The Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, the largest single banner retail business in Nova Scotia, generates more than half a billion dollars of revenue a year, returning more than $200 million profit annually to the province. It employs more than 1,500 Nova Scotians, offering over 7,000 products from around the globe through 159 retail outlets, and 2,100 licensees. The NSLC is driven to be a sustainable and community focused organization helping to make Nova Scotia an even better place to live.
Community Relations Specialist – 1 Year Term
The NSLC is seeking a Community Relations Specialist responsible for developing, implementing and administering the Community Relations strategy and related media activity including: cause marketing, employee recognition and corporate fundraising. Each component will encompass several key strategies that will demonstrate corporate leadership, engage employees in success and help build stronger communities. In addition, the Community Relations Specialist will support the Vice President with corporate media relations.
Undergraduate degree in communications, public relations or business administration
Five years’ experience in retail marketing and/or corporate communications
Event management experience
Media relations experience
Experience in a fast-paced retail environment
Seven years leading community relations programs and/or communication experience with a major retail business or equivalent event management experience
Experience as a corporate media spokesperson
We are looking for an individual who demonstrates:
Excellent written and spoken communication skills
Strong problem solving, analytical and dispute resolution skills
Strong creative, professional approach to communication concepts and community involvement
Ability to proof read and edit accurately
Exercise consistent and sound judgment in demanding situations
Ability to proactively identify, manage and mitigate risk
An alternate combination of education and experience may be considered equivalent.
Please merge your resume and covering letter in one document and submit by email to: recruiting@myNSLC.com no later than 4:00 pm on June 4, 2012 (MS Word or PDF attachments only please). Please quote: Community Relations Specialist – 1 Year Term in your email.
To view a detailed job description for this position, please visit the Careers section of our web site at www.myNSLC.com .
Thank you for your interest in the NSLC.
The NSLC is an equal opportunity employer. While we appreciate the interest of all applicants, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
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