Communication Officer M/F - VIE New York City

 New York, United States       International Volunteer Program        Marketing / Communication


  • Help drive staff engagement and positive employee morale through the development of compelling communication
  • Bring an innovative and creative mindset to the SG Americas Communications team; help the team deliver projects in new and unexpected ways
Work collaboratively with the SG Americas Communications team across various areas of the firm, developing communications strategies and tactics to meet their needs

  • Develop content across multiple channels with emphasis on social media, video and visuals/graphics
  • Write stories and posts to be used both internally and externally
  • Assist the internal communications team in the design and distribution of content via the intranet and email newsletters
  • Work with key Diversity Groups/Employee Resource Groups to develop content for both internal and external channels
  • Participate in the SG Americas Editorial Committee, helping develop ideas for both internal and external content
  • Research and monitor both competitive banks and best practices firms as it relates to use of social media and digital/video
Track and report KPIs as it relates to social media and digital initiatives

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The VIE in a nutshell

This VIE in New York is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months. 

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see  

Your profile

Graduate with a Master degree in Communication Science, Marketing, Digital Marketing..

You have an excellent level in English (write/read/speak)

You are proficient in Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

You have strong quantitative skills

Competencies :

  • Video – concepting, filming and editing
  • Social media – strategic approach across key platforms including LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram
  • Writing – beyond fluency, must be a skilled writer who can produce stories and posts for both internal and external audiences
  • Design – Adobe suite knowledge
  • Project management – ability to individually manage projects with various internal business and support function clients
  • Team work – ability to work effectively within the SG Americas team
  • Translations – while not a daily need, there is a need for periodic translation of materials from English to French to use for our Montreal office
  • Knowledge of basic Office Suite products including Excel to manage KPIs

Business Insight

Communications is responsible for the external communications (branding, press, advertising, social media, digital/websites, conferences & events) and internal communications (intranet, newsletters, digital, events) for SG Americas including our offices in the US, Canada and Brazil. The team works closely with the SG Americas CEO and Executive Committee, as well as key partners in the Business Units, Human Resources and other support functions to communicate key stories and initiatives that help promote SG Americas to its clients, stakeholders, recruits and the broader banking industry.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 200002N5
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 06/07/2020
Date of publication: 31/01/2020
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Communication Officer M/F - VIE New York City

International Volunteer Program   |   New York   |   Marketing / Communication