Butland Communications is a strategic business communications consultancy focused on project planning, stakeholder relations and corporate communications. Principal consultant Marilyn Butland is a valued adviser with extensive experience in mining, aquaculture, tourism, and indigenous relations in northern and rural environments. Her business acumen and sensitivity were honed over thirty years as an executive and partner in business, government and communications agencies. She holds a Bachelor of Commerce from Memorial University of Newfoundland, and is a certified management consultant and accredited partnership broker.

Butland Communications’ business model exemplifies partnership by contracting and partnering with trusted and experienced specialists and associates. Clients receive cost-effective and full-service business planning and communications that enhance internal executive teams. The firm offers flexible and affordable retainers, fees and contracts.

Butland Communications has a proven reputation for advising and supporting leaders and executive teams to develop solid relationships in demanding situations. Working directly with planners, negotiators and implementing teams, from concept to start-up to operations, Marilyn has led teams in advising and activating strategic plans to secure the trust of regulators, funders, partners, members, employees and the public. By boat, helicopter or snow machine, Marilyn and her associates provide global clients with local insight and access, from the boardroom to the shop floor, from city streets to the wilderness and water’s edge.

Butland Communications is associated with professional colleagues and fellow industry members.
  • Certified Management Consultants, International Association of Business Communicators, and Partnership Brokers Networks.
  • St. John’s Board of Trade, Labrador North Chamber of Commerce, Labrador West Chamber of Commerce, Burin Chamber of Commerce, Business and Arts NL and Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Women Entrepreneurs.
  • Mining Newfoundland and Labrador, NWT & Nunavut Chamber of Mines, Hospitality Newfoundland and Labrador, Newfoundland Aquaculture Industry Association, and Newfoundland Environmental Industries Association.
  • Eastern Health Authority Board of Trustees and Battle Harbour Historic Trust