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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…)

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.

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.


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

Do you have an interest/background in the arts? Qualified temp help needed

The Faculty of Music needs help doing an audit of its communication strategies with a view to expanding audiences for concerts in new and creative ways. This opportunity will appeal to a bilingual (oral) senior student or recent grad with a good strategic mind. Start and end dates will depend on the candidate’s availability, but could be around 15-20 hours per week, starting some time in summer and lasting about one semester. Hourly rates not huge, but opportunity to introduce original strategy is interesting. Contact: Kate Herzberg, Concerts and Publicity kate.herzberg@mcgill.ca 514-398-8101.

Youville Creative Community is Looking for a PR/Marketing Intern!

Youville Creative Community, an experiential marketing and communications agency that puts strategy, creativity and innovation, and awarded the Bommerang Grand Prize for creating the Best Facebook Campaign of 2011,  is looking for a Public Relations and Marketing intern. As Public Relations & Marketing Intern, you will participate in the execution of a variety of projects for clients such as Jacob, L’Oreal and Telus, just to name a few.

The project will commence on January 9th, 2012 (or another suitable date based on the candidate’s availability) and the  duration will be 3-4 months.  

Your main responsibilities will include conduct media monitoring activities and prepare media coverage reports to communicate PR campaign results to clients, coordinate media mailings and press release distribution, update and maintain media contact listsm, participate in the organisation of media and customer events, write and proofread a variety of documents for clients and media, participate in new business pitches and in the preparation of presentations to potential clients, and participate in all activities, meetings and brainstorming sessions likely to enhance your knowledge of Public Relations & Marketing.

The idea candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • Student or Graduate in one of the following Bachelor’s programs: Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Business or a related field.
  • Interest in and basic knowledge of Public Relations & Marketing.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Meet the conditions and prerequisite requirements of the academic institution, if applicable.
  • Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite, especiallyMS-Word,MS-PowerPoint and MS-Excel.
  • Must be bilingual (written and spoken).

 To apply, email your CV to cristelle.basmaji@youvillecc.com.

*Note this is an unpaid internship

Employment Opportunity with TCRI!

Please see description of following employment opportunity in French (candidate should have excellent French communication skills and administrative skills.

La Table de concertation des organismes au service des personnes réfugiées et immigrantes (TCRI)sont à la recherche d’un-e agent(e) de bureau et de communication. C’est un poste à temps partiel 21 heures/semaine qui debut le 30 janvier, 2012. L’agent(e) de bureau et des communications assiste la coordonnatrice du ROSINI et le directeur général de la TCRI dans l’exécution des tâches administratives et élabore et applique des stratégies decommunication internes et externes.

Veuillez faire parvenir votre curriculum vitae, accompagné d’un texte d’une page sur vos motivations au plus tard le 8 janvier 2012.

TCRI/ROSINI – Comité de sélection

518 Beaubien Est, Montréal, (Qc)

H2L 1S5


Voir le page “TCRI” pour plus d’info.



Desjardins is Hiring a Communications/Marketing Consultant!!

Desjardins is hiring a Communications/Marketing Consultant  (you must speak french). Below are the details and link to the post:

La personne titulaire collabore à la réalisation d’activités, de dossiers ou de mandats découlant de stratégies de communication.Plus précisément, la personne titulaire soutient la responsable des communications dans la réalisation des stratégies de communication marketing dont le but est de faire connaître et promouvoir le Sommet international des coopératives de 2012 auprès du milieu coopératif national et international.

The ideal candidate requires a degree in communication and 2 years of experience.

For more information and to apply, visit http://track.capprod.com/v/443/519e36297a1ce45c3672ec8a580c21cf23f1f694ea285081

McGill is Hiring a Communication and Outreach Officer!

Thanks to Sherry Romanado for passing along this informaiton!

 McGill is hiring a Communication and Outreach Coordinator! The role entails promoting and presenting a consistent image of Mcgill as a major institution of international caliber and fostering long-term relationships with alumni as well as internal/external constituencies. The ideal candidate will have an undergraduate degree and three years’ of related experience. You must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, proofreading ability and meticulous attention to detail.  English and French written and spoken is required. You can submit your application, resume and cover letter to:

(Mail) McGill University (Human Resources – Staffing), 688 Sherbrooke St. West, suite 1520, HA3R1

(Email) staffing.hr@mcgill.ca

(Fax) 514-398-5315

Deadline is December 13th, 2011 to apply. For more detailed information about the job, please refer to the page on the right entitled “McGill – Communication and Outreach Officer”.


Great Part-Time Job Opportunity for PR students!

Éducaloi, a non-profit organization that explains the law to Quebecers in everyday language, is hiring a part time (10-14 hours/week)  Marketing and Communications Assistant!! Contract runs from December 2011 to the end of March 2012.

The job includes presenting the organization and its products via telephone and electronic communications, preparing mass mailing, drafting PR documents, and helping with media relations.  

You must be bilingual (oral), excellent written English, good written French, knowledge of basic direct marketing techniques, knowledge of media relations techniques and excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office.

And bonus, you get to work at Éducaloi’s offices which is in the beautiful Old Montreal 🙂

For more information, see the page entitled “Marketing and Communications Assistant at Éducaloi”.  You can email your CV, a cover letter and your most recent transcript to: recrutement@educaloi.qc.ca.


Position at Optimum (PR wing of Cossette)

It’s a stretch for most students and recent grads, but it could happen: a position for an English-speaking consultant at Optimum Public Relations. The stretch? They’re asking for 5 years’ agency experience.  But I figured it was worth blogging about – you may know someone. See the page at right marked “Optimum English-speaking consultant”.

Bilingual, 1- 3 years’ experience, degree

SQPRP members will have received the notice about this job opening in an e-mail, but I couldn’t resist posting it: I’m sure we have diploma students with this profile. Katimavik is looking for a PR specialist. Great place to work, permament position. One of our Events instructors, Daniel Lapointe, is with Katimavik and loves it. Deadline October 7. Details and contact on Katimavik’s website.

Position for person with experience

The Development Bank of Canada is looking for a temporary PR coordinator to work on events and media relations.  Requirements include 3-5 years’ experience including event management, and mastery of both English and French, written and spoken. A tall order, but for the right person, an amazing opportunity. For further info, contact Elizabeth Hirst at elizabeth.hirst@mcgill.ca or 514-398-8745.

Internship at NATO

Thanks to Debbie Mercier in Cont Ed’s Development and Alumni Relations office for telling us about NATO’s paid, six-month internships. They cover a lot of fields, but the one in the Public Diplomacy Division (click here and scroll down to find the PDD) would be of interest to a public relations/communications student. And they’ll fly you to Europe!

CNW needs full-time media researcher

Rodrigo Lima from CNW, whom a number of students have met during his classroom presntations, draws our attention to a job posting in his company that may interest a student or recent grad with solid French and an interest in media. Check out jobboom or click on the link above.

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