2 years of communication-related experience
  • Post-secondary degree or diploma; preferably in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Journalism, or equivalent work experience


  • This is a part-time position for 20 hours per week
  • Flexible hours (day, evening, and weekends) when required by facility operations and demands
  • Exposure to loud noises and ability to concentrate in a busy environment.


The rate for this position is $20 per hour.

Please note that a Criminal record check will be required as part of the hiring process.


  • Free facility membership
  • A variety of discounted programs and services
  • Free parking and close proximity to Halifax transit
  • Training and professional development opportunities available
  • Amazing team environment


To apply, please submit your resume to Zach Fralick at no later than 4:00pm on Friday, June 15, 2018.

Please include the position you are applying for in your subject line.  Failure to properly identify your application or attach working documents will result in your application being omitted.  

We are a welcoming and supportive workplace and applicants from the following groups are encouraged to self-identify when applying for this opportunity: Aboriginal persons, persons with disabilities, African Nova Scotians and other racially visible persons.

This opportunity is now closed