March Newsletter

Take a moment to get updated on the latest news in downtown Dartmouth.

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Job posting – Tourism Marketing Officer

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Tourism Marketing Officer is a new position for summer 2019. Please apply via the link above. You’ll be required to upload a resume and cover letter through the link as well. Deadline is March 22, 2019.

The Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission (DDBC) mission is to champion the vitality of downtown Dartmouth. We actively promote our neighbourhood and businesses through social media, print and broadcast communications. The DDBC organizes events year-round to build community and draw people into our business district. We actively work with entrepreneurs and community partners to recruit new businesses. We also work with community partners to attract visitors from other parts of HRM, the Maritimes, Canada and beyond. In the summer months, we staff information kiosks in both ferry terminals to encourage people to spend time in downtown Dartmouth.

Job Summary

We are looking for someone to help drive the tourism market to downtown Dartmouth. The Tourism Marketing Officer will work both with visitors at our tourism kiosk and with our members & partners to market downtown Dartmouth.

Responsibilities and Duties

You will work independently: assisting visitors to the area; researching best practices to attracting visitors to the district; researching the market by engaging our member businesses, our stakeholders and partners; and developing marketing materials and experiential district based activities that will appear to visitors and assist with the planning and delivery of events to attract visitors to the district.
You will report to the executive director and work closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications, the Office Manager and the DDBC Board.
Qualifications and Skills

You should possess: communication skills; be highly organized; and be passionate about people and tourism.
Be able to work closely with the team to ensure monthly and quarterly goals are being hit and be flexible and willing to pitch in to do whatever is required on a small team.
Be studying marketing, communications, tourism or public relations at the university or college level.
Why Should you Apply;

Convenient location in downtown Dartmouth
Exciting vibrant downtown district
Creative and supportive work environment

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We’re hiring!

Deadline for applications is March 22, 2019. Please send cover letter and resume to

We’re hiring NOW to full our summer job positions in downtown Dartmouth.
You’ll find complete job postings on our NEWS page for the following summer positions:

Tourism Marketing Officer
Street Ambassador
Visitor Experience Coordinator
Marketing/Communications Assistant

Each of these positions has a complete job description on our NEWS page.

Deadline for all positions is March 22, 2019.

Thanks to all who apply. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. All jobs dependent upon receipt of government program funding.

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Job opening – Marketing/Communications Assistant

Deadline for applications is March 22, 2019. Please email cover letter and resume to

Position: Marketing/Communications Assistant
Salary: $15/hr for 35 hours per week
Dates: April 29, 2019 – August 30, 2019 for 35 hours per week
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. NOTE: there will be some weekends and evenings for events

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Job Posting – Street Ambassador

Deadline for applications is March 22, 2019. Please email cover letter and resume to

Job Title: Street Ambassador

Employers: Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission

Manager: Office Manager

Duration: May 6, 2019 – August 31, 2019

Salary: $15.00 per hour, 35 hours per week

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Job Posting – Visitor Experience Coordinator

Please apply by March 22, 2019 to Include cover letter and resume.

Job Title: Visitor Experience Coordinator
Employers: Downtown Dartmouth Business Commission
Duration: June 24, 2019 – August 31, 2019
Salary: $15 per hour, 35 hours per week.

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Tic Tac Go Escape Room

902-461-9360 / Website / Location

Thank You for Braving the Cold to make our Ice Festival a Huge Success!

The first-ever Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival drew thousands.

We are so grateful to everyone who came out to support our Downtown Dartmouth Ice Festival: A heartwarming celebration of local love in support of United Way Halifax. It was a very cold day, but that did not stop thousands of people from coming out and watching the sculptors make twinkly magic out of 300 pound blocks of ice. We hope to see you again next year!

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Dine Around in Downtown Dartmouth

Beat the winter blues with a delicious meal in the month of February!

Enjoy a special menu at a set price point. Here’s a list of Dine Around participants in downtown Dartmouth…

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5 Things To Do In Dartmouth

Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Here is a list of the Top 5 Things to do in Dartmouth!

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