Manager, Communications – CUA

Members of the CUA Team work to create and deliver a “wow” banking experience to 20,000 individuals and businesses across Nova Scotia.  The CUA Difference is a combination of flexible products, personalized service and quick decisions made here by people who know and love our Province.  CUA’s continued growth and member satisfaction reflects a team of big-thinking problem-solvers who think outside the box to help everyday people get ahead.  If you are excited about the opportunity to help people achieve what matters most, while changing the way people think about banking, consider the following opportunity.

Manager, Communications

Reporting to the Director, Marketing and Strategy, the Manager, Communications is responsible to implement external communication strategies and initiatives in support of CUA’s Strategic Plan.  The Manager will provide leadership in the areas of member, marketing, product and public communications, and will work closely with all relevant functions to develop content aligned with CUA’s annual editorial calendar and ongoing campaigns.  As an integral part of CUA’s Marketing Team, the Manager will also oversee the successful execution and assessment of community initiatives and partnerships, including the Community Investment Grant Program.


As the successful candidate, you are a savvy storyteller, editor, presenter, and project and relationship manager.  You proactively seek out opportunities to help others – including those in other organizational functions – articulate and engage using language that reflects your organization’s points of differentiation.  You thrive at the intersection of design thinking and communication, and are experienced at developing messages and copy that meet people where they are.  You thrive in an environment where clear goals are established and strategy sits in the driver’s seat.  Key to your journey and success is a strong service orientation and a natural ability to find – and make room for – great opportunities that will serve the Team.


  • Relevant Undergraduate and/or Graduate Degree in English, Communications, Public Relations or Journalism with 7-10 years’ experience in progressive communications, marketing or publishing roles.
  • Experience and/or a passion for personal finance preferred.
  • Experience in project management, editing, publishing, media relations and retail/product marketing considered an asset.

This is a full-time position offering competitive benefits and compensation commensurate with experience and qualifications.

Closing date for this opportunity is June 21, 2019.

Method of Applying:

Please apply by submitting a resume to noting salary expectations.   While we appreciate all submissions, only those considered for an interview will be contacted.  Thank you for your interest in joining the CUA Team.