Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission Communications Officer (Full-time, Permanent) Full Time in Bedford, NS

Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission

Branch Bedford NS CA

Communications Officer (Full-time, Permanent)
Bedford, NS

The Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission is the regulator of the real estate industry whose goal is to ensure consumer confidence through the administration of…

About Us

The Nova Scotia Real Estate Commission is the regulator of the real estate industry whose goal is to ensure consumer confidence through the administration of the Real Estate Trading Act and the Commission Bylaw.

About the Opportunity
Reporting to the Registrar, the Communications Officer is responsible for ensuring effective and strategic communication and research initiatives by the Commission that is consistent with the Commission mandate and advances the Commission’s strategic plan.


Provide communication support to the Commission staff, Board of Directors, and committees
Lead the implementation of the Commission’s strategic communications plan
Write and edit content for website and publications
Manage online content and social media platforms
Research and write reports on assigned topics
Assist in the planning and execution of the Annual General Meeting
Draft press releases when necessary and provide media relations support
Provide internal communications support
Research and recommend appropriate communication and media technologies, including overseeing new avenues of communication
Respond to inquiries from the industry and the public
Perform other duties as assigned from time to time


A university degree or diploma in communications, public relations, journalism or a related discipline;
2-5 years’ experience in a communications role, or equivalent experience;
Excellent creative writing, report writing, and editing skills;
Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite (particularly InDesign), Joomla or similar content management systems, Google Analytics and MailChimp or similar e-newsletter services;
Exceptional attention to detail to prepare documents that are consistently of the highest quality;
Strong organizational skills;
Able to work under pressure on multiple projects and meet strict deadlines; and
Self-motivated and a strong team player.


Experience in the real estate industry or familiarity with the Nova Scotia Real Estate Trading Act
Previous involvement in communicating complex information in plain language.


This is a salaried position with medical/dental benefits (including group long term disability benefits and group life insurance), on the job training, RRSP matching and an employee fitness benefit program.

Qualified applicants should send their cover letter, résumé, salary expectations and two writing samples via e-mail to Sarah Hill, Communications Officer by clicking on the Apply Now button by 4:00 p.m. on Friday, March 3, 2017 :

We thank all who apply, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

or proceed with Standard Application Form.

Employment Type: Full Time
Location: Bedford, NS, CA
Posted on: 2017-02-11
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