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Summer 2023 Position

We are hiring for an 8-week position through Canada Summer Jobs Funding *


Outreach Program Coordinator

Estimated Start Date: Monday, June 26, 2023

Work Hours: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday

(there may be some evening/weekend shifts needed from time to time)


Hourly Wage: $16.00/hr.

* Youth must be between the ages of 15 - 30 years and be a Canadian Citizen, permanent resident, or person on whom refugee protection has been conferred.




The Porters Lake Business Association is a Business Improvement District in the Halifax Regional Municipality.  Our mission is to support the Porters Lake business community to sustain, improve, and promote economic prosperity.  The PLBA holds its values of community, innovation, diversity & inclusion, leadership, and teamwork close to heart, and encourages both PLBA members and the surrounding business community to do the same.

The Outreach Program Coordinator should have excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills, as well as experience in handling administrative duties.

Job Summary:

The Outreach Program Coordinator's responsibilities include data collection and analysis, outreach with local Porters Lake businesses, representing our organization at partner events, and coordinating member activities and events.

Outreach Program Coordinator responsibilities:

  • Collecting and analyzing data on local demographics, developing results, and presenting the conclusions to the Board.

  • Develop and increase the awareness of the PLBID through membership engagement.

  • Organize outreach events, including planning and marketing.

  • Work with other economic development and community partners in Porters Lake to raise awareness of the area.

  • Attend Board and BID meetings.


Qualifications and Skills:

  • Experience with computer technology (laptop/tablet) and various software platforms (Google Docs & Microsoft suite)

  • Good organizational & administrative skills

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Good communication skills

  • Innovative thinker

  • Ability to work independently, with minimal supervision  

  • Self-starter  

Send your cover letter and resume to

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