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JOB OPPORTUNITY: Bilingual Communications Specialist (Montreal)

We looking for an enthusiastic, bilingual communications specialist to join a team of passionate marketing professionals and have a direct impact on growing a Canadian and global success story!

Reporting to the Communications and Public Relations Manager, the Communications Specialist will be responsible for writing, editing and translating public and internal communications, including but not limited to newsletters, press releases, and social media content.

You will play a key role in building on that success by helping deliver on their communications strategy and promoting a global brand that stands for innovation and integrity in a rapidly changing industry. (more…)

INTERNSHIP: Literacy Quebec

Public Relations Internship
About the organization:

WHO: Not-for-profit coalition that supports community-based volunteer literacy groups within Quebec.
WHAT: Focus on professional development, communication and advocacy for English literacy.
WHEN: Founded in 1980
WHERE: Office located on1001 Rue Lenoir, A518a, Montreal, Quebec H4C 2Z6
WHY: Our mission: “Literacy Quebec is a network that connects and represents community-based literacy organizations to empower people, impact lives and build a stronger society.”
HOW: Funding sources through Ministry of Education and other donors
Internships available:
– Blogger
– Campaign developer
– Community outreach

INTERNSHIP: Australian Football League of Quebec

aflAFL Quebec is the official body for the sport of Australian Football within the province of Quebec. “Footy” is a growing sport not only in Canada but all over the world. Since 2009, AFL Quebec has been organizing competitions, a league and raising awareness about the sport. At the moment AFL Quebec is composed of 4 men’s teams and 4 women’s teams.

INTERNSHIP: Tracey Brooke Public Relations

tbprTracey  Brooke Public Relations is looking for an intern!



M472-ENSEIGNE-LOGOTelefilm Canada is searching for a part-time summer Communications Intern for a three month term.

Reporting to the Senior Advisor, Web and Social Media, the Communications Intern will support the Web and Social Media and External Communications teams in their daily tasks and projects. Candidates will be tasked with assisting in the formation, creation and execution of a variety of social media and communications strategies. Specific responsibilities may include:

  • Support daily content creation and dissemination across various platforms including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, intranet, corporate website and email (CakeMail);
  • Research various industry-related topics for press releases and social media content;
  • Ad hoc analytic reports;
  • Creating and maintaining a master list of talent and national events;
  • Perform other related duties as needed.

This is a paid summer internship, offering up to 252 total hours (average of 21 hours a week) at the rate of $15/hr.

Posting Number: 2016/17-7
Application Deadline: June 6
More information: http://telefilm.ca/en/telefilm/human-resources/employment/201617-7-communications-intern (more…)

Internship: Weber Shandwick


Weber Shandwick is more than a leading global communications agency – we’re an Engagement Agency. In a world where information comes at us from endless sources, it’s no longer just about engaging people with a story. Today, we engage people IN the story. We push ourselves and our clients to do our best work, and we have fun doing it! (more…)

Job Opportunity: PR/Media Specialist

The company is seeking a driven PR / Media professional to help us maximize our media presence. To support our rapid growth, we’re looking for a highly organized, detail-oriented and creative professional to orchestrate the company’s market influence through increased media exposure. The Media Relations Specialist will create, manage, and implement media strategies, and develop and maintain strong media relationships as a means of positioning stories that support our brand and position us an industry thought leader. The successful candidate will report to the Director of Marketing and will work closely with sales, product development and marketing teams, as well as external parties to ensure we deliver compelling content to the media. Occasional travel may be required.

Paid Internship Opportunity: Global Business Reports

PR/Communication Internship with Global Business Reports (GBR)
Global Business Reports is a European-based international communications and research agency, specializing in country and regional-specific industry reports that are published in partnership with some of the world’s most prestigious trade industry publications. With a constant presence in South America, Africa, Southeast Asia, North America, and Australia, GBR is an established and important industry player, and its country-specific / regional-specific reports are read by 100,000+ industry professionals on a monthly basis. Over the following months, GBR will be engaged in preparing a dedicated Quebec Mining report, which will be published in The Engineering and Mining Journal, the industry’s top global publication. (more…)

Job Opportunity: Bookstore Attendant

Buckalew Hospitality is looking for a Bookstore Attendant for its client, Excellent Meetings, to manage a bookstore during the American Counseling Association Annual Conference, March 31 – April 3, 2016, at the Palais des congrès de Montréal.

PR Volunteer Opportunity: Yoga Community Montreal

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Yoga Community Montreal (Yocomo) is in search of a self-motivated, out-going and results-driven public relations & media individual to join the volunteer team at Yocomo for the 5th anniversary edition of Yoga Festival Montreal!

We are in need of someone who is autonomous to create compelling press releases, build a network of media contacts and book interviews and news pieces around Yocomo and our next festival scheduled for November 2016.

