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Secretary to the Board - EfficiencyOne (Filled)

Secretary to the Board
Halifax, NS
Supporting governance excellence

Nova Scotia is a leader in the transition to a clean energy future. Ranked as one of Canada’s top performers for energy efficiency programs, a multi-year winner of Canada's greenest employers, and named one of Atlantic Canada’s Top Employers for 2022, EfficiencyOne is building a better world through efficiency. Through the administration of Efficiency Nova Scotia programs and services, this not-for-profit organization is supporting hundreds of thousands of Nova Scotians with industry-leading, cost-effective efficiency solutions to transform the way they use and save energy.

Reporting to the Chair of the EfficiencyOne Board of Directors, the Secretary to the Board assists with matters of corporate governance and its administration. The Secretary to the Board is integral to effectively and efficiently managing the office of the Board of Directors and works closely with the management team to ensure the organization fulfills its corporate governance requirements. The role is responsible for managing logistics with respect to Board meetings and events, preparation and coordination of materials, the flow of Board information, minute taking, action items, agenda planning, budgets, remuneration, orientation, and ongoing training and development.

The successful candidate has a university degree or diploma in business, paralegal services or office administration, or equivalent education and work experience. Along with a minimum of 5 years experience as a Board Secretary, Board Liaison, Corporate Paralegal, or Executive Assistant to senior level executives, the Secretary to the Board has a solid understanding of governance practices and a keen interest in learning and understanding E1’s business. They are professional and discreet and hold excellent organizational and time management skills with an ability to plan and anticipate the Board’s workflow. An outstanding communicator, the Secretary to the Board will foster relationships among executives, employees, and other internal/external stakeholders.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of building a better world through economic and environmental prosperity! To learn more, please visit:

Royer Thompson is committed to presenting a diverse and inclusive roster of candidates to our clients. We welcome and encourage applications from the following under-represented groups: Indigenous persons, racially visible persons, persons with a disability, women, and persons of a minority sexual orientation and/or gender identity. If you are a member of one of these under-represented groups, we invite you to self-identify on your cover letter or resume. Additionally, we provide accommodations to applicants with disabilities. If you require an accommodation(s) to participate in the recruitment process, please contact

Please submit your resume and interest online by clicking “Apply.” For further information about this opportunity, please contact Erica Armstrong in confidence at or 902-500-2982.

Royer Thompson Management & Human Resources Consulting is a Canadian talent management firm focused on capturing the full potential of people in organizations by supporting a shared sense of purpose, recruiting, and cultivating leadership, and fostering an innovative, caring and entrepreneurial spirit.

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