Communications Officer, 1-year Term, CUA, NS

CUA is a full-service banking institution that offers flexible products, personalized service and quick decisions that are made in the local marketplace.  CUA serves more than 20,000 individuals and businesses in the HRM / Halifax market.  Our success is the result of the CUA Team, a collection of problem-solvers and opportunity-seekers who are genuinely interested in doing what is best for our members.  CUA invites qualified, enthusiastic individuals to apply for the following career opportunity:

Communications Officer (One-Year Term)

Reporting to the Director of Marketing and Strategy, the Communications Officer is responsible for the areas of communications and community impact as outlined in CUA’s Business Plan and Strategic Plan.  The Communications Officer is the primary resource and support for writing, editing and publishing content for internal and external audiences across various platforms including the website, mobile app and e-newsletter. This position oversees the execution of the Financial Literacy Program and the CUAuthors Program, and supports the marketing and member services teams through writing and/or editing corporate materials, media releases, social content, and marketing materials.


As the successful candidate, you have superior organization and project management skills.  You thrive in an environment with clear goals and are result-oriented. You have experience in interviewing, storyboarding and copywriting across print and digital media. Your writing is clear, efficient and engaging – you incorporate the facts in a meaningful way and connect with readers, inviting them into a discussion. You are passionate about making a difference, connecting people with information that informs, educates and inspires. When it comes to financial matters, you are excited about being surrounded by experts and extending their knowledge to those who need it most.


  • Possess an undergraduate degree or diploma in Public Relations, English or Communication, with two to three years relevant experience; or equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Intermediate experience in managing CMS platforms and / or MailChimp.
  • Familiarity with, or interest in, the financial services industry is considered an asset.

This is a one-year term position with an anticipated start date in early January 2018, offering compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date for this opportunity is November 28, 2017.

Method of Applying:

Please apply by submitting a resume and salary expectations to  In addition, please provide a maximum of three writing samples.  While we appreciate all submissions, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in joining the CUA Team!