If interested please send a cover letter detailing how you can help us gain publicity with c.v to info@yocomo.org

Job Opportunity: Coordinator, Corporate Communications for Gildan Activewear

GILDAN_PMS_293_LOGOGildan Activewear Inc. has grown to become a leading supplier of quality branded basic family apparel with 42,000 employees worldwide. In order to support the Company’s growth objectives and to continue raising Gildan’s profile, the Corporate Marketing & Communications department is expanding and seeking to integrate new members who are looking to contribute to stimulating projects and challenges with their expertise and focused efforts.

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Manager, Corporate Communications, the candidate will actively participate in the deployment of various corporate communications projects and initiatives, including any major projects in which the Corporate Marketing and Communications department is involved, and will contribute to achieving the department’s short and long term objectives. This person will also provide support to the other departments and regions with regard to their communication needs.


Exclusive IABC/Montreal Event: November 4

Looking to find out more about what it takes to build a career in communications? Find out how the comms leaders that power Sid Lee, Hill+Knowlton, Massy-Forget and Mediative started their professional journeys. Attend this exclusive IABC/Montreal event on November 4 and share your CV with our outstanding panelists. We’re looking forward to meeting you and supporting the next generation of communicators!

https://www.eventbrite.ca/e/billets-soiree-pour-connecter-et-sinspirer-inspiring-connections-for-your-future-19064256705 (more…)

Part Time Job Opportunity: Translator at MACES

McGill Association of Continuing Education Students (MACES) is looking for a part time translator to translate and contextualise the Association’s website into French, as well as translate any new content that is added on a regular basis. The ideal candidate must have a solid understanding of the ‘context’ ‘culture’ and ‘nuances’ of translating the English language into French and vice versa, as opposed to a direct literal translation. The translator may be required to assist with the translation of organizational communications, marketing materials and other correspondence as the need arises.

JOB TITLE: Translator
TERM: Part-time
SALARY: To be discussed

·         Superior oral and written communication skills in both English and French
         Ability to work independently, set priorities, manage multiple tasks and
meet conflicting deadlines.

         Ability to adapt style to the type of documentation
         Strong attention to detail required

       Bachelor’s degree in Translation, Communications, or related field
       At least two (2) years’ related experience

How to Apply:
If interested in applying for this position please submit  your cover letter and curriculum vitae to the VP Communications at vpcommunications.maces@mail.mcgill.ca by Monday, November 2nd, 2015.

Part-Time Job Opportunity: Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre

holocaustmuseumCommunications & Events Assistant
Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre 

The Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre, through its Museum, its commemorative programs and educational initiatives, educates people of all ages and backgrounds about the Holocaust, while sensitizing the public to the universal perils of antisemitism, racism, hate and indifference. It promotes respect for diversity and the sanctity of human life.

The Special Events and Communications Assistant will contribute to the outreach capacity of the Centre through the organization of the Holocaust Education Series and the Centre’s Fall – Winter programming.

Job Description and Responsibilities: 
• Assisting the Events & Communications Coordinator in organizing events and during the Holocaust Education Series,
• Assisting the Events & Communications Coordinator in developing communications materials for the Fall – Winter programming such as: flyers, web text, press kit and press releases;
• Updating contacts and distribution lists,
• Translating texts from French to English.

The applicant must be bilingual (excellent written English and advanced French language skills) and be a returning student studying Communications, History, Museology or another related field.

This is a 180 hour contract to be completed before December 31, 2015 offering a flexible schedule. The salary is 15.00$ per hour. Under the requirements of the “Young Canada Works” program, to be considered, candidates must be Canadian citizens or entitled to work in Canada, aged 16 to 30 years and full-time students intending to return to their studies in the next school year.

Please send your CV with a cover letter before October 23, 2015 to info@mhmc.ca. Please use “YCW – Communications & Events Assistant” as the subject of your email. 

Only those applicants granted an interview will be contacted. We thank you for your interest in the Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre.

Montreal Holocaust Memorial Centre
5151, chemin de la Côte-Ste-Catherine
Montréal (Québec) H3W 1M6

Sanofi Canada

Sanofi Canada is currently looking for a communication associates on a part-time basis (2 1/2 days per week).

Position summary
The role of the Communications associate will be to support the Communications team through message distribution internally as well as for Sanofi Canada’s main corporate social media sites.
Key responsibilities and duties for this job
·         In support of internal communications managers, create and distribute messages to employees inviting them to participate in internal events and informing them of key business decisions and activities.
·         Create power point slides and audio visual materials in support of internal messages.
·         Under the direction of the external communications managers, assume role of Community Manager for the Sanofi Canada corporate social channels (Twitter and YouTube). Create, assure approvals and post messages and videos.  Monitor key influencers and recommend retweets, analyze online activity and report on ways to improve online visibility through social media channels.
·        Occasional support in translating from English to French.
·        Participate in special projects
If interested please email Sarah Groom at sarah.groom@groomassocies.com
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