Director of Communications – Part Time (14 Month Term)

Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia (CPA Nova Scotia) is the governing body of the self regulated Chartered Professional Accountants profession.  CPA Nova Scotia protects the public interest by ensuring its 4100 members meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise.  CPAs are recognized internationally for bringing high-calibre financial knowledge, strategic thinking, business insight, and leadership to their clients and employers.  The Director of Communications is responsible for the development and implementation of CPA Nova Scotia’s communication initiatives while maintaining national brand standards.


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and working out of their downtown Halifax office, you will play an important role in creating communications for members and other stakeholders.


Primary responsibilities will include:

  • Implement (and revise as necessary) CPA Nova Scotia’s communications plan, which includes member communications, general public information, brand management, etc.
  • Manage the organization’s social media platforms
  • Prepare the organization’s member newsletter and digital magazine
  • Work with the organization’s graphic artist to create professional and attractive event artwork and communications pieces
  • Develop brochures and communication pieces for events and as needed
  • Develop content and maintain the organization’s website
  • Provide written content for a variety of communications vehicles
  • Prepare speeches as required
  • Serve staff and members with the utmost professionalism
  • Support the goals and activities of CPA Nova Scotia as required

The ideal candidate will have a minimum 3-5 years’ experience in a similar communications role and possess excellent communications skills, experience managing various social media platforms, research and interviewing skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders.  Technical skills with desktop publishing software, content management systems and analytics software are also necessary.


This is a part time position (0.6 FTE) which will provide work-life balance and flexible working hours.  The role offers a competitive benefits and compensation package, commensurate with experience and qualifications.  The organization offers a positive and team focused workplace that promotes respect, honesty and trust.  If you are a committed individual with proven communications skills, this may be an opportunity for you.


To apply, please forward your resume to Closing date February 8, 2019.